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Posted: November 10, 2011 - 1:01am

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.

Juneau Audubon Society’s monthly meeting, 7 p.m., UAS Egan room 221.

TMHS’ Theater’s producion of “Grease,” 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, The JAHC, and online at jahc.org/buy-tickets. Details: 586-ARTS or 780-1900.

Morally Improv-erished’s Greatest Hits & More, 9:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Celebrating eight years of improv. All ages. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat and the JAHC. $8.50 general /$6.50 student in advance, ]$10 general / $8.00 student at the door

FRIDAY

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

Juneau World Affairs Council Forum talk: “Climate Change and Social and Economic Justice,” 1-4:30 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS.Session will explore the ramifications of climate change on societies and societal structures with Jennifer Krencicki Barcelos and Jennifer Marlow of the Three Degrees Project. Moderated by Linda Kruger of the U.S. Forest Service PNW Station. Part of the JWAC’s 2011 forum, “The Politics of Global Climate Change.” Details: www.jwac.org/forum2011.html.

Second Friday Teen Hip-hop Class, 4-5 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Teen hip-hop class every second Friday at the Canvas. Youth ages 10-18 are invited to bust a move with chill tunes in a relaxed environment. All levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Taught by Kim Andree. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750.

50’s dinner before the TMHS play “Grease,” 5-6 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School Commons. Hotdogs or burgers, chips and root beer floats served by the TMHS swim/dive team. $10/person, $8 seniors/12 and under.

Juneau World Affairs Council Forum event: Climate change science poster session, 5 -6:45 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS. Review projects and studies relating to climate change study and research, presented by individual researchers. This is a chance to see what Alaskan scientists are finding and thinking about. Part of the JWAC’s 2011 forum, “The Politics of Global Climate Change.” Details: www.jwac.org/forum2011.html.

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

Live Jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Tom Locher, piano.

TMHS’ Theater’s production of “Grease,” 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, The JAHC, and online at jahc.org/buy-tickets. Details: 586-ARTS or 780-1900.

Evening at Egan: ‘Is Long-Term Climate Policy Politically Feasible?’7-9:30 p.m., Egan Library, UAS. With Detlef Sprinz. This Evening at Egan lecture is also the JWAC Forum’s deynote address for “The Politics of Global Climate Change.” Details: www.jwac.org/forum2011.html.

Gathering Of The Drums, 9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. Hosted by UAS Wooch.een Club, and open to everyone. Bring your own drums of any sort, and jam. Located at UAS Campus Noyes Pavilion. Free. Details: 796-6043.

SATURDAY

Juneau World Affairs Council Forum talk: ‘Climate Change and National Security’ with Leo Goff, 9-11:30 a.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS. Session will explore how climate change, whether sudden or long-term on-set can trigger societal instability in regions of the world, and how prepared we are to respond. Moderated by Admiral Thomas Ostebo. Part of the JWAC’s 2011 forum, “The Politics of Global Climate Change.” Details: www.jwac.org/forum2011.html

Nanowrimo Workshop with Geoff Kirsh, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Writer Geoff Kirsh will lead a crash course in the craft of writing as well as techniques in keeping the story moving forward, always forward. Open to writers of all levels. Email jonasl@juneau.org to register.

Power Steering on the Color Wheel, with Constance Baltuck, 10 a.m., ALaska State Museum. For kids in Kindergarten through grade 2. Details: 465-2901.

Coffee and Collections: President Harding’s Visit to Alaska, 10:30 a.m.-noon, City Museum. With local historian Jim Geraghty.

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.

Power Steering on the Color Wheel, with Constance Baltuck, 1-5 p.m., Alaska State Museum. For kids in grades 1-5. Details: 465-2901.

Juneau World Affairs Council Forum talk: ‘Bringing it Home - the Arctic’ 1-4:30 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall, UAS. Two-part session will explore the ramifications of a remote and desolate area of the earth that is becoming accessible by sea for weeks and months at a time. The panel includes Lawson Brigham, Larry Hartig, Alice Rogoff and Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell. Part of the JWAC’s 2011 forum, “The Politics of Global Climate Change.” Details: www.jwac.org/forum2011.html.

Dinner before the TMHS play “Grease”, 5-6:45 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Dinner of hot dogs or burgers, chips and root beer floats, served by the TMHS swim/dive team as a fundraiser. $10/person or $8/seniors/12 and under. Details: 723-0134.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., TK Maguires at the Prospector Hotel. Clay Good (drums), Tom Locher (piano) and Kari Groven (vocals). Details: 586-3737

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

“Alaska Robotics Vol. 2” screening, 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. Collection of short films. All ages (PG-13). After party to follow at the Breakwater, featuring the music of Playboy Spaceman. Details: akrobotics.com.

Native History Month: Spoken word and open mic, 7-9 p.m., UAS Egan Room 225. Poetry, spoken word, stories, songs. Details: lanuwudakat@gmail.com.

TMHS’ Theater’s producion of “Grease,” 7:30 p.m., TMHS auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, The JAHC, and online at jahc.org/buy-tickets. Details: 586-ARTS or 780-1900.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., JACC. Free dance lesson with Megan and Mark teaching salsa. DJ  music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances, $5 at the door. Sponsored by JIF. Info: Eric 957-1217.

Morally Improv-erished’s Greatest Hits & More, 9:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Celebrating eight years of improv. All ages. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat and the JAHC. $8.50 general/$6.50 student in advance, $10 general/$8 student at the door

SUNDAY

Unfinished Objects (UFOs), 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery, 223 Seward St. Complete that unfinished art project. Details: 586-1750.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí Writers’ Retreat, 12–4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery, 223 Seward St. Potluck lunch at noon, bring something to share. Register early at info@canvasarts.org, 586-1750. $10. Scholarships available.

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

Juneau Wind Ensemble’s “Revolution” concert, 3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Theme inspired by events such as the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street protests. Free.

Hearthside Books’ annual holiday event, 6-8 p.m., Hearthside Books & Toys, Nugget Mall. Local author signings, live music with Tom Locher, refreshments and more. Details: www.hearthsidebooks.com.

“Got Photos” with Gretchen Powers, 7 p.m., Downtown Library. Tips for organizing your photos. and creating new ways of enjoying them from digital scrapbooks to printed books. Free. Details: 586-5267.

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. Details: 789-0125.

Native American Heritage Month lecture: “The Interrelationships Between Tribes and Corporations,” noon-1, Sealaska Plaza, 4th floor boardroom. with Edward Thomas, President, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indians of Alaska. Bring your own lunch. Details:

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.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp 2 meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Auke Tribe building on Willoughby Ave. Agenda will include acceptance of annual dues, Nominations/election of officers for 2011-2012. Details: Andy Ebona, 364-2901.

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.

Native American Heritage Month lecture: “Alaska Native Corporations and Cultural Models of Sustainability,” noon-1, Sealaska Plaza, 4th floor boardroom. with Thomas F. Thornton, Senior Research Fellow, Environmental Change and Management, Oxford University. Bring your own lunch. Details:

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, 6:30-9 p.m., City museum. With Alysia Jones. Third of three workshops. Pre-registration required. Details: 586-3572.

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