Events

Things to do in Juneau for Valentine’s Day

Put the Conversation Hearts down and hit the town.

There will be a community observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday. (Brian Kraus | Unsplash)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, free legal clinic set for Monday

Two communitywide events are being held Monday in Juneau in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. At 1 p.m., the Juneau Black Awareness Association… Continue reading

There will be a community observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday. (Brian Kraus | Unsplash)
Chinstrap penguins such as this one will be one of the subjects of an upcoming free Audubon Society lecture. (Unsplash | Eamonn Maguire)
                                Chinstrap penguins such as this one will be one of the subjects of an upcoming free Audubon Society lecture. (Unsplash | Eamonn Maguire)

Audubon talk will have Antarctic focus

Penguins and Antarctica will be the focus of a Thursday night Juneau Audubon Society lecture. Antarctica at Solstice is the title of a presentation planned… Continue reading

Chinstrap penguins such as this one will be one of the subjects of an upcoming free Audubon Society lecture. (Unsplash | Eamonn Maguire)
                                Chinstrap penguins such as this one will be one of the subjects of an upcoming free Audubon Society lecture. (Unsplash | Eamonn Maguire)
Juneau Family Health and Birth Center will provide a free early pregnancy class Tuesday evening. (Unsplash | Ashton Mullins)

Free pregnancy class offered Tuesday

Topics include exercise, nutrition and more.

Juneau Family Health and Birth Center will provide a free early pregnancy class Tuesday evening. (Unsplash | Ashton Mullins)

30th annual vocal concert is Sunday

The Midwinter Vocal Fest goes out on a high note every year. The annual concluding concert for Juneau Lyric Opera’s 30th annual Midwinter Vocal Festival… Continue reading

Walking tours to explore public’s vision for downtown

What do you want downtown to look like?

The Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building will host a Family Fair Friday afternoon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Free family fair Friday

There will be a full afternoon of family-friendly activities and games at the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum Friday.

The Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building will host a Family Fair Friday afternoon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The whale at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park will be the starting point of a 5K or 1 mile race benefitting the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Run will benefit historic lighthouse

Get ready for a light run. Run 4 the Rock 5K and One Mile run starts after sunset Saturday and benefits the Eldred Rock Lighthouse… Continue reading

The whale at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park will be the starting point of a 5K or 1 mile race benefitting the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sealing the spotlight: Wildlife Wednesday to focus on harbor seals

The first Wildlife Wednesday of 2019 will focus on harbor seals. At 7 p.m. tonight, in University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Lecture Hall, 11066 Auke… Continue reading

A rehabilitated Pacific harbor seal looks back at people during its release at the Auke Recreation Beach on August 27, 2014. After toxic levels of mercury were found in an Admiralty Island harbor seal in 2015, conservationists and subsistence hunters are still wondering if a Juneau-based mine is to blame. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Marvin Pena steels himself for the annual Polar Bear Dip at Auke Recreation beach on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Take the plunge on New Year’s Day

Make an Auke-ward start to 2019.

Marvin Pena steels himself for the annual Polar Bear Dip at Auke Recreation beach on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)

Free cab rides available on New Year’s Eve

Watch for the green flashing lights.

A Juneau taxicab is pictured in February 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire File)