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Calendar 020409 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly
Wednesday, February 04, 2009

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Wednesday Feb. 4

- JUNEAU -

Workshop for language teachers and curriculum developers by Sealaska Heritage Institute education director Jim MacDiarmid, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. College credit available. Free. Details: Linda, 586-9187.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Storytime, 11am, Downtown library.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

"Write For Your Life" writing group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way, 586-5718.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

"Dying City" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin. Tickets: $16 (adults), $10 (students/seniors), at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

Juneau Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday of each month, Weather Station, Back Loop Road. Luncheon at noon at the Safeway deli. Anyone interested may attend.

Percussion recital by Dr. Dwayne Corbin at 8 p.m. in the UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Sponsored by UAS and the Juneau Symphony. Free. Details: 586-4676 or juneausymphony.org.

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Up the Yangtze," directed by Yung Chang.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke/open mike, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous with Juneau idol "LZ" welcoming singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, comedians, etc. Details: 586-1270.

Wet Wednesdays live music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

- KETCHIKAN -

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce meeting, VFW, noon-1 p.m.

Broken Walls in concert. 6 p.m., Kayhi Auditorium. Presented by Kee Ya Aa Ministries. Free. Broken Walls consists of Jonathan Maracle (a Mowhawk from Tyendinaga Territory in Ontoria, Canada), lead vocalist and guitarist; Bill Pagaran (Tlingit of Palmer, Alaska) drums; and Kris DeLorenzi (Italian, From Thunder Bay, Ontario), bass and backup vocals. Dancers will perform before the show. Details: 225-9898, www.brokenwalls.com.

- METLAKATLA-

First ever Ts'msyen play, "Adawx: True Tales of the Ts'msyen." 7 p.m., Metlakatla High School Stage. Produced by Kelly Turner, David Nelson III and the students of Metlakatla, Features the voices of four elders telling four classic Ts'msyen stories, and performances by 20 students of Metlakatla high school who sing, dance and drum to bring these traditional stories to life. A special ferry run is available, leaving Ketchikan at 2 p.m., and returning at 8:30 p.m. Details: Kelly, 886-6000 ext. 251.

Thursday, Feb. 5

- JUNEAU -

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Pinochle games, 1p.m. Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce lunch, noon-1 p.m. Moose Lodge.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Admin. Building classroom. Class and support group for new parents and their infants up to 1 year. Registration not required; come with your baby. Details: 796-8975.

Open fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners Tues/Fri, experienced fencers Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even Hales 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Admin. Building. Learn about and prepare for your baby's birth, 796-8422 to register.

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown pool. Details: 586-5325.

Docks & Harbors Board meeting7 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0292.

Learn to Fox Trot with Dan and Lorinda Kassner, Feb. 5-March 26,

7-8:30 p.m. Downtown Racquet Club

Details: Leah Cazemier at

789-2181 ext 321 or lcazemier@thealaskaclub.com

"Shakespeare's R&J" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 7:30 pm. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin. Tickets: $16 (adults), $10 (students/seniors) at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundremountaintheatre.org.

Puppet Play by Bo Anderson, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 914 Third St. Directed by Emily Smith. A Second Stage production. Pay-as you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Open mike at Alaskan Bar, 9 p.m., downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

American Legion Hamburger Feed, 5-7 p.m.

Haines Elks Lodge, regular monthly meetings, first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

First City Rotary meeting, Cape Fox Hotel Conference Room, 7 a.m., Jeremiah's. Details: 225-7002.

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week. Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

First City Toastmasters meet Thursdays at noon at the Presbyterian Church, 2711 2nd Ave. Practice your public speaking, guests are welcome. Details: 225-3519.

Thursday Food and Flicks, 6 p.m. every Thursday, Ketchikan Coffee Company and the New York Hotel. Café is open from 5-9:30 p.m. Details:247-BEAN.

Jam to gospel/ bluegrass music 7:30 p.m., every Thursday at at the stARTled Salmon in the Cape Fox Market Place, 500 Mission Street #5. Sponsored by Squares and Contras. Details: 225-2211.

Feast Your Eyes: the 23rd Annual Wearable Art Show. 8 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Feast your Eyes on amazing pieces created by local and guest artists, displayed in musical numbers. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, coffee and a no-host bar. Tickets; $25. Details: 225-2211 or stop by the arts council at 716 Totem Way.

Friday, Feb. 6

- JUNEAU -

Basic Cake Decoration Classes at Gumdrop House starting Feb. 6. Details: Doreen, 789-7645 or gumydrop@yahoo.com

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details:463-6196.

Storytime, 11a.m., Valley Library.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Organ concert, J. Allen MacKinnon. Noon, State Office Building.

Pajama Storytime, 6 p.m., Valley Library. Join Betsy Sims, Martha Stey and Jim Stey as they share music

about time and beds.

Juneau Archery Club Youth Shooting, 6-8 p.m. Space limited, $1.00 per session. Details: 789-3422.

Cribbage, 7 p.m.. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details:789-4401.

"Shakespeare's R&J" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin. Tickets: $18 (adults), $12 (students/seniors) at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

Puppet Play by Bo Anderson, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 914 Third St. Directed by Emily Smith. A Second Stage production. Pay-as you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Salsa / cha cha / tango, 10:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m., FREE, Zephyr.

- HAINES -

Sheldon Museum History Day projects are due by 9 a.m. Projects will be judged and the museum will be closed Feb. 6-7.

Haines Elks Lodge Hamburger Feed, 5-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week! Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

Live Music at the New York Café. 6 p.m. to midnight. Bluegrass jams every Friday of the winter months. Light dinners and appetizers served from 5-9 p.m. Bring your instrument and join in the music-making or just come to listen. Details: 225-0246.

Friday Night Insights. Every Friday at 7 p.m,, Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Lecture or discussion on a wide range of topics from guest presenters. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

Feast Your Eyes: the 23rd Annual Wearable Art Show. 8 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Feast your Eyes on amazing pieces created by local and guest artists, displayed in musical numbers. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, coffee and a no-host bar. Tickets: $25. Details: 225-2211 or stop by the arts council at 716 Totem Way.

Saturday, Feb. 7

- JUNEAU -

Learn Spanish through Art & Play, Northern Lights Church, 400 W. 11th Street. Spanish play group for ages 2-6 at 10 a.m.; Spanish club for ages 7-12 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $12/child or $10 with a punch card. Song book provided. Parents welcome.

Interplay: peace through storytelling and African drum and dance. 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Presented by Masankho, a healer, performing artist, InterPlay Leader and Peacebuilder originally from Malawi, Central Africa, now living in Oakland, Calif. Suggested donation $20 (no one turned away). Details: Judy Shook at 523-2914 or judyshook@aol.com

Open Fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners Tues/Fri, experienced fencers Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even Hales 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

A World of Film, 7 p.m. downtown library. Mexican comedy, "Duck Season," and a Mexican potluck.

"Dying City" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 7:30 pm. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin. Tickets: $18 (adults), $12 (students, seniors) at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

Puppet Play by Bo Anderson, 7:30 p.m. Perseverance Theatre, 914 Third St. Directed by Emily Smith. A Second Stage production. Pay-as you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Juneau Symphony performance, "Revolutionary Russian," 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Concert conversation beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20/general admission, $15/students and seniors, available at Hearthside Books. Additional $2 at the door. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

Open Gym at DZ, 8-11 p.m. For grades 6-12, bring basketball or volleyball Details: 523-1774.

Argentine Tango practice at the Sandbar, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Led by Pat Belec.

Latin Night with DJ Alejandro 9 p.m.-close, Jaded. Details: 586-1551.

- HAINES -

Haines Elks Lodge, Asian Saturday, from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Feast Your Eyes: the 23rd Annual Wearable Art Show. 3 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Feast your eyes on amazing pieces created by local and guest artists, displayed in musical numbers. The youth-oriented Saturday matinee features student artists, classroom projects, and refreshments for the whole family. Tickets: $12. Details: 225-2211, or stop by the arts council at 716 Totem Way.

Open Mic Night at Wired Alaska Internet Café. 7-10 p.m. every Saturday. Located between the police station and the tunnel on Grant. Details: 225-6119.

Feast Your Eyes: the 23rd Annual Wearable Art Show. 8 p.m. at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. Feast your eyes on amazing pieces created by local and guest artists, displayed in musical numbers. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, coffee and a no-host bar. Tickets: $25. Details: 225-2211, or stop by the arts council at 716 Totem Way.

WAP! The Wearable After Party is back. 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Cape Fox Lodge. This year's party features DJ Rockin' Ray Troll and a Bizarre Bra Contest. Details: 225-2211.

- PRINCE OF WALES -

Island Grind, 7 p.m., Craig High School. Rachel Gearheart, emcee. Lineup includes the Sergie Sisters, Steve Meritt, Cathy Bolling and the Storyteller II. Dessert contest during intermission. Two open mike categories this month: one for kids in first half, one for all ages after intermission. TIckets available at the door. Details: Sally Burch or John Bruns at 755-8899.

Sunday, Feb. 8

- JUNEAU -

"Shakespeare's R&J" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 2 p.m. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin.Tickets: $16 (adults), $12 (students, seniors), at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundermountaintheatre.org.

Puppet Play by Bo Anderson, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 914 Third St. Directed by Emily Smith. A Second Stage production. Pay-as you-can. Details: 364-2421.

Juneau Symphony performance, "Revolutionary Russian," 3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Concert conversation beginning at 2 p.m. Pay-as-you-can. Details: juneausymphony.org.

Dan Hopson at the Gold Room, Baranof Hotel, 6-7 p.m.

Juneau International Folkdancers, 6-8 p.m. JRC downtown. Details: Bruce Botehlo, 364-2334; John or Terry Laskey at 586-1548 or laskey@alaska.net

"Dying City" performance by Thunder Mountain Theatre. 7:30 pm. Old Elk's, 109 N. Franklin. Tickets: $16 (audluts), $12 (students, seniors) at Hearthside Books or the door. Details: www.thundremountaintheater.org.

- HAINES -

Sheldon Museum, History Day open house. All projects will be on display until Feb. 14.

- KETCHIKAN -

Alaska's Three Bears at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center from 2-3 p.m. Learn about Alaska's three bears and make "big mouth" paper bear puppets. For first through sixth graders accompanied by an adult. Free. Reservations are required. Details: 228-6220.

Monday, Feb. 9

- JUNEAU -

Lapsit Storytime at 10 a.m. at the Juneau Downtown Library and at 11 a.m. at Mendenhall Valley Library

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Juneau Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon. Federal Bldg room 54. Open to public. Details: 465-6121.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Argentine Tango at the Dance Loft

6:30-9:00 p.m., 7630 Glacier Hwy. More advanced steps are taught from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free practica 7:30-8, beginning steps 8-9 p.m. Details: 523-1995 or thedanceloft@gci.net

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Blind Mountain," directed by Yang Li.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon

American Legion Military Mondays, serving dinner to our troops from5-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

American Legion Post #3 meeting, 7 p.m., 631 Park Ave. Details: 225-2021.

Ketchikan Community Concert Band 7-9 p.m. every Monday at McPherson Music. Details: 225-3650.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

- JUNEAU -

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Alaska Vocational Institute Orientation Sessions, 11 a.m.-noon. Learn more about the computer and office skills training courses. Details: 586-5718.

Free English as a Second Language Class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way, Details: 586-5718.

Stitch & Knit, 12:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Bring your baby! All are welcome. Details: 586-1203.

Open fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center; beginners, Tues/Fri; experienced fencers, Thurs/Sat. $3 gym floor fee for non-students. Equipment available. Details: Even Hales, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Marie Drake Planetarium. Come make the stare shine in Juneau every Tuesday. Details: mariedrakeplanetaroium.org. 586-1517.

Juneau Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 p.m., Henry's Restaurant, Open to public. Details: 789-0374.

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Augustus Brown Pool. Details: 586-5325.

Life drawing, Ruby Room in Emporium Mall. Show up between 6:40 and 6:55 p.m. Front door locked at 7:30 p.m. $15 for two hours; 10-session punch cards are $100. Every Tuesday. Details: Rob Roys, 321-3356, juneaudrawing@gmail.com or Sarah Asper-Smith, 586-3440 sarah@lrcd.com.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. The public is welcome to attend and boards and pieces typically provided. Rules taught to those interested. Details: Brian Bezenek, 790-1934.

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Blind Mountain," directed by Yang Li.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

Haines Emblem Club Taco Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 pm.,all you can eat.

Life Skills Presentation by Robin Grace. "The Good Enough Parent" from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Haines Borough Public Library.

Tlingit Language Class, 7-9 p.m., Sheldon Museum.

- KETCHIKAN -

Rotary 2000 meeting, noon, Eagles Club. Details: 225-6166.

Rainy Day Recorders, every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Details: MJ Turek, 225-2592.

Eagles Meetings. Aerie No. 162 meetings: Board of Trustees, every Tues, 5:30 p.m., followed by regular meeting at 7 p.m. Eagles Auxiliary No. 162 meetings: first and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Eagles Club at #7 Creek St. Details: 225-5162.

Ketchikan Community Chorus, every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Details: 247-2356.

Planning Ahead

Passes on sale for Region V Basketball in Ketchikan March 4-8, Juneau-Douglas High School activities office. Reserved balcony guaranteed seating $60, adult/student bleacher (If seating is available) $45/$30. Passes must be reserved by Feb. 12. Details: 523-1607 or 523-1614.

Canvas Art Gallery invites local artists to display just finished, previously unknown artwork at the Canvas in March 2009. Application and submissions are due Feb. 24. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Registration for the 2009 Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Now open on a first-come, first-served basis. The camp offers over 60 classes per session in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, writing, and Alaskan Native Arts. The camp includes two sessions for different student age groups: The middle school camp, for students entering grades 6-9, runs from June 14-27; the high school camp, for students entering grades 9-12, runs June 28-July 12. Details: www.fineartscamp.org or 747-3085.

CBJ Sewer & Water Utility Waiver Application FY2010 The City and Borough of Juneau's Social Services Advisory Board (SSAB) will review sewer and water utility waivers submitted by local health and social service nonprofit agencies that provide transitional overnight accommodations. The SSAB is now accepting applications for the 2010 funding cycle. Details: www.juneau.org/SSAB.

Upcoming classes offered by the Foraker group in Juneau. Creating Performance Management Programs Feb. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. "Retaining Employees in the Talent War" 4-6 p.m. Feb. 24: Business Planning for Nonprofits, 1-5 p.m. Details: www.forakergroup.org or 743-1200.


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