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Courtesy Of Discovery Southeast

Discovery Southeast naturalist and co-founder Richard Carstensen will explore the Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei trail during a winter nature hike from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday. A celebration of Discovery's 20 years will follow from 4-5:30 p.m. at Thunder Mountain High School.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Story last updated at 2/25/2009 - 11:58 am

Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 25

- JUNEAU -

Juneau Empire Job Fair, 2-6 p.m.Centennial Hall.

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.

Free Silverbow Movie: Hamlet 2, 8 p.m.

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.

Family Night, UAS REC center, 5:30-7:30 p.m.. Details: 796-6544.

- Ketchikan -

Richie Havens, Torch Nights Performance. 7:30 p.m., Kayhi Auditorium. Presented by the Arts Council. Richie Havens is gifted with one of the most recognizable voices in popular music. His fiery, poignant, soulful singing style has remained unique and ageless since he first emerged from the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960's. Tickets: $20 for adults, and $16 for students and seniors. Details: 225-2211.

- Petersburg -

Southeast Alaska Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting, 9 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The public is welcome. The Council will discuss subsistence wildlife issues and Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for 2010-2012, as well as other issues affecting subsistence in Southeast Alaska. Details: Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888. Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program can be found on the Web at alaska.fws.gov/asm/home.html.

Thursday, Feb. 26

- JUNEAU -

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.

The Dahl-Kenney Lent Lunch Series, sponsored by the Juneau Cooperative Church Council will take place at Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th Street, every Thursday during Lent at noon. Join us for a bowl of soup, a song, and a speaker each week reflecting on the theme "What are We Feeding our Children?"

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

- Petersburg -

Southeast Alaska Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council meeting, 9 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The public is welcome. The Council will discuss subsistence wildlife issues and Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for 2010-2012 as well as other issues affecting subsistence in Southeast Alaska. Details: Office of Subsistence Management at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3888. Additional information on the Federal Subsistence Management Program at alaska.fws.gov/asm/home.html.

Friday, Feb. 27

- 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.

Home show, 4:30-8:30, Centennial Hall.

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

Memorial Service for Alice Mae D'Cafango. 6:30 p.m., Glacier Valley Church of God, 8497 Thunder Mountain Road. A reception will follow the service, and food donations are welcome. Monetary donations may be sent to 361 Distin Ave., Apt. 107, Juneau, AK 99801. Details: 789-1219.

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.

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

"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.

Author presentation, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Author Dan O'Neil will talk about his life in Alaska and his award-winning book "A Land Gone Lonesome: an Inland Voyage along the Yukon River." Details:

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

Ultimate Frisbee UAS REC center, 5:30 p.m. Details 796-6544

- 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.

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. 28

- JUNEAU -

Home show, 4:30-8:30, Centennial Hall.

Eaglecrest's 50th anniversary of statehood celebration. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Events include an obstacle course, snowshoe race, and jam sessions. Details: www.juneau.org/eaglecrest/statehood.php

Glaze workshops at the Canvas, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-5 p.m. Learn about glazes, glazing techniques and glaze testing. All materials provided. $45. Details: 586-1750.

Free seminar about weight-loss options, 10 a.m. to noon in the Robert F. Valliant Center Classroom 204A on the Bartlett Regional Hospital Campus. Led by Dr. Pamela Gruchacz, surgeon with the Bartlett Surgery and Specialty Clinic. Discussion includes the new LAP-BAND AP system. Details: 796-8700.

Rotary Clubs of Juneau and the Juneau Rotaract Club's "Pre-Spring Cleaning" Food Drive for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. Drop off nonperishable food at any of the following locations: Carrs/Safeway, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Super Bear, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Alaskan and Proud, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Fred Meyer, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or, if you know a Rotarian, connect for your donation at any time. Details: Charity Mackinnon, Glacier Valley Rotary Club, 789-0899; Kevin Ritchie, Juneau-Gastineau Rotary Club, 463-3448 or 957-1599; or Mindy Kissner, Juneau Rotary Club, 790-6253

City Museum Coffee & Collections Series: The Douglas Island Gun. 10:30 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Local researcher Mark Whitman will present "The Douglas Island Gun: Alaskan History Hiding in Plain Sight." Coffee provided by Heritage Coffee Company. Details: www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum or 586-3572.

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.

Discovery Southeast hike and celebration. Naturalist and co-founder Richard Carstensen will explore the Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei trail during a winter nature hike from 2-4 p.m. A celebration of Discovery's 20 years will follow from 4-5:30 p.m. at Thunder Mountain High School.

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.

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.

Dinner and a concert with One Aisle Over. 7 p.m., UAS Student Rec Center, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Rd.. Catered by Abby's Kitchen and featuring Juneau band One Aisle Over. $8 for nonmembers, free for Rec Center members. Details: 796-6544

"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.

Juneau Pride Chorus celebrates Women's Bodies/Women's Strengths, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Sponsored by PFLAG Juneau.

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.

Mad as a March Hare-KRBD Fundraiser. 7-11 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. This event features croquet, an auction of clocks, a hat contest, the crowning of the King and Queen of Hearts, a no-host bar, plus music and dancing! Wear your most outrageous hat, and velvet is always in style. Tickets are $15. You must be 21+ to attend.

Sunday, March 1

- JUNEAU -

Home show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Abstracts from Nature with Kathy Hocker, 1-4:30 p.m. Naturalist Kathy Hocker will guide participants through creating abstract paintings based on natural forms. Explore composition through warm and cool colors. Students will work from photos and still life. $45

Intermediate/advanced wheel-throwing at the Canvas, 2-5 p.m. March 1-29. This class will help you refine your technical skills, whether it is throwing on the wheel, handbuilding or a combination of techniques. Choose your own project and explore different methods of production. $175.

Studies in Oil: Next Steps with Magil Pratt at the Canvas, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Mar 1-Apr 5. Six-week oil painting class for students who have been introduced to oil paints and are ready for the next steps. Explore and develop your technique. $150 (includes materials.)

Underneath the Lintel performance, 4 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Glen Berger, directed by Anni Stokes, featuring Ben Brown. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

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

Battles of Fire and Water preview performance 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. In 1802 and 1804, the Russians and Tlingit fought bloody battles over the place we now call Sitka. This conflict shaped the future of the Tlingit people, the Russian Empire, and Alaska. Based on a landmark book by Richard and Nora Marks Dauenhauer, directed by Dave Hunsaker. Details: 463-TIXS

Monday, March 2

- 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.

Master Gardener class 6-9 p.m., Bill Ray Center. 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. Details: 796-6221.

Introduction to Wheel Throwing at the Canvas, 6-9 p.m., March 2-April 5. With Thomas Weise. Students will learn basic wheel skills including centering, throwing, and trimming, and glazing. Handles and other decoration options will also be introduced. Class fee of $210 includes instruction, additional open studio time, clay, glazing and firing.

Beginning Jewelry Making with Rowan Law at the Canvas, 6:15-9 p.m., March 2-23. Students will learn how to solder, saw, file, texture and rivet using silver and base metals. Projects will include a silver ring, a pair of silver earrings and a simple pendant using the various techniques learned in the class.

$150 (includes supplies).

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. "Frontrunners."

- HAINES -

Senior Center lunch program, noon

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

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic March 2-6. Dental examination appointments March 2-3, with follow-up treatment March 4-6. Open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Details: 766-6372

Tuesday, March 3

- JUNEAU -

Coastal & Oceanic Management Conference, March 3-6, Centennial Hall.

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 stars 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. "Frontrunners."

- 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.

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic March 2-6. Dental examination appointments March 2-3, with follow-up treatment March 4-6. Open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Details: 766-6372

Planning Ahead

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.

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.

AWARE Women of Distinction Banquet, March 7, Centennial Hall

Alaska Anthropology Annual Meeting

March 12-14, Centennial Hall

Juneau Chapter of STAND Dinner

March 15, Centennial Hall

Southeast Conference mid-winter meeting, March 16 -17, Centennial Hall

State of Alaska Retirement & Benefits State Health Fair. March 17, Centennial Hall

UAS Science in Alaska Lecture Series

March 18, Centennial Hall.

Spring Break Kids Explorer Week, March 23-27, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

The Canvas and the City Museum join forces to provide a program for kids over spring break. For more information, visit the City Museum website at: http://www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum/juneauexplorers.php or call the City Museum at 586-3572.

Sharing Our Knowledge: A Conference of Tlingit Tribes & Clans, Centennial Hall, March 25-28. Native elders and experts in traditional culture, academic scholars and students will share their knowledge and work involving a wide variety of topics. The conference will afford a rare opportunity for key researchers, Native elders, and cultural leaders to share information with their colleagues, students, members of the Native community, and the public.

The 2009 theme, "Haa Shkalneekx'í Wooshteen Kanaxtulaneegí: Telling Our Stories" highlights the importance of oratory and writing to modern Tlingit culture. Other sessions and presentations may focus on a wide variety of topics relating to Tlingit culture.


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