Jocelyn Miles sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher and David Sheakley-Early in this December 2018 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Jocelyn Miles sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher and David Sheakley-Early in this December 2018 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

A salute to Woodstock, a musical event at the library and a day of play: Here’s what’s happening this week

Calendar of events for the week of Aug. 15-22, 2019.

Today, Aug. 15

August Beach Bonfire, 6-8 p.m., Auke Recreation Area. This is a Southeast Alaska Conservation Council event. SEACC staff will be present to talk about the issues facing Southeast Alaska. SEACC will bring snacks, but attendees are encouraged to bring something to grill. Those interested in carpooling can email conor@seacc.org.

Friday, Aug. 16

P.O.C. Palooza, 5:30 p.m., Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop. The event will feature Missouri Smyth, Hannah Adina, Jocelyn Miles, Luke Weld and the Filipino Community Dancers.

Jocelyn Miles sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher and David Sheakley-Early in this December 2018 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Jocelyn Miles sings for Juneau residents as she is accompanied by Tom Locher and David Sheakley-Early in this December 2018 photo. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Cavalleria Rusticana, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 350 Whittier St. In Mascagni’s one-act opera, “Cavalleria Rusticana,” Turiddu returns from military service to find his fiancée, Lola, married to another man, Alfio. In revenge, he seduces a girl from the village, Santuzza, but the jealous Lola steals him back, and she and Turiddu have an affair. Tickets are available JAHC, Hearthside Books and juneauopera.org. Admission costs $15-$35. There will be a no-host wine bar that opens at 6:15 p.m.

Friday, Aug.16-Sunday, Aug. 18

Woodstock 50 Tribute Weekend, 8 p.m., Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. There will be live music Friday, a marketplace with music, food and vendors Saturday, a psychedelic DJ Saturday night and a ’60s themed drag brunch Sunday with Gigi Monroe. Donations and proceeds will go toward the Glory Hall’s improvement project. Tickets for the drag brunch cost $39.95 and can be purchased online through jahc.org.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Parks & Rec Day of Play, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. This event takes place at multiple Parks & Rec facilities and parks. This community-wide event full of free activities. There will be gaga ball and doughnuts 9-10 a.m. at Capital Park, free admission at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum 10-11:30 a.m., free swimming and key log rolling at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool 10:30 a.m.-noon, free skating at Treadwell Arena 11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m., Juneau Jumpers, sidewalk chalk and a free hot dog lunch at Zach Gordon Youth Center, free ice skating at Treadwell Arena 12:30-1:10 p.m., stories at the Douglas Library 1-2:30 p.m., free swimming at Dimond Park Aquatic Center 2-3:30 p.m., basketball at Riverbend Elementary School 2-3:30 p.m., Trucks N’ Stuff at Dimond Park 2-5 p.m. , free track and turf time at Dimond Park Field House 3-5 p.m., free swimming at Dimond Park Aquatic Center 4-5:30 p.m. and drawings at Trucks N’ Stuff. People must be present to win the drawings.

Fifth Annual Fly Casting Workshop, 9- 11 a.m., Marjory and Edgar Huizer Fishing Access Site. Cost of the program is $45, and it is limited to 10 participants. Registration can be done online through southeastalaskalandtrust.org. The fishing access site is located 2.7 miles from the bridge on North Douglas Highway.

Cavalleria Rusticana, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 350 Whittier St. In Mascagni’s one-act opera, “Cavalleria Rusticana,” Turiddu returns from military service to find his fiancée, Lola, married to another man, Alfio. In revenge, he seduces a girl from the village, Santuzza, but the jealous Lola steals him back, and she and Turiddu have an affair. Tickets are available JAHC, Hearthside Books and juneauopera.org. Admission costs $15-$35. There will be a no-host wine bar that opens at 6:15 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Free Ballet Placement Class, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Dance Theatre, 8420 Airport Blvd No. 202. This event is for students ages 6-18 who are interested in enrolling in ballet classes at Juneau Dance Theatre. They are invited to take a free class with ballet instructor, Catherine Fowl. Students will benefit from a brief session of classical ballet training, followed by instructor assessment for appropriate placement in JDT’s ballet program. Prior ballet training not required.

Monday, Aug. 19 and Tuesday, Aug. 20

No scheduled events listed.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Lunch & Learn with Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Liz Smith, 12:05-12:55 p.m., 319 Seward St. No.10. The topic of this free and public event is meal planning. There will be tips to create quick healthy meals during the week.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Script reading: “Stand By Me,” 7:30 p.m., Gold Town Theater, 171 Shattuck Way. An all-female class will perform a live reading of the script of the classic movie. Admission costs $14 or $12 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at www.goldtownnick.com or Rainy Retreat Books. The live reading is intended for audiences 13 and older.

Weekly Ukulele Jam, Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., TK Maguire’s, 375 Whittier St. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information, visit the Juneau Jambusters Ukulele Facebook page.

Vinyl Sundays, 4-10 p.m., Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. Bring your own records or listen to their albums at this weekly event.

The Widowed Persons Brunch, noon, first Sunday of each month, Westmark Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. All widows and widowers are invited to this social event. For information, contact Sue at 586-6424.

International Folk Dancers, Sundays, 6-8 p.m., studio at The Alaska Club downtown. For more information, call Bruce at 723-6999.

Music on the Fly, Sundays, 7-8 p.m. Juneau International Airport, 1873 Shell Simmons Dr. Live music in baggage claim area as you meet or leave on Alaska Airlines No. 66 or 67.

Mount Juneau Cribbage Club, 5:45 p.m., Mondays, Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Attendees can enter through the rear cafeteria door. For more details, call 789-9295.

Tlingit Language Learners Group, Mondays, 6-7 p.m., large conference room of Downtown Juneau Public Library. Tlingit language learners is free and open to everyone in the community, regardless of language experience.

Juneau’s Cancer Survivor Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive. The support group meets the third Tuesday of every month. For more information, call 796-2273.

Trail Mix Pizza nights, 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Devil’s Club Brewing Company, 100 N. Franklin St. Every Wednesday for the month of August Trail Mix, the nonprofit that helps maintain and improve Juneau’s trails, will be present to talk about its projects. Donations will be accepted to fund the Treadwell Ditch project.

Old Time Music Jam, 7 p.m., Wednesdays, Alaskan Hotel and Bar, 167 S. Franklin St. There is a weekly jam session open to everyone no matter their level of experience.

Open Mic with Teri Tibbet or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m.-midnight, Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar, 167 S. Franklin St. The free open mic is for ages 21 and older.

Tango Dancing, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., Channel Dance Studio, 2686 Channel Vista Drive. Tango every Thursday. The event is free. For more information, call 586-1213.

AbbyOke Karaoke Thursdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall Road. Free karaoke. For more information, call 789-0501.

Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., the fourth Thursdays of each month, Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. All widows and widowers are invited to join. For information, contact Sue at 586-6424, or Sandy at 789-0355 or 209-2307.

KTOO Board of Directors, 5-6-p.m., KTOO Conference Room, 360 Egan Drive. The KTOO board meets on the first Thursday of every month except August and December. Meetings are open to the public, and members are welcome to attend.

Thursday Night Jazz, 7:30-10:30 p.m., The Narrows Bar, 148 S. Franklin St. There is live music Thursdays at the Narrows Bar.

Chamber Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge, 8335 Old Dairy Road. The Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly luncheon featuring a speaker. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Admission costs $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers or $12 just to hear the speaker.

Low Tide Ladies Golf, 6 p.m., Thursdays, Mendenhall Golf Course, 2101 Industrial Blvd. Golf season is every Thursday night from May 9 to Aug. 22.

PFLAG LGBTQ Potluck, 6-8 p.m., second Friday of the month, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. This is a family-friendly event for the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Come and share a favorite dish.

Kimball Theatre Organ Concert, Fridays, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building, 333 Willoughby Ave.

Free Karaoke, Friday and Saturdays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Sandbar & Grill, 2525 Industrial Blvd.

Saturday Staying Alive Al Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St. The group offers support, strength and hope for families and friends of alcoholics.

Saturday Carving Sessions, 1 p.m., Saturdays, Gajaa Hit, Sealaska Heritage Institute is offering carving practice at Gajaa Hit on Willoughby Avenue for participants 18 and older with a maximum of 12 participants at a time. People can apply for the free classes through https://bit.ly/2G5Udr7.

Sm’algyax Language Learners Group, Saturdays, noon-1 p.m., conference room of the Edward K. Thomas Building, 9097 Glacier Highway. All who wish to speak Sm’algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people, are welcome.

Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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