What’s happening the week of May 22-28, 2019

What’s happening the week of May 22-28, 2019

Calendar of events.

Wednesday, May 22

Fly Casting Night, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Fly Fishing Goods, Twin Lakes. This is a free beginner fly casting lesson, barbecue and casting contest. There will be a drawing for a kids fly rod and reel package.

Thursday, May 23

Pop-up Record Shop, 5-7 p.m., Alaskan Brewing Co., 5429 Shaune Drive. In addition to the records, there will be beer for sale and a taco/nacho bar. All proceeds from food and record sales support KXLL. A special $5 pass to get access to the records five minutes before the crowd will be available.

Think Like a Computer: An Introduction to Coding, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Riverside Drive. This is a monthly introduction to coding class for ages 8 to adult. Every month they cover a different concept important to coding.

Friday, May, 24

Juneau Football Alumni Game, 7 p.m., Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field. General admission costs $16 if tickets are bought in advance or $20 at the door. Admission costs $12 in advance for students 18 and under, seniors (65 and over), and veterans with ID, or $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at https://sites.google.com/view/juneau-huskies-football/alumni-game?authuser=0.

Saturday, May 25

Saturday Carving Sessions, 1 p.m., 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.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1-2:30 p.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Family History Short business meeting followed by Genealogy Show and Tell Program moderated by Anita Evans.

Juneau Cabaret: Peggy Lee, 2 p.m., Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum, 395 Whittier St. This is a pay-as-you-can show featuring the songs of Peggy Lee.

Insomni-ACTS!, 7-8 p.m., Hangar On The Wharf Ballroom, 2 Marine Way. A select group of writers use a theme to draft a play through the course of one night. In the morning, those plays are assigned to teams of directors and actors who memorize, choreograph and stage full productions with light, props, sound and costumes. Admission is $15 at the door or online at JuneauGhostLight.com

Free Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sandbar & Grill, 2525 Industrial Blvd.

Saturday Staying Alive Al Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 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.

Sunday, May 26

Juneau Cabaret: Peggy Lee, Mendenhall Valley Library, 3025 Riverside Drive. This is a pay-as-you-can show featuring the songs of Peggy Lee.

Monday, 27

No nonrecurring events listed.

Tuesday, May 28

No nonrecurring 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, 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. The Juneau Five play every other Thursday at the Narrows.

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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