What’s Happening the week of June 13-19

What’s Happening the week of June 13-19

Beginning Caligraphy with Aimee Bib, Wednesday, June 13, 6-8:30 p.m., Color Wheel Arts Studio. In this workshop, learn the basic “Foundational Hand” letterforms and discuss proper broad-edge calligraphy techniques. Bring a quote or short poem that can be used in a small project.The basics taught in this class will allow you to spice up a personal note, embellish a love letter, or to give as a unique gift. Cost is $95. Call 209-7173 to register.

RuBall’s Drag Base (Kickball with Queers), Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m., Sandy Beach. An evening of friendly, fun competition. Pride hard, play hard! Folks can choose to play or simply to cheer on their favorite players. All ages. Free. All donations and proceeds from ticket sales go to support Juneau Pride and other SEAGLA programming throughout the year.

LGBTQ+ Trivia, Wednesday, June 13, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Imperial Billiar and Bar. Teams of four will compete for some awesome prizes, so you’d better start brushing up on important LGBTQ+ events and other societal contributions now. 21+. FREE. All donations and proceeds from ticket sales go to support Juneau Pride and other SEAGLA programming throughout the year.

AWARE and Olga Tujillo, Thursday, June 14, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. The nationally renowned speaker, survivor, and attorney dedicated to enhancing understanding of- and building effective responses to- violence against women and children. 90-minute presentations about Trauma, Dissociative Identity Disorder and Healing. Visit www.awareak.org for information and to register.

Friday Night Concert Series, Friday, June 15, 8-10 p.m., the Flight Deck. 20 straight weeks of live music. Full line-up online at alaskafishandchips.com.

Flag Day Ceremony, Saturday, June 16, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Elks Lodge. Celebrating the American Flag’s history, flag folding by the Juneau Emblem Club #90, and light refreshments and cake. For more info, contact Glade Morales at 907-738-0630.

Drawing Group at the Canvas, Saturday, June 16, 4:45-8 p.m., Canvas Community Art Studio. A three-hour drawing group every other Saturday. Cost is $20. Set up at 4:45 p.m. Doors close at 5 p.m. No late arrivals. For more info, visit canvasarts.org.

National Cancer Survivor Day Celebration of Life, Saturday, June 16, 6:30-10 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Award presentation at 7 p.m., live music and dancing with the band the Flustered Cluckers at 8 p.m. Dessert and no host bar from V’s Cellar Door. Suggested donation $10 at the door. For more information visit http://www.cancerconnectionak.org/ or contact the Cancer Connection at 907-796-2273.

GLITZ!, June 16, 7-11:30 p.m., June 17, 3-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center. GLITZ! is the annual Juneau Pride Drag Extravaganza. Headliners include Jasmine Masters from RuPaul’s Drag Race (season 7) and Florida’s favorite drag king – Spikey van Dykey. Also appearing will be America’s Got Talent star, Delighted Tobehere, and lots of local talent. Buy tickets at glitbz.bpt.me. All donations and proceeds from ticket sales go to support Juneau Pride and other SEAGLA programming throughout the year. For more info visit www.seagla.org or email missgigimonroe@gmail.com.

Galactic Bowling, Saturday, June 16, 8-11 p.m., Taku Lanes. SMaSH Galaxy Release Party. Must be 21 or older to enter. No cover charge. $15 buys you a game of bowling, shoe rental, and a SMaSH Galaxy Double IPA. Three bowling sessions starting on the hour (8, 9, and 10 p.m.) Yellow pin prizes.

Arts Roundtable, Tuesday, June 19, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. All are invited to the monthly Roundtable meeting to talk about how to foster the arts community in Juneau. Artists, art organizations, and any interested community members are invited to contribute ideas and comments. If you can’t make the meeting, send your ideas to Meghan Garrison, Individual Artist Programs Coordinator: meghan@jahc.org or 586-2787.


Ketchikan – “25th Anual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” June 15, 16, 22, 13, 7:30 p.m., Kayhi Auditorium. The First City Players presents the comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Award for Best Book. Tickets cost $25 for adults, and $20 for seniors, military, and youth. Tickets are available at http://firstcityplayers.org/productions/the-25th-annual-putnam-county-spelling-bee/.

Sitka – Sitka Summer Music Festival, until July 1. Details on the festival can be found by calling 747-6774 or going to sitkamusicfestival.org.

Sitka – Tightwire Workshop, Saturday, June 16, 9-10:30 a.m., Hames Center. Instructor is multi-skilled circus artist and Sitka Fine Arts Camp instructor Erica Saben. Space is limited. Call 747-5080 to register.

Sitka – LEGO Stop Motion Workshop, Tuesday, June 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Sitka Public Library. The Sitka Public Library invites youth age seven to 10 to a free LEGO Stop Motion Workshop. How to use the teen lab animation tablets and the Lego Stop Motion Program will be taught. Registration is required and space limited. For more information, call 747-8708.

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