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Fun with the Family Fair, Friday, Jan. 5, 1-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Make your own salmon can label; create a stereogram; explore the day you were born in newspapers; and make Alaska action figures. Free museum admission for an adult accompanied by a child 18 or younger.
What's happening the week of Jan. 3-9 010318 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Fun with the Family Fair, Friday, Jan. 5, 1-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Make your own salmon can label; create a stereogram; explore the day you were born in newspapers; and make Alaska action figures. Free museum admission for an adult accompanied by a child 18 or younger.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018

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What's happening the week of Jan. 3-9

Fun with the Family Fair, Friday, Jan. 5, 1-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Make your own salmon can label; create a stereogram; explore the day you were born in newspapers; and make Alaska action figures. Free museum admission for an adult accompanied by a child 18 or younger.

Dinner & Jazz, Saturday, Jan. 6, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Roast dinner, with live music performed by the JDHS Jazz Band. Proceeds go towards scholarships for students to attend 2018 Jazz Fest in Sitka. $20 a person, available from any JDHS Jazz Band student or by emailing Amy Bibb at amy.bibb@juneauschools.org.

Gold Street Music, Saturday, Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5 at the door. In January’s Gold Street Music, local favorite Mike Truax will play the first half of the concert, followed by Andy Miller in his debut at GSM; the evening will close with the Weekly Alaskan Old Time Jam (Interested in joining? Call Tom 463-3214). For more information, call Elva 500-4550 or Terry T. at 364-3398.

First Saturday Live Improv, Saturday, Jan. 6, 9:15 p.m.-11 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Triple feature: Juneau’s Loco Old Ladies of Improv Early Walker, Cogs & Goggle Dock & Deanna’s Dark Tea Time, and presenting The Society for the Improvement of Mankind in All Its Flaws and Wonders. $10 at the door. See article page 5 for more information.

Eat Well, Live Well, Monday, Jan. 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Discuss and taste healthy foods. Speak with ahusband and wife who recently completed a full year eating very little added sugar and processed foods. Free.

Around Southeast

Sitka - Russian Christmas, Jan. 6-12, St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Russian Christmas is celebrated by the Julian calendar. The week-long celebration includes a Christmas feast, the Orthodox practice of caroling and sharing the joy of Christmas. Details: https://oca.org/parishes/oca-ak-sitsmk.

Ketchikan - “Ketchikan Youth Exhibit,” Friday, Jan. 5, 5-7 p.m., Main Street Gallery. The youth exhibit has been an annual week-long exhibit since 2013. More than 200 artists participated last year. The exhibit features work from youth through 12th grade.

Every Week

Drive-in Christmas cartoons, Nov. 24-Jan. 6, 4:30-11 p.m., Juneau Urgent Care, 8505 Old Dairy Rd. The film will be projected on the side of the building. Tune in to 97.9 FM for audio. Free.

Free Tai Chi class, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Gruening Park Community Room. Ta Chi offers many health benefits, like improved balance and flexibility. This class is free for those age 60 years old or more. Registration is required and can be done by calling 463-6113.

Modern Dance Class, Mondays 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd Ste 202. Cost is $15 for members and $17.50 for non-members; punch cards available in the office. Classes run Jan. 8 – May 26. Class details at www.juneaudance.org/classes.

Adult Ballet, Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd Ste 202. Cost is $15 for members and $17.50 for non-members; punch cards available in the office. Classes run Jan. 8 – May 26. Class details at www.juneaudance.org/classes.

Cardio Hip Hop, Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd Ste 202. Cost is $15 for members and $17.50 for non-members; punch cards available in the office. Ages 12 and up welcome. Classes run Jan. 8 – May 26. Class details at www.juneaudance.org/classes.

Stability and Mobility Class, Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd Ste 202. Cost is $15 for members and $17.50 for non-members; punch cards available in the office. Classes run Jan. 8 – May 26. Class details at www.juneaudance.org/classes.

Adult/Open Ballet, Fridays, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd Ste 202. Cost is $15 for members and $17.50 for non-members; punch cards available in the office. Ages 14 and up welcome. Classes run Jan. 8 – May 26. Class details at www.juneaudance.org/classes.

Live acoustic bluegrass, Saturday, Dec. 23, 4-6 p.m., Bullwinkle’s Pizza Parlor, 318 Willoughby Ave. Bluegrass with Jeremy & Nathan & Friends.

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m. Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s 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 at facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/.

Haida Language Learner’s Group, 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details: juneaumakerspace.org.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Open mic w/ Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details: thealaskanhotel.com.

AbbyOke Karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Karaoke, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sandbar & Grill.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., T.K. Maguires Lounge inside the Prospector Hotel. All ages and abilities welcome. Learn more at juneaujambusters.com.

Music on the Fly, Sunday, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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