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Film presentation: “New Moon Over Tohoku,” Thursday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater. Vancouver filmmaker Linda Ohama will present her film which explores the rebuilding efforts after the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, including help from Alaska fishermen.
What's Happening the week of Sept. 13-19 091317 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Film presentation: “New Moon Over Tohoku,” Thursday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater. Vancouver filmmaker Linda Ohama will present her film which explores the rebuilding efforts after the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, including help from Alaska fishermen.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Story last updated at 9/13/2017 - 2:04 pm

What's Happening the week of Sept. 13-19

Film presentation: “New Moon Over Tohoku,” Thursday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater. Vancouver filmmaker Linda Ohama will present her film which explores the rebuilding efforts after the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, including help from Alaska fishermen.

AWARE Fall 2017 Advocacy Training, Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Professionals and agencies working directly with domestic violence, and sexual assault, volunteers and staff of AWARE are encouraged to apply. Suggested $25 donation.

UA Board of Regents Public Gathering, Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-6 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Student Rec. Center. An informal public gathering. The gathering is an opportunity for the community to share their comments and concerns with the regents in person. Free event.

Chad Deity, Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 14-17 and Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 7:30-9:30, Perseverance Theatre.

Safety & Preparedness Expo, Friday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. Laugh while you learn with hands on activities and interactive presentations. Free event.

“Interning at the State Archives,” Saturday, Sept. 23, Church of Latter-day Saints, Family History Center, 5100 Glacier Highway. Dani Bettridge will present on her summer with the Alaska State Archives, on-going projects and needs. All welcome. Free.

New England Barn Dance, Sat. Sept. 16 at St. Anne’s Parish Center, 5th & Gold Streets, downtown Juneau. Full Circle will play from 7:30 to 11 pm, and Susie Kendig will teach and prompt the contra dances. Beginners are welcome and are invited to learn the basics at 7:30. Partners are not necessary. Wear cool, comfortable clothes and bring clean, flat-soled shoes. Cost is $10 for the public, $5 for students through age 25. Barn dances are sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. For more information, call 586-1787.

Hand Stamped Necklaces, Saturday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Create a personalized hand stamped necklace during this one day workshop with local artist Tristan Berkey. $100 per student.

Rosemary Wells Public Lecture, Saturday, Sept. 16, 3:30-5 p.m. Alaska State Museum.

The author of the “Max and Ruby” children’s books, will be lecturing on the medical and educational evidence of the value of reading aloud to children. This free public event is ideal for caregivers, childcare professionals, parents, anyone who has kids in their lives.

Twig Furniture Workshop, Friday, Sept. 15 5:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17, 12-5 p.m., Eagle River United Methodist Camp. A workshop with visiting artist Harvey “Twigmaster” Van Patten. Twigs provided; bring tools. Tickets and Registration at JACC, Hearthside Books, www.jahc.org.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

Sitka-Robe Welcoming, Thursday, Sept. 14, 7-8 p.m., Harrigan Centennial Hall. A Chilkat robe return welcoming ceremony led by Tlingit clan leaders. A dessert reception follows. For more information call 747-6233.

Sitka-Teen Journal Session, Friday, Sept. 15, 6-8 p.m., Sitka Public Library. Teens age 12 and up are invited to “Wreck This Journal.” The project encourages its “readers” to think outside the box, redefining journaling. Materials are provided. Registration is required.

Ketchikan- Happy Henna, Saturday, Sept. 16, 1-2 p.m, Ketchikan Public Library. Learn about this ancient art form from India and decorate your hands with temporary henna tattoos. Henna paste and designs provided.

Skagway- Garden City Market, Saturday, Sept. 16, 3-6 p.m., STC Building.

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.

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 juneaujambusters.com.

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

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