Around Town

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. J. Allan MacKinnon 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.

Science on Screen, 1 p.m., Valley Library. Learn how adaptive equipment and technology provide accessibility and inclusion for people who experience disabilities. Meet artist and accessibility activist Corey Gilmore and try out some of the gear that SAIL/ORCA use to get everyone involved in outdoor activities. Stay after to view the movie “The Elephant Man.”

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

Territorial Sportsmen, Inc./Alaska Outdoor Council 16th Annual Southeast Banquet and Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. Centennial Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the no-host bar, silent auction, special raffles, hat and balloon sales and perusal of live auction items. Prime rib and seafood dinner starts at 7 p.m. The live auction starts at 8 p.m. Grand door prize – $500 cash (must be present to win). Details: Barbara, 321-0788.

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: Yellow Cedars: Treasured Trees, 6:30-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Alaska’s yellow cedar trees are rare in Juneau. John Krapek will speak about local cedar grove establishment and their spread around town. Details: or 789-0097.

Flirting with Disaster, 6-11 p.m., JAHC. Learn more about being prepared for a disaster. Proceeds of the tickets sale and silent auction will go to the American Red Cross of Alaska. Juneau Alaska Music Matters will run a dessert auction and coat check. Entertainment by Ron Maas and the Thunder Mountain Big Band, and the Mendenhall Quartet.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Improv: B&B with Cogs & and Goggles, 8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. B&B, a Portland-based duo featuring Betse Green and Bill Cernansky, will perform with Cogs & Goggles (a steampunk adventure) at the Hangar Ballroom. Local trio, Seriously Obnoxious opens both nights.

Live music: Ryan Cortes, 10 p.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

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