Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Weekend Guide: Ski films, salmon celebration, Veterans Day events

Here’s what’s happening this week.

Today, Nov. 7

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 City and Borough of Juneau Finance Director Jeff Rogers, who will talk about collecting remote online sales tax.

Salmon on the Tongass, 6:30-9 p.m., The Hangar On The Wharf Ballroom, 2 Marine Way Suite 106. This event hosted by Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership and America’s Salmon Forest will include presentations from local agencies and short films capturing the habitats of Southeast Alaska and the Tongass National Forest. There will be a no-host bar. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door.

A freshly caught king salmon at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive in June 2019. An informational salmon event is planned for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

A freshly caught king salmon at the Wayside Park on Channel Drive in June 2019. An informational salmon event is planned for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Friday, Nov. 8

Annual Rotary Foundation Event, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Coworking, 175 S. Franklin St. There will be a free taco bar, beer and wine available for purchase, silent and outcry auctions and a selfie with Santa opportunity.

PFLAG LGBTQ Potluck, 6-8 p.m., 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.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Coaches Summit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School: Yadaa.At Kalé, 1639 Glacier Ave. The morning keynote will be free and open to coaches and families from 9-10:30 a.m. The full-day summit costs $25. Registration can be done at cbjkids.org.

Free Rock Painting Workshop, 10- 11:30 a.m., Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, 110 Seward St, Suite 2. This will be led by local artist Melissa McCormick.

Ladies Clothing Swap, 3-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop. Attendees should bring 10 to 20 items of clothing they will not miss. All gently used sizes, shapes and types of clothing are welcome.

Snovember Film Series at Eaglecrest, 6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area, 3000 Fish Creek Road. There will be film screenings at Eaglecrest Nov. 9, 16 and 23. A $30 festival pass can be purchased, or individual tickets cost $15. Doors open at 6 p.m., and a movie starts at 7 p.m. Dinner and drinks will be available in the Eaglecrest Bar and Grill. Proceeds benefit Juneau Mountain Rescue and Eaglecrest.

SOFA’s Sixth Annual Silent Auction, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. There will be more than 100 items up for auction to support Southeast Alaska Organization for Animals. Tickets for the event can be purchased at aksofa.org.

Sunday, Nov. 10

No non-recurring events listed.

Monday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day Ceremony and American Legion open house, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive. This ceremony will be hosted by Auke Bay Post 25, American Legion. Rear Admiral Matthew T. Bell Jr., United States Coast Guard, will be the featured speaker.

Armistice Day Ceremony, 11 a.m.-noon, Alaska State Capitol, 120 Fourth St. Veterans for Peace Chapter 100 will hold a short program, including a minute of silence and ringing a bell in front of the capitol.

American Legion Open House, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., American Legion Post, mile 13 of Glacier Highway. This event is free and open to the public. There will be chili and conversation.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Power & Privilege Symposium, 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway. Topics in recent symposia include ways social hierarchies and identities manifest themselves in our communities and discussions about the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, religion, body size, ability, mental illness and class.

University of Alaska Southeast will host its annual Power and Privilege Symposium Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

University of Alaska Southeast will host its annual Power and Privilege Symposium Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Wednesday, Nov. 13

No non-recurring 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.

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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