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Wednesday, May 2
Juneau calendar 050212 CALENDAR 1 For the Capital City Weekly Wednesday, May 2
Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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Juneau calendar

Wednesday, May 2

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Resource Committee, 7 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Details: 463-3488.

Group: Write for your Life, 10-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: 789-2068.

Class: English, The Learning Connection, 1800 Northwood Dr., Apt. G-49. Beginning level at 10:30 a.m., intermediate level at 11:30 a.m. For adult learners. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Meeting: Citizens Pro Road, 11 a.m., Juneau Chamber of Commerce conference room.

Pillars of America Speaker Series, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m, Centennial Hall. Speaker: Lt. Col. Ret. Kevin Sweeney, Desert Storm combat pilot. Second of three speakers. Tickets: $35, three for $90, available at Hearthside Books.

Public Hearing: Alaska fisheries observer program, 1-4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: 586-7228.

Gastineau Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Gastineau students and families. Details: 586-2635.

Meeting: Government Affairs, 4 p.m., Chamber Conference Room. Details: 463-3488.

Class: "Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Level II", 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Presentation: "Alaska and the UN: More Connected Than You Know", 5 p.m., KTOO TV studio. Speaker: Kathy Calvin, CEO of UN Foundation. Free.

Breath and Movement class, 6-7:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Women's Art Support Group and Children's Creative Play Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Women's Climbing Class, 6:30 p.m., The Rock Dump, 1310 Eastaugh Way. Beginners welcome. $5 for members, $15 for non-members. Details: 586-4982.

Film: "Goon," 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Theater: "Bigfoot and other Lost Souls," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay-as-you-can preview. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Capital City Rotaract Meeting, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Bill Ray Center. A social club for young people ages 18 to 30. Details: Amanda or Karen, 209-7889 or 209-1464, or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., Squires Rest.

Thursday, May 3

Class: "Job Search, Resume Creation and Using ALEXsys," 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Story Hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas Library.

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee, 11 a.m., Hanger Ballroom. Details: 463-3488.

Chamber Lunch, noon-1 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Details: 463-3488.

Parenting Group for Mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Address the specific challenges of living in an abusive atmosphere. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: Shayna or Jesse at 586-1203.

Class: English and Citizenship, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. For adult learners. All speaking levels welcome. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Class: "Introduction to Microsoft Word, Level I", 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Class: "Stained Glass Garden Ornaments", 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Joel Abbott. Runs Thursdays through May 3. Cost: $175. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Salsa Night Classes by Alejandro, 7-8 p.m., valley location (private facility). $15 per person or $20 per couple. Group rates and student discounts available. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Performance: "The Hallelujah Girls," 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. A comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Tickets: $15/$10 for adults/students, available at Hearthside Books or www.JAHC.org. Prices raise $2 on event day.

Bar Trivia, 7 p.m., TK Maguire's.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Bar.

Friday, May 4

Story Time, 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Class: English, The Learning Connection, 1800 Northwood Dr., Apt. G-49. Beginning level at 10:30 a.m., intermediate level at 11:30 a.m. For adult learners. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Organ Concert, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building.

Charter School Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Charter School students and families. Details: 586-2635.

Class: Teen hip-hop, 4-5 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. For ages 10-18. Instructor: Kim Andree. Pay as you can. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Yoga Class: Free First Friday, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Details: 789-6392.

First LEGO League Challenge, 6-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Adult teams build and program robots to complete missions. Cost: $200/team. Materials provided. Details: www.fllalaska.com.

Breath and Movement class, 6-7:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Performance: "The Hallelujah Girls," 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. A comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Tickets: $15/$10 for adults/students, available at Hearthside Books or www.JAHC.org. Prices raise $2 on event day.

Theater: "Bigfoot and other Lost Souls," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Opening night, with post-show celebration. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org

Concert: Taj Mahal Trio, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books and www.jazzandclassics.org. $35/$30/$25 for general admission/seniors/students.

Saturday, May 5

Buddhist retreat: "Joy in Everyday Life," 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Two-day class. Suggested donation $150. Details: www.juneau.shambhala.org.

Juneau Chicken Summit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast library. Hear from local and state chicken owners and experts. Lunch included with registration (8:30 a.m.) Details: 796-6221.

The Saturday Thing, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council. Details: www.jedc.org/saturdaything.

Yoga For Kids, 10 a.m., Raven Yoga, 418 Harris St. For kids ages 4-12. Details: 988-3566.

Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names, 10 a.m., Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial. Speaker: Gov.Parnell. Free annual brunch at the Twisted Fish. Participating vessels gather at Memorial at 10 a.m. and tune in to Channel 10 for directions. Details: 321-4279.

Girls on the Run 5k race, 10 a.m., Riverbend School. Details: ksslosttravels@gmail.com.

Motorcycle awareness, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Mount Roberts Tramway Juneau Appreciation Day. $10 tickets all day. Cinco de Mayo celebration 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Timberline Bar and Grill. Details: 463-3412.

Walking Sticks for Juneau Appreciation Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Decorate a walking stick. Some are on-hand or bring your own. Cost: donations. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Presentation: "Planning for Tomorrow,", noon-4 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Learn about end of life choices for you and your family. Free.

International Pot Luck, 1-4 p.m., Sandy Beach Shelter. Presented by the Juneau Human Rights Commission. Details: 209-3952 or juneauhumanrights@gmail.com.

Workshop: Swing Guitar with Whit Smith, 3-5 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Cost: donations. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Full Circle Music Studio recitals, 3 p.m., Aldersgate Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Recitals will feature piano, voice, guitar, fiddle, mandolin and banjo music. A reception will follow. Open to public. Free.

Juneau Family Health and Birth Center annual fundraiser: "Spring into Summer", 5-9 p.m., 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Tickets: $20, children under 12 are free. Details: 586-1203.

Saturday Night Swing Dance, 6-8 p.m. for beginner and intermediate lessons, 8-10 p.m. for open dance, The Rookery Cafe. $5 open dance at 7 p.m. Details: 209-4837 or find Southeast Swing on Facebook.

Handbell concert by the Celebration Ringers, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Donations accepted for the ministries of the church. Details: 586-1741.

Write On: An evening of one-act plays, 7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Plays written by students and performed by peers. Tickets available at www.jahc.org, Hearthside Books or at the door.

Theater: "Bigfoot and other Lost Souls", 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Contra Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Music by Impromptu and calling by Tom Paul. Admission: $8 adults, $7 JIF and AFF members, $5 seniors and students, Free for SAGA, VISTA and JV volunteers. Details: 463-3214.

Latin Dance, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., The Viking.

Sunday, May 6

Lemonade Day, Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Southeast Conference Office, 612 West Willoughy Avenue. Details: 523-4353

Class: "Dynamic Duo: Art in Conversation", 1-3 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Kendra Schpok. For pairs of all kinds: parent and child, siblings, friends and couples. Cost: $25. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Theater: "Bigfoot and other Lost Souls", 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Monday, May 7

Toddler Time, 10 a.m. Downtown Library, 11 a.m. Valley Library. Details: Carol Race, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.org.

Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Class: "Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010 Level II", 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Cribbage, 5:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Public welcome.

FOCUS Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., Downtown Library.

Prenatal Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Cost: $6 pay-as-you-can or 10 classes for $50.

Class: "Learn to Sew" basics, 6-9 p.m., RainTree Quilting, 2213 Dunn Street. Two day class (May 7 and 14). Cost: $42. Details: 789-7900.

Class: "Paper Collage", 6-9 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Sherri McDonald. Two part class with second session on May 14. Cost: $45. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

National Day of Prayer Service, 7 p.m., the Valley Church.

Tuesday, May 8

Toastmasters Club, 6:15-7:15 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Class: Advanced English, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. For adult learners focusing on grammar, pronunciation, conversation and writing. Free. Details: 586-5718.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center.

Dancing Artists' Class, 4-5 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 5-9. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Harborview School Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Harborview students


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