What’s happening the week of June 12-18, 2019

What’s happening the week of June 12-18, 2019

Calendar of events.

Wednesday, June 12

Summer Dance Clinic, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, 1639 Glacier Ave. This is a free dance clinic for all middle and high school students. They can check out the dance teams and learn some fun choreography.

Art Party for the Tongass, 5:30 p.m., Juneau MakerSpace, 3915 N. Douglas Highway. This event hosted by Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is preparation for the Turn Out for the Tongass Rally planned for June 22. Pizza, paint, posters and posts will be provided to create signs for the rally.

Thursday, June 13

Summer Dance Clinic, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, 1639 Glacier Ave. This is a free dance clinic for all middle and high school students. They can check out the dance teams and learn some fun choreography.

Ladies Trail Ride, 5:30-7 p.m., Dredge Lake. This is a fun casual bike ride that starts at the Forest Service Building.

Friday, June 14 

The Higlanders, 7-10 p.m., Louie’s Douglas Inn, 915 3rd St. The Highlanders will play Irish Songs, acoustic Jams, and a few hip-hop classics re-worked for the violin.

GLITZ, 8-11:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive. Gigi Monroe presents the fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and Juneau Pride kickoff. Tickets cost $15-$100. They’re available at the JACC, Hearthside Books and www.jahc.org. People under 21 are permitted with legal parent or guardian, however organizers ask for discretion. All proceeds from GLITZ go to support the Southeast Alaska Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning Alliance (SEAGLA).

Saturday, June 15

How to Run for Public Office, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., City Hall, 155 S. Seward St. This free workshop features elected officials and experts presenting information that those considering a run for public office should know. No registration is required.

GLITZ, 8-11:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive. Gigi Monroe presents the 5th annual GLITZ Drag Show in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and Juneau Pride kickoff. Tickets cost $15-$100. They’re available at the JACC, Hearthside Books, and www.jahc.org. People under 21 are permitted with legal parent or guardian, however organizers ask for discretion. All proceeds from GLITZ go to support the Southeast Alaska Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning Alliance (SEAGLA).

Sunday, June 16

Pride Service, 9:30-10:30 am Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. This is an LGBTQ-friendly service. All are welcome.

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.

Pride Bonfire, 6-8 p.m., Sandy Beach, 101 Savikko Road, Douglas. Food and drink will not be provided, so attendees are encouraged to bring their own.

Monday, June 17

Yoga in the Park June 17, 6-7 p.m., Twin Lakes, 4431-4499 Glacier Highway. This event is free and open to the public and presented by the Alaska Club.

Filipino Film Series, 6-7 p.m., Douglas Public Library, 5416, 1016 3rd St., Douglas. There will be a free screening of “Out Run: LGBT Politics in the Philippines.” The movie focuses on Bemz Benedito, who dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress. There will be free lumpia and snacks.

Tuesday, June 18

No non-recurring events listed.

SOUTHEAST

HOONAH — There is a weekly trivia night at Icy Strait Lodge, 435 Airport Road, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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.

Mobilizing Men for Social Change, Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. This is part of an eight-week class focused on building connection among men. It is hosted by Haa Tóoch Lichèesh, formerly Juneau Violence Prevention Coalition. Food will be provided, and registration ahead of the event at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwgLIl0S5N0PwFqM4__z_PzZHQhOLHlPLMH30Zvi9erz7GJg/viewform is encouraged.

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 second and 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 free live music at the Narrows Bar Thursday nights.

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.

“The Underpants,” Thursday-Sunday until June 16, Perseverance Theatre, 914 3rd St., Douglas. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission costs $33-$41 for adults, $28-$39 for seniors and military and $19-$27 for students.

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. to 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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