Where to find community, food on Thanksgiving Day
While many Alaskans are checking off their recipe lists and preparing for a big meal with friends and family Thursday, some may be without means or family connections to attend an in-home meal. If you’re looking to connect with other people on Thanksgiving Day, and don’t have any plans yet, here are a few options:
- 11:00 a.m. until all are fed.
- 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kriner’s Diner is serving up a feast for its 6th straight year. While the meal is free, tips and monetary donations will go to the Children’s Lunchbox food program.
- 12:30 – 5:30
Family members who run the business say the owner grew up in war-torn Korea and spent many nights hungry, and doesn’t want anyone to have a similar experience on Thanksgiving.
- noon – 2 p.m.
The Eagle River Lion’s Club is prepared to feed hundreds of Alaskans. The public feast has been going on for more than 30 years.
- Salvation Army deliveries
The Salvation Army delivers meals to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving morning. Last year it provided a meal to more than 400 seniors.
- 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.