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Photo By Michael Penn / Juneau Empire

Alaskans celebrate becoming the 49th state in Perseverance Theatre's "8Stars of Gold." From left: Charlie Cardwell, Sally Smith, Carolyn Garcia, Erin Tripp and Flordelino Lagundino.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Story last updated at 4/8/2009 - 11:30 am

Calendar

Wednesday, April 8

- 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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 11 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Administration Building. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Final 2009 Native Issues Forum, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the ANB Hall, 320 West Willoughby Avenue. Featured speakers include U.S. Congressman Don Young and Alaska Legislator Senator Lesil McGuire. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by the Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp 2 and Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

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

Juneau School District Policy Committee meeting, noon, Thunder Mountain HS, Training Room C105.

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.

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.

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

"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.

One Block Wonder Part 1 Quilting Class, 6-7:30 p.m. at Raintree Quilting. Use one fabric and one shape to create a one-of-a-kind Quilt. Details: 789-7900.

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.

CBJ Parks and Recreation Pipeline Skate Park and the Sk8board Advisory Committee general meeting, 7 p.m. at the downtown library. The purpose of this meeting is to present to the community this season's layout of the PIPELINE SKATE PARK and to recruit new volunteers and members to the advisory board. Details: Mike, 586-0463.

50th Anniversary of Statehood event planning volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Kathy, 723-3621 or Kaysa, 957-6665.

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.

- HAINES -

Takshanuk Watershed Council Forest Frolics, Wednesdays 3:20-4 p.m. Grades 3-8.

Haines Emblem Club Monthly Meeting, second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

American Legion Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Author Bruce Coville talks about the life of a writer and the power of imagination, 6:30 p.m. at the Ted Ferry Civic Center Coville is the author of dozens of books for young people and teens including "The Unicorn Chronicles," "The Sixth Grade Alien Series," "The Magic Shop Books" and seven Shakespeare adaptations. Learn more at www.brucecoville.com. A book signing will follow the presentation with books courtesy of Parnassus.

- 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 9

- 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.

Auke Bay student play, "The Tree of Peace: Origins of Democracy in America." 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Free, open to the public. Original play by Ann Boochever features original music and traditional colonial American dances. 40 minutes long.

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.

Audubon Society meeting: "Albatross in the North Pacific - Far-Flying Visitors Come to Alaska" presented by Kim Rivera, NOAA Fisheries national seabird coordinator. 7 p.m. at UAS Egan room 22½22. Last meeting until the fall schedule resumes in September.

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

Auke Bay student play, "The Tree of Peace: Origins of Democracy in America." 6:30 p.m. Free, open to the public. Original play by Ann Boochever features original music and traditional colonial American dances. 40 minutes.

Contra Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Capital School. Music by Jerry Fiscus and Friends. Caller: Odette Foster. All are welcome.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7:30 p.m. Old Elks Hall at 109 S. Franklin Street. Details: 463-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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. Every Thursday except April 23.

- 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 New York Hotel. Café 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.

- SITKA -

Betty Eliason Child Care Center board meeting, 5:30 p.m. at 607 Lincoln Street. Seats are available on the board. Details: Jeremy Urban at Betty Eliason 747-5892, or e-mail Jeremy at sitkabeccc@yahoo.com.

- YAKUTAT -

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

Friday, April 10

- 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.

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.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7:30 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.

Try out your water survival gear at Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, 8:45-10:30 p.m. Free, open to all ages. All equipment must be cleaned before arrival at pool. Details: 586-5325.

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.

Haines Borough School District Talent Show, 7 p.m. Elementary Gym.

- 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.

Birding Insight: Tracking Eiders on the North Slope with Dr. Scott Ford. 7 p.m. at Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Over the past 15 years, eiders have been implanted with satellite transmitters and tracked in their annual movements around the arctic. Dr. Ford accompanied a team last summer to perform implants in common eiders. During this presentation, he will show how this work is done, what is being learned, and discuss some of the challenges facing eiders as climate changes affect the arctic.Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Theater. Free, open to the public. Details: 228-6220.

- SITKA -

Backwoods and Waters Natural History Series presentation. 7 p.m. at UAS. Free and open to the public. A joint presentation with UAS. Natural History Series Geography of Sitka, with Cathy Conner of UAS, Juneau.

Saturday, April 11

- JUNEAU -

Bow Hunter Education Course offered by Alaska Department of Fish & Game. 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Juneau Hunter Education Families at 5670 Montana Creek Road. IBEP-certified course. Participants are required to bring their own bow and arrows, with target or field points, for the shooting portion of the course. Independent study materials $10 must be completed and brought to class. Register at JHEF of ADF&G room 201. Details: 586-4101

Waterfront AWAREness Race 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., meeting at Juneau Arts and Culture Center. 5K run along the downtown waterfront to honor the survivors of child abuse and sexual assault. Adults: $15 to pre-register, $20 race day Scholarships always available - just come! T-shirts for runners. Race will end with a rally featuring food and speakers from AWARE. Details: Ati or Candace at 586-6623 Pre-register at Nugget Outfitters, Foggy Mountain, JRC, Pavitt, and Fitness Essentials.

Zach Gordon Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Adair Kennedy Park (adjacent from Floyd Dryden School) for children ages 10 and younger. Pre-register at the Zach Gordon Youth Center from March 23- April 10. Details:586-2635.

Scouting for Food. Juneau Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will go door to door collecting nonperishable and canned food items to be distributed by the Southeast Alaska Foodbank. In the week prior, Scouts will distribute grocery bags with fliers describing Scouting for Food to homes around the city. Those wanting to contribute should fill the bags and leave them on their doorstep for pickup between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday. If the Scouts are not able to get to your neighborhood, you can drop off contributions before 2 p.m. Saturday or any weekday morning at the food bank at 10020 Crazy Horse Drive, just past Don Abel's, phone: 789-6184. Details about Scouting for Food: Chris Gianotti, 790-2557 or Brad Petcavage, 789-8440.

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.

Meet Frog and Toad. 12-2 p.m. at Nugget Mall Hearthside Books. Activities, storytime, live frogs and toads on display, refreshments. Don't forget your camera! Details: 789-2750.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 2 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.

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.

AWARE benefit with complimentary yoga hosted by Taproot Yoga and the Body Shop. 4-7 p.m. at Taproot Yoga Center, 2211 Dunn St. Complimentary yoga from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Open to the public. Yoga, foot soaks and pampering. Details: www.taproot-yoga.com or 523-9848, or call Heather Ollenburg at 723-5946.

Gaming night for families and kids at the downtown library, 6 - 9 p.m. Enjoy pizza, games, Wii and more. Bring your own laptop or use ours. Details: Amelia 586-5303

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.

Tidal Echoes 2009 Launch Party, 7 p.m. at UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Readings from and presentation of UAS literary journal. Details: 796-6113.

8 Stars of Gold performance. 7:30 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.

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.

- GUSTAVUS -

Gustavus Community Health Fair, 8 a.m.-noon at Gustavus School. Free health screenings, health education, low cost blood test. Comprehensive blood test $40 (fast 12hrs. prior), Thyroid blood test $30, Prostate blood test $25, Vit D blood test $50. Details: 278-0234 or www.alaskahealthfair.org.

- HAINES -

Haines Elks Lodge Easter for Kids, 11 a.m.

- KETCHIKAN -

Birding Insight Field Series #2 - Birding at Ward Lake with local birders Terri Goucher and Cheryl Fultz. 8 a.m. This is your second chance to see, hear and learn the birds found at Ward Lake. Meet at Ward Lake parking lot, bring binoculars, water and wear layers. Details: 228-6220.

Visiting Artists Program. 10 a.m. - noon. Make a Ceramic Wall Tile, Trivet or Vase for your Garden with Leif and Eric Sivertsen, Big Foot Studios at 325 Bawden-Lower. Parents and children 8 and up will mold clay into a beautiful spring inspired creation. Pick up kilned/fired pieces from the Discovery Center on either Saturday, April 18th or April 25th between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. There is no participation fee, but reservations are required. Details: 228-6220.

Eagles, Owls and Hawks for Youngsters with Wayne Thompson, 1-2 p.m. Join Wayne from the Southeast Alaska Wildlife Center showcasing live birds and explaining their adaptations to youngsters and their families. Details: 228-6220.

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, April 12 Easter Sunday

- JUNEAU -

8 Stars of Gold performance. 2 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.

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.

Monday, April 13

- JUNEAU -

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

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.

Quilting 101 Part 1. 5:30-8:30 p.m. For those new to quilting and sewing. Learn about color and fabric selection, supplies and machine set-up. Raintree Quilting. Details:789-7900.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

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.

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

35th Annual Alaska Folk Fest, 7-10:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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 from 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14

- 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.

Mastery B Quilting Class, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Raintree Quilting. Details: 789-7900.

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

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

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.

35th Annual Alaska Folk Fest, 7-10:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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.

Tuesday Takeover with DJ Eva Darling, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs, Back Alley Bar. Details: 586-2159.

- 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.

Friends of the Ketchikan Public Library annual meeting and "Evening of Chocolate," 6:30 p.m. Lots of sweet treats to sample and an opportunity to hear about the work of the Friends this past year and their plans for the future. Dues are just $5 a year. Details: Judith at 225-0370.

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

- JUNEAU -

Hospice 5K Race, Saturday, April 18 at 9 a.m. at Twin Lakes. Fundraiser for Hospice & Homecare of Juneau. Details: Lori or Nick Yorba, 463-3987.

Spring Tide Scramble, Saturday, April 25. Run 3 miles out and back across the wetlands or 7 miles out and back including the Fish Creek Trail. Races begin at 8:30am at the Fish Creek Bridge on the N. Douglas Hwy. Runners 13 or under require an adult partner. Details: Suzanne Hebert at 907-364-5264.

- 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.

- KLAWOCK -

Denali KidCare pediatric dental clinic on POW April 20-24. Dental examination appointments on Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21, with follow-up treatments April 22-24. Open for children younger than 18 years old who are currently enrolled in the State of Alaska's Denali KidCare program or are on Medicaid. Dr. Phillip Hartgraves will lead the pediatric dental team for this clinic, and Di Thain, RDH, will be the dental hygienist. For appointments call Teresa Kato at the SEARHC Alicia Roberts Medical Center at 755-4918.

- 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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