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Wildlife Wednesday: Trail Cams, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Richard Carstensen will be joined by Bob Armstrong and Hank Lentfer to explore trail cams and other devices which have revolutionized the understanding of wildlife. Free. For more information, visit akwildlife.org.
What's Happening the week of Feb. 7-13 020718 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Trail Cams, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Richard Carstensen will be joined by Bob Armstrong and Hank Lentfer to explore trail cams and other devices which have revolutionized the understanding of wildlife. Free. For more information, visit akwildlife.org.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018

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What's Happening the week of Feb. 7-13

William, Inc., until Feb. 17, Perseverance Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, go to ptalaska.org.

Wildlife Wednesday: Trail Cams, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Richard Carstensen will be joined by Bob Armstrong and Hank Lentfer to explore trail cams and other devices which have revolutionized the understanding of wildlife. Free. For more information, visit akwildlife.org.

Engineers in a Disaster Zone: FEMA, Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Fred Nelson will provide insight from a structural engineer acting in the capacity of a FEMA responder to the catastrophic loss of life at the Oso (WA) mudslide in 2018 and the recent response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Free.

Juneau Audubon Society: “Beginning Birding Through the Lens,” Thursday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., UAS Recreation Center, room 116. Presentation by Scott and Betsy Fischer will teach how to use binoculars and cameras to identify birds. Free event.

Governor’s Awards for the Arts, Thursday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. The Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards is an annual partnership between the Alaska Humanities Forum, the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, and the Office of the Governor to recognize and honor noteworthy contributions to the arts and humanities in Alaska. Each year, these partners select award recipients in several distinct categories, based on nominations submitted by the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or at the door. Find more information on pages 5, 30 and 32.

ART of Place Lecture and Demonstration Series 2018, Friday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Glacier Room. Formline Design Workshop with Lance Xh’une Twitchell. Potluck following.

Racial Equity & Liberation Learning Series, Friday, Feb. 9, 12 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. The Juneau Violence Prevention Coalition invites individuals and organizations to join them in building a movement for social change in a six week series. Lunch will be provided. Distance participation is also possible. For more information, contact Jessie Morgan, Community Restoration Coordinator at Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) at 586-4902x6, jessiem@awareak.org.

SEAGLA Potluck & Valentine’s Dance, Friday, Feb. 9, 6- 10 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. All-ages potluck and dance with DJ Manu.

Eve’s Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, Friday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Tickets available at the door. $10 general admission, $5 students with ID. Proceeds benefit AWARE.

Into the Woods, until Feb. 17, Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Presented by Juneau Lyric Opera and the JDHS Drama Department For showtimes and tickets, go to juneauopera.org. Also see our article on page 10.

Valentine’s Arts, Crafts & Collectibles Fair, Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 11, 12-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall.

Second Saturday Market, Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Airport Shopping Mall. Local produce and craft vendors.

Coffee & Collections with Wayne Jensen, Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Senior Principal Architect, Wayne Jensen, will present on the construction of the Alaska Capitol as part of the City Museum’s on-going series. Coffee will be provided by Heritage Coffee Company. Jensen’s presentation is in conjunction with the interactive traveling exhibit, “Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference” currently on display at the Valley Public Library. Free.

Seasons of Collage 12x12 Art Workshop for Adults, Saturday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m., Color Wheel Arts. Sherri McDonald will teach paper collage techniques for the 14th Annual 12x12 exhibit at the City Museum on the theme, “Seasons.” For ages 14 and up. All art materials included in the price of $62. To register, contact Sherri at 907-209-7173, sherri@sherrimcdonald.com, or at the City Museum at 586-3572.

Juneau Montessori School Wine & Beer Tasting Fundraiser, Saturday, Feb. 10, 6-9 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf Ballroom. Silent auction, appetizers, wine and beer, and entertainment by Jocelyn Miles, Annie B Good, NoaTack Post and other local acts. $25 per person, for those 21 and older. Tickets available for purchase at the door, online at www.juneaumontessorischool.org or at Juneau Montessori School.

Mardi Gras Cajun Fete, Saturday, Feb. 10, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Annual fundraiser for REACH Inc. with traditional Mardi Gras food, music by DJ Manu, door prizes, and a costume contest. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Inside Passages Speaker Series, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital. Michelle Beauliu LCSW and Outreach & Training Coordinator for the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition presents “Hardwired to Connect: The intersection of relationship and healthy communities.” Forums are free and open to the public. Continuing Eduction Credits offered.

Mudrooms, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. This month’s theme: “Close Quarters.” Short stories and live music.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

Sitka- Banff Film Festival, Friday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. For more information call Hames Center at 747-5080 or visit hamescenter.org or the Sitka Banff Facebook page.

Sitka- Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum’s Annual Meeting & Auction, Saturday, Feb. 10, 1- 5 p.m., Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum. The auction and exhibition opening begin at 1 p.m., business meeting at 3:30 p.m., and the presentation at 4 p.m. The temporary exhibition is of Northwest Coast silver and the presentation is by author June Hall of Juneau, titled, “Objects of Silver: The Creation of a New Alaska Native Tradition.” Call the 747-6233 or email friendsofsjm@gmail.com for details.

Petersburg - Hand carved stamps class, Saturday, Feb. 10, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Petersburg Public Library. Create your own unique hand carved stamps for crafting, stationary, journaling and more. For those 16 years of age and up. Registration required.

EVERY WEEK

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.

Bitcoin Club, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., small conference room in the downtown Juneau library. Call Jeff Redmond at 907-419-7362 or email jeff@alaskabitmasters.com with questions. 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, Saturdays, 4-6 p.m., Bullwinkle’s Pizza Parlor, 318 Willoughby Ave. Bluegrass with Jeremy & Nathan & Friends.

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, Saturdays, 12 p.m., 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, Mondays, 6-7 p.m., 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, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-6 p.m., Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursdays at the Douglas library, and Fridays at the Valley library. Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

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

MakerSpace, Mondays, 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, Thursdays, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details: thealaskanhotel.com.

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

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

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, Sundays, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.