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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, March 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.$6 pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1203.

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.

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.

25th annual Tenakee Springs Firemen’s Ball, 5 p.m., Tenakee Springs Community Center. All proceeds benefit the Volunteer Fire Department. Ticket price includes: Spaghetti Dinner, refreshments, door prizes and dancing to live music.$10/adult; $5/child. Details: (907) 736-2211.

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier visitor Center. Free and open to the public. 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.

Live Jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Details: 780-2221.

Sit in with the Band, 9:30 p.m., The Rendezvous. With Clay Good, Chris Frary, Kari Groven and Jason Caputo: Bring your instrument and an amplifier if you need one. The band will have a mic for acoustic instrumentalists and singers. Sign up for a slot.?Details: 523-8984 or caputo737@gmail.com.

SATURDAY

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.

Ebook Open House, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Downtown Library. Laptops, Nooks, iPhones, ipads, ebook readers — see what it is all about and ask your questions. Bring your own or use the library’s. Details: Jonas: 586-0442.

Norwegian Cultural Fair, 3:30–5:30 p.m., Potluck at 6 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Arts and crafts displays, musicians, children’s activities, as well as Norwegian specialy food. Sponsored by Svalbard Lodge, Sons of Norway. Free. Details: Elfrida, 789-6974 or Barbara, 790-3038.

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

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

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., JACC. Free Hustle lesson with local instructor Pat Belec at 7:30 p.m. DJ? music suitable for popular ballroom and latin dances. $5 at the door. Sponsored by JIF. Details: Tim 789-4690.

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

Symphony Showcase, 8 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Symphony’s annual chamber music concert. $12. Details: 586-4676.

Kari Groven and The Wristrockets, 9 p.m., Douglas Inn (aka Louie’s, across the street from Perseverance Theatre). Eclectic mix of swing, funk, blues, reggae, ska and rock’n roll.?Featuring Jason Caputo, Kari Groven, Mike Bucy, Clay Good and Chris Frary.

SUNDAY

Symphony Showcase, 3 p.m., UAS  Egan Lecture Hall. Symphony’s annual chamber music concert. $12, $5 UAS students. Details: 586-4676.

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.

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

JDHS Choir and Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Calder Quartet in Concert, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. Details: 586-ARTS or www.jahc.org.

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.

Lecture: “Taking Science for a Spin: Earth Secrets Revealed on the Museum’s Big Ball,” noon, Alaska State Museum. With Sara Lee.

Travel lecture, noon, KTOO downstairs conference room. Lev Tobias will feature images from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Egypt. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

JDHS Wind Ensemble, Concert Band and Jazz Band Concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.



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