Dov Gartenberg, Executive Director of NAMI, will introduce Don Allen Croll, who will present Comedy for a Cause: An Afternoon of Entertainment and Song as a fundraiser for NAMI Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. at the JACC;
Zuill Bailey, Director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, will give us highlights of the month-long event which begins tomorrow;
Rich Mattson, Aquarium Manager and Education Coordinator at the Douglas Island Pink and Chum Fish Hatchery will help us kick off KTOO’s new feature Fish 101;
and Laura Haywood and Abe Leavy will drop by to give us details on the Juneau Symphony Youth Solo Competition, open to the public Sunday starting at 7 p.m. at Thunder Mountain High School’s auditorium.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, National Native News, music and more on Juneau Afternoon
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