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Wednesday, Feb. 11
Calendar 021109 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wednesday, Feb. 11
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Wednesday, Feb. 11

- JUNEAU -

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, 11a.m., 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.

"Shakespeare's R&J" 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.

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

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.

Haines Emblem Club, regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month.

American Legion Auxiliary, regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month.

- KETCHIKAN -

Slideshow and presentation by Alaska author Jill Fredston called "Reflections form A Hard Seat: Of Avalanches and Oars." 6:30 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center Jill is an avid outdoorswoman and a well-known avalanche expert in Alaska who spends her summers rowing remote northern coastlines. A book signing will follow the program with books courtesy of Parnassus. Details: Ketchikan Public Library, 225-0370.

Thursday, Feb. 12

- 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.

Free bellydance seminar and demonstration by Samia, 6:30 p.m.

Pavitt Health and Fitness

Details: 789-5556.

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

"Dying City" 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.

- 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.

Friday, Feb. 13

- JUNEAU -

Basic Cake Decoration Classes at Gumdrop House starting Feb. 6. Details: Doreen, 789-7645 orgumydrop@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.

"Dying City" 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 -

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.

4th Annual Festival of Pacific Northwest Wines. 6:30-9:00 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Local wine and food aficionados share their wisdom on matching wine with food for an exquisite culinary experience. Wine selections courtesy of Odom Company & K&L Distributors. Also a silent and live auction. General tickets: $30 per person, must be 21 years of age or over. Details: 228-4511 or 228-4537

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.

Saturday, Feb. 14

- JUNEAU -

Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club presents Valentine's Day Pony Rides 11am to 3pm at Swampy Acres, 10400 Glacier Highway. $2 per round or 3 for $5. Helmets provided. Supports educational and competitive horse related travel in Alaska and Canada. Details: 789-7253

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.

"Shakespeare's R&J" 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.

Altered States Wearable Art Show, 8 p.m. Centennial Hall. Doors open 1 hour prior to show time to allow you to enjoy the silent auction. Tickets: $25, available at Hearthside Books, JAHC offices and online at www.jahc.org. Details: 586-2787.

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, Valentine's Day special menu on Asian Saturday. 5:30-7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Quilting in the Rain XVIII: Annual Quilt Show and Raffle. Upstairs at the Plaza mall. Over 200 beautiful quilts created by local artisans, antique quilts, and a special quilt raffle and sale. Free and open to the public.

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.

Sweet Second Saturdays, 7 p.m., Schoenbar Commons. Dances held every second Saturday of the month. Donations of $5 will be accepted for those 16 and older.

- Sitka -

Fiddle Grind, 7 p.m., Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. Western swing, old timey music and waltzes. Also a sneak peek at the Sitka Summer Music Festival's Chocolate Rhapsody concert. Tickets at Old Harbor books. $5 admission fee refunded to those who take a homemade dessert to the event. Details: 747-5482.

Sunday, Feb. 15

- JUNEAU -

"Dying City" 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.

Altered States Wearable Art Show, 3 p.m. Centennial Hall. Doors open 1 hour prior to show time to allow you to enjoy the silent auction. Tickets: $75 for flash zone, $50 front row and $25 general admission; available at Hearthside Books, JAHC offices and online at www.jahc.org. Details:586-2787.

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

"Shakespeare's R&J" 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 -

Northern Lights Showcase of local talent 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Chilkat Center. Admission $5.

- Ketchikan -

Quilting in the Rain XVIII: Annual Quilt Show and Raffle. Upstairs at the Plaza mall. Over 200 beautiful quilts created by local artisans, antique quilts, and a special quilt raffle and sale. Free and open to the public.

Monday, Feb. 16

- 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. "Bottle Shock," directed by Randall Miller.

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon

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

- ketchikan -

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day celebration. Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. The Native Alaskan Brotherhood and Sisterhood will host several events and activities including a Native oratory contest hosted by KIC, and several booths. Details: Cara Wallace at 228-5162.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

- 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

"Creating Performance Management Programs" class.11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 213 Third St. dowtown. Develop an outline for a performance management program, including feedback schedules, annual review options and corrective action plans. Open to the public. Cost: $125 non-partner; $50 partner. Details: www.forakergroup.org (click on Class Calendar) or call 907-743-1200.

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.

"Retaining Employees in the Talent War" class. 4:00pm - 6:00pm, 213 Third St., downtown. Gain insight into keeping supervisors, managers and quality staff at your organization. Open to the public. Cost: $65 non-partner; $25 partner

Details: www.forakergroup.org (click on class calendar) or call 907-743-1200.

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.

Byron Mallott speaks on "Culture and Place: A Native Perspective on the Tongass Forest," 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Part of the Tongass Science Conference.

ree movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Bottle Shock," directed by Randall Miller.

- 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.

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.

Terry Chapin speaks on "Climate Change & Potential Impacts to Coastal Rainforests" as part of the Tongass Science Conference. 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 At Centennial Hall.

Keynote address at Tongass Science Symposium. Jerry Franklin speaks on "Conservation & Management of Old Growth Forests: A Global Context with Implications for the Tongass." 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, Centennial Hall -

Free one-day public Tongass Science Symposium covering a diverse range of biological topics relating to management of the Tongass National Forest. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., February 19, Centennial Hall. Full agenda at AudubonAlaska.org.

Bellydance class, 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 19-April 9, at Pavitt Health and Fitness.

Eight-week series is free for members. Nonmember students can purchase a 10-pass punch card for $120 and enjoy use of all facilities in addition to the class.

Sign-up required. Details: 789-5556.

"Readable Art" family craft day. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Douglas Public Library. Come make collage art using colors, textures,

shapes and words from old magazines and books.

Author Dan O'Neil talks about his life in Alaska and his award winning book "A Land Gone Lonesome: an Inland Voyage along the Yukon River." O'Neill is well known for "Firecracker Boys" and Last Giant of Beringia." 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the downtown library.

"Business Planning for Nonprofits" class 1-5 p.m. Feb. 24. 217 Second St., downtown. Learn how to start your business plan and use it to enhance all parts of your organization's management. Open to the public. Cost: $125 non-partner; $50 partner. Details: www.forakergroup.org (click on Class Calendar) or call 907-743-1200.


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