Around Town for Wednesday, Feb. 8

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.


Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

“Write For Your Life” group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Beginning English language class, 10:30-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection, Gruening Park. Wednesday and Friday at Gruening Park. Child care available. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

Shriners’ weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

English Language/civics class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection, Gruening Park. Per demand, class may include preparation for citizenship exam (US history and government). Free. Details: 586-5718.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St. Details: 789-0965.

Brown Bag lecture: Grow Garden Transplants & Build Soil Using Local Materials, 12-1 p.m., JACC. Second Wednesday Brown Bag Chat, sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association. The public is invited. Free. Details: 796-6221.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: David, 463-6174.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Gastineau Elementary climb night, 3:30-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. No skills or special equipment necessary. Free. Details: 586- 2635.

Free computer classes: Introduction to Microsoft Word, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Mondays and Wednesdays through Feb. 29. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., location varies monthly. Open to the public. Details:

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha 364-2472.

Beginning/intermediate English classes, 5:30.-7 p.m., UAS Campus. Mondays and Wednesdays at the UAS campus in Egan room 115. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Wednesday evenings. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, Planetarium, climbing wall. Free. Details: 586-6623,

A Window Between Worlds, women’s art support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Aware. Wednesday evenings Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623,

Airport Board monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Alaska Room.

Holistic Approaches for Healing Trauma, 6-9:30 p.m., 9000 Glacier Hwy, Room306. $40. Register by Feb. 6. Details: Mary Szczepanski 790-2402 or

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

“Reasoning with Rover” dog training class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School in the covered play area. $15/session or $50 for four. For puppies through senior dogs. Classes are organized as a drop-in; pre-registration with Gastineau Humane Society is required. All dogs must be currently vaccinated and licensed. Details: 789-0260.

Mudrooms live storytelling event, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Church. Theme: “For the Love of It.” Featuring Dee Longenbaugh, Cecile Elliott, Amanda Krafft, Paul Shapiro, Marc Wheeler. Laury Scandling and Rep. Les Gara.

KRNN Showcase: Endless Explorations: The Music of George Kuhar, with Bridget Cross, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Tickets at, the K3 stations and at the door.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details:



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