What’s happening the week of May 1-7, 2019

What’s happening the week of May 1-7, 2019

Calendar of events.

Wednesday, May 1

Support for Families Dealing with Addiction: Heroin and Opiates, 5:30-7 p.m., NCADD, Juneau 211 Fourth St., Suite 100. This is a free family support group for parents and family members of people struggling with heroin and other opiate use. It is confidential, led by parents, and there is no need to register.

Alaska Design Forum Presents: Stefan Sjoberg, 6-7:30 p.m., 360 North KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Alaska Design Forum present Stefan Sjoberg of K+S Architecture Stockholm. There is a contribution to ADF request of $15 or $5 for students.

Thursday, May 2

Cruise for a Cause, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Don D. Statter Public Harbor, Auke Bay. This cruise will head to Orca Point Lodge for dinner. Ernestine Saankalaxt’ Hayes will be the guest of honor. Tickets for the event are $100, and the event supports United Way of Southeast Alaska.

Rock Paper Fish, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive. There will be a screening of this short film about big business in the Chilkat Valley. The film will be followed by a panel discussion of local experts. Admission is a $5 suggested donation at the door.

Friday, May 3

First Friday, 4-8 p.m., downtown. See page 18 for a complete listing of events.

JAMM Year-End Celebration, 6-8 p.m., Riverbend School, 2901 Riverside Drive. This celebration marks the end of the year for the tuition-free music program Juneau Alaska Music Matters program. It will feature performances as well as the official release of the first JAMM album. There will also be an instrument petting zoo, face painting, dancing a pizza and bake sale and a silent auction.

Saturday, May 4

Blessing of the Fleet, 10- 10:50 a.m., Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial near Taku Fisheries. This event celebrates commercial fishing in Alaska, and remember those who have passed on. All are invited.

Juneau Appreciation Day with Juneau Raptor Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S. Franklin St. Join the Raptor Center for Juneau Appreciation Day and ride the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway. Cost is $15 for residents, $7 for ages 6-12 and 5 years and under ride free.

Maritime Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Alaska Steamship dock. This is the 10th annual Maritime Festival.

Star Wars and Other Out of this World Music, 7:30-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School, 3101 Dimond Park Loop. Celebrate May the Fourth with Taku Winds playing Star Wars music. Also hear selections from “E.T.,” “Star Trek,” “Battlestar Galactica” and Holst’s “Jupiter” and “Mars.” Admission costs $20 for adults; $18 in advance for seniors or $20 at the door; $5 for students and children 12 and younger in costume may attend for free if accompanied by an adult.

Youth Art Activity with Ray Troll, 2-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Learn to draw cool fish, sharks, dinosaurs and more with Ray Troll. Troll will demonstrate drawing on dark paper with pigment rich crayons. This workshop is open to ages 6-18. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by calling the Alaska State Museum at 465-2901.

Saturday, May 4-

Sunday, May 5

Full Circle Music Studio Recitals, 3 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. The students of Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger perform in their 28th annual recitals. Students from 6 to 18 years old showcase their talents and hard work. A reception follows. Please bring one non-perishable food item as a donation to the church’s community food pantry, and admission is free.

Sunday, May 5

The Widowed Persons Brunch, noon, Westmark Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin St. All widows and widowers are invited to this social event. For information, contact Sue at 586-6424.

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.

SAIL Wildlife Cruise, noon- 3 p.m., Allen Marine Tours, 13391 Glacier Highway. Find the golden ticket and enter into a world of chocolate and sweets on this Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Themed Wildlife Cruise. Tickets are available at www.sailing.org or at the SAIL Office 3225 Hospital Drive #200 or 586-4920.

Full Circle Music Studio Recital, 3-4:30 p.m., Shepherd Of The Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. The students of Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger, ages 6 to 18, will perform in the 28th annual recital, featuring piano, voice, guitar, fiddle and banjo music in a variety of musical styles. The event is free, attendees are encouraged to bring one non-perishable food item as a donation to the church’s community food pantry.

Monday, May 6

and Tuesday, May 7

First aid, CPR and defibrillator training, 5:30 p.m., Southeast Extinguisher Service, Inc., 8319 Airport Blvd. First aid, adult CPR and AED training costs $110 per student, adult CPR and AED costs $70, first aid training costs $70, child CPR and AED training is $10 per student as an add-on to an adult class, infant CPR is $10 per student as an add on and basic life support for health care provider training costs $110. For more information, call 790-2522.

Tuesday, May 7

Randy Stonehill Love INC Benefit Concert, 7-9 p.m., Chapel By the Lake, 11024 Auke Lake Way. Randy Stonehill, Christian Music Hall of Famer, will be providing a benefit concert for Love INC Juneau. There is no admission charge. A free love offering will be received. Donations will be matched by the Benito and Frances C. Gaguine Foundation. Free tickets can be picked up at Love INC office Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., or email loveinc@alaska.net.


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

SKAGWAY — The Rice Brothers, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2, at the Skagway Public Library, 769 State St. This event is presented by Skagway Arts Council in partnership with the Skagway Public Library. Admission costs $10 or $8 for SAC members, seniors and students or $20 per family.


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 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. The Juneau Five play every other Thursday at the Narrows.

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.

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.

• To submit an event, email editor@capweek.com.

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