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Wed., June 24
JUNEAU Calendar 062409 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wed., June 24
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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JUNEAU Calendar

Wed., June 24

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 10-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Free computer class, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Microsoft Word. Details: 586-5718.

Storytime, 11a.m., Downtown library.

"Write For Your Life" writing group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Intermediate English as a Second Language class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Details: 463-4099.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Free computer class, 5-7 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint. Details: 586-5718.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting,

6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799..

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Free movie at the Silverbow, 8 p.m.

Live Trivia, 8 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

Salsa at the Buoy Deck, Wednesdays 8-10 p.m. $5 class from 8 to 8:30. Dinner served before 8 p.m.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke/open mic, 9 p.m.-close, Rendezvous. Details: 586-1270.

Thursday, June 25

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Details: 463-4099.

Kids Try the Wheel with Barbara Lydon, 9:30 a.m.-noon, the Canvas. Learn the basics of centering and shaping on the wheel. Suggested for kids 8 and up. $45. Details: 586-1750.

Breath and Stretch, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce lunch, noon-1 p.m. Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Admin. Building classroom. Class and support group for new parents and their infants up to 1 year. Details: 796-8975.

Nick Jans book signing, 1-3 p.m., Downtown Hearthside Books. Juneau author Nick Jans will sign his new book, "Glacier Wolf: True Stories of Life in Southeast Alaska." Details: 586-1726.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Mental fitness games, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 463-6196.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4.30 p.m. at Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: 586-1203.

Open fencing, 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center. Details: Even, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Korean Martial Art of Tang Soo Do, 4:45-6:30 p.m. at Terry Miller Gym. Ages 8-adult.Details: 586-1921 or e-mail invworld@alaska.net.

Free computer class, 5-7 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to web page design. Details: 586-5718.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 6:45-8 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

L.A. Style Salsa lessons at the Canvas with Heather and Antonio. 6-7 p.m. beginning, 7:15-8:15 intermediate. $10 adults, $8 students at the door. No partner necessary. Details: rumbalaska@gmail.com.

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown pool. Details: 586-5325.

Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Anyone who is interested in becoming a team captain, being on a team or learning more about Relay for Life is encouraged to attend. Details: Tracy 789-1747.

Nick Jans Slideshow and Reading, 7 p.m., Nugget Mall Hearthside Books. Help celebrate the release of Nick's new book, "Glacier Wolf: True Stories of Life in Southeast Alaska." Details: 789-2750.

Open mic at The Alaskan Bar, 9 p.m., downtown. Details: 586-1000.

DJ dance music, hip-hop, 9 p.m., Imperial Billiard & Bar, downtown. Details: 586-1960.

DJ Battle, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-close, Back Alley at the Viking. Details: 586-2159.

Karaoke with Louie Rogers, 9 p.m., Sandbar. Details: 789-3411.

Karaoke with Mike, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley.

Sit In with the Band, 9:30 p.m. at The Rendezvous. Bring your instrument and sign up for a slot. Details: 523-8984.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.

Music with DJ Fez, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Imperial Saloon. Details: 586-1960.

Friday, June 26

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Free computer class, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Microsoft Word. Details: 586-5718.

Storytime, 11a.m., Valley Library.

Organ concert featuring T.J. Duffy, noon, State Office Building.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196

Open Ultimate Frisbee. 5:30, UAS Student Rec Center. Every week. Details: 796-6544.

Juneau Archery Club Youth Shooting, 6-8 p.m. Space limited, $1.00 per session. Details: 789-3422.

Bike Rally for Health Care Reform, 6 p.m., JDHS parking lot. Sponsored by Organizing for America. Details: Forrest, 957-0941.

North Douglas Time Trial, 6:30 p.m., meet at top of False Outer Hill, by the trail. 10.2 miles. Details: Robert Sowers, 789-7549.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road. Details: 789-4401.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park Downtown. Daughters of the New Moon, The Boobie Traps, Juneau Lyric Opera. Details: www.jahc.org.

Cribbage, 7 p.m.. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Waltz & ChaCha Instruction, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited studio. Drop-ins welcome. Details: www.juneaudance.com, 463-5327.

DJ Judo Local Hip-Hop, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., The Rendezvous bar. Details: 586-1270.

Saturday, June 27

Gold Rush Days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Savikko Park, Douglas Island. Opening ceremony at 8 a.m. with a flag raising. Mining events for men and women. Children's carnival from 1-3 p.m, gold panning, vendors.

Filipino Community of Juneau annual picnic, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sandy Beach.

Learn Spanish through Art & Play, Northern Lights Church, 400 W. 11th

Street. Spanish play group for ages 2-6 at 10 a.m.; Spanish club for ages

7-12 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $12/child or $10 with a punch card.

Adult hula class for beginners, 4-5 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

Open Fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center. Details: Even Hales 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Lecture on French explorer Jean Galaup de la Perouse by Captain Phillippe Delavault of the Seven Seas Mariner, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Free, donations accepted. La Perouse was the only French explorer to come to Alaska and the European discoverer of Port de Francais (Lituya Bay) in 1786. Captain Delavault has explored Lituya Bay extensively via floatplane and beach walks. Details: 321-7558.

Unzicker Brothers with Wayne Norlund in concert, 6 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. Details: 463-3412.

Open Gym at DZ, 8-11 p.m. For grades 6-12, bring basketball or volleyball Details: 523-1774.

Rendezvous Bash for Cash, 8 p.m.-midnight, JACC. Fundraising event for JACC sponsored by the Rendezvous. Details: www.jahc.org.

Argentine Tango practice at the Sandbar, 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Hot Salsa Nights at the Rendezvous Bar. 9:30 p.m.-close. Free lessons by Antonio Diaz. No cover, drink specials.

25th Annual Only Fools Run at Midnight, 11:59 p.m., Centennial Hall. Dress up in costumes, create centipedes, or compete for other prizes! As part of Alaska's 50th Statehood celebrations, we will have special edition sweatshirts for sale, as well as a 50-50 raffle. Pre-register before June 25 at either JRC and First Bank locations. Race day registration begins at 10:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Run, walk or wheel through Downtown Juneau and support Southeast Alaska Independent Living! Details: 586-4920 or sailinc.org.

Sunday, June 28

Gold Rush Days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Savikko Park, Douglas Island. Logging events for men and women. Children's carnival from 1-3 p.m. Gold panning, vendors.

Group Road Bicycle Ride, 9 a.m. Meet at A&P. Details: juneaufreewheelers.com.

Umbrella Workshop at the Canvas, noon-5 p.m. Paint your own umbrella and join us in the parade on July 4th. The umbrella is all inclusive, accepting everyone under it for protection no matter what your ability. Umbrellas and paint provided. Join us in celebrating all abilities through art! Donations accepted. Details: 586-1750.

'Long-timers' 50th Anniversary Concert and Party featuring the Juneau Volunteer Marching Band, 3 p.m., Marine Park. Band music, balloons, clowns, birthday cake and surprises. Donations collected will pay for expenses.

4th Annual Salmon-Chanted Evening, 5:30 p.m., Thane Ore House. Fundraiser for Perseverance Theatre. All-you-can-eat buffet, dessert auction, live entertainment, raffle and more. $23 for 18 and older, $1 per year for 17 and under. Tickets and details: 463-TIXS.

Dan Hopson at the Gold Room, Baranof Hotel, 6-7 p.m.

Juneau International Folkdancers, 6-8 p.m. at Juneau Racquet Club downtown. Details: Bruce Botelho at 364-2334 or John or Terry Laskey at 586-1548 or laskey@alaska.net.

Monday, June 29

Buzztime Trivia, 9 a.m., all day, every night, Triangle Club. Details: 586-3140.

Lapsit Storytime at 10 a.m. at the Juneau Downtown Library and at 11 a.m. at Mendenhall Valley Library.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Free computer class, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Microsoft Word. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon. Federal Bldg room 54. Open to public. Details: 465-6121.

Ken Waldman book signing, 12:30-2 p.m., Rainy Retreat Books.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Rockin' Kids' Climb, 3-9 p.m. at The Rock Dump. $3 off the regular price. Details: 586-4982.

Free English as a Second Language Class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection. Details: 586-5718.

Free computer class, 5-7 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007. Mondays and Wednesdays, June 1-29. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Prenatal Yoga, 6-7 p.m. every Monday at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: 586-1203.

Ken Waldman in concert, 6 p.m. at The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Alaska's fiddling poet will perform a children's family show at 6 a general show at 7:15. $5-8 suggested donation. Details: 586-1750.

Free Parenting classes, alternating birth to 1 year and 1-3 year olds at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. 6-8 p.m. Bring your child! Details: 586-1203.

Drop-in Cycling Class. 6:15 p.m., UAS Student Rec Center. Every week. Free for Members, $3 for Non-Members. Details: 796-6544.

Argentine Tango at the Dance Loft, 6:30-9 p.m., 7630 Glacier Hwy. Details: 523-1995 or thedanceloft@gci.net.

Writing Group at Downtown Library, 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.

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

Free Silverbow Movie: 8 p.m.

Hip-Hop Night at the Alaskan, 9 p.m.

Tuesday, June 30

Juneau Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Open to the public. Details: 463-4099.

Breath and Stretch yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Alaska Vocational Institute Orientation Sessions, 11 a.m.-noon. Learn more about the computer and office skills training courses. Details: 586-5718.

Free English as a Second Language Class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Learning Connection. Details: 586-5718.

Stitch & Knit, 12:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6196.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Bring your baby! All are welcome. Details: 586-1203.

Open fencing 4:30 p.m., UAS Recreation Center. Beginners. Details: Even Hales, 321-9779 or haines.maestro@gmail.com.

Korean Martial Art of Tang Soo Do, 4:45-6:30 p.m. at Terry Miller Gym. Ages 8-adult.Details: 586-1921 or e-mail invworld@alaska.net.

Free computer class, 5-7 p.m. at The Learning Connection. Introduction to Access 2007. Tuesday and Thursday, June 2-30. Details: 586-5718.

"New Pair of Knickers" jazz concert and underwear give-away, 5-8 p.m., Marine Park bankstand. Free. Group onboard the Sapphire Princess will be bringing in hundreds of new kickers to give away to those indeed. Locals encouraged to match donations of new underpants, bras, socks and undershirts. Details: Mariya, 586-4159 or thegloryhole@gci.net.

Texas Hold 'Em Poker, 6 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge, Mendenhall Valley. Details: 789-0799.

Cuban Salsa/Rueda lessons at the Canvas with Heather and Antonio. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Bachata, 7:30-8:30 intermediate. $10 adults, $8 students. Details: rumbalaska@gmail.com.

Evening Masters Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Augustus Brown Pool. Details: 586-5325.

Marie Drake Planetarium show, 6:30. Call 586-1517 after 5pm. Visit mariedrakeplanetarium.com

Life drawing, 6:45 p.m. Ruby Room in Emporium Mall. $15 for two hours; 10-session punch cards are $100. Every Tuesday. Details: Rob, 321-3356 or juneaudrawing@gmail.com.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Brian Bezenek, 790-1934.

Free Silverbow Movie: 8 p.m.

Tuesday Takeover with DJ Eva Darling, 9 p.m., Viking Lounge and Pull Tabs, Back Alley Bar. Details: 586-2159.

Planning Ahead

Chilkoot Trail Youth Expedition, July 16- 21, for ages 13-17. Hike the spectacular and rugged terrain of Southeast Alaska. From sea level, up and over the alpine region and into the boreal forests of the north! Relive the journey of Alaska's past! Passports or birth certificates required. $465 includes all food, permit, ferry and train transportation fees. Sign up deadline now extended until July 1. For details or to sign up: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org


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