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ART, EVENTS & MUSIC

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2011

THURSDAY

Art of Place lecture, 10 a.m. Glacier View Room, UAS. Featuring silver carver Ed Kunz. Dessert potluck to follow.

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. Details: 586-1203.

Bristol Bay celebration, 6-8 p.m., the Rookery, 111 Seward St.

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

Theatre In The Rough’s “Our Town,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Free preview. Small, familiar events are celebrated in a giant universe of life, love and transformation. Tickets at Hearthside, JACC, and (usually) at the door. Details: 209-0867.

FRIDAY

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Parent Advisory Committee, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Marie Drake Options Building. All parents of school-aged children are welcome to attend any and all meetings. Free. Details: 523-1737.

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

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.

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

St Baldrick’s Child Cancer Benefit, 5 p.m., TK Maguire’s.

Fireside Lecture, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Featuring “Bats in the Backyard: Flyers in the Forest.” Free and open to the public. Details: 789-6635.

John Unzicker ’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.

Presentation by author Lynn Schooler, 7 p.m., Downtown Library. Focusing on the Schooler’s memoir, “Walking Home,” as well as the new novel “Heartbroke Bay.” Book sale and signing after the event. Free. Details: 586-0442.

Sound & Motion: “Film Treasures from the State Library,” 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall.

Concert by pianist Dan McElrath, 7 p.m., Room 113, Hendrickson Building, UAS. $15 at the door.

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

Theatre In The Rough’s “Our Town,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Opening night. Small, familiar events are celebrated in a giant universe of life, love and transformation. Tickets at Hearthside, JACC, and (usually) at the door. Details: 209-0867.

Kari Groven & The Wristrockets, 10 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Jason Caputo, Kari Groven, Mike Bucy, Dale McFarlin, Chris Frary. Free. Details: 586-2787.

SATURDAY

Juneau Douglas High School dance clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m., JDHS Commons. K through third grade registration 7:45 a.m., clinic runs from 8-11 a.m. with a parent show from 11-11:45 a.m. Fourth grade through 12th grade registration is at 12:15 p.m., clinic runs from 12:30-4 p.m. with a parent show from 4-4:45 p.m. $40.

UFO (Unfinished Objects), Capital City Quilters’ Guild, 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Group meets the third Saturday of every month. Work on unfinished objects and socialize with other quilters. Details: 523-8495.

League of Women Voters annual meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, CBJ Assembly Chambers. Special panel discussion “Why Be Civil?” with business meeting to follow at 11 a.m. Open to the public. Details: 364-2726

Arts Crafts & Antiques Fair, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. This fair will featuring booths with jewelry, Eskimo dolls, baskets, collectibles, glassware, furniture, hand knit and crocheted items and much more. Free. Details: 789-4439.

Dining With Diabetes Cooking Class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. With UAF Professor Roxie Rodgers Dinstel. Pre-register at the Juneau Cooperative Extension Service Office. $20. Details: 796-6221.

Coffee & Collections: Dan Moller Cabin and the Beginnings of the Juneau Ski Club, 10:30 a.m., City Museum.

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.

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

March Barndance, 7:30 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall. Music by the band Grateful Celtics and contra and square dance calling by Tom Paul. All dances are taught. No experience or partner necessary. Adults $8, AFF and JIF members $7, seniors and students $5, SAGA, JVs, and Volunteers for America free. Details: 463-3214.

Barrow Eskimo Daners, 7:30 p.m. JDHS auditorium. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books and online at www.jahc.org. Pre sale tickets are $25$20 for premium, $23/$18 for general seating, $10 for students and $5 children 5 and younger. Tickets are $2 more at the door.

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

Theatre In The Rough’s “Our Town,” 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Small, familiar events are celebrated in a giant universe of life, love and transformation. Tickets at Hearthside, JACC, and (usually) at the door. Details: 209-0867.

Sham Jam: Mad Men In The Capitol City, 8 p.m., The Canvas. Fundraiser for The Canvas at REACH. Costumes encouraged. Host Bar included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased in advance through legislative staff, or in Room 119 of the capitol building.$20 in advance/$25 at the door. Details: 465-3704.

SUNDAY

Pastries & Page-turners, 3-4 p.m., Downtown Library. Share your favorite books and learn what others are reading. Third Sunday of every month Free. Details: 586-5267.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” 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.

Talk on the history of Alaska Cooperative Extension, noon, Historical Collections office, eighth floor of State Office building.

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.



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