ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011

THURSDAY

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

Lenten Lunch Series, 12-1:00 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Juneau Cooperative Church Council Annual Lenten Lunch Series. Homemade soups and breads served along with inspirational music and thoughtful reflections on the lives of faithful women and men. Open to the community and a $5 donation goes to the Glory Hole. Details: 789-4093.

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.

Community Energy Efficiency Night, 6 p.m., Don Abel Building Supplies. Join Alaska Conservation Alliance and Don Abel Building Supplies for a night of educational talks on how attendees can save money and protect the environment by becoming more energy efficient in a home and/or business. Free. Details: (907) 957-3197.

An Evening With Students From The Middle East, 7-8:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Young People of the Middle East share their stories during an evening of conversation. Free. Details: (907) 957-1956.

Juneau Audubon Society Free Lecture, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Building. Dr. Nills Warnock, executive director of Audubon Alaska, will talk on shorebird migration and conservation. Free. Details: 321-4739.

Thunder Mountain Band, Choir and Orchestra concert, 7 p.m., THMS auditorium.

FRIDAY

Beaches, Boots, And Blueberries: Learning Through Nature Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. a Southeast Alaska early childhood conference, sponsored by the Association for the Education of Young Children Southeast Alaska (AEYC), in partnership with Juneau Children Outdoors Coalition. More than 30 workshop sessions, with special guests Martin LeBlanc, Leon Smith and Jack Dalton. Two UAS credits are available. Register online or at the door. Members: $155; Non-members: $215. Details: 789-1235.

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.

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier visitor Center. “One Step at a Time: Hiking the Chilkoot Trail.” 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.

Opening night of “The Importance of Being Earnest, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Jazz For Joe And Friends, 8 p.m., Island Pub. Local musicians and singers will perform to honor Joe Montana, Steve Jacobs and other local musicians who died recently.

Coolio in concert, 9 p.m., Marlintini’s Lounge. With opening acts DJ Judo, DJ Gift, Manner and By-Polar. Tickets $30.
21+. Details: 789-0799.

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.

Live Jazz, 6-9 p.m., Prospector Hotel. Live jazz with Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone.

Benefit for Carl Hoffman, 6 p.m., JACC. Musical entertainment. Snacks will be provided. No-Host Bar presided over by The Rendezvous. $10 at the door. Details: Elva 463-5413.

Fundraiser for Perseverance Theatre, 6-7:30 p.m., Perseverance Second Stage Sampling of wines sponsored by The Rendezvous and Specialty Imports, 21+. Wine tasting $20. Wine tasting and tickets to “The Importance of Being Earnest” $40. Details: 463-TIXS.

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

Fifteenth Annual Women of Distinction Award Dinner, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. AWARE will recognize the following Juneau Women: Debi Ballam, Susan Cox, Selina Everson and Diana Stevens. Catered dinner and silent auction. Tickets on sale at AWARE. Details: www.awareak.org or call 586-6623.

Visual Storytelling Presentation, 7 p.m., Downtown Library. With Jon Klassen and Chris Appelhans. Details: www.jumpsociety.org.

Juneau Student Symphony winter concert, 7:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Featuring Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Seitz’ Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring Solomon Unzicker, and “The Life of the Child,” by conductor Rick Trostel.

Amalga Chamber Orchestra In Concert, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. Presented by Opera to Go, under the direction of William Todd Hunt. With guests Linda Rosenthal and Rory Stitt. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the JACC and at the door.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

SUNDAY

Visual Storytelling Workshop, 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Douglas Public Library. With Jon Klassen and Chris Appelhans. Registration required, call 586-3440.

Amalga Chamber Orchestra In Concert, 3 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. Presented by Opera to Go, under the direction of William Todd Hunt. With guests Linda Rosenthal and Rory Stitt. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books, the JACC and at the door.

MONDAY

Juneau Student Symphony winter concert, 6 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Featuring Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Seitz’ Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring Solomon Unzicker, and “The Life of the Child,” by conductor Rick Trostel.

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.

Rotaract’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off for Shelterbox, 6 p.m., The Red Dog Saloon. 21+. $10. Chilis will be judged by a panel of Juneau celebrity judges, including the mayor.

Open forum workshop for Library Archives Museum project, 6:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

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.

Alaska Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Wednesday Series, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Room 224. Featuring “Writing Eden: Finding Home in the Natural World,” poetry reading and book signing by Emily Wall. Free. Details: 523-5402.



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