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Upcoming events for Juneau and Southeast Alaska
Calendar 030514 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Upcoming events for Juneau and Southeast Alaska
Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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 Wednesday, March 7

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

“Write For Your Life” group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Shriners’ weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

Native issues forum, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Juneau Art and Culture Center main hall. Lunch $10, catered by Abby’s Kitchen. Hear presentations on political issues of interest to the community, sponsored by the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

Capital Toastmasters of Juneau, noon every Wednesday, Room 115 of the Alaska Office Building.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 12:30-6 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Health insurance application assistance, 2 p.m., Juneau Public Library downtown.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Red Clay with Brandon Howard, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 12. This class will provide a unique opportunity - working with gorgeous, warm, red stoneware. We will explore glazes, form, and slips all pertaining to a dark clay body. Previous clay experience required. $145 (materials included).

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Stress reduction program, 6-8:30 p.m., Robert F. Valiant Administration Building. Guided instruction in mindful meditation, relaxation practices and simple yoga. Details and registration: Bartlett Hospital at 796-8498.

Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., The  Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall. 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Details: 957-1697.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Rotaract meeting, 6 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: juneaurotaractors@gmail.com.

Auke Bay Bible Church AWANA clubs, 6:25-8 p.m., 11970 Glacier Hwy. Details: http://fs4.formsite.com/ABBC/AWANA/index.html

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

A Window Between Worlds, women’s art support group, 7-8:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Wildlife Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. This week’s presentation, from Richard Carstensen, is about the Natural History of Cowee-Davies, Juneau’s “wildest, biggest, fishiest, beariest, most forested-glaciated-uplifted watershed and most ecologically indispensable to our borough.”

University of Alaska Southeast spring honors forum, 7-9 p.m., UAS recreation center. From Ralph Peña, Artistic Director of the Ma-Yi Theater Company in New York, enjoy a dramatic reading of selected passages from the play “Flipzoids.”

Juneau Amateur Radio Club Monthly meeting, 7 p.m., National Weather Service office, 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. JARC meets the first Wednesday of every month excluding the months of July and August. All HAMs and folks interested in amateur radio are welcome.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Old Time string band jam every Wednesday night 7-9 p.m. in the Red Dog Saloon balcony. All abilities welcome. Learn and play old-time Appalachian, Ozark, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, etc. tunes. Fiddles, banjos, guitars, dulcimers, mandolins, ukuleles, accordions, harmonicas, etc. all welcome. For information, call 463-3214.

Drawing night at Alaska Robotics, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, Front Street ($5). Learn short gesture drawings and work toward longer poses. Bring your own materials or buy a sketchbook at the gallery. Call 523-0303 or visit www.alaskarobotics.com for more information.

Perserverence Theatre presents “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” 7:30 p.m., Perserverance Theatre, Douglas. Tickets are pay-as-you-can for this preview event. The play tells the story of southern family in crisis, especially the husband and wife, Brick and Maggie “The Cat,” as the lies, deceit and years of burying the truth all come to a head in this classic drama by Tennessee Williams.

Drag Queen Bingo, 7:30 p.m., the Rendezvous. Every Wednesday.

Figurative Drawing and Painting with David Woodie, 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays through March 5. Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. $170. Visit www.canvasarts.com for more information.

Thursday, March 6

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

2014 annual elders and caregivers workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Council Building. Learn about wide-ranging issues affecting the care of the elderly. Talks include the Affordable Care Act, legal issues, depression, memory loss and more. Details: Donna James at 463-7131 or Marilyn Doyle, 463-7168.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Tai Chi for Seniors, 10 a.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Details and registration: Carol Comolli, 463-6175 or carol.comolli@ccsjuneau.org

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Daughters of the American Revolution luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Capital Cafe at Baranof Hotel. Open to all interested. Details: Regina Fallace, 957-4263.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488 or www.juneauchamber.com.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 463-6175.

Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE. Thursday afternoons. For women who are parenting and have lived with an abusive partner. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Toddler Time group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their “wiggles” out. Details: 586-1203.

Helping children through divorce/separation workshop, 4 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.

Ceramics class for young beginners, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio, 223 Seward Street. Learn the basic techniques for wedging, centering, and throwing bowls and cups. $160 (per session), for youths 9 and older. Details: 58601750 or info@canvasarts.org.

KTOO board of directors meeting, 5-6 p.m., KTOO Conference Room, 360 Egan Drive. Meetings are open to the public and members are welcome to attend.

Alaska Travel Industry Association wine and beer tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Prospector Hotel. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Apetizers included. All proceeds go to the ATIA’s Juneau chapter.

NAMI Family Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room; Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. First and Third Thursday evenings of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau@gmail.com.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

St. Brendan’s Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee, 6:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Agenda items include Juneau-area King Salmon proposals, ADF&G fish biologist Dan Teske, trans-boundary mining issues, and fish and game proposals for 2014-2015.

Bartlett Beginnings: Childbirth preparation class, 6:30-9 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Administration Center classrooms. Free classes designed to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. Details and registration: 796-8422.

Family caregiver education and support meeting, 6:30 p.m., 1803 Glacier Hwy.

Juneau Audubon Society beginning birders class, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School, Riverside Drive. Learn what makes a bird, recognition clues, identify local Juneau birds, use binoculars to virtual bird and join Jn Audubon members on a field walk. $30 for a four-week course. Details and registration: suzanne.ainsworth@juneauschools.org or 523-1616.

Painting with acrylics: Painting through layers, 6:30-9 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. $165. Acrylic paint straight from the can is flat, prone to color changes, and has a tendency to resemble plastic surfaces when it dries. This class focuses on basic methods including how to overcome these weaknesses and how to create rich textures and layered paint surfaces. Details: www.canvasarts.org

KTOO writers’ showcase: Awakenings, 7 p.m., KTOO studios. Listen to live readings of stories written by Alaskan writers and performed by Perserverance Theatre actors.  

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Karaoke with Elle Z Rox, 8 p.m. at McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

Friday, March 7

Canvas Empty Bowls Bowl-a-thon, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Canvas Studios, 223 Seward St. Throw bowls for the Empty Bowls fundraiser, held annually for the Glory Hole. All clay will be provided, and previous wheel-throwing experience is required. Call the Canvas at 586-1750 to sign up for the wheel.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Salvation Army lunch fundraiser, noon-1 p.m. The Salvation Army is holding a fry bread taco lunch fundraiser. For $8, have a fry bread taco with meat and fixings delivered to you. For $4, have two plain tacos. Call Cindy at 723-2686 to order and arrange delivery.

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Concerts on the Kimball Theatre Organ at the State Office Building take place most Fridays during the noon hour.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.

Friday after-school art class, 3:30-4:30 p.m., The Art Dept, 9342 Glacier Hwy. Classes run until March 14. $140 for all classes and materials. Details: 790-2787.

STEM afterschool workshop, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 603 West Willoughby. Children of any age can attend a free workshop to explore their curiosity and imagination. Details: Bernadette at 523-2342 or brosano@jedc.org.

Juneau Art and Culture Center gallery show, 4:30-7:30 p.m., JACC gallery. The Juneau Arts and Humanities council presents “Favorite Things” by Rachael Juzeler. The exhibit will be on display through the month of March. Juzeler’s show features works composed of artifacts found in her surroundings.

“Secrets” gallery reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Secrets, by MK MacNaughton, consists of large-scale charcoal portraits of Juneau residents of differing ages, backgrounds and personalities which are accompanied by short statements from the models that explore the pros and cons of keeping, carrying and sharing secrets.

2014 Home and Outdoor Show, 5-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. This year’s home show opens with a wine tasting Friday night. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call 463-5774. Admission to the rest of the home show is $6 per person or $5 for seniors.

“Dopeless Hope-fiends” NA meeting, 5-6 p.m. Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com.

Mendenhall Glacier fireside lecture series, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 8-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. UAS Professor Sherry Tamone reveals the fascinating details of how crustaceans shed their shells, grow larger, reproduce, survive and thrive.

Basic skating skills classes for youths/adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Learn the fundamentals of ice skating with the Juneau Skating Club. $90 for six lessons (one per week). Details: www.juneauskatingclub.org.

Latin, swing and ballroom dance lessons, 6:30-8 p.m., The Alaska Club - Valley. $5 per person for TAC members, $10 for non-members. Details: Becky Thomas at 364-4321 or rthomas@thealaskaclub.com.

Mardi Gras benefit for Dan Hines, 7 p.m., Juneau Art and Culture Center. Enjoy music, appetizers, a dessert auction and silent auction to benefit the family of Dan Hines, who was recently diagnosed with and treated for brain cancer.

UAS spring honors forum: Illusion and Reality in Tahiti’s Tourist Cocoons, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Hall. Presentation by Miriam Khan, Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington.

The Wharf Unplugged, 7-10 p.m., the Wharf. Acoustic and other music by Opera to Go.

“Naked Darrow,” presented by the Juneau Urgent and Family Care Center, 7 p.m., second floor of the urgent care buliding, 8505 Old Dairy Road. Listen to a monologue as famed attorney Clarence Darrow, reveals his cases, private life and personal demons.

Alaska Youth Choir concert, 7-8:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

“Rivals,” by Theatre in the Rough, 7:30-9:30 p.m. McPhetres Hall, parish hall of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 4th and Gold streets. Imagine a completely comic Downton Abbey before England lost “the Colonies.”

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau Garden Symposium: Horticultural Adventures in Business, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. At this free lecture, University of Alaska speakers discuss ways to make money from horticulture. The event is part of the Juneau Garden Symposium.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Perserverence Theatre presents “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” 7:30 p.m., Perserverance Theatre, Douglas. Tickets are $28/$24/$20. The play tells the story of southern family in crisis, especially the husband and wife, Brick and Maggie “The Cat,” as the lies, deceit and years of burying the truth all come to a head in this classic drama by Tennessee Williams.

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn back room. This Perserverence Theatre Second Stage production is a one-woman musical by Si Kahn. Advance tickets ($22/$18) are available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the Juneau Art and Culture Center and www.jahc.org.

Ruth Moody in concert, 8-10 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Founding member of the Wailin’ Jennys, Ruth Moody is recognized for her ethereal vocals, impressive multi-instrumentalism and beautiful song-writing. Her music is timeless, well-crafted, performed with a grace and honesty that has earned her five Juno awards. Tickets at the Juneau Art and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org.

First Friday blues dance with Devil’s Club, 8:30 p.m. to midnight, University of Alaska Southeast rec center. At 8:30 p.m., enjoy a free introductory lesson with Ruth and Mike. At 10 p.m., take the floor with a dance party and live music by Devil’s Club.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.

DnR plays acoustic/electric folk, bluegrass and rock 10 p.m. to close at McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill, 9101 Mendenhall Mall.

Saturday, March 8

Bard-a-thon, 24-hour community read of Shakespeare’s complete works. All ages welcome, events spread out across town. Details: www.juneau.org/library or libraryevents@juneau.org.

Juneau Community Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nugget Mall. Get answers to health questions or have your blood drawn for a variety of low-cost tests. For 18 and older.

STEM: The Saturday Thing, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 603 West Willoughby. Children are invited to work on projects, experiment and design.

Ceramics: Beginning wheel class, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canvas Sutdio, 223 Seward St. The beginning wheel class with Louise Kuntz-Tadda runs Saturdays through April 19. $220. Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

2014 Home and Outdoor Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Admission is $6 or $5 for seniors. Children under 12 are admitted free.

Second Saturday Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Airport Shopping Center, 9121 Glacier Highway. The market features local foods, handmade crafts, featured artist, live music, specials at area businesses and more. Details: www.homespunmercantile.com/SecondSaturday.html.

Gifts of Gardening lecture series, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Hall. Join gardeners for a series of educational lectures as part of the Juneau Garden Symposium. Registration is $40 and available online at http://bit.ly/ces-workshops or at the door. A reception will follow 6-7:30 p.m. at Paradise Cafe.

Coffee & Collections, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Local artist MK MacNaughton will share slides and tell stories about her studio, Sketch.

Winter Obstacle Course, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., SAGA Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amaiga Harbor Rd. The course includes snowshoeing, a high ropes course and cross-country skiing. The course is geared for beginners and costs $25 per person or $45 for parent-child pairs. Details: Nate Heck at 723-1547 or evcpro@servalaska.org.

“Staying Alive” Al-Anon family group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. Tenth St. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Basic skating skills for tots/youths, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Let your kids learn the fundamentals of ice skating from the Juneau Skating Club. $90 for six lessons, one per week. Details: 523-9115 or www.juneauskatingclub.org.

Blues dance workshop, noon-5 p.m., The Hangar Ballroom. Drop in for lessons with Ruth and Mike, then enjoy a blues dance party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $5 cover charge for the party, free for students. Details: bread@wildoven.com.

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, 3-4:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library meeting room.

Comic drawing at Alaska Robotics, 3-5 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, 220 Front Street. $10. Saturday Comic Drawing Workshops are led by Inari Kylanen (often accompanied by Pat Race) and we work through comic drawing exercises as a group. Details: 523-0303 or www.alaskarobotics.com.

Latin, swing and ballroom dance, 5-6:30 p.m., The Alaska Club - Downtown. Admission is $5 per person for Alaska Club members and $10 per person for nonmembers. Private lessons are also available. Details: Becky Thomas at 364-4321 or rthomas@thealaskaclub.com.

“Naked Darrow,” presented by the Juneau Urgent and Family Care Center, 7 p.m., second floor of the urgent care buliding, 8505 Old Dairy Road. Listen to a monologue as famed attorney Clarence Darrow, reveals his cases, private life and personal demons.

Saturday Night Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.  

Saturday night NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Gastineau Human Services.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Perserverence Theatre presents “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” 7:30 p.m., Perserverance Theatre, Douglas. Tickets are $34/30/26. The play tells the story of southern family in crisis, especially the husband and wife, Brick and Maggie “The Cat,” as the lies, deceit and years of burying the truth all come to a head in this classic drama by Tennessee Williams.

“Rivals,” by Theatre in the Rough, 7:30-9:30 p.m. McPhetres Hall, parish hall of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 4th and Gold streets. Imagine a completely comic Downton Abbey before England lost “the Colonies.”

Chrome Forest plays live music from 8 p.m. to close at McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Sunday, March 9

Bard-a-thon, 24-hour community read of Shakespeare’s complete works. All ages welcome, events spread out across town. Details: www.juneau.org/library or libraryevents@juneau.org.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. Details: 789-0965.

2014 Home and Outdoor Show, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Admission is $6 or $5 for seniors. Children under 12 are admitted free.

Weekly ukulele jam, noon-2 p.m., Prospector Hotel TK McGuire’s Lounge. All ages and abilities welcome, visit www.juneaujambusters.com for more information.

Blues dance workshop, noon-5 p.m., The Hangar Ballroom. Drop in for lessons with Ruth and Mike, then enjoy an afterparty at the Alaskan Bar. Details: bread@wildoven.com.

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Second Sunday Family Movie Afternoon, 3 p.m., Douglas Library.

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” 3 p.m., KTOO TV studio. This Perserverence Theatre Second Stage production is a one-woman musical by Si Kahn. Tickets will be sold at the door for this pay-as-you-can show.

International folk dance, 6-8 p.m., The Alaska Club - Downtown. Recreational dance (first hour is instruction). No partner is necessary and beginners are welcome. Details: Bruce Botelho at 364-2334.

“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Sunday music at The Rookery, featuring Travis Crouteau, 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the show. The kitchen will be serving dinner, beer and wine, and desserts are available. Details: 463-3013.

Blues Fusion Night at The Alaskan Hotel and Bar, 7-10 p.m., the Alaskan Bar, South Franklin Street. Free drop-in blues dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing continues until 10 p.m. No experience or partner needed. Details: Daniel at bread@wildoven.com or 209-4837.

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn back room. This Perserverence Theatre Second Stage production is a one-woman musical by Si Kahn. Advance tickets ($22/$18) are available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the Juneau Art and Culture Center and www.jahc.org.

Perserverence Theatre presents “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” 7:30 p.m., Perserverance Theatre, Douglas. Tickets are pay-as-you-can. The play tells the story of southern family in crisis, especially the husband and wife, Brick and Maggie “The Cat,” as the lies, deceit and years of burying the truth all come to a head in this classic drama by Tennessee Williams.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center conference room.

“Rivals,” by Theatre in the Rough, 7:30-9:30 p.m. McPhetres Hall, parish hall of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 4th and Gold streets. Imagine a completely comic Downton Abbey before England lost “the Colonies.”

Monday, March 10

Bard-a-thon, 24-hour community read of Shakespeare’s complete works. All ages welcome, events spread out across town. Details: www.juneau.org/library or libraryevents@juneau.org.

Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

Toddlertime, 10:30 a.m., downtown library; 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Life Ring meeting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A weekly gathering for women. All are welcome. Details: 364-2131.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Lights Church. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.

Senior diabetes support group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, West 12th Street.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Youth beginning wheel ceramics class with Brandon Howard, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. Students will learn basic wheel throwing techniques such as wedging, centering, and throwing bowls, cups and vase forms. Ages 9 and older, $160 (materials included). Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. All are welcome. Details: 789-9229

Juneau Ranger District open house, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road. Learn about proposals to improve the Lena Beach Recreation Area, West Glacier Spur Road and Treadwell Ditch Trail Bridge.

Our Time support/resource group, 6-8 p.m., Aldersgate Church. Weekly support group for parents of children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

Cribbage, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, Egan Drive and 12th Street. Enter through the main entrance on 12th Street. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Portraiture (charcoal drawing) class, 6:30-9 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. Portraiture with Jackie Manning. Explore techniques for portrait drawing. Working from a live model, students will examine anatomy and the structure of the human face in order to render facial features using charcoal. $170. Details: www.canvasarts.org.

REACH Bowling League, 7-8:30 p.m., Taku Lanes, West Willoughby Ave. The league is open to players of all abilities and experience. $10 per person plus shoe rental. Details: cgubbins@reachak.org or visit the lanes.

UAS spring honors forum: Oceans Connect, Pacific Peoples and Global Histories, 7-9 p.m. University of Alaska Southeast Egan Hall. Presentation by Matt Matsuda, Professor of HIstory and Dean of the Honors College, Rutgers University.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

“Live and Let Live” Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Sue, 463-3790.

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn back room. This Perserverence Theatre Second Stage production is a one-woman musical by Si Kahn. Advance tickets ($22/$18) are available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the Juneau Art and Culture Center and www.jahc.org.

Tuesday, March 11

Bard-a-thon, 24-hour community read of Shakespeare’s complete works. All ages welcome, events spread out across town. Details: www.juneau.org/library or libraryevents@juneau.org.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Open Lab Computer Training, 8:30-10 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 463-6175.

“Tuesday Noon Serenity” Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

New parents group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Poetry out loud statewide finals, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Art and Culture Center.

NAMI support group, 5:30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room, Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. For individuals living with a mental illness who working toward recovery. Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau@gmail.com.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Children’s Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday evenings. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and change, and problem solving and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Women’s Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Stained Glass Basics with Marianne Manning, 6-9 p.m. at Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. Learn the beginning steps of stained glass. This course will briefly cover pattern making, and will strongly emphasize the cutting, grinding, copper-foiling, soldering and finishing techniques. $200 (materials included). Details: www.canvasarts.com.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau Buoy Deck, 345 Egan Drive. Those interested in volunteering with an organization who promotes boating safety and education invited to attend. Details: 790-2919.

Mudrooms community storytelling, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Seven storytellers present seven-minute stories, and admission is $7. This month’s theme is “Wild life,” presented by Kevin Hood, Steve Gilbertson, Alida Bus, Peggy Brown, Brandon Demery, Jonas Lamb and Bridget Smith. George Kuhar will provide music during intermission.

“Back to Basics” Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Alaska Folk Fest planning meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m. KTOO conference room.

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn back room. This Perserverence Theatre Second Stage production is a one-woman musical by Si Kahn. Advance tickets ($22/$18) are available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the Juneau Art and Culture Center and www.jahc.org.

Craig

Musical jam sessions at Craig High School, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Musical Jam Sessions are held every Tuesday night at Craig High School. Bring your instrument, including your singing voice or just come and listen.

Haines

American Bald Eagle Foundation live eagle feedings, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily at Bald Eagle Foundation.

Time for Tots @ the Museum, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Enjoy weekly storytime with crafts, music and movement for ages 0-5.

Hamburger feed, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion Hall.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake, 4-9 p.m. Friday, elementary school gym. Join a fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Economic development summit, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Chilkat Center for the Arts. Hosted by the Haines Chamber of Commerce, the summit includes 19 panels to disseminate information about the current and future state of the Haines economy.

Learn to knit/crochet finger puppets, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Theresa Raven and Sandra Weiss guide the class. Details: 766-2366.

Ruth Moody in Concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, Chilkat Center for the Arts. Tickets are $18 adults, $10 students, $40 family and will be available at the door. Moody is a five-time Juno Award-winning folk singer/songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Mother Goose stories and songs, 11 a.m.-noon Monday, Haines Public Library.

Tlingit language class, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Teacher Joanne Elsie Spud welcomes all students, all ages, all levels of ability.

Ketchikan

Wednesday, March 5

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue. Members $18, nonmembers $20. Details: Chelsea Goucher at 225-3184 or info@ketchikanchamber.com.

Ketchikan Construction Academy Orientation, noon-1 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center. Those interested in participating in the Ketchikan Construction Academy can learn more about the program and the application process. Details: 228-3248.

Foster parent support group, 5:30-7 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library.

English as a second language class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Room 113.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 6-7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 2nd Avenue.

Chloramine and alternatives water safety talk, 6-7:30 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Bob Bowcock will discuss chloramine as a disinfectant and alternative options. This event is sponsored by United Citizens for Better Water.

Thursday, March 6

First City Rotary, 7-8 a.m., Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue.

Storycraft at the Ketchikan Public Library, 10:30 a.m. For babies to preschoolers. Hear a story and create a craft.

US citizenship class, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, Gruening Park. Taught by Matt Carpenter.

Diabetes prevention sessions, noon-1 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ketchikan Indian Community, Tongass Avenue. Details: 228-9428.

Construction academy orientation, 2-3 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center. Those interested in participating in the Ketchikan Construction Academy can learn more about the program and the application process. Details: 228-3248.

English as a second language class, 3:30-4:50 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center, 2030 Sea Level Drive, second floor.

Public radio board meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1101 Copper Ridge Lane.

Friday, March 7

Storytime at the Ketchikan Public Library, 10:30 a.m. For babies to preschoolers.

Drama club with Clare Bennett, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UAS Ketchikan, 2600 7th Ave. Drop in for theater games, improv, radio drama and one-act plays. Open to all, ages 15 and older.

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center movies, “Fish Wars” at 4 p.m., “America’s Greatest Animals” at 5:15 p.m. at 50 Main St.

“Unheard voices — Unheard wisdom” gallery opening, 5-7 p.m., Main Street Gallery, 330 Main Street. This is a sculptural exhibit focusing on the topic of domestic violence.

Friday Night Insight program, 7 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center.

Saturday, March 8

Diabetes prevention sessions, 10-11 a.m., Ketchikan Indian Community, Tongass Avenue. Details: 228-9428.

Ketchikan Little League registration, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Plaza Mall. Children ages 5 to 16 who live within the Ketchikan Little League boundaries are eligible to enroll.  Details: Wendy Olson at 617-1868.

smART gallery reception, 11-11:30 a.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Saturday morning art (smART) classes conclude with a celebratory reception. Students will bring home their artwork after the reception.

Overeaters Anonymous, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers Home, Bryant Street. New members welcome.

Run/walk training group, noon-1 p.m., Gateway Recreation Center. A free training group for runners and walkers meets each Saturday at noon at the Gateway Recreation Center. Running and stretching tips will be given, and the group will then head out, each running or walking at their own pace.

Chess for kids, 2-4 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library.

Classic Cowboy Cinema “High Noon,” 3 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. The library’s Cowboy Cinema program shows classic movies each Saturday in March.

Sons of Norway meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2422 Tongass Avenue. The group is open to all men and women interested in learning more about the Norwegian culture. Details: 821-0048 for more information.

“Birds of Chicago” concert, 7-8:30 p.m. Saxman Tribal House, South Tongass Highway. Doors open at 7, concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Contact the Ketchikan Arts Council for more information.

Sunday, March 9

Wee Blessings Thrift Store, noon-4 p.m. Free clothing is available to families in need at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2017 First Ave. Donations may also be dropped off during this time.

Ketchikan Little League registration, noon to 3 p.m., Plaza Mall. Children ages 5 to 16 who live within the Ketchikan Little League boundaries are eligible to enroll.  Details: Wendy Olson at 617-1868.

Grow, 3-4 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers Home, Bryant Street. Personal growth program.

Monday, March 10

English as a second language class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Room 113.

SPEAK suicide prevention task force, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ketchikan Indian Community tribal health clinic, Tongass Avenue.

Teen Advisory Group, 6-8 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library.

American Legion meeting, 7-8 p.m., 631 Park Avenue. Weekly meeting for past and present military members.

Tuesday, March 11

First City Toastmasters, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Presbyterian Church on 2nd Avenue.

US citizenship class, 11 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, Gruening Park. Taught by Matt Carpenter.

Rotary 2000, noon, Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue.

English as a second language class, 3:30-4:50 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center, 2030 Sea Level Drive, second floor.

Navy draft EIS meeting, 5-8 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. The U.S. Navy is seeking comments on a draft environmental impact statement updating the Navy’s Northwest military training and testing activities, including the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility in Behm Canal.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5-6 p.m., Ketchikan Medical Center cafeteria, Tongass Avenue. The group’s mission is to support its members as they take off and keep off pounds sensibly.

Petersburg

Wednesday, March 5

Teen homework lab, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Petersburg Public Library teen room.

Fly tying with Doug Fleming and Joe Stratman, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Petersburg Public Library. Open to adults and kids 10 and older. Registration required.

Thursday, March 6

Children’s storytime, 2-3 p.m. Petersburg Public Library.

Ruth Moody in Concert, 7 p.m., Wright Auditorium. Tickets $25 or $10 for student/senior. Moody is a two-time Juno Award-winning folk singer/songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Soccer for adults, 7-8 p.m. community gym. Details: 772-3392.

Friday, March 7

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon-1 p.m. Episcopal Church.

Sons of Norway Bingo, 7-10 p.m. Sons of Norway Hall. Must be 19 or older.

Alcoholics Anonymous by candlelight, 8-9 p.m. Episcopal Church. Details: 518-1591.

Saturday, March 8

Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, 6 p.m., Sons of Norway Hall. The Petersburg Chamber recognizes its members with awards and a keynote address from University of Alaska economist Gunnar Knapp. Tickets are $40 and available at Lee’s Clothing in Petersburg.

Monday, March 10

Teen homework lab, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Petersburg Public Library teen room.

Mitkof Mummers casting call for the May Melodrama, 7 p.m. at the Wright Auditorium. Details: Irene at 772-2256.

Tuesday, March 11

Toddler Time, 11:15 a.m. Bring your toddler to the Petersburg Public Library to enjoy song, dance, books and movement.

Sitka

Wednesday, March 5

Sitka Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Westmark Hotel.

Slayers birthday party, 5-8 p.m. The Sitka Sound Slayers will celebrate its first birthday at the Baranof Island Brewing Company.

Raven Radio meeting, 6-8 p.m., KCAW Raven Radio’s board of directors will meet at the station. THe meeting is open to the public.

Indoor soccer, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center. Clean shoes must be carried to and from the games. Details: 747-5080.

Swing dance class, 8-10 p.m., The Bayview Pub. Alan Maloney will teach the class. Join to learn or just to dance. $5 donation suggested to benefit Sitkans Against Family Violence.

Thursday, March 6

Cold-water safety workshop, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association. The free Alaska Marine Safety Education Association workshop meets training requirements for documented commercial fishing vessels. To register or get more information, call 747-3287.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sitka Public Library.

T-shirt design contest deadline, 5 p.m. The deadline to submit designs for the 2014 Sitka National Historical Park T-shirt is March 6. The design must be limited to three colors and be representative of the park, its resources or activities. $400 prize. To submit a design, drop it off at the park.

Pioneers of Alaska meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., Sitka Methodist Church. Men’s Igloo 22 and women’s Igloo 12 will meet to discuss a new website and convention.

Friday, March 7

Driver safety class, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sitka Fire Hall. The AARP driver safety course is open to anyone over age 16. Details: Ted Allio at 747-5124.

4-H whales class, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Living with the Land Naturalist Series continues with Ellen Chenoweth. Whales in Sitka Sound will be featured. Details: mary@sitkawild.org.

Beginners ceramics class, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Sitka Fine Arts Camp ceramics studio. Course runs through April 11. $110. Details: Alli at 747-6859.

Fishermen’s injury prevention workshop, 6-8 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will hold a free workshop for commercial fishermen on ergonomics and injury prevention. Registration and details: 747-3287.

North Country Cajun Club dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m. This event by Sitka Folk and the Greater Sitka Arts Council is for 21 and older participants. Tickets are $20 at Old Harbor Books.

Saturday, March 8

Little League baseball tryouts, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sitka High School gym. Boys 9-12 will try out from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., boys 13-15 from 10-11 a.m. and girls from 11 a.m. to noon. Participants must register at www.sitkalittleleague.org. Details: Bill Baker at 738-5150.

Zerbetz children’s book workshop, 9 a.m.-noon. Ketchikan artist and book illustrator Evon Zerbetz will teach children’s book illustration. Details and registration: 747-4821.

Brave Heart Volunteers orientation, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pioneers Home managers house. Details: Bonnie at 747-4600.

Animation workshop, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Blatchley Middle School art room. Javier Barboza teaches students in fifth through eighth grades. Students must take a bag lunch and a USB flash/jump drive. All other materials are provided. To sign up, call the Sitka Fine Arts Camp at 747-3085.

Baseball clinic, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Moller Field. Clinic participants must be registered for the 2014 Little League season. Details: Brandon at 747-7100.

Sitka Sound Science Center junior docent training, 1-3 p.m., science center. Details: Ashley, 747-8878.

Fireweed Dance Theatre performance, 7 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. Sitka Friends of Dance will perform. Tickets at Old Harbor Books and the door.

Sunday, March 9

Baseball hitting clinic, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Moller Field. Clinic participants must be registered for the 2014 Little League season. Details: Brandon at 747-7100.

Sitka Cancer Survivors Society annual meeting, 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Westmark Hotel.

Zerbetz children’s book workshop, 3-5 p.m. Ketchikan artist and book illustrator Evon Zerbetz will teach children’s book illustration. Details and registration: 747-4821.

“The Meaning of Wild” film showing, 6-8 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. The Sitka Conservation Society presents a showing of a documentary celebrating the Tongass wilderness. Tickets $7 at Old Harbor Books. The film will be accompanied by a selection of wilderness-themed short films, a photography exhibit, silent auction and door prizes. Details: www.sitkawild.org.

Monday, March 10

Tot gym time, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Hames Center. The center provides space, toys, tunnels, playmates and more for Tot Time. Clean shoes must be worn. Details: 747-5080.

Indoor soccer, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center. Clean shoes must be carried to and from the games. Details: 747-5080.

Tuesday, March 11

Block Party: Legos and Books, 4:30 p.m., Sitka Public Library. Ages 7-10.

Little League softball tryouts, 6:30-8 p.m., Sitka High School. Participants must register at www.sitkalittleleague.org. Details: Bill Baker at 738-5150.

Fifth-grade band concert, 7 p.m., Sitka Sound Performing Arts Center. The fifth-grade band’s “Almost Spring Concert” will feature full band pieces as well as solos and small ensembles. Free admission.

Book group meeting, 7-9 p.m. Pioneers Home chapel. The Women’s Book Group will discuss “The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown. Details: Dorothy, 747-3412.

Wrangell

Storytime at the library, 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Wrangell Public Library. Join library staff for stories, crafts and snacks.

Lifeguard training course, 6-9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Wrangell Swimming Pool.

Wrangell Museum Chautauqua Lecture, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nolan Center. Weekly Thursday night lectures are sponsored by the museum and the US Forest Service. This week’s talk is an update on the Wrangell resource management plan by Britta Schroeder.

15th annual KSTK chili cookoff and auction, Wrangell High School commons. Drop off your chili between 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. for judging. At noon, the chili feed opens to the public, followed by a fundraising auction. The winner of the annual competition has his or her name engraved on the Wrangell Chili Cup. There is a $5 fee for a bowl of chili, but no charge to enter your chili in the competition.

Pickup indoor soccer, 3 p.m. Saturday at Wrangell Community Gym. Details: 717-4899.


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