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Wednesday, August 1
Juneau calendar 080112 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wednesday, August 1
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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Juneau calendar

Wednesday, August 1

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Resource Committee, 7 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Details: 463-3488.

Meeting: Alaska Committee Meeting, 7 a.m., JEDC conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Challenge Course Facilitator Training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center. Three-day course. Cost: $120. Details: Nate Heck, 723-1547.

GED Orientation, 10 a.m., The Learning Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Group: Write for your Life, 10-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: 789-2068.

Class: "Introduction to Ballet," 10:30-11:30 a.m., Downtown Alaska Club. For children ages 8-11. Instructor: Janice Hurley. Cost: $5/$10 members/nonmembers. Details: www.thealaskaclub.com.

Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Juneau Explorer's Week: "Art in the Wild," 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Go on a hike with a naturalist and create your own artwork. For youth ages 8-11. Cost: $36 for week/day. Details: 586-3572.

Teen Council event, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater.

Gastineau Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Gastineau students and families. Details: 586-2635.

Meeting: Government Affairs, 4 p.m., Chamber Conference Room. Details: 463-3488.

Film: "Moonrise Kingdon," 4 and 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Women's Art Support Group and Children's Creative Play Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Get Out the Boat sailing event, 6 p.m., Gastineau Channel. Free. Details: www.seasailing.us.

Free sports physicals for high school athletes, 6:30-8 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Call 586-2635 after 11 a.m. for details.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Juneau Bridge Club: Duplicate Play, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Avenue. Details: 957-6971 or 321-1520.

Women's Climbing Class, 6:30 p.m., The Rock Dump, 1310 Eastaugh Way. Beginners welcome. $5 for members, $15 for non-members. Details: 586-4982.

Ultimate Frisbee, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School field. All levels of experience welcome.

Capital City Rotaract Meeting, 7:30 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center. A social club for young people ages 18 to 30. Details: Amanda or Karen, 209-7889 or 209-1464, or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., Squires Rest.

Thursday, August 2

Toddler Time Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: Shayna or Jesse at 586-1203.

Story Hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas Library.

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee, 11 a.m., Hanger Ballroom. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Chamber Lunch, noon-1 p.m., Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488.

Parenting Group for Mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Address the specific challenges of living in an abusive atmosphere. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Juneau Explorer's Week: "Juneau Perspectives," 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Explore vantage points around town and atop Mt. Roberts tramway. For youth ages 8-11. Cost: $36 for week/day. Details: 586-3572.

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee, 1:30 p.m., Chamber Conference room.

Film: "Moonrise Kingdon," 2 and 4 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Bar Trivia, 7 p.m., TK Maguire's.

Film festival: JUMP, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Bar.

Friday, August 3

First Friday: On the first Friday of each month, Juneau galleries, museums and shops open their doors for show and exhibit openings, artist meet-and-greets and more, typically events are from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

First Friday: A Bird in the Hand, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), 4:30-7pm. Free.

First Friday: artwork by carver Eve Griffin and painter Arnie Weimer, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery. Show will be displayed through the end of August.

First Friday: Dan DeRoux and WWII exhibits, Alaska State Museum, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., with 6 p.m. presentation by UAS Professor Alexander Dolitsky, free.

First Friday: Yoga, 5:15 - 6:15 p.m., free, instructor Tammy Davis is offering a beginner level yoga class as part of the Rainforest Yoga First Friday yoga tasting, above Gold Town Theatre in the Emporium Mall.

Cruise ship luncheon and tour, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., South Franklin Dock B, Coral Princess ship. Cost: $50. Details: 586-3350.

Woosh Kinaadeiyi Poetry Slam, sign up at 6 p.m., slam at 6:30 p.m., The Rookery Cafe.

Story Time, 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Organ Concert, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building.

Juneau Explorer's Week: "Mining Juneau's Gold," 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Go underground and learn about Juneau's mining past and pan for gold. For youth ages 8-11. Cost: $36 for week/day. Details: 586-3572.

Charter School Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Charter School students and families. Details: 586-2635.

First Friday reception, "Water States: 15 artists interpret water," 4:30-7 p.m., Franklin Street Gallery, Baranof Hotel. Wine tasting available for a small fee.

Yoga Class: Free First Friday, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Details: 789-6392.

Live music at the Tram, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar and Grill. Music will feature Tom Locher on piano and Wayne Norlund on saxophone and bass clarinet every Friday through the end of August. Details: 463-3412.

Concert in the Park, 5:30-7 p.m., Marine Park. When raining, venue will move to Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Breath and Movement class, 6-7:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Summer Adult Sailboat Racing, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Racing series change every month. Cost: $25/series. Details: www.juneauyouthsailing.org/races.html.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Cruise: "Stars of the Summer Awards Banquet," 6:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau. Cruise attire encouraged. Cost: $25/$200 for individuals/table of 8. Tickets available at Aspen Suites, Westmark Baranof Hotel and Juneau Empire.

Film festival: JUMP, 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon.

Get Out the Boat sailing event, 7 p.m., Auke Bay. Free. Details: www.seasailing.us.

Comedy Show, 9 p.m., Zen Lounge. Details: 586-5075.

Sit in with the band, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Rendezvous Bar. Bring your instrument and amplifier. Host: Jason Caputo.

First Stars of the Summer awards banquet, 6:30-9:30 p.m., the JCVB will reward excellence in the Juneau visitor industry with this new program. Best attire encouraged. Tickets are $25 or $200 for a table of 8 and can be purchased at the Aspen Suites Juneau, Westmark Baranof Hotel, Juneau Empire, or online at www.TravelJuneau.com/Stars.

Saturday, August 4

Cartooning, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), August 4-August 18 (three classes), 10-12pm. $90. Registration required: 586-1750. www.canvasarts.org.

Color Theory: Mood, Light, and Settings, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), August 4-August 25 (four classes), 2-4:30pm. $150. Registration required: 586-1750. www.canvasarts.org.

The Saturday Thing, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council. Details: www.jedc.org/saturdaything.

Yoga For Kids, 10 a.m., Raven Yoga, 418 Harris St. For kids ages 4-12. Details: 988-3566.

Southeast Alaska Sailing race: Skipper's Choice, 10 a.m., between Committee boat and Marmion Island Day Mark. Cost: $10/race or $50/series. Details: www.seasailing.us.

Bonsai Tree Group, 1 p.m., private valley facility. Details: awjinak@yahoo.com.

Saturday Night Swing Dance, 6-8 p.m. for beginner and intermediate lessons, 8-10 p.m. for open dance, The Rookery Cafe. $5 open dance at 7 p.m. Details: 209-4837 or find Southeast Swing on Facebook.

Film festival: JUMP, 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon

Latin Dance, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., The Viking.

Sunday, August 5

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club Stell Plate Pistol Match, registration at 9 a.m., first shots at 10 a.m., Hank Harmon Rifle Range, Montana Creek Road. Event uses .22 rimfire or centerfire handguns. Cost: $10/$15 for members/nonmembers, first timers shoot for free. Details: 789-1717.

Sunday Market, noon-4 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Details: 586-2787.

Juneau Bridge Club: Duplicate Play, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 12th Street and Egan Drive. Details: 957-6971 or 321-1520.

Film: "Memorial Day", 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Gold Town Theater. Details: 586-2875.

Film festival: JUMP, 4 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon.

Ultimate Frisbee, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School field. All levels of experience welcome.

Yoga, 10 a.m. at Rainforest Yoga, mixed level Vinyasa class is based on linking breath with movement. Drop-in $14.

Monday, August 6

Kids Ceramics: Fantastic Figurines, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), August 6-August 9 (four classes), 1-4pm. $110. Registration required: 586-1750. www.canvasarts.org.

Kids Ceramics: Fantastic Figurines, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), August 6-August 10 (five classes), 1:15-4:30pm. $150. Registration required: 586-1750. www.canvasarts.org.

Sewing camp, 9 a.m-5 p.m., RainTree Quilting, 2213 Dunn Street. Two-day camp for children ages 10-18. Learn how to make pillows and other projects to decorate rooms. Cost: $100. Details: 789-7900.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m. Downtown Library, 11 a.m. Valley Library. Details: Carol Race, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.org.

Class: "Introduction to Ballet," 10:30-11:30 a.m., Downtown Alaska Club. For children ages 8-11. Instructor: Janice Hurley. Cost: $5/$10 members/nonmembers. Details: www.thealaskaclub.com.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Camp: It's a Dog's Life, 1-4 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society. Five-day camp for children ages 11-15 focusing on how to be a healthy dog owner. Details: 789-0260.

Prenatal Yoga, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Cost: $6 pay-as-you-can or 10 classes for $50.

Cribbage, 5:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Public welcome

Breath and Movement class, 6-7:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

FOCUS Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., Downtown Library.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Lecture: Heather Barr, Afghanistan researcher in the Asia division of Human Rights Watch,7-9 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Free. Details: 789-9229.

Tuesday, August 7

Formline Design, Canvas Community Art Studio (223 Seward St.), August 7-August 28 (four classes), 6:30-9pm. $150. Registration required: 586-1750. www.canvasarts.org.

Toastmasters Club, 6:15-7:15 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center.

Class: English, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. For English as a Second Language. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Dancing Artists' Class, 4-5 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 5-9. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Harborview School Family Climbing Night, 3-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free for Harborview students and families. Details: 586-2635.

Dancing Artists' Class, 5-6:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 9 and up. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Summertime Family Night, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Valley Public Library. Includes light supper, special guest, stories and crafts. Tonight: learn about bats. Details: 586-5249.

Children's Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, expressing feelings and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.


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