Petersburg
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Community dialogue on reentry, Wednesday, May 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Northern Light United Church. The Juneau Reentry Coalition’s May meeting will host a community dialogue on the process of reentry into society after incarceration, through the eyes of people who have firsthand experience of it. Moderated by Sol Neeley, a professor at UAS and founder of the Flying University. Contact Don Habeger at 321-4970 or dhabeger@acs.alaska.net with questions.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., fourth Thursday of each month Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Family Caregiver Resource Specialist with Southeast Senior Services Shelly Smith will visit Wrangell and Petersburg to meet with caregivers and provide information about the benefits and services available to them including mini grants for respite, chore services, assisted living devices, personal care assistance, support groups and individual caring support.
web-posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Three Southeast communities are among 14 statewide recipients of the Alaska Clean Water Actions grants. The combined $295,493 in grants are awarded by a partnership of the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Fish and Game, and Natural Resources to help the state achieve its clean water goals by focusing on waters in greatest need of protection and restoration.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
NAMI Family Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., first and thirdThursdays Sept. 3 through Dec. 17, 9000 Glacier Hwy, Suite 201 (Jordan Square Bldg). A free, confidential, and safe group of families helping families of loved ones struggling with a mental illness. Drop-ins welcome. Details: www.namijuneau.org or 463-4251.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Tango dancing, every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Suite907.
web-posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016
KUPREANOF — How does Alaska’s smallest city celebrate 40 years? By inviting the neighbors over for company. The community of Kupreanof offered free rides for the community of Petersburg to come visit during its anniversary celebration May 14, and people arrived en force.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The first time Brendan Jones moved to Sitka, he was 19 years old and lost. He volunteered at Sheldon Jackson Hatchery in exchange for room and board. He built a hut and lived in the woods off Indian River. He wrote for the Daily Sitka Sentinel. Most of all, during those nine months he fell in love with Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Compassionate Friends/ Juneau Chapter - The Juneau chapter meets once a month on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Juneau Pioneer’s Home. We are welcoming bereaved families through a national self-help organization.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 am at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library.
web-posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Alaska salmon fishermen can get rebates on pingers aimed at keeping baleen whales away from their gear. The six-inch, battery-operated tubes are tied into fishing nets and transmit animal-specific signals every five seconds to alert the animals to keep their distance.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Cancer survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Dr., 1st floor. For those newly diagnosed, currently under treatment, and those whose treatment has ended. Details: 796-2273.
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/ and tlingitlearners@gmail.com.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Juneau-Douglas High School sent seven exceptional student artists to the annual Region V Art Fest on April 7-11. Katie Buchanan, Toma Kimlinger, Summer Putman, Meg Kurland, Skye VanValin, Ryan Moritz, and Brianna Frisby represented JDHS soundly, taking many awards at this competitive visual arts event.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Canady 586-6623.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016
100th annual city-wide clean-up, Saturday, April 23, 8 - 11:30 a.m., Sunny Point. Join Southeast Alaska Land Trust to help clean Juneau up; kids’ activities by Discovery Southeast and after-party at 12 p.m. at Alaskan Brewing Company, with food truck and beer.
web-posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Coffman Cove’s 6th Annual “By The Sea Arts and Seafood Festival” has been moved to Friday and Saturday from its traditional days of Saturday and Sunday. This year, the festival will be held Friday, Aug. 12 from 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. (vendors until 8 p.m.) and Saturday, Aug. 13 from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. (vendors until 7 p.m.) The festival will have artists, produce, craftsmen and more from Petersburg, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. It will also have a menu showcasing local seafood, live music, and entertainment.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
“It’s a challenging topic and it’s affecting everyone on the planet,” said Allison Warden, an Inupiaq interdisciplinary performance artist who is part of the Island Institute of Sitka’s month-long tour of Alaska communities. The tour aims to explore the intersection of climate and culture.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Lecture: Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights, April 14, 12-1 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. SHI is sponsoring the second of two lectures by visiting scholar Jacob Adams on indigenous intellectual property and how to protect it. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Johnson.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Healthy Relationships class, Tuesday nights. This group is designed for women who want to improve their communication skills, learn how to set boundaries, and increase their self-awareness. The current session is in process and the new dates and times for the following two sessions will be made known as they are fixed. Feel free to contact AWARE as soon as possible to get on the waitlist. Register with Mandi Johnson.
web-posted Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Alaska’s 2016 salmon harvest will be down by 40 percent from last year’s catch, if the fish show up as predicted.
web-posted Wednesday, March 30, 2016
“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Saturdays, Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. 796-8690.
web-posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016
“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Thursdays, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. 796-8690
web-posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Kids Club Mom’s Empowerment class, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. This group is designed for mothers and children (one child at least 5 yrs) who have experienced abuse.
web-posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Fire sale salmon prices last year and a dim outlook for the upcoming season have caused the value of Alaska fishing permits to plummet.
web-posted Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Codependents Anonymous: (CODA) A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.
web-posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Alcoholics Anonymous: (AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
It has been 25 years since the Tongass Timber Reform Act (TTRA) was signed into law. This legislation became the most significant piece of conservation legislation signed by President George H. W. Bush.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
This is the only way I know to cope right now, but it might not work. In fact, it’s probably going to make it worse.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Alcoholics Anonymous: (AA) An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The North End Ferry Authority voted to start service on April 15, 2016, for the Rainforest Islands Ferry.
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Juneau and Sitka to follow
web-posted Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Alaska-based artist residency program Voices of the Wilderness, now in its sixth season, is currently accepting applications for more than 10 residencies across the state. Applications are due March 1.