Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )

Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )

A Tiny Desk concert, stand-up comedy and a documentary screening: Here’s what’s happening this week

Calendar of events for the week of Aug. 22-29, 2019.

Today, Aug. 22

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. This week’s speakers are Kirby Day and Liz Perry, who will speak about the status of Tourism Best Management Practices issues.

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.

Tiny Desk Concert Winner: Quinn Christopherson, 7:30-10 p.m., the Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. Quinn Christopherson won National Public Radio’s 2019 Tiny Desk Contest. Tickets for the show sold out.

Friday Aug. 23

Book Release: “Barrow Cabins,” 7-10 p.m., The Lab at Ice Fog Press, 222 Seward St., No. 211. Ice Fog Press is introducing a new book by Seattle-based photographer Eirik Johnson.

Club Baby Seal-Stand Up Comedy, 9 and 10:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way Suite 109. This is a 21-and-older event, and ID is required for admission. There will be a bar hosted by Salt (Drinks included in ticket price.) Admission costs $20 or $25. Ericka Lee will emcee. Comedians include Allison Holtkamp, Nathaniel Williams, Kirsa Hughes-Skandijs and Joshua Claeys.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Harvest Fair, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau Community Garden, 5669 Montana Creek Road. This event features a farmer’s market, food service, children’s activities and a judged exhibit of produce, flowers and preserves. It is free and open to the public.

Musical comedy with Morgan Jay, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Rec Center, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road. This is a free, public event featuring a musical comedian who recently appeared on NBC’s “Bring the Funny.” The event is part of the UAS Student Concert Series and is partially sponsored by Alaska Airlines.

Monthly Drag Show: “Drag Me to the Movies,” 8 and 10 p.m., Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. Drag kings and queens will pay tribute to the silver screen. The show is for people 21 and older, and there is a $13 cover.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, 3-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall Room. 112, 11120 Glacier Highway. This is a free public screening of the documentary “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.” It will be followed by a Q&A with gynecologic oncologist Dr. Hardesty of Alaska Women’s Cancer Care and representatives from the nonprofits Let Every Woman Know and the American Cancer Society.

There is a free screening of the documentary “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.” (Courtesy Photo | Unsplash)

There is a free screening of the documentary “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.” (Courtesy Photo | Unsplash)

Monday, Aug. 26

Group Trail Ride, 5:45-7 p.m., Dredge Lake Trails. This group bike ride will meet at the U.S. Forest Service building parking lot. The ride leader is Caleb Wylie. All levels of experience are welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

No scheduled events listed.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

August Meeting of the Beards, 7 p.m., Sandy Beach, Douglas. Juneau Beard Club is adding a second monthly meeting to its schedule. Despite the club’s name, men and women are welcome to join.

Matt Walker, pictured in this March 2019 photo, is the founder of Juneau Beard Club. The club is beginning to meet more frequently. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)

Matt Walker, pictured in this March 2019 photo, is the founder of Juneau Beard Club. The club is beginning to meet more frequently. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)

Thursday, Aug. 29

No scheduled events listed.

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 723-9999.

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.

Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Drive. For more information call Dawn at 209-8373.

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.

GRLZ, 9 p.m., Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. This is a fem-only open stage that welcomes art, poetry, music, comedy, burlesque and more.

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.

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.

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.

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