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Wildlife Wednesday: Animal Emotions, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Presentation with discussion & illustrations by Bob Armstrong. Some of the information comes from the book The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff. Free event.
What's Happening the week of Oct. 4-10 100417 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Wildlife Wednesday: Animal Emotions, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Presentation with discussion & illustrations by Bob Armstrong. Some of the information comes from the book The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff. Free event.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017

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What's Happening the week of Oct. 4-10

Wildlife Wednesday: Animal Emotions, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Presentation with discussion & illustrations by Bob Armstrong. Some of the information comes from the book The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff. Free event.

Station Eleven Book Discussion Open to Public, Thursday, Oct. 5, 12-1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Big Read event.

Stay Warm This Winter, Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, conference room. A workshop on heat pumps for heating and hot water. Sponsored by Renewable Juneau.

First Friday, Friday, Oct. 6. See capitalcityweekly.com for more information.

First Friday Acquisition Reception, Friday, Oct. 6, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. The City Museum will host an acquisition reception for the painting “Bend in the River” by Sydney Laurence. “Bend in the River” will be on view for the public beginning with this First Friday reception and running through the end of October.

Book Swap at Rainy Retreat, Friday, Oct. 6, 5-7 p.m., Rainy Retreat Books. Bring your favorite book(s) with you on October First Friday and stop by Rainy Retreat to swap it for one of your neighbor’s favorites. Snacks and adult drinks provided. If you don’t have a book, don’t worry they have books there. Free event.

Pizza and Music Night, Friday, Oct. 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Community Charter School, 4th and Gold Street Downtown. With Forno Rosso Pizzeria and Juneau musicians. A cheese pizza and beverage will cost $13; a family package of three pizzas and drinks is $34.An event to raise money for the Juneau Community Charter School 8th Grade Field Trip.

Free Double Feature at the Gold Town Theater - La Jetée and 12 Monkeys, Friday, Oct. 6, 8-10 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. A Big Read event.

Taste of Promise Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. 7, 5:30-7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Come sample delicious dishes prepared by participating congregations and cast your vote for the “Wooden Spoon Award.”Costs $20. There will be door prizes and a quilt raffle too.

Bookbinding 101 with Sherri McDonald, Saturday, Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m., Color Wheel Arts. Learn to make your own sketch book and journal using different sewing structures like Coptic style and Long stick. Room for eight Students $135. Call to register: 907-209-7173.

Shakespeare Reading King Lear, Saturday, Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. A Big Read Event.

Coffee & Collections: History of Juneau Garden Club, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Elfrida Nord, historian of the Juneau Garden Club, will present on her research of the Garden Club’s 90-year history. Free event.

Tot Rave, Saturday, Oct.7, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. A dance party for the younger set to benefit the Gold Creek Child Development Center. Food and drink available for purchase. Tickets available at the door. $5 for everyone over 2. Adult must be accompanied by a child.

Taste of Promise Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. 7, 5:30-7 p.m., Chapel By the Lake. A fundraiser for Family Promise of Juneau. $20 donation; tickets at the door.

Perseverance Theatre Young Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Saturday, Oct. 7, 7-9:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. A Big Read Event.

First Saturday Improv, Saturday, Oct. 7, 9:15-11 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Juneau’s local improvisational theater highlights. $10 at the door.

Momma Says Location Reveal Party, Sunday, Oct. 8, 12-4 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Juneau’s very own maternity store! Head over to the birth center for a meet-n-greet, refreshments, and a behind the scenes look at products & services available to Juneau moms. Free event.

Signals from Station Eleven: Dramatic Readings inspired by the novel, Sunday, Oct. 8, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library. A Big Read Event.

Ordination and Installation of the Sixth Bishop of Juneau, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m., St. Paul's. The Catholic Diocese of Juneau will hold the Ordination and Installation of the Sixth Bishop of Juneau the most Reverend Andrew E. Bellisario, C.M.

Free Film at the Gold Town Theater - Die Wand (The Wall), Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7-9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Based on the 1963 novel Die Wand by Austrian writer Marlen Haushofer and adapted for the screen by Julian Pölsler.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

SITKA- Indigenous People’s Day, Monday, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m.,The University of Alaska. Celebrate with traditional storytelling and breakout sessions for children and adults. Contact Crystal Duncan at 747-7773 with questions.

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.

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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