Pillars of American Freedom, Wednesday, April 19, 12-1 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. Brandon Stone will speak. Hosted by the Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Story last updated at 4/19/2017 - 3:00 pm

What's Happening the week of April 19-25

Pillars of American Freedom, Wednesday, April 19, 12-1 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. Brandon Stone will speak. Hosted by the Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club.

Fish Tales at Different Scales, Wednesday, April 19, 12-1 p.m., The Alaska State Museum. What the University of Alaska Fairbanks students have learned about salmon.

3rd Thursday with Bjorn Dihle, Thursday, April 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hearthside Books & Toys in the Valley. 20 stories showcasing the supernatural legends and unsolved mysteries of Southeast Alaska.

Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, Thursday, April 20, Friday, April 21, 7-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 22, 2-4 p.m., McPhetres Hall. A benefit for McPhetre’s Hall and includes dessert.

Treadwell History Presentation, Thursday, April 20, 7-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. A presentation on the history of the Treadwell Mines and the cave-in with Treadwell Society members Paulette Simpson and Wayne Jensen, and special guest Sheila Kelly, author of Treadwell Gold.

Ed Littlefield’s “Tlingit Music- Past, Present, and Future”, Friday, April 21, 12 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room. A part of the ‘Lecture and Demonstration Series’ from the Art of Place: Connecting the generations. There will be refreshments.

Jazz Performance by Ed Littlefield, Friday, April 21, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m., Sealaska Heritage Walter Soboleff Building. With Christian Fabian and Reuel Lubag.

Dirty Skeeze LIVE, Friday, April 21, 10 p.m.-Sat, April 22, 2 a.m., Alaskan Hotel. All original rock band from Sitka. No charge.

Woosh Kinaadeiyi Open Mic, Friday, April 21, 7-9 p.m., Perseverance Theatre.Poetry non-profit Woosh Kinaadeiyi will celebrate National Poetry Month by hosting an all ages, all abilities open mic. Signups to perform start at 6:30 p.m.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Friday, April 21, 7-9 p.m., Saturday, April 22, 2-5 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 2-4 p.m, Thunder Mountain High School.

Ballroom Dance, Friday, April 21, 7-10 p.m., JACC.

March for Science, Saturday, April 22, 9-10 a.m., Alaska State Capitol. Celebrate positive science messages directed toward politicians. At 10 a.m. the march takes off, with postcards, toward the Federal Building to mail to legislators. Free to the public. More info:

Renewable Juneau Fair on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Celebrating local solutions following the March for Science. Free to the public.

Gastineau Humane Society Run Fur Fun, Saturday, April 22, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mendenhall Campground. A 1 mile walk / 5k run fundraiser for the Gastineau Humane Society. Running with a dog is optional.

Observatory Books liquidation sale, Saturday, April 22 noon-3 p.m.; Sunday, April 23 noon-3 p.m. Most books $1; many free.

Gastineau Genealogical Society Movie, Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Showing “DNA: The Glue That Holds Families Together. Free.

Treadwell Miner’s Ball, Saturday, April 22, 7-11 p.m.,Westmark Baranof Hotel. Mining-themed appetizers, SuSu and the Prophets, Silent Auction. Vintage attire optional. Admission is $50, available at More info call, 780-6106 or email,

Kindness and Couture Fashion Show Fundraiser, Saturday, April 22, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Juneau’s Elizabeth Peratrovich. A 21+ event. Tickets available at JAHC, Hearthside Books, and Alaska Dames. General Admission $25, VIP seats $35. VIP tables for 4 with bottle service are $275 and can only be purchased through Alaskan Dames or Rotaract members.

Empty Bowls, Sunday, April 23, 5-9 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. Tickets are available for purchase at both Hearthside Books locations for $30 each or at the door. Ticket buyers receive a crafted bowl.

Git-Hoan Native Dance Group, Sunday, April 23, 7-10 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Tickets available at the JACC, Hearthside books and online at

Family Promise of Juneau Open House, Sunday, April 23, 3-4 p.m., Chapel By the Lake. Meet the staff and some volunteers and enjoy refreshments. Pat McLear, 586-4137.

Venture Crew Meeting, Sunday, April 23, 6-8 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Co-ed BSA Scouting program for those who are completing 8th grade through 21 years of age. More info, email or

Treadwell Cave-in Centennial Potluck Picnic, Sunday, April 23, 2-5 p.m., Savikko Park. Walking tours of the Treadwell Mine Historic Park. Bring a food item to share.

Raincountry Flyfisher Meeting, Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Library. Free event. Verne Skagerberg will talk and instruct on tying flies he’s had success with. Bring fly tying equipment if you want to tie. Club will provide materials.

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

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

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