Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau; Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau; and Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau; will host a town hall on Thursday, Aug. 8. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau; Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau; and Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau; will host a town hall on Thursday, Aug. 8. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

First Friday, Music Video Release Party and a Juneau delegation town hall: Here’s what’s happening this week

Here’s what’s happening for the week of Aug. 1-8, 2019.

Today, Aug. 1

AARP Smart Driver School, 1-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. This class helps senior drivers refresh their driving practices and skills. Pre-registration is required. Registration costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. It is payable at the class.

Friday, Aug. 2

AARP Smart Driver School, 1-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. This class helps senior drivers refresh their driving practices and skills. Pre-registration is required. Registration costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. It is payable at the class.

First Friday, 4-8 p.m., downtown Juneau. See the Capital City Weekly for a full listing of events.

Summer Block Party, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 350 Whittier St. This free weekly party features music, games and fun for the family.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Cub Canoe Day, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Skater’s Cabin. This event is for Bear, WEBLOS 1 and WEBLOS 2 Cub Scouts. Registration is required and limited to 48 scouts. Participants are encouraged to bring personal flotation devices. Check-in is at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. Registration can be done online at https://bit.ly/2Y6hCRV.

Board Game Day at the Library, noon, Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop.

Ix̱six̱án, Ax̱ Ḵwáan (IAK) “Spirit” Music Video Release Party, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. This is a release party for a music video created by a youth group. The event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, Aug. 4

No scheduled events listed.

Monday, Aug. 5

Treadwell Arena Season Opener, 3:30-5 p.m., Teadwell Arena, 105 Savikko Road, Douglas. There will be a free open skate to celebrate the start of the season.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Judy Hudson book signing, 6-8 p.m., Hearthside Books and Toys, 8745 Glacier Highway. Judy Hudson will be present to sign copies of her second novel, “Tethered to Shame,” which is set in Juneau.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

No scheduled events listed.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Juneau Delegation Town Hall, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive. Sen. Jesse Kiehl and Reps. Sara Hannan and Andi Story will answer questions at a town hall meeting. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau; Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau; and Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau; will host a town hall on Thursday, Aug. 8. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau; Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau; and Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau; will host a town hall on Thursday, Aug. 8. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Thursday, Aug. 8-Saturday, Aug. 10

JUMP Society Summer Film Festival, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way Suite 109. It’s the semi-annual short film festival. Admission is free. On Saturday, there will be an additional screening at 9 p.m.

Karl Bausler turns in an unexpected performance for Greg Chaney’s film “The Quest for Lee” at JUMP Society’s Winter Film Festival, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)

Karl Bausler turns in an unexpected performance for Greg Chaney’s film “The Quest for Lee” at JUMP Society’s Winter Film Festival, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)

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.

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.

Folk Jam Session, 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, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. 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.

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