What’s happening the week of July 4-July 11, 2019

Calendar of events.

Thursday, July 4

Fourth of July events. See inside today’s A section for full schedule of events.

Friday, July 5

First Friday, 4:30-7 p.m., Downtown Juneau. See the full schedule on page C3.

Summer Block Party, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. The free block party will feature the music of Juneau Cabaret, games and family fun.

Saturday, July 6

ASL Signing Playgroup, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rainforest Trail, North Douglas. The Juneau Signing Group is a drop-in meeting where Juneau families who want to learn American Sign Language can peer teach and practice. Typical age of attendees is 0-9 but all ages and skill levels are welcome.

Code of Conduct work session, 1-4 p.m., Douglas Public Library, 1016 3rd St. The Alaska State Improv Festival is developing a code of conduct to help ensure that all performers have the opportunity to develop their craft in a supportive environment. This is a public meeting.

The Psychotics, 10 p.m.-3 a.m, The Alaskan Hotel and Bar, 167 S. Franklin St. Admission is free to see this local rock band perform.

Sunday, July 7

Home Composting Class, 9-11 a.m., Juneau Compost’s Lemon Creek site at Mile 25. This class offers the nitty-gritty on starting a first compost pile and the details on fine tuning an existing one. This will be two hours of interactive shop talk and hands-on learning. There will be several home systems on display, and there will be a group build. The class costs $20. Email juneaucomposts@email.com to RSVP.

Monday, July 8

No events scheduled.

Tuesday, July 9

Health Matters Information Class, 5:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3260 Hospital Drive. This class provides information on the Health Matters program, which is a yearlong commitment to eating healthy, exercising and losing weight. For more information, call 796-8649.

Jacqueline Woodson presentation and signing, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop. This Newberry Honor-winning author will give a presentation and sign books.

Wednesday, July 10

No events scheduled.

Thursday, July 11

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.

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 (907)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 (907)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 (907)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 21and 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 (907)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(907)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.

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.

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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