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The final Torch Nights performance of the season is Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, performing in Ketchikan on Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kayhi Auditorium. They will also offer a presentation for musicians and enthusiasts at 7 p.m. March 25 at McPherson Music.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Story last updated at 3/25/2009 - 11:04 am

Calendar

Wednesday, Mar. 25

- JUNEAU -

"Sharing Our Knowledge" conference of Tlingit tribes and clans, 8 a.m., Centennial Hall. Conference runs through March 28. Details: 586-4708, ankn.uaf.edu/ANCR/Southeast/ClanConference or clanconference@gmail.com.

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.

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.

Juneau gillnetters preseason informational meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska's Regional Seafood Development Association and United Southeast Alaska Gillnetters Association. Details: Elizabeth, 321-7221 or elizabeth@rainforestwild.org.

Jewelry studio, 6:15-9 p.m., The Canvas. An opportunity to work independently under guidance of an advanced artist. For intermediate and advanced students. Drop in one session or attend all four. $15 per session. Bring your own supplies. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Free Silverbow Movie: Ashes of Time Redux (R). 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.

- KETCHIKAN-

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Lecture and Presentation. The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will give a presentation for guitarists, musicians of all types, ages and abilities, and enthusiasts alike. 7 p.m at McPherson Music! Details: the Arts Council at 225-2211 or McPherson Music at 225-3650.

- PETERSBURG -

Journey to Statehood Alaska history program with John H. Venables. 7 p.m. at High School auditorium. Venables will appear in period attire as William Henry Seward, Judge James Wickersham and E.L. "Bob" Bartlett, giving historical vignettes of the times they lived. Free and open to the public. Details: johnhenryvenables@yahoo.com.

- SITKA -

Woodworking Class offered by Sitka Community School, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays, March 25-May 27, in the Blatchley wood shop rooms. Participants must have some woodworking experience. The registration fee is $50 and payable at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center. Details: 747-8096.

Thursday, Mar. 26

- JUNEAU -

"Sharing Our Knowledge" conference of Tlingit tribes and clans, 8 a.m., Centennial Hall. Conference runs through March 28. Details: 586-4708, ankn.uaf.edu/ANCR/Southeast/ClanConference or clanconference@gmail.com.

SAGA's Adventure Winter Camps - Session II: March 26-28 (13-17 year olds). Registration is required and space is limited to 10 kids per session. Cost is $85/camper with all meals included and youth scholarship applications are available through the CBJ

Parks and Rec website. E-mail adventure@servealaska.org or call 789-7035

to register or for more info.

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. $5 suggested donation to the Glory Hole. Details: Jesse Perry, 586-3131 or jessperr@gmail.com.

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

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

Toddler Time Group. 3-4.30 p.m. at Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Toddlers can play in our activity room, and adults can meet and share parenthood. 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 6-7 p.m. Free. At Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Wheel Throwing" class with Sarah Arntson, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays, March 19-April 23. Cost is $210 for all six. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Special lecture on the impacts of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill twenty years later. 7 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Dr. Jeep Rice, scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Auke Bay Lab, has been involved with federal research on the spill's impacts since the spill occurred on March 24, 1989. Dr. Rice will provide a status report with details about how much oil lingers, the oil's toxicity, and the effects on wildlife populations, such as sea otters and killer whales. Details: 789-0097.

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

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m. 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.

"A Sense of Wonder: An Evening with Rachel Carson." UAS Ketchikan celebrates Women's History Month with an event focusing on Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet. View the film "A Sense of Wonder: An Evening with Rachel Carson" about the life of Carson, founder of the modern environmental movement, and author of "Silent Spring." Bring a lunch, and head to the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library from noon to 1:15pm. Free and open to the public.

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.

Journey to Statehood Alaska history program with John H. Venables. 6:30 p.m. at the Ketchikan Public Library. Venables will appear in period attire as William Henry Seward, Judge James Wickersham and E.L. "Bob" Bartlett, giving historical vignettes of the times they lived. Free and open to the public. Details: johnhenryvenables@yahoo.com.

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.

- YAKUTAT -

Yoga classes Tues & Thurs noon at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, Yakutat Healthy Community Coalitions, 784-3368.

Friday, March 27

- 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, We will welcome T. J. Duffy to the Kimball Theatre Organ with a variety of music. J Allan MacKinnon will finish out the program with a few selections. Noon, State Office Building.

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. 6:30 and 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

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

Chuck Klosterman with the Bartlett Lecture Series: "Life Through the Prism of Pop Culture." 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall Room 112. Free. One of the most singular and exciting cultural critics in America, Klosterman captures what it feels like to navigate our pop-obsessed, media-saturated culture.

Battles of Fire and Water performance at Perseverance Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Preshow discussion at 7 p.m. with Kassy Littlefied, Roby Littlefield and Ethel Makinen about Tlingit language learning Details: 463-TIXS.

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

Klondike Gold Rush Brothel Party, 10 p.m. at the Alaskan Bar. Costume contest with prizes, live music by Salem.

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.

Haines Public Library Teen Night, 7-9 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Storyhour at the Library, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and a short film beginning around 10:40 a.m. Different story themes each week! Appropriate for infants through pre-school age children. Details: 225-0370.

Live Music at the New York Café. 6 p.m. to midnight. Bluegrass jams every Friday of the winter months. Light dinners and appetizers served from 5-9 p.m. Bring your instrument and join in the music-making or just come to listen. Details: 225-0246.

Speakeasy. Enjoy music and an author/writer reading or presentation on the third Friday of the month! Music starts at 6 p.m., and an author presents from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library.

Friday Night Insights. 6:30 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220. This week: We Were Here Too! Historic Alaskan Women and "Arctic Dance: The Mardy Murie Story." Join Gerry Knasiak as she provides an introduction to some prominent women who helped shape the history of Alaska. Afterwards, enjoy "Arctic Dance," a 75 minute film documenting Mardy Murie's childhood in Alaska, her life with her husband Olaus studying the Alaskan wildlife, and finally reflecting on her years working to protect the land she loved. Presentation begins at 6:30 pm, doors open at 6 p.m.

Final Torch Nights Performance of the Season: Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, 7:30 p.m. at the Kayhi Auditorium. $17 for Adults, $12 for Students and Seniors. Details and ticks: Arts Council at 225-2211, 716 Totem Way. Tickets also available at McPherson Music

Saturday, Mar. 28

- JUNEAU -

Shaman's Journey Workshop, March 28 & 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Healing Circle Massage, 314 D Street in downtown Douglas. Debra Chesnut, founder of the Four Winds Foundation in Fairbanks, teaches participants how to take the shaman's journey to "non-ordinary reality" and explore first hand the ancient spiritual practice of Shamanism. Details: Amy Taylor of Healing Circle at 723-3423 or amy@healingcirclealaska.com.

League of Women Votes of Juneau Annual Meeting 9:30 a.m. at the CBJ Assembly Chambers, beginning with a continental breakfast and followed by Assembly Membe Dr. Jonathan Anderson speaking about local government. Details: www.juneaulwv.org. Business meeting begins at 10:30.

Quilt Show, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the JACC.

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.

Teeball, Baseball and Softball Registration at the Nugget Mall. Noon-4 p.m. Register kids 5-16. Or register online at www.juneaulittleleague.com. Space is limited.

Childbirth Preparation Condensed Class: 2-5 p.m. at Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. 6 week class condensed into one afternoon - perfect for second-time parents. Take the fear out of birth! Details: 586-1203.

Adult hula class for beginners, 4-5 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. This class concentrates on the fundamentals of hula basic steps, movement, posture, chanting and body strengthening. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Wear comfortable gym clothes. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

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.

Signs and Symptoms for Supervisors Training. 6-8 p.m. at the Nugget Mall. $75 per person, registration required. Details: (907) 523-8402 or email pam@tssakstar.com

Juneau Moose Family Center is having a Pasta Feast dinner and Chinese auction to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Featuring pasta with three kinds of sauce, salad and garlic bread. $10 per person, $5 for children age 7 to 12 and seniors over 65. Kids 6 and under eat free. 6 p.m. at the Moose lodge on Old Dairy Rd. Open to the public. Details: Karen at 209-2520.

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.

Journey to Statehood Alaska history program with John H. Venables. 7 p.m. at the downtown public library. Venables will appear in period attire as William Henry Seward, Judge James Wickersham and E.L. "Bob" Bartlett, giving historical vignettes of the times they lived. Free and open to the public. Details: johnhenryvenables@yahoo.com.

Buddy Tabor and friends performance. 7 p.m. at the Canvas.

Monte Carlo Bowling. The Juneau U.S. Bowling Congress Bowlers will hold a benefit bowing event from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Juneau Bowling Center. Fun night of bowling with cash prizes to raise money for youth bowlers to travel to state tournament. $35 per person. Details: 586-2695.

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

Great Alaska Bluegrass Band at the Island Pub. 8 p.m.

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.

- HAINES -

Klondike Gold Rush Party, 10 p.m. at the Fort Seward Lodge. Live music by Salem.

- KETCHIKAN -

Magician Jeff Brown presents "Alaska History- It's Magic." Magician Jeff Brown, Alaska's "Professor of Play" returns for a show at 11 a.m. at the Ketchikan Public Library. Free tickets are available in advance at the children's library. During the show, Brown will highlight Alaska's Native Culture, our Russian Heritage, the Gold Rush, our Governors, the discovery of oil and other significant moments in Alaska's history. Details: 225-0370.

Women of the Chilkoot, a Dramatic Reenactment. 2 p.m. on the Alaska Queen, docked at Harbor Point, behind Taquan Air. Celebrate the women who shaped our state by hopping about the Alaska Queen Sternwheeler for a fabulous show about what life was life for women during the time of the Alaska Gold Rush. Join UAS Ketchikan assistant professor Clare Bennett as she leads a cast of colorful characters in a show celebrating Women's History Month, and 50 Years of Alaska Statehood! The sternwheeler will remain at dock during the show. Refreshments from the Gold Rush period will be provided. Free and open to the public.

Bowl for Kids Sake. Big Brothers Big Sisters annual event at Parks and Recreation Indoor Recreation Center. Teams of four to six people will try to collect pledges of $1000 per team or $150 per team member, culminating in the big bowling party at the Rec Center. Call 247-3350 for information and to sign up your team.

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.

Sunday, March 29

- JUNEAU -

Shaman's Journey Workshop, March 28 & 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Healing Circle Massage, 314 D Street in downtown Douglas. Debra Chesnut, founder of the Four Winds Foundation in Fairbanks, teaches participants how to take the shaman's journey to "non-ordinary reality" and explore first hand the ancient spiritual practice of Shamanism. Details: Amy Taylor of Healing Circle at 723-3423 or amy@healingcirclealaska.com.

Quilt Show, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the JACC.

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

Juneau International Folkdancers, 6-8 p.m. at Juneau Racquet Club downtown. Details: Bruce Bothelo at 364-2334 or John or Terry Laskey at 586-1548 or laskey@alaska.net.

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

- SITKA -

Fundraiser for Susan Litman, 6 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Blackcod collars, halibut and other food will be served, and desserts will be for sale. Music by Belly Meat. Proceeds will help with Litman's medical costs. Details: Jeff at 738-0898.

Monday, March 30

- JUNEAU -

Lapsit Storytime at 10 a.m. at the Juneau Downtown Library and at 11 a.m. at Mendenhall Valley Library

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

Juneau Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon. Federal Bldg room 54. Open to public. Details: 465-6121.

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

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

Arts Roundtable at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. 5:15- 6:15 p.m. Details: 463-ARTS.

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, Elegy (R) 8 p.m.

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.

Tuesday, Mar. 31

- JUNEAU -

Juneau Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Open to the public. Details: 463-4099.

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.

Community mental health forum hosted by various behavioral health providers in Juneau, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. The forum will address the mental health needs of Juneau and surrounding areas and will present various community services available to those in need. The event is free and open to the public. Light snacks and child care will be provided. Details: TJ Duffy at tj@jamhi.org or 463-6854

Marie Drake Planetarium. Come make the stars shine in Juneau every Tuesday. Details: mariedrakeplanetaroium.org. 586-1517.

Let's Quit! Bartlett Group Smoking Cessation Program. 6-9 p.m. at the Robert Valliant Center Classroom. If you have made repeated attempts to quit smoking but keep relapsing come and learn what has been found to work best to help people quit smoking and to stay quit. Cost: $75 for 7 sessions.For more information or to register call 796-8422.

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.

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.

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. Elegy (R).

- 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.

Charlene Schiff presents "A Holocaust Survivor Remembers" at 7 p.m. at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Hear firsthand about what it was like to live through the Holocaust. This presentation is free and open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

Ketchikan Community Chorus, every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Details: 247-2356.

- SITKA -

Men working to end violence against women will meet 7 p.m. March 31 at Blatchley Middle School to address sexism in Sitka. The meeting will focus on how men can be allies to women in ending violence against women.People of all genders are welcome. Details: David at 747-0669.

- YAKUTAT -

Yoga classes Tues & Thurs noon at the Presbyterian Church. Details: Gloria A. Benson, Yakutat Healthy Community Coalitions, 784-3368.

Planning Ahead

- KETCHIKAN -

Totem to Totem Half Marathon May 9. Relayers & walkers welcome. Start at Totem Bight State Park and finish at Rotary Beach (Bugge Beach). Race Fee: $30 includes Tee shirt. Race day Registration begins at 7:45 am. Start time is 9 am for runners. Walkers may not start before 8 am. Runners under 12 years of age are not allowed to run solo, but can participate as a team. Great post-race food and prizes! Volunteers needed and appreciated. Details: Race Director Gretchen Klein, (907) 225-2702.

- SITKA -

Registration for the 2009 Sitka Fine Arts Camp. 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. 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.

The third annual Heritage and Cultural Tourism Conference will be held in conjunction with National Scenic Byways: Opportunities for Indian Tribes in Sitka at the Harrigan Centennial Hall, March 31-April 2.

The three-day event includes workshops and field activities designed for anyone involved in tourism, museums, attractions, governmental entities, and those interested in learning about the growing business of culture- and heritage-based tourism.

Registration for full conference or individual sessions is open now through March 28. More information is available at www.sitka.org/public. Inquiries may be directed to Tonia Rioux at 747-7158 or hctc@sitkatribe.org.


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