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Calendar 040109 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly
Wednesday, April 01, 2009

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Calendar

Wednesday, April 1

- 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.

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

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

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

Men's Health forum, 5-7 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Doors open at 4:30. Healthy snacks and health information provided. Free, women welcome.

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

Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail. 5-7 p.m., the Learning Connection. Free. April 1-29, Mondays and Wednesdays. To register, stop in or call 586-5718.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

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

Free Silverbow Movie: 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 -

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, April 2

- JUNEAU -

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

Women Infant 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.

Alaska Commission on Aging 2009 Legislative Teleconference. 9:30-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Sherice Ridges, 465-3250. Details about discussion topics: www.alaskaaging.org or Lee Ann at 463-6175. Additional teleconferences will be held April 16 and 23.

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. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007. 5-7 p.m., the Learning Connection. Free. April 2-30, Tuesdays and Thursdays. To register, stop in or call 586-5718.

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.

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

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Details: 780-4212.

First Thursday Reviewers' circle, 7-8 p.m. at the downtown library. Monthly book club. Come prepared to talk about a book (or audio book) you've read recently. Light refreshments. Details: Carol 586-0434

JDHS Dance Team Annual Community Show. 7-9:15 p.m. at JDHS gym, doors open at 6 p.m. Arrive early for best seating. Show features this season's dance routines, with special guest performances by the famous dad's Drill Team as well as other Juneau performers. Tickets are $10 in advance for all ages, $12 at the door. Available at Hearthside, from team members and at JDHS activities office. Details: Olive Endicott, 321-4274 or www.jdhsdance.com.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7 p.m. Perseverance Theatre production tells the stories of people who were here when statehood happened. Old Elks Hall at 109 S. Franklin Street. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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

Poetry Out Loud on 360 North, 8 p.m.

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.

- YAKUTAT -

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

Friday, April 3

- 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 with J. Allan MacKinnon. Noon, State Office Building.

Benefit Bennett Fundraiser, 4-8 p.m. Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. Live music, silent auction, appetizers, no host bar, art on display.

Discovery Southeast 20th Annual Auction/Dinner Fundraiser. 5-8:30 p.m., ANB Hall. Salmon/Chicken BBQ, live and silent auction, kids' activities, entertainment. $20 adults, $5 ages 6-16, $45 families. $5 more at the door. Tickets from board members, bookstores or by calling 463-1500.

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.

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

JDU performance of Zomo the Rabbit Children's Ballet. 7 p.m. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. $5. Details: Janice Hurley, 364-3866 or JDU office, 463-5327.

JDHS Dance Team Annual Community Show. 7-9:15 p.m. at JDHS gym, doors open at 6 p.m. Arrive early for best seating. Show features this season's dance routines, with special guest performances by the famous dad's Drill Team as well as other Juneau performers. Tickets are $10 in advance for all ages, $12 at the door. Available at Hearthside, from team members and at JDHS activities office. Details: Olive Endicott, 321-4274 or www.jdhsdance.com.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7 p.m. Perseverance Theatre production tells the stories of people who were here when statehood happened. Old Elks Hall at 109 S. Franklin Street. Opening Night. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

"Optimum Health in 15 minutes a day: The Incredible World of Chi Kung," public lecture by Master Anthony Spinicchia, one of only five authorized Shaolin Chi Kung teachers in the U.S. 7:30 p.m., Taproots Yoga Center. Free and open to the public. Details: www.ChiKungJuneau.com or Zach, 747-5063.

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.

Deering and Down performance, 9 p.m. at the Alaskan Bar.

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.

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.

Children's Library Story Craft session, 5-6pm as part of the downtown First Friday evening out. This month kids will hear stories about rabbits and make bunny bags. No registration required.

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.

Friday Night Insights. 6:30 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

Saturday, April 4

- JUNEAU -

7th Annual Juneau Travel Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Nugget Mall.

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.

Glacier 10K and One Mile Run. The one mile race begins at 10 a.m. and the 10 K race at 10:30 a.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier parking lot. Fundraiser for the JDHS track team. Details: Scott May, 790-4544.

JDU performance of Zomo the Rabbit Children's Ballet. 2 p.m. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. $5. Details: Janice Hurley, 364-3866 or JDU office, 463-5327.

Pre-conception Nutrition Class, 3-4:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $5 suggested donation. Class describes diet-based cleanses to promote health pregnancy. Couples and interested teens wellcome. Details: 586-1203 or info@juneaubirthcenter.org.

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.

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.

Bowl For Kids' Sake,Juneau Bowling Center. Help Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Juneau change lives and the community by supporting them at a charity bowl. For more information or to join or create a bowling team, visit bfksalaska.kintera.org or contact Karine Rosvold at 586-3350 orkarine.rosvold@bbbs.org

Children's author Bruce Coville, 7 p.m. at the downtown Juneau library. Author of "The Unicorn Chronicles" series and "Monster's Ring." Details: Carol, 209-9297.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7 p.m. Perseverance Theatre production tells the stories of people who were here when statehood happened. Old Elks Hall at 109 S. Franklin Street. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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

Gold Street Music: Music of and for the Community. 7:30-10 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5 at the door. Details: Elva Bontrager, 463-5413

Deering and Down performance, 8 p.m. at the Island Pub.

Brahms Requiem performance by Juneau Symphony. 8 p.m. at JDHS Auditorium. Come an hour early for "Concert Conversations" with conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett. Tickets available online, by phone or at the door. 586-4676 or www.juneausymphony.org.

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.

- CRAIG -

Sunnahae Arts Council's Earth Island Grind, 7 p.m. at the Craig High School. Lineup includes Ron Doc Magic Show, Storyteller III, River People and more. Open mics for kids & adults. Enter your dessert in the Homemade Dessert Contest and your ticket will be refunded (one dessert per ticket). Judges choose winners based on taste (three prizes) and decoration (one prize). Student volunteers are needed to assist in the production.Tickets at the door and at Voyageur Bookstore/Wheelhouse Coffee Roasters. For details, to reserve tickets or volunteer for a show, call Sally Burch or John Bruns at 755-8899. Proceeds from the show help to fund student scholarships and workshops.

- PETERSBURG -

Wearable Art Extravaganza, 7 p.m. at the Wright auditorium. Details: Suzanne Fuqua, 772-3808.

- 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.

Statehood Dancin' in Revue by the Ketchikan Community Chorus. 7:30 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center. Tickets $25 or friends pack for $90, available at McPherson Music and the Arts Council.

Sunday, April 5

- JUNEAU -

Brahms Requiem performance by Juneau Symphony. 3 p.m. at JDHS Auditorium. Come an hour early for "Concert Conversations" with conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett. Tickets available online, by phone or at the door. 586-4676 or www.juneausymphony.org.

Community Potluck and Kid's Stuff Swap, 3-6 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Bring a dish to share. Kids can play in activity room, and trade in their gently used clothes and toys for something different. Details: 586-1203 or e-mail info@juneaubirthcenter.org.

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.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7 p.m. Perseverance Theatre production tells the stories of people who were here when statehood happened. Old Elks Hall at 109 S. Franklin Street. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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

- KETCHIKAN -

Teen Advisory Group meeting in the adult library at 2 p.m. Details: Kelly Johnson, 225-0370.

- PETERSBURG -

Wearable Art Extravaganza, 2 p.m. at the Wright auditorium. Details: Suzanne Fuqua, 772-3808.

Monday, April 6

- 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.

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.

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, April 7

- 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.

Financial Independence for Women. Tuesdays, March 31-April 28, 6-7 p.m. AWARE conference room. Details: Swarupa, 586-6623.

Marie Drake Planetarium. Come make the stars shine in Juneau every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. 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.

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

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.

- 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.

- 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.


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