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Building a National Health Program: Can Single Payer Work in AK?, Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southest, Egan Lecture Hall. Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP.org), will present their plan and lead a discussion, critical questions will be welcomed. PNHP is an organization of physicians that is focused exclusively on implementing a single payer plan for over 30 years. Free. Presented by the Health Alaska Coalition.
What's Happening the week of Aug. 30- Sept. 5 083017 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Building a National Health Program: Can Single Payer Work in AK?, Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southest, Egan Lecture Hall. Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP.org), will present their plan and lead a discussion, critical questions will be welcomed. PNHP is an organization of physicians that is focused exclusively on implementing a single payer plan for over 30 years. Free. Presented by the Health Alaska Coalition.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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What's Happening the week of Aug. 30- Sept. 5

Building a National Health Program: Can Single Payer Work in AK?, Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southest, Egan Lecture Hall. Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP.org), will present their plan and lead a discussion, critical questions will be welcomed. PNHP is an organization of physicians that is focused exclusively on implementing a single payer plan for over 30 years. Free. Presented by the Health Alaska Coalition.

Adult/Open Ballet Class, Friday, Sept. 1, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Dance Theatre. A technique class open to all levels. Ages 14 and up. Cost is Member: $240, Non-Member $280. Punch cards available in the Juneau Dance Theatre Office. More info: www.juneaudance.org or 463-5327.

17YOK Spotlight on Juneau, Friday, Sept. 1, 3-7 p.m., Sandy Beach. Random Acts filmmakers wants to hear from people who participated in daily acts of kindness, kindness weeks. There will be a fire and marshmallows to roast. First Friday, Friday, Sept. 1, 4:30-7 p.m.

Corks & Canvas, Friday, Sept. 1, 5-8 p.m., Nugget Mall Shopping Center. A paint & sip party at the Nugget Mall Community Room. All materials and light refreshments will be provided. Tickets available at vintage Fare Cafe, JoAnn’s, or the Mall Office. Tickets $25.

Fleet Street At Rainy Retreat, Friday, Sept. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rainy Retreat Books. Jazzy tunes from a live band and pick up some vinyl at 15% off during the event.

Talking About Single Payer: From Soup to Nuts Speaker’s Training, Saturday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, conference room. Join Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP.org) to learn about the challenges facing U.S. health care and the principles of a single-payer national health program. Master effective techniques and talking points for speaking to a variety of audiences about single-payer reform. Gain confidence in speaking up about health justice with friends, family members, and more formal audiences. Free. Health lunch provided. Please RSVP to organizer@pnhp.org.

JFHBC Salmon Creek Trail Run, Saturday, Sept. 2, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. 5k Run/1 mile Walk. Proceeds support the Juneau Family Health and Birth Centers Donated Health Care program. Adults $20, Youth (12-18) $5, Kids (0-11) Free.

Juneau Symphony Annual Wildlife Cruise, Saturday, Sept. 2, 1:30-5 p.m., Auke Bay Harbor Master. Hor d’oeuvres and wine tasting surrounded by Alaskan wilderness on an Allen Marine Catamaran. Live Music. Tickets $75 at the JACC and Hearthside Books.

Con Brio Chamber Series Presents: A Call to Life, Sunday, Sept. 3, 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Variations on a Theme of Extinction- A performance by Pianist Rachelle McCabe and writer/philosopher Kathleen Dean Moore. A reception will follow. Tickets $20 at the door. Students free. Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. A creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

UA Board of Regents Public Testimony Session, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 4-6 p.m.. Statewide Call-In. The public is invited to call in to share their thoughts on university issues with the University of Alaska Board of Regents during this public testimony period. Participants can call 1-866-726-0757 to participate. Free.

Dance Fitness, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre. Keegan Carroll will break down the moves of the professionally choreographed dance routines. Classes are designed for all fitness levels. Punch cards are available at the Juneau Dance Theatre Office.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

SITKA-Natural History Seminar, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7:30-8:30 p.m., in room 229 at the University of Alaska. Thomas Quinn from the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences presents “Predation by bears on salmon: behavior, evolution, and ecology.”

SITKA-Museum Artist, Saturday, Sept. 2, Sheldon Jackson Museum. Drew Michael, Yup’ik & Inupiaq mask carver, is Sheldon Jackson Museum artist-in-residence through Sept. 13.

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.

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.

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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