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Authors at Sea 2017, Friday, May 26, 6-9 p.m. Hearthside Books’ annual whale watching cruise will feature local authors Bob Fagen, Ishmael Hope, Eowyn Ivey, Mark Kelley, and Kate Troll. There will be wildlife viewing, wine tasting and refreshments. $65. Tickets available at both Hearthside locations.
What's happening the week of May 24-30 052417 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Authors at Sea 2017, Friday, May 26, 6-9 p.m. Hearthside Books’ annual whale watching cruise will feature local authors Bob Fagen, Ishmael Hope, Eowyn Ivey, Mark Kelley, and Kate Troll. There will be wildlife viewing, wine tasting and refreshments. $65. Tickets available at both Hearthside locations.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Story last updated at 5/23/2017 - 3:39 pm

What's happening the week of May 24-30

Historic downtown walking tour, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. until Sept. 21, 2017. Discover downtown Juneau’s past through a unique walking tour led by a local guide, whose perspective and experiences lend color and flavor to Juneau’s story.All tours begin at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, located on the corner of 4th and Main Streets. $25/$20 $200 for a group of 10.

Juneau Dance Theatre Spring Showcase, Friday, May 26-Sunday, May 28, 7-9 p.m. JDT presents a mixed repertoire program featuring excerpts from “Swan Lake,” George Balanchine’s “Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Coppelia,” plus new choreography by Laszio Berdo, Alisha Falberg, Janice Hurley, Anna McDowell, and JDT Directors Julie Diana and Zachary Hench. Also performing Noatak Post, winner ofJuneau’s Got Talent 2017, on electric violin. Tickets and info at www.juneaudance.org

Authors at Sea 2017, Friday, May 26, 6-9 p.m. Hearthside Books’ annual whale watching cruise will feature local authors Bob Fagen, Ishmael Hope, Eowyn Ivey, Mark Kelley, and Kate Troll. There will be wildlife viewing, wine tasting and refreshments. $65. Tickets available at both Hearthside locations.

Juneau Audubon Bird Walk, Saturday, May 27, 8-10 a.m., Eagle Beach State Recreation Area. Dress warmly and bring your binoculars. This is a free event.

Free community emergency response team ‘CERT’ training, Saturday, May 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. To register, contact Griff at certjuneau@outlook.com.

Cornhole Saturdays, every Saturday for the summer, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Fish & Chips Company at the Flight Deck, 2 Marine Way #124. Free.

Gastineau Genealogical Society resource giveaway, Saturday, May 27, 1-3 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

(5100 Glacier Highway). Bring your own bag and fill it with resources to help with your genealogy research: how to books, periodicals, reference materials, and more. Resources for beginners and experts alike. Free. For more information call 500-7476.

Ice cream social fundraiser, Monday, May 29, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. End of school ice cream social’s proceeds will be donated to the Juneau Senior Nutrition Program Meals on Wheels. Family of four is $25, adults are $8 per person and children 12 and under are $5.

SOUTHEAST

Yakutat - Yakutat Tern Festival, June 1-4. Details: yakutatalaska.com/events.html.

Haines - Book signing with Eowyn Ivey, Tuesday, May 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Haines Borough Public Library. Ivey is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author who is known for “The Snow Child” and “To the Bright Edge of the World.”

Skagway - North Words Writers Symposium, May 31-June 3. Four days in Skagway and Dyea spent on writing workshops, and engaging with other writers. 2017 keynote speaker: Paul Theroux.

Ketchikan - Author talk: Eowyn Ivey, Wednesday, May 24, 6:30-8 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Ivey will present her latest book “The Bright Edge of the World.

EVERY WEEK

Sm’algyax Language Learner’s Group, 12 p.m. Saturdays, Edward K. Thomas Building conference room (9097 Glacier Highway). All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Tlingit Language Learner’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, downtown Juneau public library, large conference room. Interested in learning the Tlingit language? This group, run by Tlingit language learners, is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience. Details at facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/.

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

Storytime, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library. Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the Valley is Cuentacuentos Infantil, storytime in Spanish.

International Folk Dance, every Sunday at 6 p.m., The Alaska Club (downtown). Recreational dance – first hour is instruction. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

MakerSpace, Mondays from 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka Street. $5. Details: juneaumakerspace.org.

Weekly Old Time Music Jam, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Hotel Bar balcony. All abilities welcome. Fiddle, guitar, banjo, bass, mando, uke, harmonica, etc. Free.

Open mic w/ Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m. Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 South Franklin St. 21+, free. Details: thealaskanhotel.com.

AbbyOke Karaoke, Thursday, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Organ concert, every Friday at noon T.J. Duffy or J. Allan MacKinnon will play a variety of music at the State Office Building.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., T.K. Maguires Lounge inside the Prospector Hotel. All ages and abilities welcome. Learn more at juneaujambusters.com.

Music on the Fly, Sunday, 7-8 p.m., Juneau International Airport.

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