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Arts calendar

Posted: October 26, 2011 - 11:02pm

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.

“Birth” the play, 7-9 p.m., JACC. $10 at the door. www.BOLDaction.org.

Theatre In The Rough’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. General: $15 general admission ($5 kids 5 and under, $10 students and seniors). Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC, and at the door. Details: theatreintherough.org and 209-0867.

FRIDAY

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

Pumpkin carving, 2-6 p.m., The Canvas. Bring your own pumpkin. Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Halloween carnival and haunted house, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nugget Mall.

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

Live jazz, 7 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. With Tom Locher, piano. Details: 780-2221.

Masquerade Charity Ball, 7-midnight, Centennial Hall. $30 per person. DJ music, food and drinks, silent auction, costume contest, prizes. Hosted by family and friends of Amy Marks to help with kidney transplant surgery. Details: 209-3001.

Evening at Egan: “Widespread Changes to Alaska Glaciers,” with Shad O’Neel, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS. Free and open to the public.

Sweet Plantain String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Fusing classical, contemporary, urban and Latino music.

Theatre In The Rough’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. General: $18 advance or $20 at the door; age 5 and under: $6; students/seniors: $15. Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC, and at the door. Details: theatreintherough.org and 209-0867.

Halloween skate, 8-9:30 p.m., Treadwell Arena.

Halloween bash, 9 p.m., Latinos Restaurant, upstairs. $10, ages 17 and up.

SATURDAY

Halloween Fall Fun Fest, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Games, crafts and treats. Free. Details: 789-0097.

‘Going Meow Way?’ pet festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., JACC. Events include fashion show, musical chairs and races. Pet food drive for Southeast Alaska Food Bank organized by Grateful Dogs of Juneau. Pre-register at the Gastineau Humane Society. Details: www.ghspets.org or call 907-789-0260. All proceeds benefit GHS.

Halloween carnival and haunted house, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall.

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.

Living Wisdom of the Far North: A Festival of Russian Culture, 4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Performances by New Archangel Dancers, SitNicks, Steve Tada, Kathleen Wayne, Tatiana Scott and others. Artwork by Tamara Semenova and Leigh Rust. $10 donation suggested. Details: 789-3854.

Spooky swim, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Pool. $4.75 for adults, $3.75 for youth, $2.75 for children/seniors/disabled. Details: 586-5325.

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

“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” film showing with live musical accompaniment by Bridget Cross and George Kuhar, 7 p.m., downtown library. 1919 silent film. Come in costume if you like. Free.

“NIght of the Living Derby” Juneau Rollergirls bout, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Raven Lunatics vs the Kilkats. No host bar; attendees must be 21 or over or with guardian. Tickets $20, 5 percent goes to AWARE. Details: www.juneaurollergirls.com.

Theatre In The Rough’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. General: $18 advance or $20 at the door; age 5 and under: $6; students/seniors: $15. Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC, and at the door. Details: theatreintherough.org and 209-0867.

Juneau Symphony’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” 8 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Preconcert talk at 7 p.m. Tony Award winning musical thriller featuring the full orchestra, Juneau Symphony Chorus, and an all-star cast including Phillipe Damerval as Sweeney Todd and Marta Lastufka as Mrs. Lovett. Come in costume. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside and Rainy Retreat bookstores, and on-line at juneausymphony.org.

Kari and the Wristrockets, 9 p.m., Louie’s in Douglas. With Dale McFarlin, Chris Frary, Kari Groven, Jason Caputo and Doug Bridges.

SUNDAY

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

Halloween carnival and haunted house, 1-4 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Theatre In The Rough’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 2 p.m., McPhetres Hall. $15 general admission ($5 kids 5 and under, $10 students and seniors). Tickets at Hearthside Books, the JACC, and at the door. Details: theatreintherough.org and 209-0867.

Juneau Symphony’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” 3 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Preconcert talk at 2 p.m. Tony Award winning musical thriller featuring the full orchestra, Juneau Symphony Chorus, and an all-star cast including Phillipe Damerval as Sweeney Todd and Marta Lastufka as Mrs. Lovett. Come in costume. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside and Rainy Retreat bookstores, and on-line at juneausymphony.org.

Drive in movie: “Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein,” 6 p.m., Juneau Urgent Family Care and Valley Lumber parking lot, 8525 Old Dairy Road. Popcorn and hot dog stand hosted by Dancing Artists. Free. Details: DancingArtists@gmail.com.

MONDAY

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m. downtown library. Stories and songs for ages birth-2 years and their adult caregiver. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. An interactive experience of stories and songs for toddlers, ages birth-2, and their adult care-giver. etails: 789-0125.

Juneau Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building, room 541. Every Monday. Open to the public. A photo ID is needed to get into the Federal Building. Details: Rich, 957-3393.

Focus writing critique group, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Every Monday, Details: 463-6944.

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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #2 meeting, 6 p.m., Salvation Army. Nominations of officers and potluck, Details: Janet, 209-6330.

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.

Digital storytelling workshop with Alysia Jones, 6:30-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Also Nov. 9 and 16. All participants must have access to a laptop computer with basic video editing software to participate. $60, pre-registration and pre-payment required. For forms, visit www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum/classes.php. Details: 586-3572.

Alaska Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Wednesday lecture series: Wildlife Vignettes by Juneau Empire photographer Michael Penn, 7-8 p.m., Glacier View Room, UAS (Egan 221/222). Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Details: Tina Brown, 523-5402

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