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Wednesday, May 9
Juneau calendar 050912 CALENDAR 2 Capital City Weekly Wednesday, May 9
Wednesday, May 09, 2012

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Juneau calendar

Wednesday, May 9

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

Meeting: Alaska Committee Meeting, 7 a.m., JEDC conference room. Details: 463-3488.

GED Orientation, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

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.

Pillars of America Speaker Series, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m, Centennial Hall. Speaker: Rowdy Gaines, Olympic gold medalist in swimming, 2012 Olympic Games commentator. Third of three speakers. Tickets: $35, three for $90, available at Hearthside Books.

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

Celebration Volunteer meeting, 5-6 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: 586-9264.

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.

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. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Presentation: Local Wildlife, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Speaker Rile Woodford will share about local animals and how to recognize birds by their sounds. Cost: $24. Details: 586-3572.

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.

Mudrooms: Live storytelling event, 7 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Theme: Secrets. Profits to The Polaris House. Information at www.mudrooms.blogspot.com.

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

Capital City Rotaract Meeting, 7:30 p.m., UAS 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 10

Tour guide training, 10 a.m.-noon, Alaska State Museum. Training for museum tour guides and docents. Details: 465-2901.

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

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 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Presentation: "Shifting International Petroleum Landscape," 5-7 p.m., KTOO TV studio. Speaker: Edward Chow, Senior Fellow at CSIS Energy and National Security Program. Free.

Workshop: "Contemporary Expressions of Traditional Tlingit Culture," 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. Cost: $25. Details: 586-3572.

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.

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

Book discussion: "Five Keys to Mindful Communication," 7 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Author Susan Chapman will discuss using deep listening and mindful speech to strengthen relationships. Details: 586-0434.

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.

Film: "Jeff Lives at Home," 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. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Performance: "Mad About Beethoven" with the Avalon Sring Quartet, 7:30-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

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

Friday, May 11

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.

Custom and Antique Auto and Cycle Show, 4-8 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Concert: "Jazz Licks at Six" with Barney McClure, 6-7 p.m., The Rookery Cafe. Free.

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

Summer Adult Sailboat Racing, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Racing series change every month. Cost: $25/series. Details: www.juneauyouthsailing.org/races.html.

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.

Film: "Jeff Lives at Home," 7 and 9:30 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. Details: 465-TIXS or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Concert: "California Honeydrops," 8-11 p.m., Hope Hall. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Saturday, May 12

Litter cleanup day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., various locations. Pick up trash bags at A&P, Douglas Fire Hall, Western Auto, Lyles Furniture, Super Bear, Duck Creek Market and the University of Alaska Bookstore. Tied bags can be placed on roadway by 2 p.m. Picnic for volunteers from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Duck Creek Market.

Super Plan Sale, 9 a.m., Safeway Parking Lot. Annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Details: 796-6221.

Workshop: "The five keys to mindful communication," 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Temple Sukkat Shalom. Instructor: Susan Chapman. Cost: $95. Details: drala@juneaushambhala.org or 586-6987.

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.

Class: "Raku Workshop," 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Louise Kuntz-Tadda. Class runs Saturdays through May 26. Cost: $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

March of Dimes March for Babies, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Details: Gina White: 586-1650.

Grateful dogs of Juneau trail cleanup, 10 a.m., Airport Dike Trail.

Free glucose and cholesterol screening, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Parks and Recreation summer sports and camps sign up, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Custom and Antique Auto and Cycle Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Mother's Day Tea Party, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Juneau Maritime Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Marine Park and Plaza.

Workshop: "How to construct a solo or scat with Barney McClure," 11 a.m.-1 p.m., University of Alaska Egan classroom. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Mini Car Show, noon-4 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Cost: $2. Door prizes and refreshments. Details: 586-2787.

Celebrity Read-a-thon, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau Downtown Library. Make pledges through The United Way to support the Imagination Library. Listen to local celebrities read from picture books. Details: 789-1235.

Blues Cruise with the California Honeydrops, 5-7:30 p.m., Auke Bay Harbor. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Citizens Pro-Road Dinner, 6 p.m., Moose Lodge. Cost: $35/$15 adults/children 12 and under.

Beer and Wine tasting: "Think Pink", 6-9 p.m., Prospector Hotel. Cost: $25/$40 for single/couple. Tickets available at Curves or the Douglas Inn. Details: 789-0547.

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.

Film: "Jeff Lives at Home," 7 and 9:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.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.

Contest: "Word to the Wize," written format battle, 7-10 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Performances by Diatribe NW, Indefinate Etticate and Kap Kallous with an open mic at end of event. Cost: $10.

Concert: Alaska Youth Choir," 7-9 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Cost: $10/$25 single/families. Tickets available at Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books, www.jahc.org or at the door.

Performance: "Girls on guitar", 7-9 p.m., The Rookery Cafe.

Juneau Dance Unlimited Spring Recital, 7-8:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium.

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

Blues Cruise with the California Honeydrops, 9-10:30 p.m., Auke Bay Harbor. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Concert: "Tramwreck," 9:30 p.m.-midnight, Island Pub. Free.

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

Sunday, May 13

New summer hours and fee at Alaska State Museum, begin today. Summer hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fee: $7, $1 discount for seniors. Visitors 18 and under are free of charge. Annual passes for $15. Details: 465-2901.

Mount Roberts Tramway Mother's Day brunch special, Timberline Bar and Grill. Details: 463-3412.

Class: "Beginning Wheel Throwing," 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Runs Sundays through June 17. Instructor: Misty Ostrowski. Cost: $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Custom and Antique Auto and Cycle Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

ORCA Wildlife Cruise, noon-3 p.m., Allen Marine Dock. Parking and shuttle provided from Auke Bay Elementary School. Cost: $40, available at the SAIL office, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. Details: 586-0104.

Juneau Dance Unlimited Spring Recital, 2-3:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium.

Juneau Jazz and Classics family concert, 3-4:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Library. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

Film: "Jeff Lives at Home," 4 and 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Concert: "Putting on the Ritz," 7-10 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast library. Concert featuring pianist Barney McClure. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.

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

Monday, May 14

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.

Concert: "US Marine Band Jazz Combo," noon-1 p.m., State Office Building, 8th floor. Free.

Early Release: "Open Studio Hand Building," 2-4 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Misty Ostrowski. For youth ages 7-12. Cost: $65. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Concert: "US Marine Band Jazz Combo", 5-6 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Free.

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

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

Jazz Jam with Barney McClure, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Lucky Lady. Free.

Tuesday, May 15

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 and families. Details: 586-2635.

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.

Dancing Artists' Class, 5-6:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 9 and up. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

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

Children's Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, expressing feelings and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Class: "Beginning Wheel Throwing II," 6-9 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Instructor: Louise Kuntz-Tadda. Class runs Tuesdays through June 19. Cost: $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Presentation: "Interventions for Addictions," 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Featured speaker: Jeff Van Vonderen of A&E Network's "Intervention". Details: 463-3755.

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

Jazz and Classical Workshops, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Piano Master Class, Jazz Workshop or Chamber music coaching. Details: www.jazzandclassics.org.


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