Events

Census taker sign-ups are happening Tuesday

Census recruiting happening Tuesday.

Get ready to dip into the new year

Time for the annual polar plunge.

Moms Demand Action to hold Sandy Hook vigil

It’s the seventh anniversary of Sandy Hook.

Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy, music, cookies to appear at holiday open house

There will be more than 15,000 cookies and 100 pounds of fudge.

Holiday lights decorate the Governor’s House on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. The annual Governor’s Open House is Tuesday, Dec. 10. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A city employee uses an all-terrain vehicle to plow Franklin Street sidewalks in this March 2017 photo. Sunday, there will be a Kid’s Day hosted by the Downtown Business Association downtown. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Kid’s Day is Sunday downtown

Sunday is Kid’s Day downtown.

A city employee uses an all-terrain vehicle to plow Franklin Street sidewalks in this March 2017 photo. Sunday, there will be a Kid’s Day hosted by the Downtown Business Association downtown. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaskla Seafood Company owner Richard Hand, left, and Jeff Isturis prepare turkeys in November 2016 for the annual Salvational Army Thanksgiving dinner at Hangar on the Wharf. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Salvation Army to serve community Thanksgiving dinner today

All are welcome to free community dinner.

Alaskla Seafood Company owner Richard Hand, left, and Jeff Isturis prepare turkeys in November 2016 for the annual Salvational Army Thanksgiving dinner at Hangar on the Wharf. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building will be the site of a Walter Soboleff-focused program, Thursday, Nov. 14. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building will be the site of a Walter Soboleff-focused program, Thursday, Nov. 14. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
MK MacNaughton’s new holiday card designs will be featured at Sketch Studio for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | MK MacNaughton)
MK MacNaughton’s new holiday card designs will be featured at Sketch Studio for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | MK MacNaughton)
Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Haunted houses and more: Juneau’s Halloween 2019 Guide

Here’s what’s happening for Halloween.

Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall during last year’s dinner in October 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall during last year’s dinner in October 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Haunted houses and more: Juneau’s Halloween 2019 Guide

Here’s what’s happening for Halloween.

Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )
Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )