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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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CRAIG

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.

HAINES

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, June 11

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, June 12

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.

Native Youth Olympic Games practice, 1 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays, Haines Public Library. All ages welcome. Get in shape for the July 4 competition.

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.

Friday, June 13

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

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.

Book reading, 3-4:30 p.m., Haines Borough Library. Alaskan artist Barbara Lavallee will be reading from popular children’s book she illustrated, “Mama Do You Love Me?”

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

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.

Hypnotism show, 8 p.m., Chilkat Center for the Arts. Hypnotist and comedian JayDee will perform a “clean and classy” show at the Chilkat Center. Proceeds from the show will go toward technical upgrades for the center.  

Saturday, June 14

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, June 16

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, June 17

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.

Native Youth Olympic Games practice, 1 p.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays, Haines Public Library. All ages welcome. Get in shape for the July 4 competition.

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

KETCHIKAN

Wednesday, June 11

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Cape Fox Lodge, 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.

Just for Today AA meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Ketchikan Lions Club meeting, 6-7 p.m., Best Western Plus Landing Hotel. The public is welcome to attend.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Thursday, June 12

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 Father’s Day cards.

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

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

Bereavement Support Group, 5-7 p.m., Ketchikan Hospital. The Ketchikan Volunteer Hospice holds a bereavement support group on the second Thursday of each month in the quiet room at the hospital.

Just for Today AA meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan meeting, 7-8 p.m., Ketchikan Pioneers’ Home. The Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan, a bereaved parents support group, meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month. Anyone who has lost a child is welcome, no matter what age or how long ago.

BOOMbal Dance Hall, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Gallery. June’s theme is Swing. Mini-lesson begins at 7:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. All ages; no partner or experience necessary.    $5 at the door.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Friday, June 13

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

Caregiver support group, noon-1 p.m., Ketchikan Senior Services, Water Street.

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.

Square dancing, 7 p.m., Main Street Gallery. Live calling and live music with the Free Radicals. $5 at the door.

First City Players performance, 7:30 p.m., Schoenbar Auditorium. The First City Players present “The Trip to Bountiful,” a play by Horton Foote. Tickets available by calling 225-4792, visiting www.firstcityplayers.org or at the door.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Saturday, June 14

Lemonade Day, all day. Young entrepreneurs will have lemonade stands set up across town. Be sure to come out and support their efforts as they strive to make a profit while learning AND having fun! Any and all students interested in participating in Lemonade Day should contact the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce.

NW Run/Walk for epilepsy, 10 a.m., Clover Pass Community Church. The Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy is the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest’s annual epilepsy awareness walk. Now in its 11th year, the Run/Walk raises money for EFNW programs and services and increases public understanding about epilepsy. Registration for the 5K run/walk opens at 9:30 a.m. and is $25. Details/registration: www.NWRunWalk.org/Ketchikan

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

Ward Lake Relay Race, noon, Ward Lake picnic shelter. Assemble teams of 2, 3 or 4 people for a relay race around the lake.  Teams are encouraged to wear matching outfits. Proceeds benefit the Kayhi Track and Field Team.

Out to Lunch Brunch AA meeting, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church undercroft, 503 Mission St.

Sons of Norway meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2422 Tongass Avenue. The group is open to all men and women interested in learning more about the Norwegian culture. Details: 821-0048 for more information.

First City Players performance, 7:30 p.m., Schoenbar Auditorium. The First City Players present “The Trip to Bountiful,” a play by Horton Foote. Tickets available by calling 225-4792, visiting www.firstcityplayers.org or at the door.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Sunday, June 15

Just for Today AA meeting, 10-11 a.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

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.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Monday, June 16

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

Just for Today AA meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

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

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

Tuesday, June 17

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

Out to Lunch Brunch AA meeting, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church undercroft, 503 Mission St.

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

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.

Tongass Museum Advisory Board meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., at the museum.

Just for Today AA meeting, 8-9 p.m., 1736 Tongass St. For more details or support, call 225-5154.

PELICAN

Betty Clauson Memorial, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, Pelican Community Center. A memorial potluck for Betty Clauson will be held Wednesday, June 11 in the Pelican Community Center. Attendees are to take a dish, memories to share and a memento to be put in the model longboat which will be sent up the Inlet to join her husband’s (John Clauson). The Friends of the Pelican Library will present a dedication plaque.

Pelican King Salmon Derby, Friday-Sunday (June 13-15). Tickets sold at café and at weigh-in station. For more information, call Karen at 735-2282.

PETERSBURG

Wednesday, June 11

Hershey’s Track & Field Games, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ballfields. Sponsored by Parks and Recreation and Trading Union for kids aged 9-14. Details: 772-3392.

Marble maze construction, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., public library. This activity is open to kids grades 1-8. Details and registration: 772-3349.

Thursday, June 12

Thomas Bay Power Commission meeting, 10-11 a.m., Petersburg Borough assembly chambers.

Petersburg Economic Development Council meeting, noon, in the PEDC office. Details: 772-4042.

Children’s storytime, 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Petersburg Public Library. For ages 3-7.

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

Midnight Movie, 10 p.m. to midnight at the Community Pool. This week’s movie is “The Goonies,” perfect for all ages. $3 per person or $10 per family. Bring a raft or board to float on. Details: 772-3392.

Friday, June 13

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

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

Saturday, June 14

Triathlon sprint, 9-10 a.m. at the Community Pool. Swim/bike/run event separated by age categories. Register with Petersburg Parks and Recreation: 772-3392.

Roller hockey club, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Gym. All are welcome.

Monday, June 16

Amazing Rainforest Race, Mondays through June 21. The Petersburg Public Library announces the return of the Amazing Rainforest Race for summer 2014. Open to all ages — compete individually or in teams. New clues are released every Monday. Complete all seven legs by 6 p.m. July 26 for a chance to win a trip to Baranof Warm Springs. Details: www.psglib.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, 7-8 p.m. Monday. Men meet at the Lutheran church, women at the Presbyterian Church. Details: 518-1591.

Tuesday, June 17

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

Acoustic music group, 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Elementary School Room 7. Details: 518-1282.

Petersburg Hockey Club scrimmages, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday Community Gym. Roller hockey scrimmages open to all.

Alcoholics Anonymous 12x12, 8-9 p.m. Tuesday, Holy Cross Classroom.

SITKA

Wednesday, June 11

Elfin Cove vessel exams, all day. A Sitka Coast Guard fishing vessel examiner will be in Elfin Cove Wednesday and Thursday, June 11-12. To have a commercial fishing vessel or uninspected passenger vessel examined, sign up at the fuel dock.

Spin class, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Hames Center. Instructors simulate an outdoor ride filled with challenging hills, small sections of flat road, and even jumps. Classes alternate between strength building and endurance.

Open Gym, 5:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Tabata Bootcamp, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center. This class includes high-intensity interval training and tabata-type training with equipment such as Gliding Discs, free weights, resistance bands, and stability balls. All fitness levels welcome.

Marine safety course, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association. The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association offers a free fishing vessel drill conductor workshop. The workshop meets training requirements for documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. To register or for more information, call 747-3287.

Ranger-guided walks at Sitka National Historic Park. All ranger-led tours begin at the Sitka NHP visitor center. At 9 a.m. and noon is the Totem Walk. At 10 a.m. is the Battle Walk covering the battles of Sitka. At 1:30 p.m. is the Discovery Talk about banana slugs.

TRX-plus exercise, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Hames Center. 45-minute workout class using the TRX system.

Basic TRX, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Hames Center. Introduction to TRX training-body weight based, functional and dynamic strength program using the TRX suspension training system.

Kayak Day Paddle, 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Southeast Alaska Independent Living will lead a day of paddling. The launch point is to be decided and is weather-dependent. Cost is $25 and all equipment is included. Call SAIL at 747-6859 for more information or to sign up.

Sitka Chamber of Commerce luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Westmark Hotel. Trish and Dirk White will speak at this week’s event.

Lunchtime spin class, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 12:30-2 p.m., Hames Center.

Spin/TRX combination class, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Hames Center.

Prenatal Yoga series, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Yoga Union. This 12-week program runs through Aug. 27 and is designed for women who have completed their first trimester. Details: 738-2443.

Rock climbing/open gym, 5-6:30 p.m., Hames Center.

TRX Fusion, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. This class combines the traditional TRX class format with heart-pumping circuit and high-intensity interval training.

Raven Radio board meeting, 6-8 p.m., at the radio station.

Pilates, 6-7 p.m., Hames Center.

Catalyst Quartet performance, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dockshack Cafe. The performance is free, though donations are appreciated.

Indoor soccer, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center.

Wind turbines and birds, 7:30-9 p.m., University of Alaska Sitka, Room 229. Lucy Vlietstra will give a presentation on turbines’ effects on birds.

Thursday, June 12

Elfin Cove vessel exams, all day. A Sitka Coast Guard fishing vessel examiner will be in Elfin Cove Wednesday and Thursday, June 11-12. To have a commercial fishing vessel or uninspected passenger vessel examined, sign up at the fuel dock.

Spin class with ab workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 5:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Ranger-guided walks at Sitka National Historic Park. All ranger-led tours begin at the Sitka NHP visitor center. At 9 a.m. is the Battle Walk covering the battles of Sitka. At 10 a.m. and noon is the Totem Walk. At 2 p.m. is the Discovery Talk entitled “Pinks and Chums and Kings, Oh My! Salmon in the Indian River.”

Balls and Bands workout, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Hames Center. This class focuses on low-impact strength training using an exercise ball, Pilates/Yoga ball, resistance band and free weights.

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

Silk acrobatics workout, noon to 1 p.m., Hames Center. Limited space available.

Bach’s Lunch, noon, Harrigan Centennial Hall. Works from Bach, performed by pianist Awadagin Pratt and the Catalyst Quartet, will be played. Attendees may take their lunches to this free all-ages concert presented by Sitka Summer Music Festival.

Open Gym, 12:30-2 p.m., Hames Center.

Pickleball, 5-6:30 p.m., Hames Center.

Powerhouse Spin Class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. A particularly challenging spin class.

Pure Power Infusion workout, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. A customized interval class that mixes calisthenics and bodyweight exercises with cardio and strength training.

Fishing Injury Prevention workshop, 6-8 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will conduct the workshop. Fishermen may take mats for exercises to “tune up” their bodies before, during and after the season.  To register, call 747-3287.

Open Gym, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center.

Salmon Derby awards night, 7 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. The winners of the Sitka Salmon Derby collect their prizes at a ceremony celebrating the derby.

Sitka Emblem Club meeting, 7 p.m. Father’s Day and Fourth of July plans will be discussed. Details: Glade Morales at 738-0630.

Friday, June 13

Spin class, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Hames Center. Instructors simulate an outdoor ride filled with challenging hills, small sections of flat road, and even jumps. Classes alternate between strength building and endurance.

Open Gym, 5:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Body Blast Boot Camp, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center. Interval-based/circuit-style class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts.

Spin class, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Ranger-guided walks at Sitka National Historic Park. All ranger-led tours begin at the Sitka NHP visitor center. At 9 a.m. is the Battle Walk covering the battles of Sitka. At 10 a.m. is the Totem Walk. At 2:30 p.m. is the Discovery Talk entitled “Fungus Among Us.”

TRX-plus exercise, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Hames Center. 45-minute workout class using the TRX system.

Silk acrobatics workout, noon to 1 p.m., Hames Center. Limited space available.

Lunchtime spin class, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 12:30-2 p.m., Hames Center.

Better Breathers Club meeting, 1 p.m., Swan Lake Senior Center. BBC is a support group for those with chronic lung diseases and their families, friends and caregivers. Educational and social time will be offered at each meeting.

Pie sale, 3-7 p.m., Lakeside Grocery. Eighth-grade students raising money for an educational trip to Washington, D.C., will sell pies for Father’s Day.

Solstice Run Pre-Registration, 4-8 p.m., Sitka High School. This is pre-registration for the Medvejie Solstice Run on Saturday, June 14. For more information, contact Murray at 738-1102 or Carolyn at 738-0180.

TRX Fusion, 5-6 p.m., Hames Center. This class combines the traditional TRX class format with heart-pumping circuit and high-intensity interval training.

Open Gym, 5-6:30 p.m., Hames Center.

Basketball, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center.

Sitka Summer Music Festival Concert, 7:30-9 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Violinist Benjamin Breen, violist Kirsten Docter, cellist Zuill Bailey, pianist Awadagin Pratt and the Catalyst Quartet will perform and a reception will follow. Tickets are $20 and $10 for those aged 6 to 12 and are available at Old Harbor Books, online and the door. Call 747-6774 or visit sitkamusicfestival.org for more information.

Saturday, June 14

Sitka Skippers clinic, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Blatchley Gym. This jump rope clinic is open to all ages. Registration is at Community Schools. Call Twila at 966-1441 for more information.

Medvejie Solstice run, 9 a.m. to noon, Herring Cove Parking Lot on Sawmill Creek Road. Cost is $40 for the half-marathon, $30 for the 10K and $20 for the 5K. The first 75 entrants receive T-shirts. For more information, contact Murray at 738-1102 or Carolyn at 738-0180.

Spin Class, 9-10 a.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hames Center.

Guided hike, 9 a.m., Herring Cove trailhead. If you don’t want to go running, Sitka Trailworks will lead a free, guided, group hike around Beaver Lake.

Pilates, 10-11 a.m., Hames Center.

Pie sale, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lakeside Grocery. Eighth-grade students raising money for an educational trip to Washington, D.C., will sell pies for Father’s Day.

Author lecture, 6-7 p.m., Allen Hall, Del Shirley Room. Ryan Jones of the University of Auckland in New Zealand presents “Russians and the North Pacific: Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867.” This talk explains how Russian America had some of the world’s most forward-thinking conservation policies.

Sitka Summer Music Festival Concert, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. Works by Barber, Montgomery, D’Rivera and Brahms will be featured. A pre-concert conversation is at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $10 for those aged 6 to 12 and are available at Old Harbor Books, online and the door. Call 747-6774 or visit sitkamusicfestival.org for more information.

Live music, 9-11:30 p.m., at The Pub. Count Bass D, DJ Rare Groove, Get On Down With Your Bad Self and Phonetic will perform at this concert headlined by award-winning hip-hop artist Blueprint. $15. Only those age 21 and over with valid ID will be admitted.

Sunday, June 15

Southeast Alaska State Fair deadline. This is the deadline to drop off submissions for the state fair in Haines. Send an e-mail to sitkaarts@yahoo.com,  justsosarah@gmail.com, call 747-2787 or go to www.thinkartthinksitka.com for drop off days and times.

Powerhouse Spin class, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Hames Center.

Monday, June 16

Port Alexander vessel inspections. A Coast Guard fishing vessel examiner will be in Port Alexander Monday and Tuesday, June 16-17. Sign up at the post office to have a commercial fishing vessel or uninspected passenger vessel examined.

Spin class, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Hames Center. Instructors simulate an outdoor ride filled with challenging hills, small sections of flat road, and even jumps. Classes alternate between strength building and endurance.

Open Gym, 5:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Tabata Bootcamp, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center. This class includes high-intensity interval training and tabata-type training with equipment such as Gliding Discs, free weights, resistance bands, and stability balls. All fitness levels welcome.

TRX-plus exercise, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Hames Center. 45-minute workout class using the TRX system.

Basic TRX, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Hames Center. Introduction to TRX training-body weight based, functional and dynamic strength program using the TRX suspension training system.

Lunchtime spin class, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 12:30-2 p.m., Hames Center.

Spin/TRX combo workout, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Hames Center. Combine multiple aspects of fitness with this fun, effective workout that includes 30 minutes of cardio with stationary bikes and 30 minutes of strength training.

Rock climbing/open gym, 5-6:30 p.m., Hames Center.

TRX Fusion, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. This class combines the traditional TRX class format with heart-pumping circuit and high-intensity interval training.

Pilates, 6-7 p.m., Hames Center.

Indoor soccer, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center.

Tuesday, June 17

Port Alexander vessel inspections. A Coast Guard fishing vessel examiner will be in Port Alexander Monday and Tuesday, June 16-17. Sign up at the post office to have a commercial fishing vessel or uninspected passenger vessel examined.

Spin class with ab workout, 5:30-6:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Open Gym, 5:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Kettleball Basics, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Hames Center.

Spin class, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Hames Center.

CPR/First Aid class, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Clothilde Bahovec Way. Southeast Region Emergency Medical Services will hold an American Heart Association first aid with cardiopulmonary resuscitation class. The class meets Coast Guard requirements. For more information call 747-8005.

Balls and Bands workout, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Hames Center. This class focuses on low-impact strength training using an exercise ball, Pilates/Yoga ball, resistance band and free weights.

Senior Walking Group, 10:15-11 a.m. The Sitka Pioneer Home, SAIL and SEARHC are partnering to offer escorted walks. Seniors with canes, crutches, and walkers are welcome, and walking sticks will be provided. Details: Alli Gabbert at 747-6859.

Silk acrobatics workout, noon to 1 p.m., Hames Center. Limited space available.

Open Gym, 12:30-2 p.m., Hames Center.

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

Life Celebration for Bradley Padon, 5 p.m., Halibut Point Recreation Area. All are invited to join the family of Bradley Van Padon at a potluck-style feast. Participants should bring their favorite beverage and their favorite memory of Padon. Details: 360-618-3704.

Pickleball, 5-6:30 p.m., Hames Center.

Powerhouse Spin Class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. A particularly challenging spin class.

Pure Power Infusion workout, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hames Center. A customized interval class that mixes calisthenics and bodyweight exercises with cardio and strength training.

Basketball, 6:30-8 p.m., Hames Center.

Sitka Summer Music Festival concert movie, 7:30-9:30 p.m., University of Alaska Sitka, Room 229. Sitka Summer Music Festival will present “Mr. Holland’s Opus.” This showing is free.

SKAGWAY

National Park Service Guide Series lecture, 6 p.m. Friday, National Park Service Auditorium. This week’s lecturer is Derek Thompson, who will talk about bears.

Skagway Marathon, 8 a.m., Arctic Brotherhood Hall. This 26-mile run climbs multiple hills to and through Dyea. Registration is available online at www.skagwaymarathon.org until Thursday. Late registration is available Friday at the AB Hall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A half-marathon and walking half-marathon are also available. Registration for any event is $40, or $50 for late registration. There is no race-day registration.

Flag Day ceremony, Saturday, time TBA. Celebrate Flag Day with a downtown ceremony honoring veterans.

WRANGELL

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

High tunnel greenhouse presentation, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wrangell City Hall. Samia Savell, southeast Alaska staff with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, will give a short presentation about the use of high tunnels in small-scale agriculture and an overview of NRCS programs. Details: samia.savell@ak.usda.gov.

Forest Explorers program, 10 a.m., Mt. Dewey Trail. The Wrangell Ranger District and Wrangell Parks and Recreation program have created a summer program of hikes and events. For details and registration, call 874-2444.

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.

Wrangell Youth Court summer camp, Friday, public safety building. WYC is a free program for youths between 12 and 18 years old. The class will begin June 13. For registration and details, call Dorthea Rooney at 874-3304.

Nemo Potluck, 6 p.m., Nemo Host and Information Site. Join the U.S. Forest Service Wrangell District for a potluck and campfire program covering seaweeds of Southeast Alaska. Details: Corree at 874-7550.

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

Read with a Ranger, 1:30 p.m., Irene Ingle Public Library. Join Forest Service naturalists for a summer of nature-themed books and fun activities. This week’s reading is about berries.

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

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