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Grand finale concert, Thursday, July 6, 7-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. A thank you to the community for the funds for the new grand piano that will go inside the new Arts and Culture Center.
What's Happening the week of July 5-July 11 070517 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Grand finale concert, Thursday, July 6, 7-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. A thank you to the community for the funds for the new grand piano that will go inside the new Arts and Culture Center.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Story last updated at 7/3/2017 - 9:47 pm

What's Happening the week of July 5-July 11

Grand finale concert, Thursday, July 6, 7-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. A thank you to the community for the funds for the new grand piano that will go inside the new Arts and Culture Center.

Rainy Retreat Bookstore new ownership shebang, Friday, July 7, 5-7 p.m., Rain Retreat Books, 113 Seward St. Celebrate the change of ownership with Rob Coehn and the Flustered Cluckers performing.

Rock Around the Block Party, Friday, July 7 5-7 p.m., Whittier Street at Pivot Plaza and the Juneau Arts and Cutlure Center. Dancing, music, food trucks, markets, art, crafts and pets. Music by DJ Manu.

Running with Pretty Sharp Things, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 9 at 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Original play by Aaron Elmore is a comedy about love, war, and tailoring. For more information, go to theatreintherough.com.

Music Performance: “Oui Oui,” Saturday, July 8, 7 p.m., 10 p.m., Featuring Miss Indigo Blue. 21+. Tickets $20 online at Brown Paper Tickets, and $25 at the door.

Amy Grant concert, Monday, July 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Grant is a six-time Grammy Award Winner, winner of 26 Dove Awards, and six number-one hits. The concert supports the mission of Love INC. - Love in the name of Christ. Tickets $20, available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books, and www.jahc.org.

SOUTHEAST

Sitka - Museum artist talk: Benjamin Schleifman, Saturday, July 8, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Sheldon Jackson Museum. Tlingit silver and wood carver and graphic artist Benjamin Schleifman gives a free talk on shamanic art.

Skagway - Soapy Smith’s Wake, Saturday, July 8. The con man of Skagway’s gold rush days is toasted at an annual ritual started by Soapy’s grandchildren and the Day of ‘98 Show cast in the mid 1970’s. No guns allowed.

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.

Historic downtown walking tour, Weekly Tuesday-Thursday until Sept. 21, 1:30-3 p.m., begins at Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Learn how the city’s mining past changed the landscape of downtown Juneau, and hear tales of prominent Alaska figures and Juneau families. Tours last approximately one and a half hours and include entrance into the City Museum, a 20 percent discount in the Museum’s gift shop, and tea time at Alaska’s Capital Inn, the restored gold rush era home of John Olds. Walks take place rain or shine, and involve moderate walking, including stairs and inclines.. Tickets are $25 and $200 for a group of 10.

House of Wickersham tours, Sunday-Thursday until Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wickersham State Historic Site, 213 7th St. Free.

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.

Friday Night Live, Fridays, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Fish & Chips Company at the Flight Deck. Every Friday night for 20 straight weeks, Alaska Fish & Chips Company will have live music and cornhole. Free.

Cornhole Saturdays, June 10, 6-10 p.m., Alaska Fish & Chips Company at the Flight Deck. Everyone’s favorite beer-in-hand sport is back for another summer at Alaska Fish & Chips. Sign up when you arrive to be placed in a bracket. Free.

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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