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Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
Calendar 042314 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

U.S Citizenship Class, 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Gruening Park.

Shriners' weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

Capital Toastmasters of Juneau, noon every Wednesday, Room 115 of the Alaska Office Building.

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

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 12:30-6 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

ESL Computer and Employment Training, 2-4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at the The Learning Center downtown.

Health insurance application assistance, 2 p.m., Juneau Public Library downtown.

Beginning wheel ceramics class with Brandon Howard, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. Students will learn basic wheel throwing techniques such as wedging, centering and throwing bowls, cups and vase forms. Ages 9 and older, $220 (materials included). Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Introduction to Computers, 5-7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at The Learning Connections Downtown. This is a great class if you are a beginner or timid in your use of the computer. \

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Stress reduction program, 6-8:30 p.m., Robert F. Valiant Administration Building. Guided instruction in mindful meditation, relaxation practices and simple yoga. Details and registration: Bartlett Hospital at 796-8498.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Children's Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Drawing night at Alaska Robotics, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, Front Street ($5). Learn short gesture drawings and work toward longer poses. Bring your own materials or buy a sketchbook at the gallery. Call 523-0303 or visit www.alaskarobotics.com for more information.

A Window Between Worlds, women's art support group, 7-8:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Rotaract meeting, 6 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: juneaurotaractors@gmail.com.

Auke Bay Bible Church AWANA clubs, 6:25-8 p.m., 11970 Glacier Hwy. Details: http://fs4.formsite.com/ABBC/AWANA/index.html

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

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

Old Time string band jam every Wednesday night 7-9 p.m. in the Red Dog Saloon balcony. All abilities welcome. Learn and play old-time Appalachian, Ozark, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, etc. tunes. Fiddles, banjos, guitars, dulcimers, mandolins, ukuleles, accordions, harmonicas, etc. all welcome. For information, call 463-3214.

Drawing night at Alaska Robotics, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, Front Street ($5). Learn short gesture drawings and work toward longer poses. Bring your own materials or buy a sketchbook at the gallery. Call 523-0303 or visit www.alaskarobotics.com for more information.

Shakespeare Monologue Contest, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Back Room at the Silverbow. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m., monologues at 7. Entry and admission are free. Grand prize: $100.

Drag Queen Bingo, 7:30 p.m., the Rendezvous. Every Wednesday.

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

Women, Infants, 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.

Tai Chi for Seniors, 10 a.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Details and registration: Carol Comolli, 463-6175 or carol.comolli@ccsjuneau.org

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488 or www.juneauchamber.com.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 463-6175.

Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE. Thursday afternoons. For women who are parenting and have lived with an abusive partner. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Toddler Time group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out. Details: 586-1203.

Intro to Using Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at The Learning Connection. This course is designed for students wanting to learn the basic of creating, formatting, and incorporating basic formulas into spreadsheets. These skills are requested by many employers.

Community video gaming night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall. This is an open video game group that gets together every week at Udder Culture to play a variety of video games on any platform. All ages are welcome, but a parent's permission is required because some games are rated 'M'. Details: Greg Frank (greg.r.frank@gmail.com).

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Fourth Thursday TEDx Talks, 6 p.m., downtown library.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Alaska State Improv Festival (AS IF), 6:30 p.m. Thursday at McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Morally Improv-erished with Carskee Galapagos Big Ol' Show $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. Details email: juneauimprov@gmail.com

Family caregiver education and support meeting, 6:30 p.m., 1803 Glacier Hwy.

Monotype Printing Class, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at the Canvas Studio. This class will cover methodologies of drawing as well as screen printing and is suitable for all levels and abilities. $165

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Karaoke with Stacie Foster, 8 p.m. at McGivny's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

"We Do Recover" NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

Alaska State Improv Festival, 8:30 p.m. at McPhetres Hall.Featuring: Scared Scriptless Strange Worlds The LA Frontier $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

Safe Sitter Class, 8:45 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Friday at the Bartlett Regional Hospital Classrooms.Students must be between 11-13 years of age (no exceptions). The cost is $45.Classes are taught by two registered nurses and the class size is limited to 12 students. Registration is required. Call 796-8422 for more information

Alaska State Improv Festival: Improv with Puppetry, 10 a.m. - noon. Friday at McPhetres Hall. Learn basic puppetry skills, including lip synch, movement, posture, and how to use those skills while improvising a scene. $30

Happy Time with Gramma Susie, 10 a.m.- noon. Friday at the University of Alaska. Ceremonies end with celebration. Yukon Tlingit Sharon Shorty, sometimes known as Gramma Susie, shares humor, stories, and performance, ending the 2014 series ART OF PLACE at the university of Alaska Southeast. Refreshments following.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Concerts on the Kimball Theatre Organ at the State Office Building take place most Fridays during the noon hour. Come listen to T.J Duffy.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.

Alaska State Improv Festival: Customize Your Show, 1-5 p.m. Friday at the McPhetres Hall. Learn the secrets behind conceptualizing, rehearsing, and perfecting new formats that highlight your group's unique talents and cultural perspective. $75

STEM afterschool workshop, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Economic Develop.m.ent Council, 603 West Willoughby. Children of any age can attend a free workshop to explore their curiosity and imagination. Details: Bernadette at 523-2342 or brosano@jedc.org.

"Dopeless Hope-fiends" NA meeting, 5-6 p.m. Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

SEAGLA Friday Social, 6-8 p.m. Friday at Salt, 200 Seward St. (formerly Zephyr) Come on out and catch up with old friends or meet someone new today! For more information, contact webmaster@seagla.org.

Basic skating skills classes for youth/adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Learn the fundamentals of ice skating with the Juneau Skating Club. $90 for six lessons (one per week). Details: www.juneauskatingclub.org.

Alaska State Improv Festival, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Friday at McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Rorschach Pattern 9, Mike Brown, Solo Improv Extravaganza, Strange Worlds $15, Tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

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

12th Annual Tidal Echoes release party, 7 p.m. in the Egan Lecture Hall on the University of Alaska Campus.This year's featured writer, Christy NaMee Eriksen, and featured artist, Rachael Juzeler, will be sharing their work and community contributors will be reading select works from the journal.

The event is free and open to everyone. Journals are available for purchase for $5 at the event.

Dan Hopson's classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Lets Talk Peace and Nonviolence, 7 p.m. Friday at the KTOO Studio. "Peacemaking, Civil Disobedience and Truth Telling in a World of Permanent War," a talk by John Dear, well-known voice for peace and nonviolence, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. For information, call 586-6879. Free.

Femme Fatale Diva Show, Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. at the JACC. Annual Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A's) Drag Queen show featuring Queens from Juneau and Anchorage. Limited number of VIP seats available for $30(must be 21+)General admission $20; $25 at the door.

Alaska State Improv Festival, 8:30-10:15 p.m. Friday at McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Underhanded Improv The Black Vault The LA Frontier $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com

Chrome Forest, 10 p.m. Friday at McGivney's. Come have a blast with special guest, "Chrome Forest."

Drill Conductor Workshop, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday at the niversity of Alaska tech 133 Room. The workshop meets the training requirements for documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. The cost for all others is $175 and all mariners are welcome. For more information or to register, call AMSEA in Sitka at (907) 747-3287 or visit our website at www.amsea.org.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 9 a.m.- noon. Saturday at the JACC. $15 Registration Fee (kids under 10 free) Nobody will be turned away! Pre-registration beginning March 25 at: AWARE Inc., Nugget Alaska Outfitters, Pavitt Health & Fitness, and The Alaska Club. Details: Richard at richardr@awareak.org or 586-6623

Living a Nonviolent Life, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Light United Church downtown. A workshop by John Dear, international activist for nonviolence, nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. $50 donation, lunch included. Call 586-6879 to register.

Childbirth Preperation, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bartlett Regional Hospital Classrooms. Also, Sunday, April 27, 12:30 - 5 p.m.. Learn about and prepare for the birth of your baby. For more information or to register call 796-8422.

STEM: The Saturday Thing, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Juneau Economic Develop.m.ent Council, 603 West Willoughby. Children are invited to work on projects, experiment and design.

Wheel Throwing and Sprig Mold Embellishments, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. The beginning class of four starts on Saturday at $150. Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

AS IF- Using Genre, 10 a.m. - noon. Saturday at the McPhetres Hall. In this workshop, you will learn how to develop your play in any given genre, quickly jump into unfamiliar settings, use physicality, vocabulary, and tone to convey a mood, and discover how to use narration, creative edits, and other tools to make your characters and stories come to life in any genre you choose

Honoring Our Children, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday at Dimond Park Field House. Please join us for Honoring Our Children Day at Dimond Park Track & Field House. Children of all ages welcome! Bouncy house, games, music by DJ DLSeven, face painting and a light snack will also be provided. Turf appropriate shoes are required, tennis/running shoes preferred--no cleats or boots! Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or sibling 16 years of age or older.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon family group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. Tenth St. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m. in the Family History Room at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Round table discussion. Share your research successes and brainstorm ways to break down your brick walls. Learn from others who share a passion for family history research! All are welcome.

AS IF- Master Class, 1-4 p.m. Saturday at McPhetres Hall. Find the details that bring you back to what you are doing - get specific and take your improvisation to the next level. $75

Comic drawing at Alaska Robotics, 3-5 p.m., Alaska Robotics Gallery, 220 Front Street. $10. Saturday Comic Drawing Workshops are led by Inari Kylanen (often accompanied by Pat Race) and we work through comic drawing exercises as a group. Details: 523-0303 or www.alaskarobotics.com.

The History of Figure Skating in the Winter Olmpics, 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday at the Treadwell Ice Arena. This figure skating show celebrates the history of US figure skating in the winter Olympics, fun for the whole family! Open seating, doors open a half an hour before showtime. Tickets: $10 adults, $6 child (3 - 12 yrs) and children under 3 are free!

Discovery Southeast Annual Auction, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall. Join us April 26th at Centennial Hall for a banquet and celebration of Discovery Southeast's 25th Anniversary! Tickets ($35, $17 for children) For more info, please contact Becca Parks at 957-3586 or info@discoverysoutheast.org

AS IF, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Saturday at the McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Pawn Takes Queen The Black Vault Big Ol' Show $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

Alaskapella Spring Finale, 7-8 p.m. Saturday at the Egan Lecture Hall at the University. Classic a cappella, old favorites, and new songs! Suggested Donation- $5.00

Saturday Night Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Saturday night NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Gastineau Human Services.

Dan Hopson's classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

AS IF, 8:30-10:15 p.m. Saturday at the McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Carskee Indigo Shift Messing With A Friend $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

Magentos Perform, 10 p.m. Saturday at McGivney's. Come enjoy live music by the "Magentos."

Sunday

AS IF- Being Open/Bring Connected, 10 a.m.-noon. Sunday at the McPhetres Hall. Find that connection through a series of fun and powerful exercises you will open up to your fellow players and together to the audience. $30

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. Details: 789-0965.

Weekly ukulele jam, noon-2 p.m., Prospector Hotel TK McGuire's Lounge. All ages and abilities welcome, visit www.juneaujambusters.com for more information.

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

AS IF- Master Class, 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the McPhetres Hall. These are quick and easy fixes that will reignite your inspiration and get your friends to like you more. $75

Skate City family roller skating, 3-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Enjoy a family fun skate day featuring DJ White Chocolate Disco Ball and old-fashioned fun. Treats, games and prizes for costumes. Adults $10, kids 3-10 are $5 and children 2 and under skate free. Skates or rollerblades are required (no skateboards). No skate rentals are available.

"Following Jesus: The Christian Vocation of Peacemaking" 4 p.m. Sunday at Chapel by the Lake. "Following Jesus: The Christian Vocation of Peacemaking", a discussion with Fr. John Dear, peacemaker and Nobel peace Prize nominee, author of The Nonviolent Life. Free.

Empty Bowls, 5-7 p.m. at the Centennial Hall Convention Center. Adult tickets are $30. This price includes a beautiful handmade bowl, all you can eat soup, cookies, music, silent and live auctions, and Wild Oven bread with butter. Children under 12 who do not want a bowl are $12. Children under 5 who do not want a bowl are free. Tickets are available at Hearthside Books (both locations)

International folk dance, 6-8 p.m., The Alaska Club - Downtown. Recreational dance (first hour is instruction). No partner is necessary and beginners are welcome. Details: Bruce Botelho at 364-2334.

AS IF, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Sunday at the McPhetres Hall. Featuring: Callin' All Mockeries Scared Scriptless Galapagos Mike Brown Solo Improv Extravaganza $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

Sunday at the Rook With Patrick Murphey, 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Rookery Cafe. The kitchen will be serving dinner, beer and wine and desserts available. Donations accepted for the performer. All ages. 463-3013

"New Beginnings" NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center conference room.

AS IF, 8:30-10:15 p.m. Sunday at the McPhetres Hall. THE MASH UP - a mix-and-match of performers from the festival's ensembles $15, tickets available at the JACC, at Hearthside and online at jahc.org or at the door. For questions, email: juneauimprov@gmail.com. More info and full schedule: www.asifest.com/audience.html

Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Senior exercise, 10 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669.

Toddlertime, 10:30 a.m., downtown library; 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Life Ring meeting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A weekly gathering for women. All are welcome. Details: 364-2131.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Lights Church. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Beginning wheel ceramics class with Brandon Howard, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Canvas Studio, 223 Seward St. Students will learn basic wheel throwing techniques such as wedging, centering, and throwing bowls, cups and vase forms. Ages 9 and older, $160 (materials included). Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. All are welcome. Details: 789-9229

Our Time support/resource group, 6-8 p.m., Aldersgate Church. Weekly support group for parents of children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

Cribbage, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, Egan Drive and 12th Street. Enter through the main entrance on 12th Street. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Pastel Portraiture, 6:30-900 p.m. Monday at the Canvas Art Studio. This is the first of four classes, with a registration of $170.

REACH Bowling League, 7-8:30 p.m., Taku Lanes, West Willoughby Ave. The league is open to players of all abilities and experience. $10 per person plus shoe rental. Details: cgubbins@reachak.org or visit the lanes.

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

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Sue, 463-3790.

Chick Corea & Bela Fleck, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday at the Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Legendary piano and banjo virtuosos perform. Sponsored by Alaska Litho. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org. 586-2787

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Open Lab Computer Training, 8:30-10 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Details: 463-6175.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

New parents group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Ceramics: Libations Class, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Canvas Studio. Learn how to throw a variety of adult beverage containers including pitchers, jugs, steins, and flasks. Previous clay experience required and strong throwing skills recommended. $145

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details and fees: www.juneauarchery.com

Children's Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday evenings. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and change, and problem solving and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Women's Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Stained Glass Panels Class, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Canvas Studios. This class is a great one to take after the stained glass basics class, but all levels are welcome. $255

Guidance Through Grief: Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. For anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one. A safe place to share, learn and grow beyond the pain of your loss. Details: 463-6109 or Laura.Dameron@cssjuneau.org.

Musical jam sessions at Craig High School, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Musical Jam Sessions are held every Tuesday night at Craig High School. Bring your instrument, including your singing voice or just come and listen.

Community Cleanup until May 3, get your bags at the Chambers of Commerce. Fill those bags with trash from public areas in and around Haines!

Wednesday, April 23

Jeff Brown: "Masterpieces of Merriment" Exhibit, 1-4 p.m all week at the Sheldon Museum. This exhibit features the visual puns and humor of Jeff Brown, a Juneau radio and television personality, a humorist, author, magician, artist, balloon twister, project manager and more. Details: 766-2366.

Early Bird Lap Swim, 6-8a.m. Weekdays at the swimming pool.

Water Aerobics, 8-9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the swimming pool.

American Bald Eagle Foundation live eagle feedings, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily at Bald Eagle Foundation.

Time for Tots @ the Museum, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Enjoy weekly storytime with crafts, music and movement for ages 0-5.

Senior Exercise Class, 11:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Senior Center. All Seniors Welcome.

Lunch box Yoga, 12-1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts

Seibukan Jujutsu, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Monday Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Zumba, 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at 212 Main Street.

Evening Everyone Welcome Swim, 5:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Haines swimming pool. Admission is $3.50 for students and seniors, $4.50 for adults.

Lunch box Yoga, 12-1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts

Seibukan Jujutsu, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Monday Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6-7 p.m. Weekly on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday on the 2nd Floor Coference Room of the Gateway Building.

Jujutsu for adults, 6-7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Open Gym Volleyball, 7:30-10 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at the Haines High School Gym. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students.

Open Weightroom, 7:30-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday at the Haines High School Gym. Use weights, weight machines, an elliptical, a stationary bike, a treadmill, and other exercise equip.m.ent. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students. For details, call 766-6727.

Thursday, April 24

Morning Muscles, 6-7 a.m. Thursday and Tuesday, workout those muscles in the lobby of the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Zumba Fitness, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 212 Main St. For more information, call 314-0877.

Strongwoman, noon-1 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Hamburger feed, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion Hall.

Social Networking for Artists and Artisans. 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Publu Library. Reception and dynamic course on tools to share your artistry with friends, family and the world-at-large - James Alborough facilitator. Call Jessie to register: 766-3830.

Yoga, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Haines acapella women's chorus, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. If you are interested in joining the chorus, contact Nancy Nash at 766-2791.

Open Gym Basketball, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Haines High School Gym. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students.

Friday, April 25

Storytime, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday in the children's room at the Haines Borough Public Library. Story time, arts and crafts, and songs for 2-5 year olds.

GUYS Yoga, 4-5 p.m. Friday at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Scrimshaw Art of Heidi Robichaud Reception, 4-6 p.m. Friday at the Sheldon Museum. See Heidi Robichaud's four of her fully scrimshawed mammoth and walrus ivories. Refreshments may be served.

Study and Discussion Group "Dalton's Gold Rush Trail", 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Sheldon Museum. This group is supported in part by a generous grant from the Margaret Frans Brady Fund, a part of the Juneau Community Foundation. Books are available at the Museum bookstore. All are welcome to attend this public event.

Contact the education coordinator at 766-2366 for a syllabus, study guide, additional meeting times, or any other questions, concerns, or suggestions.

Saturday, April 26

Zumba toning, 10-11 a.m. Saturday at 212 Main Street. Students learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like toning sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all their target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and thighs. For more information, call 314-0877.

Monday, April 28

Mother Goose stories and songs, 11 a.m.-noon Monday, Haines Public Library.

Tuesday, April 29

Tlingit language class, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Teacher Joanne Elsie Spud welcomes all students, all ages, all levels of ability.

Culture Month Drum Circles, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Library. Join us at the library with your drum and your voice and learn songs important to Tlingit culture.

Wednesday, April 23

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Ted Ferry Civic Center, Venetia Avenue. Members $18, nonmembers $20. Details: Chelsea Goucher at 225-3184 or info@ketchikanchamber.com.

Local Emergency Planning Committee, noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ketchikan Fire Department.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 6-7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 2nd Avenue.

Thursday, April 24

First City Rotary, 7-8 a.m., Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue.

Storycraft at the Ketchikan Public Library, 10:30 a.m. For babies to preschoolers. Hear a story and create a craft.

Advanced math class, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., UAS Technical Center on Stedman Street. UAS Ketchikan is offering free math classes Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 29 in Room 116 of the Robertson Building.

Diabetes prevention sessions, noon-1 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ketchikan Indian Community, Tongass Avenue. Details: 228-9428.

Basic math class, 2-3 p.m., UAS Technical Center on Stedman Street. UAS Ketchikan is offering free math classes Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 29 in Room 116 of the Robertson Building.

Education for Senior Citizens, 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the Saxman Senior Center. A free workshop for elders and persons with disabilities. Gail Klein of UAS Ketchikan will speak about education opportunities for seniors and senior tuition waivers.

Da Vinci Night, 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Tongass School of Arts an Sciences. Hands on activities include: getting dirty with worms, circuits and electricity, figuring out forensics and more. There will be root beer floats and a performance by the Ratfish Wranglers at 7:30 p.m.. All are welcome.

BOOMbal Dance Hall!, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Main Street Gallery. Mini lesson at 7 p.m. gets you started, music for partner dances follows: salsa, waltz, swing, foxtrot, and tango! Boombal Dancehall is a place to learn and practice partner dances. Everyone is welcome, no partner necessary. $5

Concert- Jerry Galley Memorial, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Kayhi Auditorium.

Friday, April 25

Storytime at the Ketchikan Public Library, 10:30 a.m. For babies to preschoolers.

Drama club with Clare Bennett, 4:45-6 p.m., UAS Ketchikan, 2600 7th Ave. Room 519. Drop in for theater games, improv, radio drama and one-act plays. Open to all, ages 15 and older.

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center movies, "Braving Iraq" at 4 p.m., "Earth Flight" at 5 p.m.

The Vagina Monologues, 7 p.m. Friday at the Main Street Gallery. The Vagina Monologues addresses women's issues ranging from the beautiful, funny, joyful, complex, powerful or challenging. Tickets: General Admission: $15 Student/Senior (with ID): $12. Other showings, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

"Steppin Out" Chorus Spring Concert, 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. Tickets sell for $30 or 8 (a $240 value) for $200. Tickets are available at McPherson Music, Arts Council, Silly Munchkins and from the performers. Gershwin Portrait, a cabaret show of Gershwin melodies, costume, dance, with finger foods and desserts. Also, another showing on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Birding Insight, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Steve Heinl will explain why Gravina Island is a hot spot for birding.

Saturday, April 26

Birding on Gravina, 6:45-8 a.m. Meet Saturday on the Airport Ferry. Join Andy Piston and Steve Heinl to see, hear and learn the large flocks of migrating birds as you walk along the Gravina Island shoreline. Bring binoculars and water and dress for the weather. For more information call 228-6220.

Seed Planting Workshop, 11 a.m. to noon. Saturday at the Public Library. Seed Planting will be discussed.

Overeaters Anonymous, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers Home, Bryant Street. New members welcome.

Run/walk training group, noon-1 p.m., Gateway Recreation Center. A free training group for runners and walkers meets each Saturday at noon at the Gateway Recreation Center. Running and stretching tips will be given, and the group will then head out, each running or walking at their own pace.

Dance on the GO; STUDOMAX Spring 2014 Recital, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Kayhi Auditorium. Watch dancers of all ages showcase the performance pieces they learned during the Feb-Apr session at the annual STUDIOMAX Spring Recital. Tickets are $10 per person / Children under 5 years old are free. Contact Alma at 821-0488 for tickets.

Alaska Movie Classics: "Cry Vengeance," 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the Ketchikan Public Library. All ages are welcome for a free classic movie of Alaska.

Sunday, April 27

Wee Blessings Thrift Store, noon-4 p.m. Free clothing is available to families in need at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2017 First Ave. Donations may also be dropped off during this time.

Grow, 3-4 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers Home, Bryant Street. Personal growth program.

The Monthly Grind, 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Saxman Tribal House. Hosted by Becca Wachter Featuring Shannon Slagle, Schoenbar Jazz Band, Chris Wilhem & Friends, Paddy's Leather Britches, Island Girls (Marna Cessnun, Chaz Staunton, and Nichole Miller) and Poems by Hunter Davis, and George Pasley. Adults $5, Kids $1 Get a refund with a Homemade dessert!

Monday, April 28

Health Presentation, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Tongass Historical Museum. Dr. Jennie Crews will make a presentation on "Screening for Cancer: Clearing up the Confusion and Controversy."

Alaskan Author Visit: John Straley, 6:30 p.m. Monday ath te Ketchikan Public Library. Presentation and book signing by author of "Cold Storage Alaska" by John Straley. Free.

American Legion meeting, 7-8 p.m., 631 Park Avenue. Weekly meeting for past and present military members.

Tuesday, April 29

First City Toastmasters, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Presbyterian Church on 2nd Avenue.

Advanced math class, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., UAS Technical Center on Stedman Street. UAS Ketchikan is offering free math classes Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 29 in Room 116 of the Robertson Building.

Rotary 2000, noon, Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue.

Basic math class, 2-3 p.m., UAS Technical Center on Stedman Street. UAS Ketchikan is offering free math classes Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 29 in Room 116 of the Robertson Building.

English as a second language class, 3:30-4:50 p.m., Ketchikan Job Center, 2030 Sea Level Drive, second floor.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5-6 p.m., Ketchikan Medical Center cafeteria, Tongass Avenue. The group's mission is to support its members as they take off and keep off pounds sensibly.

Flamingo Flocking Month, Support the Petersburg Humane Association and give a friend a flock of flamingos. Call Merrily at 772-3136 for more information. $10 for a flock and to remove it. $15 for insurance to avoid it altogether.

Wednesday, April 23

Annual Pioneer Dinner, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Moose Lodge. Bring your favorite pizza, salad, dessert to share. For more information, call 907-772-3358

Teen homework lab, 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the Petersburg Public Library teen room.

Thursday, April 24

Children's storytime, 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Petersburg Public Library.

Soccer for adults, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, community gym. Details: 772-3392.

Friday, April 25

Dementia Workshop, 8 a.m. to noon or 1-5 p.m. Friday at the Medical Center. For more information, call 772-4291 ext 500

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon-1 p.m. Friday, Episcopal Church.

Sons of Norway Bingo, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sons of Norway Hall. Must be 19 or older.

Alcoholics Anonymous by candlelight, 8-9 p.m. Friday, Episcopal Church. Details: 518-1591.

Saturday, April 26

Adult Zentangled Stone Creations, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Saturday at the public library. Adults only with instructor Andrea Weathers at Public Library, $20 fee. Details: 772-3349. 2-3:30 is the show for teens. Teen showing is free to the public.

Hockey for All, 6-7:30 p.m. Hockey Club will meet at the community gym, all are welcome to attend.

Monday, April 28

Teen Homework Lab, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at the public library in the teen room.

Alcoholics Anonymous for Men, 7-8 p.m. Mondays at the Lutheran Church. For more information, call 518-1591.

Alcoholics Anonymous for Women, 7-8 p.m. Mondays at the Presbyterian Church.

Tuesday, April 29

Toddler Time, 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Bring your toddler to the Petersburg Public Library to enjoy song, dance, books and movement.

Accoustic Music Group, 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Elementary School, room 7. Details: 518-1282.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting, 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays in the Holy Cross Classroom. For more information, call 518-1591.

Wednesday, April 23

Drug Take Back, All day. Expired or unused medications can be turned in to Harry Race Pharmacy April 22-25. Harry Race cannot accept controlled medications, but the Trooper Academy will be collecting controlled medications on April 26.

Sitka Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Westmark Hotel.

Dance Aerobics, noon-1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Hames Center. Clean shoes are required. Call 747-5080 for more information.

Book Night, 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Crescent Harbor. Adult and young adults books will be given out along with a small selection of children's books.

Spanish language group, 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday at University of Alaska. For more information, call Paul Norwood at 738-9456.

BraveHeart Banquet, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harrigan Centennial Hall. Food is provided by Ludvig's Bistro. Cost is $45 and table pricing is available. Call 747-4600 for more information.

Wilderness Safety Class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harrigan Centennial Hall. A free, interactive wilderness safety and backcountry preparedness presentation by the Department of Public Safety.

Thursday, April 24

SEARHC Clinics, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Also, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The outpatient clinic at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital is open! To make an appointment call 966-2411.

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sitka Public Library.

Open Volleyball, 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Hames Center.

Wilderness Smart Program, 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Harrigan Centennial Hall. North America Outdoor Institute will give a free Be Wilderness Smart program. Topics include trip planning, understanding weather factors, terrain management, human factors, and emergency response. Go to naoiak.org to register.

Natural History, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday at the University of Alaska in Sitka. Dr. Alex Werth will present " Becoming Jonah: how to study filtration in the whale mouth". Call Kitty at 747-9432 for more information.

Friday, April 25

Teen Kayak Trip, Sitkans Against Family Violence is sponsoring a weeklong kayak trip to Glacier Bay for teens age 15 to 18. It will be held May 31 to June 7. Applications are available at SAFV. Due Friday, April 25. For more information call Julia at 747-3370.

Earth Day Parade, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Meet Friday in Totem Square. Participants are invited to dress as their favorite animal or plant. Community organizations with hands-on Earth Day inspired activities will follow. Prizes will be awarded. For more information send an e-mail to tracy@sitkawild.org.

Open Basketball, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays at the Hames Center. Details: 747-5080.

Sitka-ized Wait Wait, 7-10 p.m. Friday in the Odess Theater. The Greater Sitka Arts Council presents a Sitka-ized version of "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me," the NPR news show.

Saturday , April 26

8th Annual 5K 'Sitka Sue' Walk, 7:15- 8:45 a.m. Saturday at the airport. Participants are to meet and register inside the terminal at 7:15 a.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact Sheri Buggins at 738-0254 for more information.

Mental Health First Aid, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday at the University of Alaska in Sitka. To register contact Jill Ramsey for more information at 907-264-6228. Cost is $75 for training; $30 for continuing education units. Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will pay registration fees for the first 10 enrollees and SEARHC staff. Contact Maybelle Filler for these offers at mayf@searhc.org.

Eco Youth Challenge, 9 a.m.- noon. Saturday at Sitka National Historical Park. Minimum age 6. Kids can register as individuals and be put on a team, or they can register as a team of four.

Writing Workshop, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Home Manager's Residence. Island Institute writers-in-residence Tamie Harkins and Carol Green will team-teach a writing workshop titled "Calling Out the Meaning" The workshop fee is $30 for adults, $15 for high school and college students. Sign up in advance by calling 747-3794.

Big Rig Rally, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday at the University of Alaska Sitka. Cost is $5 per person, $15 for a family of four, $3 for each person afterward. Kids under age 2 are admitted free. Food will also be sold. Those with rigs or vehicles to share or wishing to help can call 747-3071.

Babies and Books, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kettleson Memorial Library. Sitka Babies and Books will celebrate with a free trickle, drip, drizzle, splat party. With readings, activities and snacks. Every child registered will get a free book. To register or for more information, call 747-8708.

Museum Art Event, 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the Sheldon Jackson Museum, Del Shirley Room. There will be a no host bar and space is limited. Call 747-8981 to reserve a spot or with questions.

A Warm Collection, Quilts Collected, 1-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Quilts for Ocean Wave Quilters show are to be taken to 607 Etolin. Story forms are at Abby's Reflection and Quilt Works. The theme is "Celebrating the Women in Our Lives". Details: show chair Jane Seesz at 738-4667.

Sunday, April 27

Low Impact Strength Training Class, 3-4 p.m. Sunday at the Hames Center. New low-impact strength training class using exercise balls and resistance bands. For more information or questions go to hames-center.com. Space is limited. Classes also held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Aerobic & Strength Training, 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the Hames Center. Alicia Haseltine and Jessica Pyatt will present. Sign up by calling 747-5080 or go to the center for more information.

Monday, April 28

Morning Spin/TRX, 9:15 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, Hames Center. Jessica hosts a spin/TRX combo class through May 2. Details: www.hamescenter.com.

Pilates, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Hames Center. Pilates emphasizes core strength, flexibility and awareness. Details: www.hamescenter.com.

Holocaust Remembrance, 6-7 p.m. Monday at Totem Square. All are invited to a Holocaust remembrance gathering. Phil Burdick is organizer and St. Michael's is expected to ring their church bells. Attendees may take something to read aloud.

SCIP Board, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at the Harrigan Centennial Hall. The Sawmill Cove Industrial Park board will discuss and taking comments on design and planning for a dock facility and potential for development of a marine service center at the park.

Gardening Workshop, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the University of Alaska in Sitka, Room 106. Bob Gorman of the UAF Cooperative Extension Service will offer a free gardening workshop on soils and composting.

Melodrama Auditions,7-9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Pioneers Home Chapel. The full production "The Paris of Alaska" will have a two-week evening run June 16, 19, 23, and 26. There are parts for women and men, young and old. Backstage help is also sought. Those with questions should call Jeff at 747-4821.

Tuesday, April 29

Marine Safety Class, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association. Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a free fishing vessel drill conductor workshop for commercial fishermen. Details: 747-3287.

Block Party: Legos and Books, 4:30 p.m., Sitka Public Library. Ages 7-10.

Adult Baseball League Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Blatchley Middle School. Contact Community Schools at 747-8670 for more information.

Clean Sweep, 9 a.m. Saturday at the ferry terminal.

Craft Brew Festival, 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Rec Center.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m. Mondays at Bolton Cabin.

Stikine River Birding Festival, all day Thursday through Saturday. For a complete schedule, visit www.wrangell.com/calendar.

Wednesday, April 23

Fire Meeting, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Wrangell Fire Department. Monthly meeting.

Thursday, April 24

Storytime at the library, 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Wrangell Public Library. Join library staff for stories, crafts and snacks.

Stikine River Birding Festival Reception, 6 p.m. Thursday at the James & Elsie Nolan Center. Meet the festival's guest artist and speakers over snacks and refreshments.

Lifeguard training course, 6-9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Wrangell Swimming Pool.

Tell your Tales, of Birds, 6:15 p.m. Thursday at the James & Elsie Nolan Center. This is your chance to share your best bird story! Prizes will be awarded for best adult and youth tales!

Bird World: Insights for humans from the world of birds, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nolan Center. Noah Strycker uses humor and wit to explain what we know about birds.

Friday, April 25

Stikine River Birding Field Trip, Join us Friday on a morning jetboat trip up the Stikine River to admire the spring scenery and the birds. CallBreakaway Adventures at 888-385-2488 to sign up; limited space available with fee.

Tlingit Cultivation Practices, 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Nolan Center. Guest artist and anthropologist Elizabeth Kunibe will give a presentation on early Tlingit farming practices.

Falconry Presentation, 7:;30 p.m. Friday at the Nolan Center. Juneau falconer John Eiler will give a presentation on the art of falconry and introduce his gyrfalcon Mirage.

Saturday, April 26

Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday at the Landfill Facility. The Landfill will accept up to 200 pounds of various types of household hazardous wastes for free.

Breakfast with the Birds, 7 a.m. Saturday at the Muskeg Meadows Golf Course. Join local author and birder Bonnie Demerjian on a morning bird walk. A continental breakfast is provided

Wrangell Community Market, 10 a.m.- Noon. Saturday at the Nolan Center. The first community market for 2014: View various artists' handiwork and goodies for sale. Stop by the Forest Service table for a free bird activity.

Pickup indoor soccer, 3 p.m. Saturday at Wrangell Community Gym. Details: 717-4899.

Sunday, April 27

Spring Music Fest, 2:30 p.m. at the Nolan Center. The Spring Live Music Show features a wide array of genres, experience an eclectic offering of some of Wrangell's best talent. Details: Dan Trail at 305-0694.

Tuesday, April 29

Car and Metal Disposal, April 29 to May 3. The landfill will accept (for free) cars that have fluids, tires and battery removed. The landfill will also accept household appliances, tires, batteries and sorted metals for free.


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