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Wednesday, March 12
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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Wednesday, March 12

Bard-a-thon: Community reading of Shakespeare's complete works. All day, multiple locations: Perseverance Theatre, Douglas Library and Downtown Library. Details: www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20140214121801.pdf.

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.

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.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., location varies monthly. Open to the public. Details: www.juneaunow.org.

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. This class promises to be a treat in a studio of only white clay. 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.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. George Elgee will present a slide show on his recent adventure to Patagonia: a world famous trout destination. All are invited, and there is no charge.

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

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.

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.

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

Cycle Alaska: Roadside Repairs workshop, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Cycle Alaska shop. Learn about roadside repairs. Details: 780-2253.

Multiple Figures and Composition Class, 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays through April 9. Canvas Studio, 228 Seward St. In this five-week class you will draw from two live models. Working with charcoal and chalk, lectures and demos will be given with emphasis on form, value, anatomy and human proportions. Learning about compositional elements, and how to best utilize both figures and their dynamic with one another, will also be an important element to this course. The class will work towards creating one drawing from an extended pose.This class is suitable for all levels. $240 (materials and TWO model fees included) Details: info@jahc.org

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.

Thursday, March 13

Bard-a-thon: Community reading of Shakespeare's complete works. All day, multiple locations: Perseverance Theatre, Douglas Library and Downtown Library. Details: www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20140214121801.pdf.

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

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.

Family Caregiver Educational Training, 6:30 - 8 p.m., Mendenhall Library, meeting room. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Free and open to all unpaid family caregivers. Details: 463-6177.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. 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.

Alaska State Library webinar, 12:15-1 p.m., Alaska State Library. To learn how to explore free online resources about Alaska, visit http://library.state.ak.libcal.com/event.php?id=539360.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, 1-2:30 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.

Ceramics class for young beginners, 4:30-6:30 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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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.

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

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.

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.

Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

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

Free Public Presentation, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Rosary Lombardo and Matt Knutson share photos and stories from their once-in-a-lifetime trip to South Africa and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

"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."

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" Musical, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Mother Jones's idea of heaven is an Irish Pub where there is singing and drinking - Join Patricia Hull accompanied by Michael Maas in the revelry of musical theater. Tickets $22 (general admission) / $18 (senior 65+/student), Available in advance at the JACC or online at www.jahc.org. Tickets $24/$20 at the door.

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 14

Bard-a-thon: Community reading of Shakespeare's complete works. All day, multiple locations: Perseverance Theatre, Douglas Library and Downtown Library. Details: www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20140214121801.pdf.

Bowl-A-Thon - Canvas Empty Bowls Fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Canvas Studio. Throw bowls for the Empty Bowls fundraiser held annually for the Glory Hole. All clay will be provided. Previous wheel throwing experience is required. Help Juneau support the Glory Hole and their mission to provide food, shelter and compassion to those in need. Call the Canvas at 586-1750 to sign up for time at the wheel (available in one-hour increments).

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.

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.

Literary Arts Pre-conference, 12-5 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center Main Hall. Come kick off the second annual Alaska Native Studies Conference at UAS with this pre-conference event featuring demonstrations/presentations of Ravenstail and Chilkat weaving, updates on Walter Soboleff Performing Arts Center, State Library and Museum progress. Poetry/Literature reading with Daeunhauers. Details: facebook.com/events/1465676213645091

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.

Second Friday Author Tea, 5 p.m., Douglas Library. This week's episode is about female Alaskan authors. Share your favorite female Alaskan author around a cup of tea and cookies.

"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

Basic skating skills classes for youth/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.

Mendenhall Glacier Fireside Lecture Series, Old Wood: What the Ancient Trees Tell Us, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Explore an ancient forest of upright tree stumps with UAS professor and geologist Cathy Connor. Discovered in 2011 in a Mendenhall Glacier ice cave, the 1,000-2,000-year-old trees were buried under the advancing glacier, then emerged as the glacier receded.

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

Theater at Latitude 58 performance, 7-9 p.m.

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

"Space Trucker Bruce", 7-8:30 p.m. Gold Town Nickelodeon. Locally made film sci-fi comedy film by Anton Doiron. Over 6 years and $10,000 in the making.

"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."

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" Musical, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Mother Jones' idea of heaven is an Irish Pub where there is singing and drinking - Join Patricia Hull accompanied by Michael Maas in the revelry of musical theater. Tickets $22 (general admission) / $18 (senior 65+/student), Available in advance at the JACC or online at www.jahc.org. Tickets $24/$20 at the door.

Live classic rock with the Magnetos, 10 p.m. to close at McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Saturday, March 15

Bard-a-thon: Community reading of Shakespeare's complete works. All day until 6 p.m., multiple locations: Perseverance Theatre, Douglas Library and Downtown Library. Details: www.juneau.org/library/pdfs/20140214121801.pdf.

NRA range safety officer training, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Shooting Complex. Attendance at the first day is required for the second day. $40. Details: www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=juneaurange.training

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.

Tlingit Wall Hangings Class, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Canvas Studio. In this class, students will learn, practice, and create the basic elements of constructing Tlingit crests. These designs will be used on an applique piece; a wall hanging that will reassemble a Tlingit button robe. For students with previous experience, you may also have the opportunity to create a narrow table runner. All skill levels are welcome to join in this class. $165 (materials included)

Nugget Mall Saturday Market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Buy one-of-a-kind items from local artists and crafters. The fair is also open to antiques, collectibles and produce.

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.

49 Writers Wksp: Complex and Conflicted Characters, 1-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Learn how to take your characters to the next level. In this workshop, participants will be guided through a series of writing prompts that will help you understand and see your characters in a new light. Learn how to craft complex characters and watch them come to life in your stories. $45 for 49 Writers members, $50 for non-members. Registration free to UAS students. Details: 49writersjuneau@gmail.com

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.

St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser, 4-8 p.m., Salt (Zephyr Restaurant). Help conquer childhood cancers by volunteering to have your head shaved - or pay to have a friend's head shaved.

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.

Baconfest 2014, 6-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Eat bacon with a side of bacon, courtesy the Glacier Valley Rotary. Tickets $30. Details: Charlie Williams at vpc@gci.net or 321-2424.

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

Thunder Mountain dance team winter season finale, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School main gymnasium. Featuring Thunder Mountain's dance, cheer, stunt and basketball teams performing with the school pep band. $10.

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.

Theater at Latitude 58 performance, 7-9 p.m.

"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."

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" Musical, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Mother Jones' idea of heaven is an Irish Pub where there is singing and drinking - Join Patricia Hull accompanied by Michael Maas in the revelry of musical theater. Tickets $22 (general admission) / $18 (senior 65+/student), Available in advance at the JACC or online at www.jahc.org. Tickets $24/$20 at the door.

29th Annual Sham Jam, 8 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. This year's theme will be "This Sham Jam Will Be Televised." Costume prizes will be given to the best costumes for both scripted and reality TV series. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets $20 (includes drinks!) Ages 21+. To purchase advance tickets, contact Kristin.kranendonk@akleg.gov, 465-3875 or Alexander.kubitz@akleg.gov or 465-3892.

Juneau Symphony Showcase, 8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Listen to musicians perform in an intimate setting during the symphony's annual showcase. Featured musicians this year include Lisa Ibias, Sue Kazama, Sally Schlichting, Mary Watson, Tyree Pini, and the trio Flutatious (Sandy Fortier, Stevi Spinks and Lisa Ray). Details and ticketing: www.juneausymphony.org.

Chrome Forest, 10 p.m. to close at McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Sunday, March 16

68th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, For locations and a full schedule, visit www.goldmedalbasketball.org. Since 1947, the Juneau Lions Club has emphasized fun, friendly competition and good sportsmanship during this weeklong tournament. Passes are available for advanced purchase at both the downtown and valley locations of Hearthside Books.

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

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.

Juneau Board Game Club, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Join fellow board game enthusiasts as we play long time favorites and new games every month. Details: Corinne Soltis at juneauboardgameclub@yahoo.com.

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

"Mother Jones in Heaven" Musical, 2-4 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Mother Jones' idea of heaven is an Irish Pub where there is singing and drinking - Join Patricia Hull accompanied by Michael Maas in the revelry of musical theater. Tickets $22 (general admission) / $18 (senior 65+/student), Available in advance at the JACC or online at www.jahc.org. Tickets $24/$20 at the door.

Juneau Symphony Showcase, 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Listen to musicians perform in an intimate setting during the symphony's annual showcase. Featured musicians this year include Lisa Ibias, Sue Kazama, Sally Schlichting, Mary Watson, Tyree Pini, and the trio Flutatious (Sandy Fortier, Stevi Spinks and Lisa Ray). Details and ticketing: www.juneausymphony.org.

Charcoal Portrait Drawing Class with MK MacNaughton, 3-5 p.m., City Museum. This is a class for high school students and adults only. The cost is $20 and enrollment is limited to 12. No experience is necessary but pre-registration and payment are required to confirm a spot in the class. Details: juneau.org/parkrec/museum or 586-0966

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.

Theater at Latitude 58 performance, 7-9 p.m.

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.

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."

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.

Monday, March 17

68th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, For locations and a full schedule, visit www.goldmedalbasketball.org. Since 1947, the Juneau Lions Club has emphasized fun, friendly competition and good sportsmanship during this weeklong tournament. Passes are available for advanced purchase at both the downtown and valley locations of Hearthside Books.

Spring Break at the Canvas: From Brushes to Birds, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Canvas Community Arts Studio. Alaskan artist Linda Infante Lyons explores not only the natural beauty of Juneau but provides students with an introduction to drawing and painting. Space is limited. Details: 586-1750.

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.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon, Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-0272.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Tuesday, March 18

68th Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, For locations and a full schedule, visit www.goldmedalbasketball.org. Since 1947, the Juneau Lions Club has emphasized fun, friendly competition and good sportsmanship during this weeklong tournament. Passes are available for advanced purchase at both the downtown and valley locations of Hearthside Books.

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.

Safe Sitter Class, 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Classrooms. This nationally recognized program teaches sitters how to have fun with children, as well as how to recognize a medical emergency and know the appropriate action to take. Students must be between 11-13 years of age (no exceptions). The cost is $35. Classes are taught by two registered nurses and the class size is limited to 12 students. Registration is required. Details: 796-8422.

Spring Break at the Canvas: From Brushes to Birds, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Canvas Community Arts Studio. Alaskan artist Linda Infante Lyons explores not only the natural beauty of Juneau but provides students with an introduction to drawing and painting. Space is limited. Details: 586-1750.

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.

Low vision support group meeting, 1-2:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Details: Laura at Southeast Alaska Independent Living, 586-4920.

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) monthly meeting, 2 p.m., AWARE. Please RSVP. Details: Ati, 586-6623 or atin@awareak.org.

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.

Alaska Design Forum: Will Alsop, 6-8 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Alsop has been practicing as an architect and designer for over 30 years. He studied at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and in 1981 set up his own practice. His firm has designed buildings all over the world, and has won many prices including a Stirling award in 2000 for the Peckham Library, a RIBA Worldwide Award (2004) for the Sharp Centre of Design at Ontario College. Admission: general $10/students $5 (at the door).

Cancer survivor's support group meeting, 6:30 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, 2nd floor conference room. Details: 796-2273.

Guidance Through Grief: Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., March 18 - May 6. For anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, this six-week course is a safe place to share, learn and grow beyond the pain of your loss. Led by Elaine Schroeder, Ph.D. Limited enrollment; registration is required. Suggested donation: $80 for the series. Contact HHCJ at 463-6109 or e-mail Laura.Dameron@cssjuneau.org.

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska meeting, 7 p.m., 8401 Airport Blvd. First and third Tuesday every month. Details: Jeff, 321-7077.

Alaska Folk Fest planning meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., KTOO Conference Room. All regular meetings are open to the public. As the 40th Annual Alaska Folk Festival approaches, your help is appreciated. If you have suggestions, comments or just want to jump in and help, please stop by. AFF Planning Meetings Dates: March 18, April 1. Details: www.akfolkfest.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.

Gustavus

Young kids reading/music hour, 10-11 a.m., Mondays, public library. For babies, preschoolers, parents, babysitters and parents. Listen to stories and sing songs

Ukulele lessons, 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesdays, public library. Don't have an instrument? Borrow one from the library.

Bright beginnings for babies and toddlers, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays. Interaction time for kids.

Library Band with Kate and Ellie, 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays. Don't have an instrument? Borrow one at the library. Want to sing along? Just go.

Adult writers group, 10 a.m. to noon, Fridays, public library. Bring what you write to share.

St. Patrick's Day story hours, 10-10:30 a.m. Friday for babies through preschoolers, 11 a.m. to noon for kindergarteners through fifth grade. Wear green and bring a limerick to the public library.

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.

Drum circle and Bentwood box display, 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Join others at the Haines Public Library with your drum and your voice and learn songs important to Tlingit culture. Featuring a display of bentwood boxes recently created by carving students through the Haines Community Ed program and CIA Tribal Youth Program.

Bard-a-Thon, noon-3 p.m. Thursday, Haines Public Library. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday and take part in a community reading of "Julius Caesar" through a video conference with Juneau Public Library. Join in by reading or listening.

Bard-a-Thon, 3-6 p.m., Haines Public Library. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday and take part in a community reading of "Timon of Athens" through a video conference with Juneau Public Library. Join in by reading or listening.

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

Haines acapella women's chorus, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. If you are interested in joining the chorus, contact Nancy Nash at 766-2791.

Alaskan author visit, 4-6 p.m. Friday, Haines Public Library. Don Rearden, author of "The Raven's Gift," will read and sign books at the library. Rearden is a screenwriter, poet and assistant professor of English at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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 12

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.

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.

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.

Ketchikan Lions Club, 6-7 p.m., Best Western Plus Landing Hotel, Tongass Ave. The public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, March 13

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.

Bereavement support group, 5-7 p.m., hospital quiet room. The Ketchikan Volunteer Hospice offers a support group for all those suffering from loss.

Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan, 7-8 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers Home, Bryant Street. Anyone who has lost a child, no matter what age or how long ago is welcome to participate in this bereaved parents support group.

Friday, March 14

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

Caregiver support group, noon-1 p.m., Ketchikan Senior Services, Water Street.

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, "America's Greatest Animals" at 5:15 p.m., "Braving Alaska" at 6 p.m.

Pi and Potato Chip Day, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library, Copper Ridge Lane. The library's teen advisory group celebrates "Pi and Potato Chip Day." This event is for teenagers only.

Friday Night Insight, 7-8 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Michael Epp discusses how to prepare traditional Northwest Coast food.

Square dance, 7-9 p.m., Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, 400 Mission St. No partner or dance experience necessary. Live music by the Free Radicals.

Moonlight and Magnolias, 7:30-10 p.m., Ketchikan High School, 4th Avenue. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the First City Players production of "Moonlight and Magnolias."

Saturday, March 15

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.

Classic Cowboy Cinema "True Grit," 3 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. The library's Cowboy Cinema program shows classic movies each Saturday in March.

Monthly Grind, 7-8 p.m., Saxman Tribal House, South Tongass Highway. The monthly grind features local musicians, poets and other performers.

Moonlight and Magnolias, 7:30-10 p.m., Ketchikan High School, 4th Avenue. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the First City Players production of "Moonlight and Magnolias."

Sunday, March 16

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.

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

Monday, March 17

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.

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

Tuesday, March 18

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.

Afterschool activity, 4-5 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Kids age 6 and up can make a kaleidoscope.

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.

Petersberg

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

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

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

Dive-in movie, 6-8 p.m., Community Pool. Come by the pool to swim and watch "Monsters University." $3 per person or $10 per family.

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

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

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

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

Little league baseball tryouts, Saturday, Petersburg ballfield. Ages 7-9 try out from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., ages 10-12 try out 1-3 p.m.

Hockey club, 6-7 p.m. Saturday, community gym.

Saxman

Safety and emergency preparedness workshop, 2-3 p.m., Saxman Senior Center. The workshop is intended to help elders and the disabled prepare for a disaster.

Sitka

Wednesday, March 12

Parent-toddler yoga, 10:30 a.m., Yoga Union. For moms, dads and crawlers to age 4. To sign up or for more information: 738-2943.

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

Dance aerobics, noon-1 p.m., Hames Center. Clean shoes are required. Details: 747-5080.

SAIL Youth Adventure Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Hames Center. Rock wall climbing, ping pong, and other games. Open to all kids ages 7-15. Details: 747-6859.

Spanish-language group, 4:30-6 p.m., University of Alaska. All welcome. Details: 738-9456.

Drawing group, 6-8 p.m., Pioneers Home. All welcome to draw, paint or enjoy camaraderie of other artists. Donation of $6 for the model. Details: 738-6620.

Stress management class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hames Center. Managing stress holistically with trainer and health educator Doug Osborne. Sign up online: www.hamescenter.com.

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

Youth Orchestra concert, 7-8 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. The Sitka Youth Orchestra's annual spring concert. Donations accepted at the door. Details: 747-3653.

Beginning quilt class, 7-9 p.m., Blatchley Middle School. Beginning quilting class for adults taught by Sabra Jenkins. Cost is $30. Details: 747-5071.

Thursday, March 13

Parent Power Hour, 8:15-9:30 a.m., Hames Center. Parents can use the gym or take a class while children are cared for by volunteers. Details: 747-5080.

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

Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School Project Fair, 6-7:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Students in grades 2 through 5, including home school students, may showcase any long-term project. Details: 966-1226 after 2:30 p.m.

Drop-in volleyball, 6-8 p.m., Hames Center. Details: 747-5080.

48-Hour Film Festival screening, 6-8:30 p.m., Coliseum Theater. Tickets are $5 to see the films created by the Greater Sitka Arts Council's 48-hour Film Festival competition. Details: Van Hanson at 738-1074.

Sitka BEAR Ukulele Orchestra practice, 6-8:30 p.m. The orchestra is assembling 100 ukulele players for a concert at the Pioneers Home. For details, see the group's facebook page.

Natural history talk, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Room 229. Richard Carstensen and Bob Armstrong talk about the nature of Southeast Alaska.

Friday, March 14

Family Read-a-thon, 5-8 p.m., Kettleson Memorial Library. Pledge sheets are at the library for this fundraiser to benefit the library. Chicken soup will be served at 6 p.m. and a musical break taken around 7 p.m. Participants are welcome to come for any portion and 'jammies' are acceptable attire.

Gallery Walk, 5-9 p.m. The Greater Sitka Arts Council's gallery walk will take place Friday night.

Open basketball, 6-8 p.m., Hames Center. Players of all levels are welcome to drop by for games.

Saturday, March 15

First Aid/CPR course, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The University of Alaska is offering training that fulfills OSHA and Coast Guard requirements. The cost is $90 and includes the book. Details and to register: 747-7762.

Volunteers to finish Allen Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m., break for a hot lunch at noon and continue until 3 p.m. All are welcome to join at any time. Call Sitka Fine Arts Camp office at 747-3085 for more information.

Sitka BEAR Ukulele Orchestra practice, 3-4 p.m. The orchestra is assembling 100 ukulele players for a concert at the Pioneers Home. For details, see the group's facebook page.

Singer-songwriter Arti Gras Grind, 7 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. Tickets $5 at Old Harbor Books. Those taking a dessert to share will be refunded their ticket cost at the door.

St. Patrick's Day party, 9-11:30 p.m., Bayview Pub. Springfield and Dagger perform. $5 donation suggested.

Monday, March 17

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.

Spring Break cedar bark weaving for youths, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Kids ages 10 - 18 are invited to spend their spring break learning traditional Northwest Coast Haida-style cedar bark weaving with instructor Holly Churchill. Students will learn and practice weaving techniques while creating their own projects and learning about Native Northwest Coast culture.

Fukushima brown bag lunch talk, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Pioneers Home Chapel. Sitka Sound Science Center fellow Lee Cooper will discuss the Japanese disaster and its likely impact on Southeast Alaska.

Tuesday, March 18

Spring Break cedar bark weaving for youths, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Kids ages 10 - 18 are invited to spend their spring break learning traditional Northwest Coast Haida-style cedar bark weaving with instructor Holly Churchill. Students will learn and practice weaving techniques while creating their own projects and learning about Native Northwest Coast culture.

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

End of Life legal preparedness, 6-8 p.m., Pioneers Home manager's house. Brave Heart Volunteers will hold a free session in legal preparedness. Klaudia Leccese, director of social services for the home, will present. Details: 747-4600.

Alaskapella concert, 7 p.m., Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. The University of Alaska Southeast acappella choir performs. Details: facebook.com/Alaskapella.

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 lecture is about home and business Internet security, presented by Todd Carr.

Shamrock Shuffle 5K, 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Location TBA. Dress in your best St. Patrick's Day costume.

Little League Baseball registration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wrangell Middle School commons. Baseball is open to boys and girls aged 5-16, and softball is available for girls 13-16.

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

Wrangell Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nolan Center. This St. Patrick's Day-themed event features a catered dinner, guest speakers and presentations, a community awards ceremony, prizes, a dessert auction and more. Tickets $35.


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