Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett (Jerry Wolford and Scott Muthersbaugh |Perfecta Visuals)

Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett (Jerry Wolford and Scott Muthersbaugh |Perfecta Visuals)

What’s happening the week of July 11-18, 2019

Calendar of events.

Today, July 11

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. This week’s speaker is Eaglecrest General Manager Dave Scanlan.

Scanlan

Scanlan

Low Tide Ladies Golf, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Golf Course, 2101 Industrial Blvd. Golf season is every Thursday night from May 9 to Aug. 22.

Game Development Meet-up, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Coworking, 175 S. Franklin St., No. 319. People are invited to chat about what they’re working on, get advice about making games or feedback on their stuff. This is a free and public meeting.

Women’s Beer and Gear Night, 6:30-8 p.m., Alaska Fly Fishing Goods, 8465 Old Dairy Road. Kayla Roys and Brad Elfers will be present to answer questions and help people find the right flies, rods and waders. No experience is needed.

Friday, July 12

Summer Block Party, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. These free weekly parties feature live music or performances and family friendly activities.

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.

Lights for Liberty, 7-8 p.m., Bill Overstreet Park, Whale Sculpture. Juneau will join with the nationwide Lights For Liberty vigil to support refugees and demand an end to the detention camps along the U.S. southern border. Over 75 locations throughout the country will be hosting vigils.

Saturday, July 13

Day at the Pool, noon-5:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center, 3045 Dimond Park Loop. This is Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary’s ninth annual day at the pool. There is free admission for all ages. There are three sessions throughout the day: noon-1:30 p.m., 2-3:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.

Sober Summer Kayaking, noon-4 p.m., Auke Bay, 13013 Glacier Highway. This is sobriety-friendly event meant to connect sober peers. It is hosted by Great Bear Recovery Collective and JAMHI Health & Wellness.

Beginning Sewing, 2 p.m., Juneau MakerSpace, 3915 Douglas Highway. This workshop costs $30 and registration is required. Tickets can be purchased through the “Juneau MakerSpace” Facebook page.Participants can bring their own sewing machine or use one that will be provided. No experience is needed.

Fusion Wood Sign Workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alaskan Dames Consignment Shop, 1900 Crest St., Suite 101. Materials will be provided to make one or two 8-inch by 20-inch wooden signs. The workshop costs $45 for one sign or $65 for two signs.

Sunday, July 14

A Night in France, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. This is a Bastille Day celebration featuring dinner and music by Tom Locher and friends. Tickets cost $85 and can be purchased through jahc.org.

Battle of the BBQ, 5-6:30 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. This event supports Family Promise of Juneau. To participate in the contest, register online at www.bitly.com/fpjbbq. Tickets cost $20 or $50 for families of up to five.

Monday, July 15

Town Hall meeting with Rep. Sara Hannan, 5-6:30 p.m., Douglas Public Library, 1016 3rd St. Rep. Sara Hannan, D-Juneau, will host a town hall to asnwer questions about what’s happening at the Capitol.

Hannan

Hannan

Fire on the Moon, 7-8 p.m.,Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop. This free event focuses on the politics and science of Apollo 11 and the moon landing. Relive the race to the moon on the 50th anniversary of the historic lunar landing.

Tuesday, Jul 16

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.

Doctors without Borders Recruitment Info Session, 7-8 p.m., Sealaska Heritage Institute, 105 S. Seward St. This is a free presentation about about how people can join Doctors Without Borders’ pool of dedicated aid workers. An aid worker and Field Human Resources Officer will discuss requirements and the application process.

Wednesday, July 17

Songwriting with Laurelyn Dossett, 6-8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 1016 3rd St., Douglas. This songwriter currently in residence at Perseverance Theatre for its summer program will share songwriting advice during this free workshop. All levels are welcome.

Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett (Jerry Wolford and Scott Muthersbaugh |Perfecta Visuals)

Singer/songwriter Laurelyn Dossett (Jerry Wolford and Scott Muthersbaugh |Perfecta Visuals)

Recurring

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.

International Folk Dancers, Sundays, 6-8 p.m., studio at The Alaska Club downtown. For more information, call Bruce at 723-6999.

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.

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.

Lotus Nature Camp, July 28-Aug. 1, Eagle River Methodist Camp, Family Summer Camp at the Methodist Camp Site, 27500 Glacier Highway. This is a camp for third-eighth-grade children into our planned experience. The registration fee is $275. To register or for more information, call Contact Charles Wilson at 500-8047 or email ibg.7000@gmail.com.

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