GetOutJuneau! for the month of April

Friday Night Kids Night, every Friday from 6-9 p.m., Juneau Indoor Archery Range. No experience needed, youth must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 6 and up.

English Country Dance Weekend, begins 7:30 p.m. Friday at Chapel by the Lake. Bruce Hamilton leads a weekend of evening dances and daytime workshops, suitable for dancers of all levels.

Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 21, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Displays and demonstrations by 25 local organizations. Free. Families invited. Details, 789-0097.

Free Entrance Day at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Saturday and Sun, April 21 and 22, Monday, April 23, Wednesday and Thursday, April 25 and 26. Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Indoor Archery, noon Saturday, April 21, Juneau Indoor Archery Range. All youth (ages under 16) must be accompanied by an adult. Fun for all ages six and up.

Boating Skills and Seamanship Class, Thunder Mountain High School. AMUS Coast Guard Auxiliary is presenting a 13-session Boating Skills and Seamanship Class Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:30-9 p.m., April 2 through May 16. This is a comprehensive course designed for both novice and experienced boaters. $60 for single, $90 for couple. Deb, 618-263-8628, or Helen, 957-6609.

“International Space Station” 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, Marie Drake Planetarium. Plus “The Stars Tonight” on the Spitz projector.

Women's Climbing Class, 6:30-8 p.m., every Wednesday, The Rock Dump.Learn the basics of rock climbing or refine climbing techniques. Details, 586-4982.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel safety check, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, Western Auto and Marine. Checks on boat and gear to ensure they meet regulations. Details: Brian, 790-2919 or 957-6610.

NRA High Powered Rifle Match, registration at 8:30 a.m., Sunday, April 29, Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Cost ranges from $5 to $25. First-time competitors shoot for free. Details, 789-9025.


Buckwheat Classic registration opens

Registration is now open for the 31st annual Buckwheat Ski Classic. The cross-country ski race will be held on March 25 on the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway and include 50K, 25K and 10K classic races as well as a 5K kids race.

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Unit 4 fur season to end

The season for marten, mink, weasel and river otter in Unit 4 (Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof Islands) ended Wednesday. Beaver season remains open through April 30.

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Fireside Lecture on Southeast’s ancient shorelines

Geologist Jim Baichtal will discuss revising old theories regarding how life adapted to Southeast Alaska’s ancient ice sheets during today’s Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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