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Grief, Loss and the Holidays, Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Community Room. The Widowed Persons Program and Hospice & Home Care of Juneau presents this program to all families and friends who have lost a loved one, and offers ideas on how to navigate the holiday season. Light refreshments will be served. This is a free public event. For more information, contact Sue Nielsen at suen@gci.net and 586-6424 or Sandy DeLong at 789-0355.
What's Happening the week of Nov. 8-14 110917 CALENDAR 1 Capital City Weekly Grief, Loss and the Holidays, Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Community Room. The Widowed Persons Program and Hospice & Home Care of Juneau presents this program to all families and friends who have lost a loved one, and offers ideas on how to navigate the holiday season. Light refreshments will be served. This is a free public event. For more information, contact Sue Nielsen at suen@gci.net and 586-6424 or Sandy DeLong at 789-0355.
Thursday, November 09, 2017

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What's Happening the week of Nov. 8-14

Dreaming Glacier Bay, till Nov. 18, Perseverance Theatre. For showtimes and tickets, go to ptalaska.org.

Grief, Loss and the Holidays, Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Community Room. The Widowed Persons Program and Hospice & Home Care of Juneau presents this program to all families and friends who have lost a loved one, and offers ideas on how to navigate the holiday season. Light refreshments will be served. This is a free public event. For more information, contact Sue Nielsen at suen@gci.net and 586-6424 or Sandy DeLong at 789-0355.

Juneau Audubon Society: “Chasing Neotropical Migrants in the Lower Rio Grande Valley,” Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center, room 116. Bill Heard will present pictures of Juneau’s summer visitors plus many birds from all over North America that migrate to the Rio Grande area in winter.

Sons of Norway Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Holiday craft booths, witches brew soup, and treats for sale.

Second Saturday Market, Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. Locally grown produce and craft vendors.

Arts, Crafts and Christmas Fair, Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Items for sale include Thanksgiving centerpieces, Christmas lighted glass blocks, ornaments, jewelry, clothing, candles, baked goods, photography, and more.

Cocoa and Kindness, Sunday, Nov. 12, 1-4 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. The Juneau Police Department would like to invite everyone to the Dimond Park Field House where they will provide free cocoa and participants can go the extra mile for kindness. This is a chance to focus on what you want the holidays to be about, visit with your neighbors, and trade stories of kindness. This is an event where kindness is the only currency. No donations will be sought or accepted.

Sing the Winter Blues Away Sing Along, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 5:30-7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church; weekly on Tuesday until Dec. 20. Everyone welcome. Free.

La Santa Cecelia, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. The voice of a new bicultural generation in the U.S., this grammy-award winning band blends Latin culture, rock, and world music. No host bar. Tickets at www.jahc.org, Hearthside Books, and the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Around Southeast

Haines - Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Monday, Nov. 6, 8 a.m.-Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., American Bald Eagle Foundation. Event celebrating the peak of the winter gathering of the eagles.

Haines - Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Friday, Nov. 10, 6-9 p.m., Harriett Hall, Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds. Wild and Scenic Film Festival features short films celebrating adventures in some of the world’s wild and beautiful places. Hosted by Takshanuk Watershed Council and Southeast Alaska State Fair. Admission costs $12 in advance, $15 at the door, and $40 for families. Dinner, beer and wine are available for purchase. Free popcorn. For information, contact the Fair office, 766-2476, or TWC office, 766-3542.

Sitka - Homeless Connect, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Salvation Army. Homeless individuals and families are provided with socks, warm clothing and vouchers for personal need,; housing information, health services and information, and lunch. For information email info@eastergroup.org or call 738-6336.

Sitka - Fisherman’s Expo, Tuesday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 10, Harrigan Hall. Most events are at Harrigan Centennial Hall and include drill conductor training, bathymetric mapping, marketing, sablefish pots, bycatch and data collection, bookkeeping and borrowing, vessel stability training and a job fair. Visit alfafish.org or call 747-3400 for details.

Eevery 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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