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Wednesday, Mar. 11
Calendar 031109 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wednesday, Mar. 11
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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Wednesday, Mar. 11

- JUNEAU -

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

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

Storytime, 11a.m., Downtown library.

"Write For Your Life" writing group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 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.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Free Salsa/Bachata lessons. 3-4 p.m. at Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: rumbalaska@gmail.com.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Jewelry studio for intermediate and advanced students at the Canvas. Wednesdays, March 4-25, 6:15-9:00 p.m. Drop in one session, or attend all four. Work independently under the guidance of an advanced artist. Bring your own materials, use our equipment. $15 per session (bring your own supplies). Details: 586-1750.

All-City Orchestra Festival, 6:30 p.m. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center downtown. All orchestra students from the middle and high schools will combine their talents for a fantastic concert. The combined middle schools will be conducted by DZ orchestra teacher John Unzicker, the combined high schools by JDHS teacher Richard Moore, and all the students will play together in a festival performance of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture", conducted by Dryden/TMHS teacher Julia Bastuscheck. Approximately 150 students from all 4 schools will be participating in this ground-breaking event! The performance is open to the public.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m. in the Aurora Room. Details: 789-782. Agenda available at www.juneau.org/airport/meetings.php

Plays Out Loud, 7:30-8:30 p.m., gallery at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: 463-ARTS.

Free Silverbow Movie: Choke, 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. Details: 586-1270.

Wet Wednesdays live music, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

- SITKA -

Kayaani Commission meeting, 4 p.m. at the STA main building conference room at 456 Katlian Street. Refreshments will be served. Details: Gia Hannah at the Sitka Tribe Resources Protection Department, 747-7469.

Contemporary folk musician David Mallet will perform in the Sitka High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for students and seniors.

One-hour gospel messages at 7:30 p.m. in the Sitka Community Hospital classroom. All are welcome.

Thursday, Mar. 12

- JUNEAU -

Oriental Brush Painting and Paper Folding for Kids with Fumi Matsumoto & MK MacNaughton at the Canvas, March 12-13 9:30am-noon. Over the course of this 3-day workshop, kids ages 9 and up will learn how to paint a variety of subjects such as bamboo, animals, birds and landscape using basic oriental brush painting technique. We will also explore paper folding, including origami and paper cutting. $45 (materials included). Details: 586-1750.

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.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. This week's speaker: Paul Spangler, Director of Spiritual Formation for Youth for NLUC. $5 suggested donation to the Glory Hole. Details: Jesse Perry, 586-3131 or jessperr@gmail.com.

Alaska State Library presents "How to Get Lost in the Woods." 12:15-12:45 p.m., 8th floor State Office Building, Libraries, Archives & Museums Admin. Office. Learn where to find trail guides, maps and resources on trail safety. The class is designed primarily for people unfamiliar with Alaska hiking resources.

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

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

Toddler Time Group. 3-4.30pm. Fun for everyone, toddlers can play in our activity room, and adults can meet and share parenthood. At Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 586.1203.

Diabetes Screening 4-7pm. This free screening is fast and easy, and will put you on the road to health and wellness. No appointment necessary. At Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. 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, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

L.A. Style Salsa lessons at the Canvas with Heather and Antonio. 6-7 p.m. beginning, 7:15-8:15 intermediate. $10 adults, $8 students at the door. No partner necessary. Details: rumbalaska@gmail.com.

Nutrition for Pregnancy Class 6-7pm. Free. At Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 586.1203.

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

Alaska EPSCoR Presentation by renowned archaeologist John Terrell, of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago on "Survivor Melanesia: Archaeology and the Secrets to Human Survival in the South Pacific." 7 p.m. at the UAS campus, 112 Egan. on Dr. Terrell will be speaking on the ways in which humans adapt to major changes in their environment by looking at South Pacific Islanders both past and present. Hosted by UAS.

Juneau Audubon Society monthly meeting, 7 p.m. "The Jensen-Olson Arboretum; Caroline Jensen's gift to the people of Juneau" UAS Egan room 22½22. Details: 789-0139

First team captain meeting for Relay for Life of Juneau, 7 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library Conference Room. Anyone who is interested in becoming a team captain, being on a team or wanting more information about Relay for Life is encouraged to attend. The Juneau Relay will be held at Dimond Park from noon July 18 till noon on July 19. Business, as well as, individual teams are being sought. The Relay for Life is celebrating 25 years as the largest fund-raising event for the American Cancer Society. Details: Tracy 789-1747

Weigh-ins for Roughhouse Friday Boxing, 7 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Tickets for event at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall and Marlintini's. Details: Joe, 723-0915.

Learn to Fox Trot with Dan and Lorinda Kassner, Feb. 5-March 26,

7-8:30 p.m. Downtown Racquet Club

Details: Leah, 789-2181 ext 321 or lcazemier@thealaskaclub.com

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. Pay-as-your-can.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m., pay-as-you-can. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. with Phil Smith of Veterans for Peace. Details: 463-TIXS

Open mike at Alaskan Bar, 9 p.m., downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke with Mike, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

Salsa night at the Rendezvous. Free lessons, no cover. 21+. Drink Specials, espresso drinks available. Details: Antonio at 988-7378.

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, March 13

- JUNEAU -

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.

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair Open House preview, 5-8:30 p.m., Marie Drake Gym.

Open Ultimate Frisbee. 5:30, UAS Student Rec Center. Every week. Free for Members, $3 for Non-Members. Details: 796-6544.

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

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.

Fireside Chat at Mendenhall Glacier. "On Your Knees Cave and the Shuka Kaa Honor Ceremony." 6:30 and 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

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

JDHS Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde. 7 p.m. at the JDHS auditorium. $6 for students and seniors, $8 for adults. Tickets at JDHS activities office and Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m.. Details: 463-TIXS

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $16 adults, $10 students, $5 under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

DJ Judo Local Hip-Hop, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. at The Rendezvous bar. 21+ , no cover. Details: 586-1270

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.

Story Craft at the Children's Library from 5-6pm as part of the downtown First Friday evening out. This month kids will hear stories about rain and make kaleidoscopes. No registration required. 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.

The Teen Advisory Group hosts "Double Feature Friday" for teens in the community beginning at 6:30pm at the Ketchikan Public Library. "Young Frankenstein" will be shown first to be followed by a surprise creature feature. Details: Kelly Johnson at 25-0370.

Friday Night Insights: "Secrets of Deer Mountain Hatchery." 7 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

Over the Tavern, a First City Players performance. 7:30 p.m. $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military, $5 for Youth. Details and tickets: 225-4792.

- SITKA -

Watercolor workshop by Russian painter Vladimir Zhikhartsev. March13-15 in the Seer room in the Methodist Church at 303 Kimsham St. The cost is $300. Classes are Friday from 12-4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details: Pat Kehoe at pendell@starband.net or 738-6620.

Musicians will perform 15-minute sets at the Folk Festival Stage at 7 p.m. at the Sheet'ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi.

Slack Tide will perform at 9 p.m. at Kelly's Sports Bar.

Saturday, Mar. 14

- JUNEAU -

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.

Big-Little Wheel Throwing at the Canvas, 11:30-1:30, March 7 & 14, $45. Kids ages 7-10 can try the wheel with an adult assistant. Older kids also welcome. Make a couple of pots the first week, and return to glaze them the following week. Details: 586-1750

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

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair, noon-1:30 p.m., Marie Drake Gym. Students will present projects.

"Garden Fever" at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. 12:30-4 p.m. Sponsored by Juneau Garden Club. Presentations include "Gutter Gardening" at 12:45, "Container Gardening" at 2 and "Planting for Fall Color" at 3. Refreshments will be served. Details: 463-5698.

Presentation by Virginia Palmer of the Foundation for End of Life Care, 1 p.m. at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Palmer will present the book, "When you're not here...A guide for helping those you love." Details: 789-2605.

Henrik Ibsen film showing, 4-5 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: 789-2857.

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. 6:30-8 p.m. at JDU Dance Studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Ste. 202. $60 for six week session. Register at JDU office or juneaudance.com. Details: 463-5327.

Retirement party for Downtown Mail Carrier Scott Dornbirer. Scott is retiring from 24 and a half years of USPS service. Everyone is invited to congratulate him at the Buoy Deck starting at 6:30 p.m. to show your appreciation of his dedicated service!

JDHS Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde. 7 p.m. at the JDHS auditorium. $6 for students and seniors, $8 for adults. Tickets at JDHS activities office and Hearthside Books, $2 more at the door.

Reception for Poetry Omnibus Winners, 7 p.m. at the downtown library. Open to the public. Details: 586-0434.

Contra Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Music by Red Steer. Caller: Odette Foster. All are welcome.

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 7:30 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $16 adults, $10 students, $5 under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m.. Details: 463-TIXS

Juneau Student Symphony performance, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Alaska Sinfonetta premiere, and Maggie Ross will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. Pay as you can. Details: 586-1915

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. 9:30 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.

Sweet Second Saturdays: Dances will be held every second Saturday of the month at 7pm in the Schoenbar Commons. Donations of $5 will be accepted for those 16 and older.

Over the Tavern, a First City Players performance. 7:30 p.m. $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors/Military, $5 for Youth. Details and tickets: 225-4792.

- SITKA -

"Intro to Country Blues" workshop hosted by Gary Gouker and Lee Asnin. An introduction to different country blues music styles with demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Harrigan Hall. Details: 738-6080.

Pigment of our imagination art show at the Westmark conference hall. Profits will benefit the Sitka Safe Shelter. 3-9 p.m. Details: Michael, 752-1025.

Songwriters Roundtable, 1-3 p.m. at the Sheet'ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi. Featured musicians include Lee Asnin, Joe Montagna, Vern Culp, Hank Moore, Brant Miller and Gary Gouker. Details: 738-6080.

Sitka Monthly Grind, 7 p.m. at the Sheet'ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi. Details: 738-6080.

Sunday, March 15

- JUNEAU -

Taming of the Shrew by Theatre in the Rough. 2 p.m. at the Old Elks on Franklin St. $10 general admission, $5 kids under five. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Juneau Student Symphony performance, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Alaska Sinfonetta premiere, and Maggie Ross will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. Pay as you can. Details: 586-1915

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

Soul Beat Project, 7 p.m. at JDHS Auditorium. New vistas in crossover:

fusing jazz, folk, Korean beat and contemporary music. Presented in partnership with CrossSound and the Korea Foundation. Adult: $23, $25 premium. Stu/Sr: $15, $18 premium. Ages 5 & younger: $5. $2 more at the door. Details and tickets: 463-ARTS or www.jahc.org.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m.. Details: 463-TIXS

- SITKA -

Pigment of our imagination art show at the Westmark conference hall. Profits will benefit the Sitka Safe Shelter. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Details: Michael, 752-1025.

Sitka Local Foods Network hosts preseason gardening workshops to prepare gardeners for the 2009 season from 12-3 p.m. at the ANB hall on Katlian St. Details: Linda Wilson at 747-3096.

"Jam Survival for Mandolin Players," a free mandolin workshop lead by Ted Howard from 1-3 p.m. at Harrigan Hall. Details: 738-6080.

Brant Miller will lead the Nashville Songwriting Workshop from 2-4 p.m. at the Pioneer Home Chapel. Details: 738-6080.

Joe Montagna of Slack Tide will teach a creative guitar clinic from 3-5 p.m. at Harrigan Hall.Details: 738-6080.

All are welcome to attend simple, quiet, one-hour gospel messages at 5:30 p.m. at the Sitka Pioneers Home Chapel. Ministers are Brian Getz and Andy Scholl.

Monday, March 16

- JUNEAU -

Southeast Conference Mid-Winter Meeting, March 16-17, Centennial Hall

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.

Poetry Out Loud state finals. JACC. Doors open at 4 p.m., event begins at 4:30. Free, limited seating. Advance tickets from JAHC or Hearthside. Details: 463-ARTS.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Drop-in Cycling Class. 6:15 p.m., UAS Student Rec Center. Every week. Free for Members, $3 for Non-Members. Details: 796-6544.

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

Writing Group at Downtown Library, 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.

Free movie at Silverbow, 8 p.m. "I Served the King of England."

Hip-Hop Night at the Alaskan. 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Hip-hop night at the Alaskan Bar is back! Hosted by local DJs Judo and Redeem. 21+, no cover.

- 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

- KETCHIKAN -

The Ketchikan Garden Club will meet at the Ketchikan Public Library in the children's annex at 6:30pm. This month the Garden Club will talk about Hellebores and Heucheras.

- SITKA -

Denali KidCare Dental Clinic in Sitka March 16-20. Dental examination appointments on Monday and Tuesday, March 16-17, with follow-up treatment March 18-20. The clinic is open to children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or Medicaid. For details and to schedule an exam: 966-8343.

Tuesday, Mar. 17

- JUNEAU -

Southeast Conference Mid-Winter Meeting, March 16-17, Centennial Hall

Benefits State Health Fair. March 17, Centennial Hall

Breath and Stretch yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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.

Cuban Salsa/Rueda lessons at the Canvas with Heather and Antonio. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Bachata, 7:30-8:30 intermediate. $10 adults, $8 students at the door. No partner necessary. Details: rumbalaska@gmail.com.

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.

Savvy Caregiver course, 6:30-8:30 on Tuesday evenings March 17-April 21 at the Juneau Senior Center. Presented by Amber Smith of ADRAA Juneau. Free, for family caregivers of a loved one with dementia. Details and pre-registration: Amber, 586-6044

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, 321-3356 or juneaudrawing@gmail.com or Sarah, 586-3440 or sarah@lrcd.com.

Poetry Out Loud regional finals. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.The event is free and the public is invited to attend. Seating is limited, so contact Hearthside Books or the JAHC in advance to secure seats.Details: 463-ARTS.

Annual Meeting of the Hank Harman Rifle Range, Inc. membership and Board of Directors, 7 p.m. at the Mendenhall Mall Library conference Room. Details: Ray, 789-4862 or Mal, 789-9025.

"March into Spring," JDHS and TMHS student band concert. 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

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. "I Served the King of England."

- 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.

- SITKA -

Denali KidCare Dental Clinic in Sitka March 16-20. Dental examination appointments on Monday and Tuesday, March 16-17, with follow-up treatment March 18-20. The clinic is open to children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or Medicaid. For details and to schedule an exam: 966-8343.

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.

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.

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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