Dr. John Geyman will speak in Juneau at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s weekly luncheon. (Courtesy Photo | John Geyman)

Dr. John Geyman will speak in Juneau at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s weekly luncheon. (Courtesy Photo | John Geyman)

Weekend Guide: An awards banquet, comedy, and so much more

Here’s what’s happening this week.

Today, Oct. 24

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 speaker is Dr. John Geyman who will talk about health care.

Dr. John Geyman will speak in Juneau at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s weekly luncheon. (Courtesy Photo | John Geyman)

Dr. John Geyman will speak in Juneau at the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s weekly luncheon. (Courtesy Photo | John Geyman)

“Clue: The Movie” Live Script Read, 7- 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way Suite 109. A Juneau cast will perform a live script read of this classic who-done-it comedy. Tickets are available at Rainy Retreat Books and at www.goldtownnick.com.

The Better Than Boobs Band, 9-11 p.m., Rendezvous, 184 S. Franklin St. The Nude and Rude Revue’s house band, The Better Than Boobs Band, is taking center stage for one night only. This is a warm up for the visiting burlesque troupe’s weekend show.

Friday, Oct. 25

Domestic Violence Awareness Summit, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. This is a free summit to raise awareness around domestic violence.

Celebrate Survivors, 5-7 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. This family-friendly event hosted by Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE) is meant to raise awareness of the impact of domestic violence.

Juneau Piano Series, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, 350 Whittier St. Juneau Piano Series continues with Douglas Smith and Sue Kazama. Tickets cost $20, $15 for seniors or $5 for students and youths. Tickets are available at the JACC, Centennial Hall and Hearthside Books.

Comedy Fundraiser, 7-8:30 p.m., Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. This event will feature Native American comedy group The 1491s. Tickets cost $20 each.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Red Ribbon Rally: Dancers Against Drugs, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. Both the Fusion Dancers and JDHS dance team will perform.

Douglas Ghost Walk, 4-6 p.m., Mount Jumbo Gym, Fourth St., Douglas.

Garlic Lovers and Harvest Potluck, 5-8 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. This is a harvest celebration with harvest potluck dishes and garlic tips from Joe Orsi and Ed Buyarski. It is free, open to the public and sponsored by Juneau Garden Club free, open to the public

Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, 5:30-11 p.m., Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive. During this annual event, the chamber recognizes a Citizen of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award.

Saturday Oct. 26 and Sunday Oct. 27

Nonviolent Communication Workshop, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3260 Hospital Drive. The first day will focus on building empathy skills and costs $105 plus sales tax. The second day focuses on self-empathy skill building. It costs $52.50 plus sales tax. Both days cost $147.50. To register, email meg-cartwright@gci.com.

Sunday, Oct. 27

KTOO Presents: The Second City, 7- 9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, 1639 Glacier Ave. Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy troupe brings “The Best of Second City” to Juneau. This show may contain Adult or Mature Content and may be appropriate for audience members aged 17 and older. Tickets are available at ktoo.org, jahc.org, or at The JACC, Hearthside Books and Rainy Retreat books.

Monday, Oct. 28

No non-recurring events listed.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

No non-recurring events listed.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Sustainability Session: Climate adaptation in SEAK communities, 5:30-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers, 155 S. Seward St. Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska staff will talk about their climate change adaptation plan at this event hosted by Sustainable Juneau.

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 723-9999.

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 September through May, Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Attendees can enter through the rear cafeteria door. For more details, call Wayne 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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., third Tuesday of the month, Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Linda Newman is the support group’s facilitator. For questions, call her at 209-7555 or call the Southeast Alaska Independent Living office at 586-4920.

Juneau Six-Game Peggers, 5:45 p.m., Wednesdays September through May, Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Attendees can enter through the rear cafeteria door. For more details call Tom 209-1102.

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.

Mountainside Open Mic, 7 p.m., Wednesdays, the Rookery Cafe, 111 Seward St. The open mic and arts and craft night is back for its third season. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Rookery Cafe will be serving cookies, coffee & tea, snacks, kombucha and beer and wine. All ages are welcome. There will be a showcase artist at 8:30 p.m. each week to conclude the evening. Donations are accepted.

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.

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.

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 second and fourth Thursdays of the month, Fireweed Place,415 Willoughby Ave. All widows and widowers are invited to join this meeting in the parlor room. For information, contact Sue at 586-6424 or Sandy at 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.

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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