Back to School Chill, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 5-6:30 p.m., Valley Library. Join for a workshop focusing on self-regulating. Targeting at ages 10-18.
What's Happening the week of Aug. 9-15 081017 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Back to School Chill, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 5-6:30 p.m., Valley Library. Join for a workshop focusing on self-regulating. Targeting at ages 10-18.
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What's Happening the week of Aug. 9-15

Back to School Chill, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 5-6:30 p.m., Valley Library. Join for a workshop focusing on self-regulating. Targeting at ages 10-18.

Golden North Salmon Derby, Aug. 12-13. For more info visit:

Second Saturday Market, Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Airport Shopping Mall. Local produce and craft vendors. Register to be a vender by emailing Proceeds from registrations benefit the Friends of the Library.

Bike/Hike Through The History of The Herbert Glacier, Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Herbert Glacier Trailhead.10 a.m. hike or 11:30 a.m. bike. Learn about the Herbert Glacier and how our CBJ Mining Ordinance could open up industrial mining in the area. This is a 9.8 mile trial with elevation gain. More info: or call 586-6942.

Con Brio Chamber Series, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2-3:30 p.m., Atrium at the APK Building. Violinist Lisa Ibias and pianist Sue Kazama will perform. Free event. More info:

Every other Saturday Drawing Group, Saturday, Aug. 12, 4:45-8 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Cost $20. Set up at 4:45 p.m., doors close at 5 p.m. More info:

Miss Gigi Monroe Presents FAME, Saturday, Aug. 12, 8-9 p.m. and 10-11 p.m., Rendezvous. $8 cover 21 and over. Starring Mikhail Jackson, Aquarius Valentine, Tyquan Juicy Contour, Lituy hart, Ryder Strong, Luke the Duke of Bell & diamond de la Ghetto.

Sacred Harp Sing, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2-3:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Doesn’t matter what your singing experience is. Free. More info:

Grantsmanship Training Program, Monday, Aug. 14, 8:30 a.m.-Friday, Aug. 18, 5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Work in teams to create and review real proposals in class. Leave with a stack of draft proposals, a network of colleagues, and 12 months of follow-up support. Tuition: $995, textbook $45. More info: (800) 421-9512.

Last Chance: Total Solar Eclipse, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Learn all you need to know about the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Free.


Coffman Cove - “By the Sea” Arts & Seafood Festival, Friday, Aug. 11, 3-10 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 12, 12-10 p.m. Schedule and other information can be found at:

Sitka-Sitka Seafood Festival, Thursday, Aug. 10-19. Go to for more info.

Sitka- Author to Read, Friday, Aug. 11, 6-7 p.m., Sitka Public Library. Romance author Cher LaBruzzo reads from her book “Pivotal Moments.”

Sitka-Ideas Sought, Tuesday, Aug. 15. Submissions are being taken for the 2017 Arctic Innovation Idea competition at Deadline is midnight Friday, Sep. 22. Grand prize is $10,000. For more information call 907-474-6518 or email

Skagway – Wednesday Night Blues, Aug. 9. 7:30-10 p.m., Red Onion Saloon. Lessons will be taught by Brian Pierson and possible guest instructors.

Skagway – Dance night, Aug. 11, 9 p.m., Red Onion Saloon. Free.

Ketchikan – Uke Can Do It, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 6-7 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. For ages 8-18. Join visiting musician Cinda Johnson and learn simple ukulele chords and songs in just one hour. There will be a limited number of ukuleles available, so if you have your own, bring it.

Ketchikan – Author visit: Susan Ewing, Thursday, Aug. 10 6:30-8 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Susan Ewing presents her latest book, “Resurrecting the Shark,” featuring Ketchikan’s own Ray Troll.


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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