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Wednesday, December 12
Juneau Calendar 121212 CALENDAR 1 For the CCW Wednesday, December 12
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Juneau Calendar

Wednesday, December 12

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Resource Committee, 7 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Details: 463-3488.

Meeting: Alaska Committee, 7 a.m., JEDC conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

Meeting: Citizens Pro Road, 11 a.m., Juneau Chamber of Commerce conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Group: "Write for your Life," 11 a.m. -noon, Mendenhall Valley Library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: 789-2068.

Pregnancy circle, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.,

Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Open discussion on pregnancy and community building. Free, with a light lunch provided. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For seniors ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Presentation: "Growing Hardy Primroses and Blue poppy from Seeds," by Ed Buyarski, 12:05-12:55, Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Ed Buyarski will discuss using potting soils, cold treatment, and lighting for seed starting success. Free. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association. Details: www.seakmg.org.

ESL Computer Class, 1-3 p.m., The Learning Connection 210 Ferry Way. For all ages. Free. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Gastineau Family Climbing Night, 3:30-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: 586-2635.

Class: Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010, 5-7 p.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718.

Arts Roundtable, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center gallery. Agenda: meet with mayor regarding arts issues.

Class: Hatha Yoga Level 1-2, 5:30-7 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Instructor: Carol Race.

Gift wrapping, 5:30-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Offered by the American Cancer Society. Details: 789-4439.

Class: English as a Second Language, 5:30-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Wing, room 113. Free. For ages 18 and older. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Capital City Rotaract Meeting, 6:00 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center. A social service club for young people ages 18 to 30. Details: capitalcityrotaract.wordpress.com.

Women's Art Support Group and Children's Creative Play Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Halau Hula 'o 'Olill'ula dance lessons, 6-8 p.m., Filipino Community Hall. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Costa's Second Annual Christmas Bazaar Extavaganza, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Juneau Bridge Club: Duplicate Play, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Avenue. Details: 957-6971 or 321-1520.

Women's Climbing Class, 6:30 p.m., The Rock Dump, 1310 Eastaugh Way. Beginners welcome. $5 for members, $15 for non-members. Details: 586-4982.

Mudrooms live storytelling event, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Church. Cost: $7, give or take. All profits to charity. Details: www.mudrooms.org.

Wildlife Wednesdays: "September Road Trip from Juneau to Denali, bears, birds, moose and more," a presentation by Doug Jones, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Glacier View Room. Free. Refreshments provided. Details: Tina, 523-5402 or 209-4219.

Southeast Extension Soundings Juneau Mushroom Club, 7-8 p.m., Bill Ray Center Extension Office.

Lecture: "China in Transition," 8 p.m., KTOO studio. Presenter: Jack Perkowski, author of "Managing the Dragon: How I'm Building a Billion Dollar Business in China." Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., Squires Rest. Details: 789-7829.

Thursday, December 13

Toddler Time Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: Shayna or Jesse at 586-1203.

Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Parenting Group for Mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Address the specific challenges of living in an abusive atmosphere. Child care provided. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Bartlett's Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration building. For infants 0-1 year. Free. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Cooperative Council's Advent Luncheon, noon, Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th Street. Luncheon includes stories around candles and holy days told by Rabbi Dov Gartenberg, Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauger and Rev. Dr. Douglas Dye, soup, bread, cookies and song. Donations are donated to the Glory Hole. Event also includes a fair trade craft bazaar with nativities, jewelry and food.

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee, 1:30 p.m., Chamber Conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Chamber Lunch, doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon, Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488.

Citizenship class, 3:30-4:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. For ages 18 and older. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Dancing Artists' Class, 4-5 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 5-9. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Baranof Holiday Tea, 4-5:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. A selection of Numi teas will be offered, assorted tea sandwiches, fresh sliced ham and cheddar, smoked salmon and red onion, turkey, spinach and cream cheese pinwheel and freshly baked confections accompanied by assorted fruit preserves. Cost: $22.95/$17.95/$16.95 for adults/seniors/under 16. Details: 463-6234.

Class: English as a Second Language, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. For ages 18 and older. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Dancing Artists' Class, 5-6:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Ages 9 and up. Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2010, 5-7 p.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718.

Meeting: "Juneau People for Peace and Justice," 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Details: 789-9229.

Gift wrapping, 5:30-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Offered by the American Cancer Society. Details: 789-4439.

Pavitt Health and Fitness seminar: "Super Human Core," 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pavitt Health and Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Rotating topics. Free. Details: 789-5556.

Nondenominational Prayer Shawl knitting group, 6:30-8 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity library. Gather to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome.

Bar Trivia, 7 p.m., TK Maguire's.

Film: "The Sessions," 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Open Mic, 9 p.m., The Alaskan Bar.

Jam with J, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Rendezvous. Relaxed open jam hosted by Jason Caputo. Details: 206-331-4682, caputo737@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/wristrockets.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., The Viking Lounge. Details: 586-2159.

Friday, December 14

Gift wrapping, Nugget Mall. Offered by Thunder Mountain High School. Details: 789-4439.

Class: Computer English Tutorial, 10:30-12:30 p.m., The Learning Connection at Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Avenue, G-49. For ages 18 and older. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Valley Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Organ Concert, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building.

Class: English as a Second Language, 12:30-2:00 p.m., The Learning Connection at Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Avenue, G-49. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Yoga for those experiencing homelessness, 3-4 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Free. Details: Kiel, 586-4159 or kiel@feedjuneau.org.

Charter and Raven Correspondence Family Climbing Night, 3:30-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: 586-2635.

Mommy and Me Yoga class, 4:30-5:15 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. For babies 2 months-2 years. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Christmas in Hawaii Luau, 5 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., alcohol served 5-10 p.m., food served at 6:30 p.m., and floor show at 8 p.m. Cost: $30. Children under 5 are free. An all-you-can-eat Hawaiian buffet. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books or from Alaskan Luau, 790-8807.

Breath and Movement class, 6-7:30 p.m., valley location (private facility). Details: dancingartists@gmail.com.

Improv workshop and performance, 6 p.m. for workshop, 8 p.m. for performance, The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Guest instructor: Roblin Gray Davis. All abilities welcome. Free, though donations are encouraged. Details: Eric, 209-8958 and juneauimprov@gmail.com or Kelly, 586-1750 or kmanning@reachak.org.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Film: "The Sessions," 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's The Nut Cracker, 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Cost: $20/$15 for adults/seniors and students. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 463-5327.

Concert: a night of jazz with Kari Groven, Tom Locher and David Sheak, 7-10 p.m., GW Teal.

Best Christmas Pageant Ever, 7:30-9 p.m., Sun Room at Juneau Urgent and Family Care.

Sit-in with the band, 9:30 p.m., The Rendezvous, 184 South Franklin Street. Bring your instrument and amplifier; mic provided. Details: 206-331-4682, caputo737@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/wristrockets. The Viking Lounge. Details: 586-2159.

Saturday, December 15

AMSEA commercial fishermen training, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Bill Ray Training Center. This course meets training requirement for commercial fishing vessels. Free. Details: 907-747-3287 or www.amsea.org.

ORCA adaptive ski and snowboard program volunteer training, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest. Details: 586-0104 or kcrowley@sailinc.org.

Eagle Valley Center open house, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Eagle Valley Center. Try out snowshoeing, go for a hike and enjoy hot apple cider. Details: Sarah, adventure@servealaska.org.

The Saturday Thing, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council. Details: 523-2300 or www.jedc.org/saturdaything.

Helping Hands Christmas food drive, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Safeway. Details: 789-4390.

Yoga For Kids, 10:30 a.m., Raven Yoga, 418 Harris St. For kids ages 4-12. Details: 988-3566.

Class: "Stained glass workshop," 11 a.m.-4 p.m., The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Cost: $150. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Live music at the Nugget Mall, 11 a.m. Details: 789-4439.

Gift wrapping, Nugget Mall. Offered by Thunder Mountain High School. Details: 789-4439.

Photos with Santa, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's The Nut Cracker, 2 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Cost: $20/$15 for adults/seniors and students. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 463-5327.

Film: Global Lens Series' "Short, Fat Bald Man," 2 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Sixth Annual JIF Black and White Ball with Thunder Mountain Big Band, 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. band plays. Cost: $20/$15 for general admission/students. Formal attire encourage. All ages welcome. Details: Eric, 957-1217 or Tim, 789-4690.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's The Nut Cracker, 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Cost: $20/$15 for adults/seniors and students. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 463-5327.

Film: "The Sessions," 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Barn dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 5th and Gold Streets. No experience or partners necessary. Cost: $8/$7/$5 for adults, JIF and AFF member/students and seniors. Free for SAGA, JVs and VISTA members. Details: 463-3214.

Best Christmas Pageant Ever, 7:30-9 p.m., Sun Room at Juneau Urgent and Family Care.

Karaoke, 10 p.m., The Viking Lounge. Details: 586-2159.

Sunday, December 16

Gift wrapping, Nugget Mall. Offered by the Juneau Soccer Club. Details: 789-4439.

ORCA adaptive ski and snowboard program volunteer training, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest. Details: 586-0104 or kcrowley@sailinc.org.

Juneau Jambusters Ukulele Jam, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Rockwell and Costa's Diner. Gather to eat food and play the ukulele. All ages and abilities welcome. Details: Rhonda, rhnodulei@gmail.com.

Photos with Santa, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Book signing by Sarah Asper-Smith, author of "I Would Love to Tuck You In," 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books Nugget Mall location.

Juneau Bridge Club: Duplicate Play, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 12th and Egan. Details: 957-6971 or 321-1520.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's The Nut Cracker, 2 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium. Cost: $20/$15 for adults/seniors and students. Tickets available at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 463-5327.

Live music at the Nugget Mall, 2:30 p.m. Details: 789-4439.

Film: "The Sessions," 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Monday, December 17

Class: Job Search, Resume Creation, Using ALEXsys, Keyboarding and Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718

GED Orientation, 10 a.m., The Learning Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m. Downtown Library, 11 a.m. Valley Library. Details: Carol Race, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.org.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Valley Library. Details: Carol Race, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.org.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 3rd Street. For toddlers 1-3 years. Free. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Senior Center hot lunch, 11:45 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. For senior ages 60 and over. Details: Carol Comolli, 463-6175.

Toastmasters Club, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Meeting: Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee, noon, Hospital administration building board room.

ESL Computer Class, 1-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. For all ages. Free. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Class: Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010, 5-7 p.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718.

Prenatal Yoga, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Cost: $6 pay-as-you-can or 10 classes for $50. Details: 586-1203.

Class: English as a Second Language, 5:30-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Wing, room 113. Free. For ages 18 and older. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Cribbage, 5:45 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Public welcome. Details: Ron Crenshaw, 586-1796.

Class: "Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care", 6-8:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

NAMI class on understanding mental health, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Details: 463-4251.

Class: Aqua Zumba, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Ages 16 and up, $6. Details: 586-AQUA.

Film: "Rare Exports," 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. $9 adults, $7 students and seniors, $5 kids under 12. Details: 586-2875 or www.goldtownnick.com.

Tuesday, December 18

Toastmasters Club, 6:15-7:15 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Improve your public speaking skills. Free. Details: www.takutoastmasters.org or 957-3353.

Class: Job Search, Resume Creation, Using ALEXsys, Keyboarding and Open Lab Computer Training, 9-11 a.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718.

Class: English as a Second Language, 12:30-2 p.m., The Learning Connection at Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood Avenue, G-49. Free. Details: 780-6706.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: 586-1203.

Harborview School Family Climbing Night, 3:30-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: 586-2635.

Meeting: Juneau Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 4 p.m., Chamber conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Baranof Holiday Tea, 4-5:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. A selection of Numi teas will be offered, assorted tea sandwiches, fresh sliced ham and cheddar, smoked salmon and red onion, turkey, spinach and cream cheese pinwheel and freshly baked confections accompanied by assorted fruit preserves. Cost: $22.95/$17.95/$16.95 for adults/seniors/under 16. Details: 463-6234.

AWARE holiday party, 4:30-6 p.m., Mt. Jumbo gym. Party includes pizza, music, games and holiday crafts. All ages welcome.

Class: English as a Second Language, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. For ages 18 and older. Details: 586-5718 or www.serrc.org/tlc.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2010, 5-7 p.m., The learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: www.serrc.org or 586-5718.

IPhotos with Santa, 5-7 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Special Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Meeting CEO Learning Plan follow-up, 5:15 p.m., Hospital administration building board room.

Free tobacco cessation class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. Details: 796-8920.

Women's Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics and self-care. Child care available by reservation. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

Children's Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE, 1547 Glacier Hwy. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, expressing feelings and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.aware.org.

EVENTS WORTH TRAVELING FOR

PETERSBURG:

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Pickled Food Contest, 7-9 p.m., Sons of Norway Hall. Details: petersburgedc@gmail.com.

SITKA:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

9th Annual Holiday Brass Concert, 7 p.m., Sitka Performing Arts Center. Concert includes a 10-piece ensemble. Tickets sold out last year, and are available at Old Harbor Books. Cost: $25/$20 for adults/students and seniors. The concert is a fundraiser for the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Details: 907-747-3085


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