EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS
Juneau World Affairs Council Forum: The Politics of Water, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, and 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, various locations. Co-hosted by the University of Alaska Southeast. Seven visiting speakers will discuss the international impacts of water allocation and negotiated arrangements to resolve them, the national politics of water shortages and implications, and the future of water close to home. Details: www.jwac.org
Racism, Retribution, and Religion: An ANDORE Community Discussion, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, Northern Light United Church. This community discussion will be introduced by Dr. Sol Neely and is part of Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity (ANDORE), a project that aims to foster racial healing through engagement in community conversations across Alaska. Free and open to the public.
Evening at Egan presentation: JWAC/UAS Panel on Water, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, UAS Egan Library. With Stephen McCaffrey, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. This presentation will examine whether international law is up to the task of preventing and resolving disputes over water. Part of the Juneau World Affairs Council annual forum: The Politics of Water. Details: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture/
KXLL Zombie Walk, 7:30–9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, Cope Park Parking Lot. Zombies will assemble in the Cope Park Parking Lot before stalking the streets of Juneau. Prizes for: Funniest Zombie, Most Undead, and Best Celebrity Zombie. Undead After Party hosted at The Taqueria with Alaskan Scorcher’s DJ Taco Todd. Free. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/859260814151882/
Brotherhood Bridge dedication, 10–11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Brotherhood Bridge.
Auke Bay Coop Harvest Festival, 3–6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Auke Bay Elementary School. Events include a bounce house, face painting, pumpkin walk, family pictures, and games and activities. Kids can make their own trick-or-treat bags. Pay at the door. Details: aukebaycooppreschool.org.
Pop-Up Museum Event, 3–4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Douglas Library. An opportunity for community members to share stories about objects by participating in the creation of an “instant” exhibit. Members of the public are invited to bring their own ordinary object with a story to tell to put on display just for the afternoon, and then look at and read the object stories of others while enjoying refreshments and conviviality. Free. Details: http://www.juneau.org/library/museum/public_programs.php
Back to the Future Day Celebration, 5–9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, Gold Town Nickelodeon. Marking the 30th anniversary of the film “Back to the Future,” View one or all three films, participate in trivia sessions and in raffles of Back to the Future memorabilia. Films will be shown from Oct 21-28 at various times. Details: http://goldtownnick.com/
Saturday Mornings at the Movies, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater. Second Saturdays of the Month, October-February. Kids movies and cartoons shown on the big screen. All ages welcome. Baked goods and beverages available by donation. A fundraiser for the Juneau Cooperative Preschool, sponsored by the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater. Tickets are $5 per person, or $20 per household, at the door. Children age 2 and under free with paying adult. Details: http://www.juneaupreschool.org
Back to the Future Marathon, 12–6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Gold Town Nickelodeon. Tickets and info at www.goldtownnick.com.
MUSIC & DANCE
Open mic with Teri Tibbett, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. 21+, free. Details: www.thealaskanhotel.com
Live music: Soul Review, 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, McGivney’s.
Barn Dance, 7:30–11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, St. Ann’s Parish Hall. With live French Canadian music by the Taku Gaels. Odette Edgar will teach and call contra dances. No experience or partners are needed. $8 adults, $7 AFF and JIF, $5 seniors and students. Free for JVs and Americorps. Details: juneaucontras.org
Juneau Symphony Fall Concert, 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, and 3 p.m., SUnday, Oct. 25, Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Introducing new Music Director and Conductor Troy Quinn. “New Beginnings” program features Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, Massenet’s Meditation from Thais and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 (New World Symphony). Concert Conversation starts one hour before the concert. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books, www.juneausymphony.org, and at-the-door. Details: www.juneausymphony.org
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
Draw Open Studio, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., Saturdays, The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Led by visiting artists Tim Ortiz and/or Andreana Donahue. Basic materials (graphite, charcoal, erasers and paper) will be provided, but feel free to bring your personal materials. $20 (plus tax). Details: https://www.facebook.com/drawatthecanvas
Critique session, 12-1 p.m., Saturdays, Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Open to local artists working in any medium. Critiques will be moderated by visiting artists Tim Ortiz and Andreana Donahue, and will provide an opportunity to show work and get feedback from fellow Juneau artists. Free.
Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7 p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library. Free and open to everyone. Details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/234626046736815/