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To Kill A Mockingbird, Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Thursday/Sunday-$30 adult, $26 senior/military, $19 student. Friday-$37 adult, $33 senior/military, $26 student. Saturday- $40 adult, $35 senior/military, $28 student.
What’s Happening 032217 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly To Kill A Mockingbird, Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Thursday/Sunday-$30 adult, $26 senior/military, $19 student. Friday-$37 adult, $33 senior/military, $26 student. Saturday- $40 adult, $35 senior/military, $28 student.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Story last updated at 3/21/2017 - 4:21 pm

What’s Happening

To Kill A Mockingbird, Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Thursday/Sunday-$30 adult, $26 senior/military, $19 student. Friday-$37 adult, $33 senior/military, $26 student. Saturday- $40 adult, $35 senior/military, $28 student.

Fed Up film screening, Friday, March 24, 5 p.m. and Saturday, March 25, 4:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre. Free admission with canned food or monetary donation to the food bank.

The great American solar eclipse, Friday, March 24, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Learn the fine details of the eclipse that is only months away. $5 adult, free if student or under 18. More info: mariedrakeplanetarium.org or Steve Kocsis, 907-500-2941.

Fireside Lecture: Seward’s Folly, Friday, March 24, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Finding Dory free movie screening, Friday, March 24, 3 p.m., Valley Library.

Ballroom Dance, Friday, March 24, 7-10:30 p.m., JACC. “Back to the 60’s” offers the community Rueda, a Latin dance, with lesson by Mark Hopson at 7:30. Also DJ Tunes. Pay-as-you-can. Everyone is welcome, no partner necessary.

Tiny Post Office Concert, Friday, March 24, 7 p.m., Kindred Post. Annie B. Good (Annie Bartholomew) and Jacob Pickard will play. More information page 15. Doors open 6:30 p.m.

UAS First Annual Spring Showcase: Git Hayetsk Performance, Saturday, March 25, 6-8 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Git Hayetsk has shared their songs and dances around the world. Free and open to the public. More info: Dr. Mique’l Dangeli, midangeli@alaska.edu.

March Barn Dance, Saturday, March 25, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Live music by Rumblefish. Tom Paul calling contra and square dance. No experience or a partner are necessary. Adults $10, 25 and under $5, Free for JVs and Americorps. Tickets at the door. More Info 463-3214 or juneaucontras.org.

Night sky photography workshop, Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. At 7 p.m. learn about the area of the sky containing the Big Dipper. More information at mariedrakeplanetarium.org or 907-500-2941.

The Northwest Passage: A tale of two transits, 21 years apart, Saturday, March 25, 7-8 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Join two Juneau women and see images of their journey and hear about changes occurring in the Arctic. Suggested donation to benefit SEAL Trust: $20. More info: www.SoutheastAlaskaLandTrust.org, (907) 586-3100 or info@setrust.net.

UAS Dance Marathon, Saturday, March 25, 12 p.m.- Sunday, March 25, 12 a.m., UAS Rec Center. 12 hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon is fundraiser benefiting World Vision to provide clean water to children and families of third world countries. Free, donations accepted.

Juneau Pride Chorus, Saturday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Come celebrate their 20th anniversary. Tickets available from chorus members, on line at JAHC.org, at the JAHC and at the door. (Advance/Door) $16/$18 adults, $35/$38 family, $13/$15 +65&K-12.

Seward’s Day pancake breakfast, Monday, March 27, 9-11:30 a.m., The Senior Center. All proceeds go to support the Juneau senior nutrition program. Tickets for adults are $13 or $15 at door. $7 for kids ages 7-12. Kids under eat free. For more Info call 463-6175.

Midwife: a look into the world of homebirth film screening, Monday, March 27, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. A documentary showing the life of a home birth midwife, from prenatals, to births, to postpartum. At the door by donation. More info: www.juneaubirthcenter.org, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center at 586-1203.

National Evening of Science on Screen, Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Library. Join Alaskan submersible pilot and marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway talks about, “Going off the Deep End - Marine Research & Explorations Under Alaskan Seas.” Free admission.

Free film screening: The Abyss, Tuesday, March 28, 7 p.m., Gold Town Theater. A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and faces danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. Rated R.

Tying fly patterns, Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Library. At this meeting of the Raincountry Flyfishers, Sam Capp will show how to tie some fly patterns which have caught trout locally. Fly tying materials provided for free, but bring your own tools to tie. Capp will also discuss technique. Free and open to the public.

Founders weekend celebration for Lisle Hebert, March 30-April 2, Gold Town.

HAINES-Swatch Freeride World Tour, 18-25 March. The fourth stop on the tour, known as, “The Dream Stop”, is the last cut for the finale in Verbrier. Witness riders become heroes as they push their limits on vast Alaskan terrain.

SITKA- Choose Respect, Thursday, March 23, 12-12:45 p.m., Totem Square to Crescent Harbor shelter. A march and rally against violence and oppression.

SITKA- Sign-making Wednesday, March 22, 6-8 p.m., at Island Institute. For more information, call 747-3370.

SITKA - Sesquicentennial events, March 15 - the end of October. March 28 is the Youth Salute to Alaska’s History, 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall; March 29 is an art exhibit debut at the Sitka National Historical Park visitor center from 6 - 8 p.m.; March 30 is “Celebration of the Tlingit People - Another Perspective of the Sesquicentennial: A Time to Heal” at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheet’ka Kwáan Naa Kahidi House.

KETCHIKAN - Seed Swap and Gardening Information Exchange, Saturday, March 25, 2 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Bring your leftover seeds from last year or your extra seedlings from this year to trade. Share tips, tricks, and advice. Commiserate with fellow gardeners about slugs, deer, and drainage. Call Lisa at 228-2304 for more information.

Weekly:

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m., Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, downtown Juneau public library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details at facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/.

Haida Language Learner’s Group, 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 GlacierHighway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuenta cuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details: juneaumakerspace.org.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Skiers’ Friday, Every Monday, 4-9:30 p.m., Hangar On The Wharf.