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Calendar 021809 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly
Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 18

- 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.

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

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "Bottle shock," directed by Randall Miller.

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.

Thursday, Feb. 19

- JUNEAU -

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., Centennial Hall. Full agenda at AudubonAlaska.org.

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., Centennial Hall

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

Pinochle games, 1 p.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.

What's Happening to the Arctic? Dr. Neil Hamilton will discuss the effects of climate change in the Arctic at KTOO from 5:30-7 p.m. Details: Layla Hughes, 523-5438.

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.

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.

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

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

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

"Underneath the Lintel" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Anni Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. 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.

Family Night. On Feb. 19, beginning at 5:30 pm, the Ketchikan Public Library offers and evening of food, fun, and new books for families with preschool age children. This month fitness professional Sharli Hayter will talk about selecting healthy foods and making exercise fun. Tickets are free and available in advance in the children's library as space is limited. Details: 225-0370.

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. 20

- 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.

Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier, 6:30 and 8 p.m. "Black Bears for Neighbors" present by Fish & Game biologist Ryan Scott. Details: 789-0097.

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.

Monthly Ballroom Dance 7-10 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Details: Tim Adair tim_dawg@yahoo.com

"Underneath the Lintel" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Anni Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

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

- HAINES -

Sheldon Museum Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon

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. 21

- JUNEAU -

2009 Women's Expo & Bridal Show, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Centennial Hall. The day will consist of a fashion show, workshops, lunch by Abby's Kitchen and businesses displaying wedding dresses, tuxedos, shoes, flowers, jewelry, honeymoon trips, cosmetics, DJs, music and photography packages, and other wedding-related items. Details: Melissa McCormick at Creativation@ak.net or 321-3094

Glaze workshops at the Canvas, Feb. 21 &28, 10am-1pm or 2-5pm. Learn about glazes, glazing techniques and glaze testing. All materials provided. $45. Details: 586-1750.

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.

"Readable Art" family craft day. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Douglas Public Library. Come make collage art using colors, textures, shapes and words from old magazines and books.

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.

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Juneau Co-op Preschool fundraiser. 5-8 p.m. at Tlingit Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. Talent and variety show, silent and dessert auctions, gourmet family dinner and kids activities. $5 for individual, $20 for family, $5 for dinner. Details: 364-3666.

Bachata and Son Dance Instruction with Antonio Diaz. Six-week course beginning Feb. 21. 6:30-8 p.m. at JDU Dance Studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Ste. 202. $60 for six week session. Register at JDU office or www.juneaudance.com. Details: 463-5327.

American Red Cross Benefit Luau, 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Polynesian food, hula exhibitions and lessons, silent and dessert auction. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief program in Southeast Alaska. Tickets at Hearthside. $40 or two for $75. Details: 463-5713

"Underneath the Lintel" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Anni Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

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.

Hot Salsa Nights at the Rendezvous Bar. 10 p.m.-close. Free lessons by Antonio Diaz. No cover, drink specials.

- KETCHIKAN -

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.

Sunday, Feb. 22

- JUNEAU -

Sock Creature Class with Donna Griffin. 2-4 p.m. at the Canvas, 223 Seward St. For kids 9 and up - bring an adult to help you with sewing. Materials provided but feel free to bring in any stocking mittens or buttons you'd like to add to the collection. $20. Details: 586-1750.

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

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

- HAINES -

Oscar Nominated Movie Night: animated shorts. Chilkat Center, 7 p.m. in the lobby. Admission $6.

- Ketchikan -

Ocean Prints at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, 2-3pm. Learn about the inter-tidal zone of the Tongass National Forest and make nature prints using a Japanese technique known as "Gyotaku." This is a hundred year old technique traditionally used by fishermen to record their daily catch and now is used to create works of art. In conjunction with Ketchikan's art celebration Festival of the North, the Discovery Center is offering two opportunities for families to explore art and nature of the Tongass National Forest. These programs are aimed for first through sixth graders accompanied by an adult. No participation fee, but reservations are required. Details: 228-6220.

Monday, Feb. 23

- 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.

"Alexandra's Echo," a documentary film about fish farming in British Columbia.. 5:30 at Goldtown Nickelodeon. Donations welcome. Presented by Turning the Tides.

Master Gardener class offered by the Cooperative Extension Service, Juneau district. This 40-hour course teaches specific skills to design, plant, and maintain successful gardens in Southeast Alaska. Classes Feb. 23 - March 16, held Monday and Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Bill Ray Center. Space is limited. Call 796-6221 to register.

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. "Hamlet 2."

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon

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

Tuesday, Feb. 24

- 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

"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.

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. "Hamlet 2."

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon.

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

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.

Ketchikan Theatre Ballet presents An Evening of Dance at Kayhi Auditorium at 7pm. Annual performance showcases Ketchikan Theater Ballet's Junior and Senior Company Dancers in a diverse presentation of dance styles from classical ballet to funky modern, tap to lyrical jazz. This year, KTB is proud to welcome guest performers: Petersburg's "Steppin' Out" Dancers. $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and Seniors. Details: Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, 225-9311.

- SITKA -

Lunch and Learn: "Getting More from Your Physical Activity" discussion led by ACSM-certified personal trainer Martha Pearson. Noon, at SEARHC Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital, Litehouse Conference Room C. Details: Martha Pearson, 966-8783 or martha.pearson@searhc.org.

Planning Ahead

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.

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 Juneau library.

Little League registration for teeball, baseball and softball is available online at www.juneaulittleleague.com. Gastineau Channel Little League volunteers will be at the Nugget Mall to register kids age 5-16 on March 14 from noon-4 p.m. Space is limited.

Applications available for engraving names of commercial fishermen and women on the Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau. Applications available at www.juneau.org/harbors or at Harbormaster's office next to Aurora Harbor. Details: Bruce Whyrock, 789-4725.

Sitka Arti Gras, March 6-15. Variety of arts and cultural events over two weekends. Details: www.artigras.info.


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