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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, February 03, 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.

Dance Class For Women, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. For pregnant women, mamas, and anyone who wants to shake the winter chills. No dance experience necessary. With Melissa Patterson. $6 pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1203.

JUMP Society Winter Film Festival, 7 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

“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. Featuring “Princess Kathleen On the Rocks: Wreck and Recovery.” The luxury liner Princess Kathleen struck Point Lena in 1952 and sank. Sarah Moore, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, explains the ship’s history and how present day workers cleaned up the oil in 2010. Details: www.fs.fed.us/r10/tongass/districts/mendenhall

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

Dana Stabenow Presentation, 7 p.m., Downtown Library. The eighteenth Kate Shugak novel,”Though not Dead,” will be presented by the author. Free. Details: 586-5267.

JUMP Society Winter Film Festival, 7 and 9 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon.

Cribbage, 7 p.m., Community Room, Mountain View Apts, 895 W 12th St, enter through the main front door. Please join us for a fun game night. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

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

SATURDAY

Next Saturday Dixieland Band Practice, 1:30-3 p.m., Big Blue Music Studio, West 8th Street. For adults who like to play rather than count rests. Flex your fingers, strengthen your embouchure and have some fun. Level 1 and above. Free. Details: Larry, 957-6120 or www.juneaucommunityband.org.

Talk By T. R. Reid, 4:30 p.m., JACC. T. R. Reid is a well-known correspondent who has worked for the Washington Post, NPR and other media outlets. Free. Details: 586-4223.

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

JUMP Society Winter Film Festival, 7 and 9 p.m. Goldtown Nickelodeon.

Hot Salsa, Cool Ballroom, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Featuring Thunder Mountain Big Band, Latin DJ. $35 adults, $20 students/seniors, at Hearthside Books. $5 more at the door.

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

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5 at the door. Details: Frederick at 523-6999 or Elva at 463-5413.

Big Lebowski Party, 7:30 p.m. JACC. Trivia contest at 7:30 p.m., movie screening at 8 p.m., costume contest at 11 p.m. Dancing and bowling all night. $10 at the door includes a white russian, a drink token at the Rendezvous and entry into a raffle. 21+.

SUNDAY

“The Blue Bear” final performance, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Just for Kids movie showing, 4 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. First Sunday every month. Free. All kids must be supervised.

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.

Hands Across Time: The reemergence of Raventail Weaving in Southeast Alaska, noon, Alaska State Museum. With Kay Parker, Janice Criswell, Mary Lou King, et al. 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.

Adaptation Book to Film Club, 6 p.m., Douglas Library. Read “To Kill a Mockingbird” before meeting. Books and discussion questions available at all three libraries. Details: Jonas, 586-0442



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