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Juneau Calendar 052114 CALENDAR 1 Floyd Dryden Essay Project Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Juneau Calendar

Bike to Work month continues through the end of May. Visit www.juneaurides.org for more information and to sign up.

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.

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, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

Get Out the Boat weekly sailing, 5-8 p.m., Gastineau Channel. Southeast Alaska Sailing invites boatowners and crew to get wet and meet at Island Pub afterward to talk sailing.

Juneau World Affairs Council presentation, 5:15 p.m., KTOO studios. This week's presentation is "How the Venezuelan music program has spread worldwide and how Juneau is a part of it through Juneau Alaska Music Matters (JAMM)" with Tony Woodcock.

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.

Town Hall health meeting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. The discussion will be focused on health factors influencing the community and youths of Juneau. A panel of experts will be on-hand to answer questions following a presentation of Juneau's Healthy Indicators Report. Details: Liz Weber, 463-3755.

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.

Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., The Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall. 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Details: 957-1697.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Perseverance Theatre: Boeing Boeing, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. This Tony award-winning comedy follows the misadventures of Bernard, an American in Paris who has three fiancées. He juggles their different 'layovers' until Boeing's new 707 jet shortens flight times and unscheduled arrivals put all three ladies in his apartment at the same time. Details and ticketing: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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.

Job search workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Students will learn to use the ALEXsys online tools to conduct a job search and build resumes. Details: 586-5718.

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.

Mothers support group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. If you're suffering from depression, anxiety or you're just "not yourself" due to pregnancy or childbirth, join us for a free hour of confidential talk and support. Details: 586-1203.

Community video gaming night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall Road. This is an open video game group that meets weekly to play a variety of games on any platform. All ages are welcome, but if you are a minor, you'll need a parent's permission because some games are rated "M." Details: Greg Frank at 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.

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

Childbirth preparation class, 6:30-9 p.m., Robert F. Valiant Administration Center. Free classes designed to help you prepare for the birth of your baby. Details: 796-8422.

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

Marian Call in concert, 7-9 p.m., Coppa, 917 Glacier Ave. Marian Call plays a summertime cafe concert at Coppa with Laura Zahasky on guitar. Come enjoy coffee, ice cream, and sunny songs. RSVP to rsvp@mariancall.com to reserve a seat, as space is limited.

Perseverance Theatre: Boeing Boeing, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. This Tony award-winning comedy follows the misadventures of Bernard, an American in Paris who has three fiancées. He juggles their different 'layovers' until Boeing's new 707 jet shortens flight times and unscheduled arrivals put all three ladies in his apartment at the same time. Details and ticketing: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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

Karaoke, 9 p.m. at McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Open Mic Night, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel and Bar.

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.

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.

STEM afterschool workshop, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Economic Development 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.

City Museum historic walking tour, 5:30 p.m., starts at Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Participants will meet at the City Museum but then head to Alaska's Capital Inn for some light refreshment before the walk begins. The tour will consist of an hour and a half of moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks chock-full of stories about the past 134 years since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked mining claims in Silverbow Basin.

Calico: A Theatrical Skit Showcase, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. This hourlong skit showcase features five original theatrical short performances by new and experienced local actors. The skits are unique and aimed for family/child audiences. Admission is pay-as-you-can. Details: Sarah Everett at nindy@alaska.net or 957-0460.

Alaska Authors at Sea whale watching cruise, 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50 at Hearthside books. Authors include Ernestine Hayes, Mark Kelley, Annie Boochever, Richard Carstensen, Robert Armstrong, Jim Mackoujac, Kim Heacox and Mary Willson. Details: 789-2750 or 586-1726.

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

Latin, swing and ballroom dance lessons, 6:30-8 p.m., The Alaska Club - Valley. $5 per person for TAC members, $10 for non-members. Details: Becky Thomas at 364-4321 or rthomas@thealaskaclub.com.

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

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

Perseverance Theatre: Boeing Boeing, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. This Tony award-winning comedy follows the misadventures of Bernard, an American in Paris who has three fiancées. He juggles their different 'layovers' until Boeing's new 707 jet shortens flight times and unscheduled arrivals put all three ladies in his apartment at the same time. Details and ticketing: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SouthEast Alaska Sailing Cup regatta, first leg begins at 9:30 a.m. A skipper's meeting will take place at 7:30 a.m. to discuss race-specific issues. For details or to sign up, visit http://seasailing.us/.

Seacoast Relay, 9:30 a.m., University of ALaska Southeast. This five-leg relay sponsored by the Southeast Road Runners is $12 per runner with 2.5 to 6-mile legs. Finish at Eagle Beach. Details: johnakern@gmail.com.

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

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

"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.

Calico: A Theatrical Skit Showcase, 2 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. This hourlong skit showcase features five original theatrical short performances by new and experienced local actors. The skits are unique and aimed for family/child audiences. Admission is pay-as-you-can. Details: Sarah Everett at nindy@alaska.net or 957-0460.

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.

Latin, swing and ballroom dance, 5-6:30 p.m., The Alaska Club - Downtown. Admission is $5 per person for Alaska Club members and $10 per person for nonmembers. Private lessons are also available. Details: Becky Thomas at 364-4321 or rthomas@thealaskaclub.com.

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.

Perseverance Theatre: Boeing Boeing, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. This Tony award-winning comedy follows the misadventures of Bernard, an American in Paris who has three fiancées. He juggles their different 'layovers' until Boeing's new 707 jet shortens flight times and unscheduled arrivals put all three ladies in his apartment at the same time. Details and ticketing: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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.

Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School graduation, 1-3 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center.

Calico: A Theatrical Skit Showcase, 2 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. This hourlong skit showcase features five original theatrical short performances by new and experienced local actors. The skits are unique and aimed for family/child audiences. Admission is pay-as-you-can. Details: Sarah Everett at nindy@alaska.net or 957-0460.

Juneau Wind Ensemble Concert, 3-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Concert featuring music for brass and woodwind concert band including Aaron Copeland's Lincoln Portrait with narrator Senator Dennis Egan. Floyd Dryden Middle School band will be guest artists.

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.

JDHS Graduation Ceremony, 4-6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Gymnasium.

Juneau Ultimate Frisbee pickup games, 6-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School outdoor turf field. Play pickup Ultimate Frisbee for two hours a week thorugh Aug. 31. Donations are appreciated, and all ages and skill levels are welcome. Details: David Job at 586-3845 or www.juneauultimate.org.

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.

Music on the Fly concert, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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

Sunday Music at the Rookery, 7-8 p.m., The Rookery Cafe. Come listen to Five&Two play some new stuff, some old stuff and some songs that might just be your new favorites! Copies of Josh Lockhart's latest CD #farsightedeyes will be for sale at the show so be sure to pick one up.

Thunder Mountain High School Graduation Ceremony, 7-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School gymnasium.

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

Safe Graduation Party, 10 p.m. to 2:14 a.m., Centennial Hall. Seniors from JDHS, TMHS, HomeBRIDGE and Yaakoosge are invited as well as IDEA and RAVEN grads.

MEMORIAL DAY, federal and state holiday - most offices are closed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) monthly meeting, 2 p.m., AWARE. Please RSVP. Details: Ati, 586-6623 or atin@awareak.org.

City Museum historic walking tour, 5:30 p.m., starts at Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Participants will meet at the City Museum but then head to Alaska's Capital Inn for some light refreshment before the walk begins. The tour will consist of an hour and a half of moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks chock-full of stories about the past 134 years since Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked mining claims in Silverbow Basin.

NAMI support group, 5:30-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau Meeting Room, Jordan Square Bldg, 9000 Glacier Hwy #201. For individuals living with a mental illness who working toward recovery. Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month. Free. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau@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

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.

Ares and Mars presentation, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Ken Fix will present a PowerPoint-aided lecture on the ancient greek god Ares and the planetary science of Mars. Included will be updates from the two rovers Opportunity and Curiosity doing planetary science on Mars.

Persentation runs 1 hour. Preceeded by the stars tonight on the planetarium dome using the Spitz starball projector. Free show and suitable for all ages.

Wednesday, May 21

Suicide prevention parent forum, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, CEMS gym.

Thursday, May 22

CEMS talent show, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school. Hosted by the music department and parent-teacher association, includes grades K-8. Talents include dancing, singing, magic shows, drama, instruments and more.

Island Christian Academy graduation, 7 p.m. CTA building. Island Christian Academy will hold its first ever graduation/awards ceremony. Details: Arlene Ensley at 401-0089.

Friday, May 23

Quilters by the Sea show opens, 2-5 p.m., Craig City Gym. Details: 401-3038 or dmerchant@hotmail.com. Show runs through the weekend.

POW Marathon race packet pickup, 2-8 p.m., CTA building.

POW Marathon spaghetti feed, 6-7:30 p.m., CTA building. Opening ceremonies start at 7 p.m., with guest speaker Linda Skladzinski taking the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Rollerskating/blading, 7 p.m., Craig Youth/Rec center. Admission $1, skate/blade rental $2.

Saturday, May 24

POW Marathon, 8 a.m. Marathon start for all participants. Dash and Splash showers for marathon participants open 1-4 p.m. at Craig Aquatic Center. Finish-line salmon feed is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free for participants and $12 for all others. Massages for participants are $10.

Sunday, May 25

New Hope Baptist Church picnic, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Harris River Picnic Area. The church's annual picnic welcomes everyone. Details: Arlene Ensley at 401-0089.

Memorial Day Weekend ceremony, 1:30 p.m., Craig Ball Park.

Quilt show raffle drawing, 3 p.m., Craig City Gym. Show ends at 5 p.m.

Monday, May 26

Blessing of the Fleet, 1 p.m., Craig City Dock. Veterans will also be honored at this Memorial Day ceremony. All boats are welcome, as are families, to this family-friendly event accompanied by music.

Tuesday, May 27

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

Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Salmon River Park. Local musicians will open for the Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, with all proceeds going to the Gustavus Community Preschool. Visit www.gustavusak.com for details and how to reach Gustavus.

Early Bird Lap Swim, 6:30-8 a.m. daily Monday through Friday, Haines Swimming Pool.

Walking group, 8:30-9:30 a.m. daily Monday through Friday, Haines School Gym.

Lap Swim, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., daily Monday through Friday, Haines Swimming Pool.

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

Totem Pole carving demonstration, 1-5 p.m., Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Jim Heaton and his assistant, Jeffrey Klanott, will be working outside the museum. Visitors are welcome to watch the carving. Details: 766-2366.

Wednesday, May 21

Water Aerobics, 8-9 a.m., Haines Swimming Pool.

Senior Exercise Class, 11:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. at the Senior Center. All seniors welcome.

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

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

Adult Jujutsu, 6-7 p.m., Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6-7 p.m., Gateway Building second floor conference room. Details: james.alborough@gmail.com.

Thursday. May 22

Morning Muscles, 6-7 a.m., work out those muscles in the lobby of the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Aqua Zumba, 9-10 a.m., Haines Swimming Pool. Get your body moving with music. Class led by enthusiastic and energetic instructor Aldeana Stout.

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

Yoga Flow, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Haines Swimming Pool. Ashtanga-style power flow yoga with instructor Julie Vance. Advanced level.

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

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

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

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

High school mission trip meeting, 7-8 p.m., Haines Presbyterian Church. High school students and their parents are invited to hear about an exciting mission trip this summer.

Friday, May 23

Water Aerobics, 8-9 a.m., Haines Swimming Pool.

Harbor customer appreciation barbecue, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Haines harbor.

Storytime, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 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. at the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Farewell Potluck for Kris & Kevin Reeves, 5-7 p.m., Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Join us for a farewell finger-food potluck to wish Kris and Kevin Reeves a fond farewell after 26 years in Haines. Details: 766-2366.

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

Adult Jujutsu, 6-7 p.m., Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6-7 p.m., Gateway Building second floor conference room. Details: james.alborough@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 24

Zumba toning, 10-11 a.m. 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, May 26

Water Aerobics, 8-9 a.m., Haines Swimming Pool.

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

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

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

Adult Jujutsu, 6-7 p.m., Chilkat Center for the Arts.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 6-7 p.m., Gateway Building second floor conference room. Details: james.alborough@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 27

Morning Muscles, 6-7 a.m., work out those muscles in the lobby of the Chilkat Center for the Arts.

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

Yoga Flow, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Haines Swimming Pool. Ashtanga-style power flow yoga with instructor Julie Vance. Advanced level.

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

Flint knapping demonstration/workshop, 2-4 p.m., Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Destiny Colocho hosts a workshop for adults and children interested in learning more about creating blades out of stone. Details and reservations: 766-2366.

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

Haines High School graduation, 7-8 p.m., Karl Ward Gymnasium.

Wednesday, May 21

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Cape Fox Lodge, Venetia Avenue. Members $18, nonmembers $20. This week's lunch will feature Senator Bert Stedman as he recaps the second session of the 28th Alaska State Legislature. 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.

Arts Council board of directors meeting, The Ketchikan Arts Council board of directors meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month (except July and December) at the Main Street Gallery, 330 Main Street.

Author presentation, 6 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Join author Rachel Weaver for a book talk on her new novel "Point of Direction". Her book was chosen by the American Booksellers Association as one of the top ten debut novels of spring 2014.

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

Thursday. May 22

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. This week's craft is color diffusion art.

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.

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

BOOMbal Dance Hall, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Gallery. Waltz is the theme for May. Mini-lesson begins at 7:15. After the lesson, music for swing, two-step, cha-cha, waltz and occasionally a tango, zydeco, one-step. All ages, no partner or experience necessary. $5 at the door.

Friday, May 23

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, 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. at 50 Main St.

Saturday, May 24

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

Maritime Matinee, 3 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. This week's film is "All is Lost."

Sunday, May 25

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.

Ketchikan High School Graduation, 2-3 p.m., Clarke Cochrane Gym.

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

Monday, May 26

SPEAK suicide prevention task force, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Ketchikan Indian Community tribal health clinic, Tongass Avenue.

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

Tuesday, May 27

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.

Auditions for The Fish Pirate's Daughter, 5-8 p.m., First City Players Office, 335 Main Street. Performances are July 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26. Details: 225-4792.

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.

Tongass Historical Museum advisory board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Tongass Historical Museum.

Rainy Day Quilters, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Holy Name Catholic School, Jackson Street.

Elders talking circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Klawock Senior Center. This is an opportunity to share stories, ideas and experiences in a supportive, non-judgmental group. The circle meets the third Wednesday of each month.

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

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

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

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

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

Zentangle Xtra-Tuff Creations, 3-5 p.m. Friday, Petersburg library. Join Andrea Weathers for this art program. Details and registration: 772-3349.

Artist Reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Clausen Museum. Ashley DuRoss opens her solo art exhibit, "Investigations."

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.

Adult Protective Services workshop, 2-4 p.m., Saxman Senior Center.

Tsimshian artist demonstration. Mark Sixbey of the Wolf Clan will work in the Sheldon Jackson Museum gallery 10 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. May 24-29. Sixbey, of Metlakatla, is a carver and painter. He will focus on making components of a miniature village during his residency.

Wednesday, May 21

Floatplane landing, Air Sitka will make one floatplane landing on Swan Lake to transplant rainbow trout for the upcoming kids fishing derby.

Tabata bootcamp exercise, 6:30 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Fishing Vessel Drill Workshop, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association. The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will offer a free 10-hour fishing

vessel drill conductor workshop. To register or for more information, call 747-3287.

TRX Series workouts, 10:30 a.m., Hames Center. Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Beginning TRX Series workouts, 11:30 a.m., Hames Center. Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

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

BraveHeart Luncheon, noon to 1 p.m., Pioneers' Home Manager's House. Family and professional caregivers, volunteers and interested people are invited to BraveHeart Volunteers' monthly luncheon. Center for Community, Home Health and SAIL will present a brief overview of services they provide. Lunch is provided. Details: 747-4600.

Beginning spin class, 5:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Weight training, 5:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Zumba, 6:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Red Dirt BBQ, 6-10 p.m., Bayview Pub. The sixth annual Red Dirt BBQ features artist Kevin Fowler and local bands. Tickets are at Old Harbor Books and the pub and cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit ORCA and Autism Speaks.

Thursday, May 22

SAIL Hiking Club, 9:15 a.m., Swan Lake Senior Center. Southeast Alaska Independent Living's Senior Hiking Club will hike the Starrigavan Valley trail. Cost is $5 and includes transportation, snacks, water and trekking poles. Those planning on attending or with questions may call 747-6859.

Balls and bands workout, 9:30 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

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

Spin/TRX series combo workout, 4:15 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Keet Gooshi Heen Talent Show, 6-7 p.m., school multipurpose room. A "Frozen" sing-along will be featured. Details: Alexa Sample at 747-8395.

Fishing Ergonomics Workshop, 6-8 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will conduct a free injury prevention workshop.

Regalia workshop, 6-8 p.m., ANB Founders Hall. All are invited to take their own materials and spend time with others who wish to complete regalia before Celebration. Details: Jean at 623-7355.

Farmers Market prep meeting, 6:30 p.m. at See House behind St.-Peter's-By-The-Sea Episcopal Church. Managers Ellexis Howey and Debe Brincefield will answer questions and make suggestions regarding food regulation changes. Details: 738-8683 or go to www.sitkalocalfoodsnetwork.org.

Pacific High School graduation, 7-9 p.m., Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi.

Friday, May 23

Body blast boot camp, 6:30 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Spin/TRX series combo workout, 9:15 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

TRX Series workouts, 10:30 a.m., Hames Center. Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Dance aerobics, noon, Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Weight training, 5:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Bird ID Class, 7-8 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Melissa Cady offers a free one-hour class. Those of all levels of birding experience are welcome. A Saturday morning bird walk and Saturday evening warbler talk will follow. Details: Jen MacDonald at 747-4226.

Saturday, May 24

Sitka Salmon Derby. The Sitka Salmon Derby will run Saturday and Sunday, May 24-26, and Saturday and Sunday, May 31 and June 1. Details: John McCrehin at 738-8636.

Bird walk, 7-9 a.m., Old Sitka Historic Site parking area. Forest Service wildlife biologist Melissa Cady hosts the walk that starts at the parking site. Those of all levels of birding experience are welcome and should dress for the weather. Details: Jen MacDonald at 747-4226.

Kruzof Island bike and hike, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is hosted by Sitka Trail Works.

Pilates, 10 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Babies and Books, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kettleson Memorial Library. Readings, activities and snacks will be available, and every child registered will get a free book. To register or for more information, call 747-8708.

Beginning Tlingit, 12-1 p.m., Blatchely Middle School. Conversational games for all ages. Free.

Beginning spin class, 4:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Library Bird Talk, 7-8 p.m., Kettleson Memorial Library. Forest Service wildlife biologist Melissa Cady will help the audience learn to identify the birds through both sight and sound.

Regal Cheese concert, 7-8 p.m., The Loft. Sitka Folk and the Greater Sitka Arts Council present Regal Cheese. Tickets are $10 at Old Harbor Books. Because of limited seating, only 40 tickets will be sold. Musicians are Laura Turcott and Thanny Bean.

Sunday, May 25

Garden maintenance class, 4 p.m., 2309 Merganser Drive. The class, sponsored by the Sitka Local Foods Network garden mentoring program, is open to all first-time gardeners. This class will discuss choosing easy vegetables to plant and how to plant them, and then discuss and do garden maintenance - weeding, thinning, spacing plants/transplanting, inspecting for good and bad bugs, disease, slugs, deeper watering, hilling/propping up potatoes, etc. Details: Michelle Putz at 747-2708 or michelleputzfood@yahoo.com.

Monday, May 26

Tabata bootcamp exercise, 6:30 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Spin/TRX series combo workout, 9:15 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Tot Gym Time, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Hames Center. The center provides space, toys, tunnels, playmates and more for Tot Time. Clean shoes must be worn in the facility. Cost is $5 per family. Details: 747-5080.

TRX Series workouts, 10:30 a.m., Hames Center. Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Beginning TRX Series workouts, 11:30 a.m., Hames Center. Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Dance aerobics, noon, Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Pilates, 5:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Zumba, 6:30 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Tuesday, May 27

Balls and bands workout, 9:30 a.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

Spin/TRX series combo workout, 4:15 p.m., Hames Center. For details or to sign up, visit www.hamescenter.com.

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

King salmon fishing derby runs through June 8. Tickets are available at the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce. Details: www.wrangellchamber.org.

Drumming, 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Johnson O'Malley Room at the Stikine Native Organization.

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

Dinner at the Elks, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. The Elks Lodge hosts a dinner open to members and guests each Thursday night.

Regalia sewing, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Johnson O'Malley Room at the Stikine Native Organization.

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

Tlingit Language Class, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Johnson O'Malley Room at the Stikine Native Organization.


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