Around Town

GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests. Details: www.serrc.org/tlc.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. T.J. Duffy to play variety of music.

Senior Lunch, noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Early Literacy Begins at Birth, 3 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Presented through OWL videoconference by Linda Klein from the Ready to Read Resource Center in Anchorage. Explore how to foster brain and language development in children five and under. Children’s activities provided separately.

First Friday Art Walk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., various locations downtown. See this week’s Arts section for details.

KINETIC: A Solo Exhibit of Paintings by Avery Skaggs, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

“Dopeless Hope-fiends” NA meeting, 5-6 p.m. Rainforest Activity Center.

WorldQuest, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Juneau World Affairs Council’s trivia contest. Doors open at 6 pm, buffet opens at 6:30 pm. Proceeds from this fundraiser allow JWAC to present its speaker lineup and travelogues through the year, and also support the annual JWAC Forum. Details: http://www.jwac.org/worldquest2016.html.

Traveler Trio at Rockwell, 6 p.m., Rockwell Ballroom. Live jazz with Doug Bridges on tenor sax, Jim Noel on piano and Adrian Minne on bass.

SEAGLA Friday Social, 6-8 p.m., Imperial. LGBTQ community and friends are invited to gather, relax and decompress from the work week.

Fireside Lecture: Arctic Ocean Phytoplankton Reveal Changes, 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Dr. Zach Brown will explain his research on how Arctic Ocean ice loss and rapid warming are changing Arctic ecosystems and threatening Alaska Native communities. Details: www.mendenhallglacier.net or 789-0097.

Science on Screen Talk, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Robin Walz, UAS professor of History will talk about viewing the Elephant Man and how science and commerce reconfigured the grotesque body.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive.

Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous.

Live music: Soul Revue, 10 p.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

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