Free English classes - Wednesdays 5:30-7 p.m., Valley Library, conference room. Come practice your English. This group will practice speaking, reading and writing. Provided by The Learning Connection, www.serrc.org/tlc
Fri. Feb. 26—Science Friday: Science of Accessibility —Valley Library, 1-3 p.m. Learn how adaptive equipment and technology provide accessibility and inclusion for people who experience disabilities. Meet artist and accessibility activist Corey Gilmore and try out some of the gear that SAIL/ORCA use to get everyone involved in outdoor activities. Stay after to view the movie "The Elephant Man."
Fri Feb. 5—Science On Screen Talk—UAS Egan Lecture Hall, 7:00 p.m.
Robin Walz, UAS professor of History will talk about viewing the Elephant Man and how science and commerce reconfigured the grotesque body.
Fri. Feb 5—Early Literacy Begins at Birth, Downtown Library, 3:00 p.m.
Presented through OWL videoconference by Linda Klein from the Ready to Read Resource Center in Anchorage. Explore how to foster brain and language development in children five and under. Children’s activities provided separately.
Wed. Feb. 3—LEGO Club, Valley Library, 5:30pm
First Wednesday of each month, join Ty Keltner for a monthly building challenge with the library Legos. For kids 18 and under. Children ages 4-7 must be accompanied by a parent.
Saturday, Jan. 30, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Juneau at the UAS Technical Education Center, 1415 Harbor Way, Room 106. This workshop will cover cold-water survival skills; EPIRBs, flares, and maydays; man-overboard recovery and firefighting; immersion suits and PFDs; emergency drills, helicopter rescue, life rafts, and abandon ship procedures. The workshop meets the training requirements for drill conductors on documented commercial fishing vessels operating three or more miles offshore.
Free tours of NOAA's Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute at 1 p.m., Mondays, Dec. 21 - 31, 2015 at NOAA's Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute, Lena Point. Make reservations by calling Ralph Steeves at 789-6050. Tours are limited to 12 people, ages 16 and older. First come, first serve.
Free class for homebuyers – HomeChoice™ is from 6 to 10 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 at Riverbend Apartments at 2800 Postal Way. This eight-hour course is designed by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) to give Alaskans the knowledge necessary to become an informed homebuyer. Real estate professionals seeking professional development credits get eight CEU's at our classes. Learn more or register at https://www.ahfc.us/classes/.