What’s happening the week of May 8-14, 2019

What’s happening the week of May 8-14, 2019

Calendar of events.

Thursday, May 9

Bach Under the Stars, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium, 1415 Glacier Ave. Admission costs $35 for general admission, $30 for seniors and $25 for student with ID.

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.

Friday, May 10

Rush Hour Concert with Gonzalo Bergara Trio, 4 p.m., Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum, 395 Whittier St. This event is free.

Jazz concert with Gonzalo Bergara Trio, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St. This concert features Gonzalo Bergara Trio, and costs $35 for general admission, $30 for seniors and $20 for student with ID.

Saturday, May 11

APOA Spring Triathlon, 6-10 a.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center, 3045 Dimond Park Loop. This is a sprint triathlon to benefit Juneau Special Olympics, registration is a $50 donation per participant.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The National Association of Letter Carrier’s annual food drive requires people place nonperishables in their mailbox prior to 7 a.m. Saturday. Additionally, donations can be dropped off between now and May 11 in mail hampers at Safeway, Super Bear IGA, Foodland IGA and Fred Meyer.

Migratory Bird Day Celebration, 8-10:30 a.m., Juneau Community Garden, 5669 Montana Creek Road. This day of bird-oriented education is being put on by USDA Forest Service Juneau Ranger District, Juneau Audubon Society and Juneau Community Garden Association. Attendees will have the chance to see songbird banding if weather permits during this free and family friendly event.

Salute to Armed Service- American Red Cross Family Fun Day, noon-4 p.m., Alaska Army National Guard Aviation Operating Facility, 8425 Livingston Way. This free event will feature hamburgers and hot dogs, a posting of the colors, Juneau Big Band, a Black Hawk helicopter and U.S. Coast Guard Vessel, a cake walk and other activities.

Art for Wellness, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop. Learn about the profession of art therapy and how it improves wellness at this free event. Attendees will help make a group piece of artwork to show others about the art therapy experience. This art piece will display many things people do to stay well. People of all ages and abilities are welcome.

Fundraiser for JPD K-9 Program, 5:15-8:30 p.m., Statter Harbor, 11497, Auke Bay Harbor Road. Juneau Crime Line is having a Mother’s Day Weekend Cruise to benefit the JPD K-9 program. Tickets are $65 and available at BrownPaperTickets.com or at Mommy ‘n Me Wear in the airport shopping center.

Puttin’ on the Ritz: Dueling guitars with Eliot Fisk and Gonzalo Bergara, 6:30 p.m., UAS Egan Library, 11120 Glacier Highway. Admission costs $50 for general admission, $45 for seniors and $40 for students with ID.

Sunday, May 12

Strings at the Shrine, 4 p.m., and 6:30 p.m., Shrine of Saint Therese, 21425 Glacier Highway. This event features Argus String Quartet. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books. General admission costs $35, $30 for seniors and $25 for students with ID.

Monday, May 13

No events listed.

Tuesday, May 14

Community Calendaring meeting, noon-1 p.m., Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive. This is a meeting of regular users of Centennial Hall and the JACC, as well as other presenters, to map out the calendar of events for the year in an attempt to reduce scheduling conflicts.

Night Sky Beauty, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium, 1415 Glacier Ave. Clark Branch and David Hanson will present a tour of the night sky during this free event. It will feature Hanson’s photographs of celestial objects and descriptions of the physics behind the formation and appearance of the objects. Come and enjoy beautiful views of galaxies, star clusters, nebulae and more.

Mudrooms: Don’t Tell the Kids, 7-8 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. The season of Mudrooms comes to a close with this show.

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.

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.

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.

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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