Printmaking with Jim Heumann, Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. More info: or 586-1750.
What's Happening the week of Aug. 2-8 080217 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Printmaking with Jim Heumann, Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. More info: or 586-1750.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017

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What's Happening the week of Aug. 2-8

Downtown Family Night, Thursday, Aug. 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Join for a light supper, craft, and program. Visit for information on topics and guest speakers.

Glass Class part two, Thursday, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Makerspace. An introductory glass class. $60. Register and more info: Class is limited to 10 participants, RSVP required.

What Shall We Do With Our Heroes? Friday, Aug. 4, 7-8 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Alaska State Writer Laureate Saankaláxt’ Ernestine Hayes will discuss portions of her writing that examine our society’s histories and heroes from a deeper perspective. Free.

25th Annual Camp DAMP (Dance And Music Party), Friday, Aug. 4, 5 p.m.-Sunday, August 6, 3:30 p.m., Eagle River United Methodist Camp. Featuring Seattle contradance band KGB and caller Susan Michaels. Dance workshops, music workshops, singing session, meals provided. Stay in cabins or tent camp. $130 adults, $85 young adults (18-25), $50 kids. Registration, more info at

First Friday, Aug. 4. Listings can be found at

Printmaking with Jim Heumann, Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. More info: or 586-1750.

Helping Hands Annual Dinner & Auction, Saturday, Aug. 5, 5-9 p.m., Valley Church. All proceeds go to Helping Hands. All-you-can-eat holiday buffet. Live and silent auction. More info: Karen Fortwengler: 957-6632.

Let’s Dance! Saturday, Aug. 5, 7-10 p.m., JACC. Featuring Collette Costa & the High Costa Living. Alaskan Brewing beer garden, light hors d’oeuvres, live auction. Get Tickets at the Canvas, & the JACC. Tickets $30.


Sitka — Workshop Showcase, Thursday, August 3, 7-8:30 p.m., Sitka Sound Science Center. Sitka Arts & Science Festival and the Uncommon Music Festival present a showcase of work by participants in festival workshops.

Sitka— Piano and Voice Presentation, Friday, August 4, 7-8 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. “The Chipmunk, the Dove and the Woodpecker”, presented by the Uncommon Music Festival.

Sitka — Uncommon Music Festival, Saturday, August 5, 7-9 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. Chamber Music. The work by Conrad Winslow of Homer was commissioned for the festival to celebrate the Alaska Sesquicentennial.

Sitka — Noir Film, Saturday, August 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Sitka Public Library. “The Killing” starring Sterling Hayden. Free. Refreshments provided.

Sitka — Uncommon Music Festival, Sunday, August 6, 1-3 p.m., St. Peters by the Sea Episcopal Church. Celebrating the contributions of women to sacred music.

Sitka — Uncommon Music Festival, Sunday, August 6, 4-6 p.m., Sitka National Historical Park. “Nature Music.” Meet at the park visitors center for a walk through the woods with music.

Sitka — Sesquicentennial Speaker’s Series, Thursday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m, Sitka National Historical Park. Alex Liberovsky. Mr. Liberovsky is the Archivist for the Orthodox Church of America and will speak on: The Orthodox bishops of Alaska and their interactions with US Presidents 1867-1917. Free.


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

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:

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:

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

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

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