What’s Happening the week of May 9-15

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Brown Bag Concert, Wednesday, May 9, 12-1 p.m., State Office Building Atrium. Lunch hour music performed by Kate & William Ransom. Free. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

 

Youth Workshops for Strings and Piano, Wednesday, May 9, 4:30-6 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan classroom wing. String and piano workshops for all levels, youth. Eroica Trio will conduct the workshops. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Adult Workshops for Strings and Piano, Wednesday, May 9, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan classroom wing. String and piano workshops for all levels, adult. Eroica Trio will conduct the workshops. Tickets aviailable at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

An Evening with Melissa Block, Wednesday, May 9, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented by KTOO.

Moving with the Mind of Meditation, Thursday, May 10, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Shambala Center. A book club for runners and walkers. Each meeting will starts with a walk or run at your own pace for 30 or 60 minutes. A 60-minute group will start at 5 p.m. and a 30-minute group will start at 5:30 p.m. Discussion and instruction will start at 6p.m. Recommended offering: $50. Patron offering: $75 . There is an additional cost for the book if desired. For more info and to register, email dralla@juneaushambhala.org or www.juneau.shambhala.org.

Bonfire on the Beach, Thursday, May 10, 6-8 p.m., Auke Bay Recreation. Hang out with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council staff and talk about what we can do to protect Southeast. SEACC will bring snacks, a grill, and information on current campaigns. Look for the SEACC banner. For more info: www.seacc.org or call 586-6942.

Eroica Plus!, Thursday, May 10, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Music by Bach, Schuman and Dvorak performed by Eroica Trio and Kate Ransom. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Dearly Beloved, May 10, 11, 12, 7 p.m., May 12, 2 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School. Production by the Juneau Douglas Theatre Department. General admission $15; Senior citizens and students/children $10. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, JAHC.

The Arsonists, until May 20. For show times and dates, visit ptalaska.org.

Dance Party, Friday, May 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: reggie@jazzandclassics.com.

Annual Berner’s Bay Cruise, Saturday, May 12, 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Statter Harbormaster’s Office. During the cruises, onboard naturalists will speak on the history and wildlife of the area. Tickets are available at Hearthside Books at a cost of $70 for adults, $40 for students, including UAS, and $25 for children under 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more info: http://www.juneau-audubon-society.org/Latest%20News%20-%20Juneau%20Audubon.html#bbc; Jason Colon, info@juneau-audubon-society.org.

Super Plant Sale, Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.- noon, Safeway parking lot. Juneau vegetable, flower and shrub varieties offered by local gardening groups and select commercial vendors. For more information, contact Pat Harris at communitygarden998@gmail.com.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Saturday, May 12, 2:30-8 p.m., Taku Lanes. A fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters. For more info, visit bbbsak.org/bowl or contact Jessie Snyder at (907) 465-7022, juneaubfks@bbbsak.org.

Puttin’ on the Ritz “Songs of Love,” Saturday, May 12, 6:30-9 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Jazz meets classics: “Songs of Love” performed by tenor Bradley Howard, pianist William Ransom, jazz singer Bernadine Mitchell a d jazz pianist Gary Motely. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Make Your Mark Artist Workshop, Sunday, May 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Pier 49.

Mother’s Day Brunch, Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Timberline Bar and Grill. This is a fundraiser for Healing Hand Foundation. Tickets are $50 and include your tram ride. Call 463-1338 for reservations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1980679898860830/; Kristin McTague, kristinm@searhc.org, 364-4402.

Beginning Wheel Throwing, Sunday, May 13, 12-3 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. This class is with Alex Botelho . $210 per person. Call 586-1750.

Open House: Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, Sunday, May 13, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. An afternoon of family fun celebrating Mother’s Day at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. There will be tours of the facility, an opportunity to meet the midwives, activities, a bouncy house, games and more. Light snacks are provided. Glacial Grinds will be onsite with treats for purchase. All are welcome.

Family Concert “Musical Animals,” Sunday, May 13, 3-4 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Music from Peter and the Wolf and Ferdinand the Bull performed by the Vega Quartet. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

“Jazz Jam” with Gary Motley, Monday, May 14, 7:30-10 p.m., location to be determined. Jam with jazz pianist and composer Gary Motley. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Brown Bag Concert, Tuesday, May 15, 12-1 p.m., State Office Building Atrium. Lunch time music performed by the Vega Quartet. Free. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

Silk Scarf Painting, Tuesday, May 15, 1-4 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. Silk scarf Ppainting with Tobie Weston. This class is on May 15 and May 20. $60 per person. Call 586-1750 to register.

Arts Roundtable, Tuesday, May 15, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Monthly roundtable meeting to talk about fostering the arts community in Juneau. Artists, art organizations, and any interested community members are invited to contribute ideas and comments. If you can’t make the meeting, send your ideas to Meghan Garrison, Individual Artist Programs Coordinator: meghan@jahc.org or 907.586.2787.

Best of Beethoven, Tuesday, May 15, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Beethoven’s Op. 130 String Quartet and “Archduke” Piano Trio performed by the Vega Quartet and William Ransom. Tickets available at the JACC Box Office, Hearthside Books, jazzandclassics.org or at the JJ&C office at 463-3378. For more info: jazzandclassics.org, reggie@jazzandclassics.org.

AROUND SOUTHEAST

Sitka- Pops Night, Thursday, May 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Blatchley Middle School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction and display of student art and work. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by an ice cream social and the auction conclusion. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call Kari at 752-7323 to donate a baked good for auction.

Sitka- Whale Cruise, Saturday, May 12, 1:30-4:40 p.m., Crescent Harbor. Description:Southeast Alaska Independent Living’s annual whale cruise. An ice-cream social is part of the wildlife viewing. Boarding begins at 1:15 p.m. The vessel is wheelchair accessible. Tickets are $50. Contact Tiffany at tjustice@sailinc.org or call 747-6859 for more information.

Sitka- Guided Hike, Sunday, May 13, 1:30-3 p.m. Sitka Trail Works offers a free 1.6-mile hike along the Ben Grussendorf Forest & Muskeg and Estuary Life trail. Hikers meet at the Starrigavan boat launch gravel parking lot. Trails are mostly easy, with some moderate sections. The hike leader will carry emergency supplies and hiking poles are available to borrow. Call 747-7244 or go to sitkatrailworks.org for more information and participation policies.

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