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“Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse!” Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. A Big Read event. To survive an apocalypse you’ll need skills. Mad, crazy skills! And you’ll need a team of awesome people who you trust and who can trust you. Don’t kid yourself. On your own, right now… you’re zombie bait. But what skills do you need? Who should be on your team? Are you ready for an apocalypse?
What's Happening the week of Oct. 25-31 102517 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly “Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse!” Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. A Big Read event. To survive an apocalypse you’ll need skills. Mad, crazy skills! And you’ll need a team of awesome people who you trust and who can trust you. Don’t kid yourself. On your own, right now… you’re zombie bait. But what skills do you need? Who should be on your team? Are you ready for an apocalypse?
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Story last updated at 10/26/2017 - 2:31 pm

What's Happening the week of Oct. 25-31

“Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse!” Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. A Big Read event. To survive an apocalypse you’ll need skills. Mad, crazy skills! And you’ll need a team of awesome people who you trust and who can trust you. Don’t kid yourself. On your own, right now… you’re zombie bait. But what skills do you need? Who should be on your team? Are you ready for an apocalypse?

Big Read: Station Eleven book discussion, Thursday, Oct. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Bartlett Regional Hospital’s Infection Preventionist Charlee Gribbon will be the featured speaker.

Think Like a Computer: An introduction to coding, Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Every month this class covers a different concept important to coding. For ages 8 and up.

Haunted Station, Thursday, Oct. 26-Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard, 345 Egan Dr. Bring ID to enter. Event is free but canned food donations are welcome; they will be given to a food bank.

League of Women Voters Annual Wine Tasting, Friday, Oct. 27, 5-7:30 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Come in costume, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, live music, costume contest and door prizes. This is the annual fundraiser for the League. Tickets are a $30 a piece or $50 for two. Go to juneaulwv.org and use PayPal online or call 907-723-0473.

Evening at Egan: “Unceremonially Killing, Saving and Dreaming,” Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall.

Haunted House, Friday, Oct. 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Fire Training Center, 2601 Sherwood St.$5 entry fee. Baked treats for sale. First floor kid friendly, second floor not.

Halloween Skate, Friday, Oct. 27, 7:45-9:15 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Skate to Halloween music in costume at decorated arena. Adults $6, youth $5, skates $2.

Monster Ball, Friday, Oct. 27, 10 p.m.-12 a.m., Taku Lanes. Costume contest. All ages welcome.

Creepy Cave, Saturday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, meeting room. Ghosts and spiders and bats, oh my! Walk through the creepy cave if you dare! Geared towards ages 2-7.

“How Much Is Enough?” Saturday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. Free. For more information, call 500-7476. Presentation and conversation about what makes a reasonably exhaustive (not exhausting!) search for documents that can prove family facts and connections.

Author talk with Janet Collins, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2-3:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Janet Collins, author of “On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell’s Polar Explorations and Legacy,” will discuss her research on the early polar explorer and his work exploring, studying, and mapping the landscape in what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge between 1906 and 1914. In consultation with his Inupiaq neighbors, Leffingwell took scientific measurements, created maps, and surveyed the geography and geology, including groundbreaking work on permafrost. A book signing will follow. Free.

Ghost Walk, Saturday, Oct. 28, 4-6:30 p.m., Mt. Jumbo Gym. Young children’s party games, prizes, treats. Free.

Instant Photography Workshop, Sunday, Oct. 29, 1-3:30 p.m., Kindred Post. The workshop, taught by resident instant photography expert Veronica Buness, will be an introduction to Lomography Automat cameras and instant photography. Students will learn about camera features and be guided on a photo-taking field trip around downtown Juneau. Cameras and film are provided for use during the workshop; participants keep all photos.The workshop is $45 (a $5 discount is given if two students sign up together). Space is limited, so registration is encouraged. Register by calling (907) 523-5053, emailing hello@kindredpost.com, or in person at Kindred Post.

Skull Party featuring Playboy Spaceman, Saturday Oct. 28, doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Tickets $20 online at playboyspaceman.com until noon on Saturday, Oct. 28. $25 at the door. Show will also feature hip hop artist Manner and guests Off The Hook Honeys. There will be a no host bar provided by Rendevous.

Halloween party, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2-6 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. There will be an oreo race, face paint, and mad scientist lab. Free. For all ages.

Around Southeast

Sitka - Sea ice talk, Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:30-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, room 229. A natural history seminar featuring Alek Petty from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. His talk is titled “Rapid declines in Arctic sea ice cover: what does this mean for Alaska?”

Sitka - Young Performers Theater: “Alice, an Adventure in Wonderland,” Friday, Oct. 27-Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m., Odess Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students and senior citizens.

Ketchikan - Social Justice Reading Group, Mondays, noon-1 p.m., Ketchikan Public Library. Each week participants will discuss a short reading. The first book in the series is the 2016 National Book Award winner “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America” by Ibram X. Kendi. Call Lisa at 228-2304 for more information.

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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