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Posted: September 15, 2011 - 12:02am
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Michael Robinson  Courtesy of Three-Ring Improv
Courtesy of Three-Ring Improv
Michael Robinson

THURSDAY

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

FRIDAY

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Charter School family climbing night, 3:30-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. No skills or special equipment necessary. Free. Details: 586-2635; 586-0463 to leave a message.

Voices for Recovery Poetry Jam, 6:30-9 p.m., Canvas, 223 Seward St. A recovery-inspired poetry jam invites people to join with others and share their original poems related to recovery from addiction and mental illness. It is geared for amateur poets in a competition-style event with $200 in cash prizes. Bring up to three poems, with all styles and ages welcome. Sign-ups at 6 p.m., as space is limited. Non-competitive reading between 6:30-7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Details: Christy, 586-1750.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

Three-ring Improv, 7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom, Morally Improv-erished, Not Safe For Improv from UAS, and performer Michael Robinson take the stage to perform live and unscripted works. $15 general and $10 student. Details: 209-8958.

Native Jazz Quartet, 8 p.m., JACC. See page C1 for details.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 8:30 p.m., Squires Rest, 11806 Glacier Highway. With special guests Sean Tracey and Allison Mapes.

SATURDAY

Capital City Quilters’ Guild UFO, 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Work on un-finished objects. Any person interested in quilting is welcome to attend and join in the fun. Free. Details: 523-8495.

Creativity By Choice, 9 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Workshop touches on the natures of creativity, spontaneity, and offers and how art is based in complimentary choices. Appropriate for all levels. Taught by Michael Robinson, faculty member of Vancouver Film School. $25 pre-registration or $35 day of event. Details: 209-8958 or juneauimprov@gmail.com.

International Coastal Clean-up Day, 9-11 a.m., Sandy Beach. Volunteer your business or organization to help pick up litter and trash from 18 public beach areas in Juneau and Douglas. Free. Details: 586-6853.

Next Saturday Dixieland Band open rehearsal, 1-3 p.m., Big Blue Music Studio, 540 West 8th St. Free. All levels welcome. Details: Larry, 957-6120 or www.juneaucommunityband.org.

The Cinema Game, 2-5 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Workshop to include how character is created in reaction, how to make excellent choices, how to share focus dynamically, and how the heart of performance is rooted in what the actor does, not what they say. Appropriate for experienced actors, directors and improvisers.$35 pre-registration and $45 day of workshop. Details: 209-8958.

Festival of seafood and beer, 4-9 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Events include tutored beer tasking, fish festival and live music with Sean Tracey and friends. Details: www.ktoo.org.

Jazz Divas, 7 p.m., Prospector Hotel, TK Maguire’s in the Prospector Hotel. Vocals by Julie Cozzi, Eve Dillingham, Alyssa Fischer, Kari Groven and Alaska’s Kit, accompanied by Tom Locher, piano, and David Sheakley, drums. Details: 586-3737.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

September barn dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th and Gold streets. Live music by Jerry Fiscus and Friends. Tom Paul will teach and call contra and square dances. No experience or a partner is needed. $8 adults, $7 AFF or JIF members, $5 seniors and students. Free for SAGA, JVs and VISTA. Details: 463-3214.

The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band, 8:30 p.m., Squires Rest, 11806 Glacier Highway. With special guests Sean Tracey and Allison Mapes.

SUNDAY

Duplicate bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

MONDAY

Senior ceramics, 10-2, Juneau Senior Center. Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: David, 463-6174.

Lecture on totem parks of Southeast Alaska, 12-1 p.m., Sealaska Plaza, 4th floor boardroom. Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a noon lecture on Southeast Alaska totem poles that were made or restored during the Great Depression and show a 1949 newsreel about the project that was recently rediscovered. Led by Emily Moore. Details: 463-4844.

Contract bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Monday and Wednesday. Details: David, 463-6174.

Cribbage, 6 p.m., Community Room, Mountain View Apts, 895 W. 12th St. enter through the main front door. Join us for a fun game night. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

TUESDAY

Haiku on the street, noon-1 p.m. in front of the Canvas. With Christy NaMee Eriksen. Haiku are pay-as-you-can, suggested donation $5.75.

WEDNESDAY

“Write For Your Life” Group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: David, 463-6174.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Contract bridge 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Monday and Wednesday. Details: David, 463-6174.

 

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