ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2011

THURSDAY

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

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their “wiggles” out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

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

“The Blue Bear” performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

FRIDAY

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

Fireside lecture: “,” 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Lunafest 2011, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities. Nine short films by women filmmakers. $10.

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Featuring “Alaskan Bears: Coats of Many Colors” with Riley Woodford, Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Through fine photography see black bears that are gray, cinnamon red or brown, and brown bears with fur ranging from blonde to almost black. Details: www.fs.fed.us/r10/tongass/districts/mendenhall

Celtic Music Festival, 6:30 p.m., JACC.

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

“The Blue Bear” performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SATURDAY

Burning Man Challenge, 6 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area. Entries must be no wider than 3.5 feet at base (to fit in the fire pits) and no taller than a human. No glass or metal allowed. DJ music, hula hoops for public use. Potluck. Dress in your craziest costume. Donations accepted. Details: (907) 987-2666.

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

Jazz Divas, 7 p.m., TK Maguire’s in the Prospector Hotel. Featuring local singers Sammi Baker, Bżatrice Caujolle, Alyssa Fischer,Kari Groven, Sarah Johnson, Alaska’s Kit, and Vicki Van Fleet, accompanied by Tom Locher on piano and Clay Good on drums. Details: 586-3737.

Juneau Ski Club Annual Cash Bash, 7 p.m., Viking Lounge Pull Tabs & Billiards. Only 300 tickets will be sold offering participants the opportunity to win 13 cash prizes (need not be present to win). The 300th ticket wins $10,000. 299th ticket wins round trip tickets for 2 anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. $100. Details: 789 3894.

“The Blue Bear” performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Juneau Symphony presents “The Planets,” 8 p.m. JDHS auditorium. Holst’s “Planets,” as well as works by Dvorak and Mozart, and featuring Youth Solo Competition winner Ethan Seid. Concert conversation one hour before show time. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC and online. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

SUNDAY

Juneau Symphony presents “The Planets,” 3 p.m. TMHS auditorium. Holst’s “Planets,” as well as works by Dvorak and Mozart, and featuring Youth Solo Competition winner Ethan Seid. Concert conversation one hour before show time. Tickets at Hearthside Books, JACC and online. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

David Harsh in concert, 6:30-8 p.m., Chapel By the Lake, 11024 Auke Lake Way. Free and open to all ages.

“The Blue Bear” performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

TUESDAY

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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.

Stitch ’N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

WEDNESDAY

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

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

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Steve Henrikson lecture, “Bales of Alaska: Bear Guide, Author, Curio Collector, and Interpreter of Alaska,” noon, Alaska State Museum. Presentation will summarize Louis Bales’ legacy, feature historical images contributed by Bales’ descendents, and a selection of Yup’ik artifacts he collected for the museum in 1914. Part of the Andrew P. Kashevarov Memorial Lecture Series, to run Wednesdays through March 9. Free. Bring your lunch. Details: www.museums.state.ak.us.



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