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Around Town for Nov. 12, 2012

Posted: November 11, 2012 - 1:06am  |  Updated: November 12, 2012 - 1:08am

Today, Nov. 12

Veterans Day

Native women’s 12-step talking circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 463-1224.

“Live and Let Live” Al-Anon family group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Sealaska Heritage Insitute lecture: “On the Origins and Diversity of Northern Northwest Coast Headgear,” with Steve Henrikson, noon, fourth floor boardroom of the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza. With a focus on art history, this presentation will review what is known or surmised about many types and styles of Northwest Coast headgear. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. Organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month.

“Tuesday Noon Serenity” Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

New parents group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Children’s Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday evenings. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and change, and problem solving and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

Women’s Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau Buoy Deck, 345 Egan Drive. Those interested in volunteering with an organization who promotes boating safety and education invited to attend. Details: 790-2919.

“Back to Basics” Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Mudrooms, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Church. Theme: Brush with Greatness. $7 cash at the door. All profits to charity. Details: mudrooms.org.

Alaska Native Film Series: “The Yup’ik Way,” 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Part of a month-long series organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. Short discussions to follow the films.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14

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, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

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

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.

Author presentation: Vince Welch, author of “The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West,” noon, State Historical Library. Amos Berg was a Juneau adventurer and film maker. Details: www.vincewelch.com.

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

Family caregiver support group, noon-1 p.m., KTOO’s first floor conference room. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Free and open to all unpaid family caregivers; brown bag lunches are welcome. Details: 463-6177.

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

“Food Harvesting and Preservation” with dietitian Kari Natwick, 12:05-12:55 p.m., JACC. Learn when to harvest and how to get the most from your garden treasures. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners Association. Free. Details: www.seakmg.org or 796-6221.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 12:30-6 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.

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

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.

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

Halau Hula ‘o ‘Olili’ula classes, 6-8 p.m., dance studio at the Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details: leimomi@halauhulaooliliula.org.

Author Visit: Vince Welch, 6 p.m., Downtown Library. Presentation by Vince Welch, author of “The Last Voyageur; Amos Berg and the Rivers of the West.” Amos Berg was a Juneau adventurer and film maker. Books will be for sale and signing. Details: www.vincewelch.com.

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

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

Focus Creative Writing Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown public library in the small conference room. Detaisl: Burn, burnclair@gci.net or 463-6944

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.

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: juneaurotaractors@gmail.com.

 

Thursday, Nov. 15

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m., Aware. Thursday afternoons. For women who are parenting and have lived with an abusive partner. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623.

Toddler Time group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their “wiggles” out. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

St. Brendan’s Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau Alateen meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Parish Hall classroom 4. A 12-step program for teens who are bothered by a family member or friends drinking or drugging. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

 

Friday, Nov. 16

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

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

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

“Dopeless Hope-fiends” NA meeting, 5-6 p.m. Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

Poetry slam, 6-8:30 p.m., location changes monthly. With Christy NaMee Eriksen and Na Haan. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5.

“Misery is Optional” Al-Anon meeting, 6-8 p.m. every Friday, 9950 Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. Potluck from 6-7 p.m., meeting from 7-8 p.m. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

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

“Friday Potpourri” Al-Anon group, 7 p.m., 9950 Stephen Richards Memorial Drive, across from Duck Creek Market. Details: Mie: 635-4328.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

Evening at Egan, 7 p.m., Egan Library. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu/eganlecture.

 

Saturday, Nov. 17

Falcon breakfast, 8-11 a.m. every Saturday, Thunder Mountain High School commons. Proceeds benefit the TMHS football team, softball team and band program. $9 per plate. Details: 500-2381.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Old Glacier Highway, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Civil Air Patrol, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., on the airport grounds. Interested parties are encouraged to call or email the Civil Air Patrol before showing up. Civil Air Patrol is the Air Force Auxiliary, not active duty. It is a community program anyone can join, starting at age 12. Details: www.gocivilairpatrol.com or 209-2392.

“Staying Alive” Al-Anon family group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. Tenth St. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Saturday Night Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Saturday night NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Gastineau Human Services.

Dan Hopson’s classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.

 

Sunday, Nov. 18

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. Details: 789-0965.

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

Intro To Skate Class, 1-3 p.m., Marie Drake Gym. Learn basic quad-skating skills with the Juneau Rollergirls. Every Sunday through Dec. 16. Registration $40 for series. Children welcome with adult supervision. Details: 523-1552 or recruiter@juneaurollergirls.com.

UAS Improv Club, 3-5 p.m., UAS Rec Center. Weekly improv jam, open to the public.

“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center conference room.

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