PUBLISHED: 10:50 AM on Wednesday, August 3, 2005
••• Art & Culture •••
Ketchikan Arts Council, Anyone interested in creating a local writers group in Ketchikan contact Erin, 225-2211

Ketchikan Blueberry Arts Festival, Saturday, August 6-7, 10am- 5pm, State Building, includes Best Blueberry Dish Contest, Battle of the Bands, Richard Brautigan & Dick Whittaker Annual Trout Fishing in America Poetry Slam and more, 225-2211

Encore Performance of "A Story of Sadako", Saturday, August 6, 7:30 pm, Northern Lights Church, pay as you can, not recommended for children under 6, 586-4933

Dragonflies of Alaska presentation with Juneau authors John Hudson and Bob Armstrong, Tuesday August 9, 7-8:30 pm, Hearthside books in the Nugget Mall, 789-2605

••• Lectures & Classes •••

Childbirth Preparation Class, Thursdays, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Admin Building. Learn about and prepare for the birth of your baby. Information & register at 796-8972.

Just for Dads Prenatal Class, Wednesday, August 8 and 15, Bartlett Admin Building. Learn bathing, diapering, infant massage and more. Register at 796-8972.

Totem Heritage Center Registration in Ketchikan, August 1-5, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday registration 8am- 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday registration 8am-7pm, 225-5900 for more information.

••• Summer Camp •••

Boys and Girls Club has events happening all summer long, fitness, crafts, movies and more, call 790-4534

Juneau Youth Wrestling day camp, Thursday-Saturday, August 4-6, 9:00AM-3:00 PM, Marie Drake Gym, $20. Parents are welcome to watch, required for those under grade 6, 723-2879

••• Other •••

Quest International seeking host family volunteers for english speaking foreign exchange students, hosts can be single or married, Kelly Higby 866-540-4029.

Haines American Legion Hamburger Feed, Thursdays throughout August, 5:00-7:00 pm.

Haines Elks Lodge Hamburger Feed, Fridays throughout August, 5:00-7:00 pm.

Haines Elks Lodge Steak Feed, Saturdays throughout August, 5:00-7:00 pm.