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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 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.

Made In Alaska Workshop, 2-8 p.m., Southeast Conference Board Room. Following is the workshop agenda: 2 p.m., Made In Alaska overview workshop; 2:45 p.m., Expanding your sales area 3:30 p.m., Social media and internet update; 5 p.m., town hall meeting; 6 p.m., digital photography. Open to anyone and are free of charge. We do not photograph any products that are not certified and stickered Made In Alaska or Silver Hand products. Details: (907) 272-5634.

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.$6 pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1203.

Wild And Scenic Film Festival, 6-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. $10 for adults, $5 for students 7-17, 6 and under are free. Details: 586-6853.

“Libby,” 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A play based on the true story of Elizabeth Beaman’s journey to the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea in 1879. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alaska State Musuem. Tickets $20, available at the Alaska State Museum Store, at the door and online through the JACC, www.jahc.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.

Poetry Slam, 6-8:30 p.m., Canvas, 223 Seward St. With Christy NaMee Eriksen and Na Haan. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5. Details: www.canvasarts.org.

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier visitor Center. “Paddling the Yukon River: Whitehorse to Dawson by Kayak.” Details: 789-6635.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

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.

Thunder Mountain High School Theater Department Presents “The Secret Garden: A Musical”, 7:30 p.m. TMHS auditorium. Tickets at the door.

“Libby,” 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A play based on the true story of Elizabeth Beaman’s journey to the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea in 1879. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alaska State Musuem. Tickets $20, available at the Alaska State Museum Store, at the door and online through the JACC, www.jahc.org.

SATURDAY

Wheel-a-thon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Canvas. Help make bowls for the Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event.

Next Saturday Dixieland Band Practice, 1:30-3 p.m., Big Blue Music Studio, West 8th Street. Free. Details: Larry, 957-6120 or www.juneaucommunityband.org.

Winter Fireworks Spectacular, Eaglecrest. “Fire on McGinnis” from 3:45-5:45 p.m.; bonfire at 4:30 p.m.; Torchlight Parade at 6 p.m. followed by the fireworks display. Free and open to the public. Details: 790-2000 x219

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m.,TK Maguire’s in the Prospector Hotel. With Tom Locher on piano and Wayne Norlund on saxophone.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. Details: 463-6236.

Thunder Mountain High School Theater Department Presents “The Secret Garden: A Musical”, 7:30 p.m. TMHS auditorium. Tickets at the door.

SUNDAY

Wheel-a-thon, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Canvas. Help trim bowls for the Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event.

12x12 Self Portraits with Paint & Word, on Sunday, 2-4:30 p.m., Canvas. For youth 10-16. MK MacNaughton and Christy Eriksen will help participants create self portraits with a combination of partial photographs, paint and words. $14.44 for youth 10-12 and $19.96 for youth 13-16. Artwork created in this class may be submitted for the City Museum’s annual 12x12 Community Art Installation with a completed entry form and $12.12 entry fee. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

Pastries and Page-turners, 3 p.m., downtown library. Bring your favorite books to review and see what others are reading. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Juneau Jazz & Classics String Workshop Recital 5 p.m., UAS. Free and open to the public.

MONDAY

Community Conversation with the Alaska State Council on the Arts’ Charlotte Fox, 5:30- 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

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.

Poetry Out Loud Alaska finals, 5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Free and open to the public. Details: 586-ARTS (-2787) or www.jahc.org.

Adult craft night, 6-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School.Individuals are encouraged to bring those long overdue projects. Details: Joyce, 780-2073.

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.

“The Hunt for Alaskan History: Conventional and Unconventional Paths to Alaska’s Past,” noon, Alaska State Museum. With Mark Whitman.

“Scott Foster on kayaking in Misty Fjords, Fords Terror and the Outer Coast,” noon, KTOO downstairs conference room. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.



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