Around Town for Wednesday, Jan. 18

Alaska Beer Week: Tapping 25th Anniversary Perseverance Ale, all day.

 

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

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 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.

Open Lab, 9:30-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Get help with building computer skills, developing a career plan, navigating your job search, using ALEXsys, updating your resume or crafting the perfect cover letter. Instructor will be available during open labs to provide instruction and guidance.

Applied Math 1A class, 10-10:50 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free foundational math class that can help you prepare for the GED Test or increase your math skills.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: 586-5267.

Applied Math 2A class, 11 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free math class that is taught by a Juneau instructor online to learners across Alaska.Prepare for the GED Test, college Accuplacer Test, or improve skills for training programs.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge, 8335 Airport Blvd. Details: 463-3488 or www.juneauchamber.com.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church and the Senior Center. Free. Details: 463-6175.

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

Bartlett Infant 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.

What’s Up Current events and GED social studies class, 12:15-1 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Join TLC’s daily discussions about Juneau, Alaska, the U.S., the whole wide world. Whether you’re studying for your GED, if you want to improve your English, if you have an opinion ... or not, or if you want a hot cup of coffee. Come see “What’s Up?”

Fathers community cafe, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Fathers, grandfathers, community members, neighbors and friends talking about our children: the challenges, rewards and their safety. Child care and a light supper provided.

Randy’s Rib Shack’s Rib Night, 5 p.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar & Grill.

Alaska Positive Lecture: Ben Huff, 5:30 p.m., State Museum.

Family Night for Preschoolers , 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library.

Community video gaming night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall Road. Open video game group that plays a variety of games on any platform. Minors need parent’s permission as some games are rated “M.” Details: Greg, greg.r.frank@gmail.com.

NAMI family support group, 5:30-7 p.m., Jordan Square Building, 9000 Glacier Highway, Suite 201. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau.org.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details: www.juneauarchery.com.

Argentine Tango, 6 p.m., Suite 907. For ages 21 and older. Free. Details: www.suite907.com.

St. Brendan’s Galley hot meal, 6 p.m., 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. Crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Family Education and Caregiver Support Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. 1830 Glacier Highway. Details: Joylynn, 463-6177.

JGC New Shooter Orientation, 6:30-8 p.m. Juneau Gun Club. Designed to teach participants how to shoot a shotgun, trap shooting and club procedures. $20 per person. Open to everyone. Details: Mark Kappler, 780-3600.

Infant only CPR, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422 or www.bartletthospital.org.

Thanksgiving and Farewell Mass for Bishop Burns, 7 .m., St. Paul the Apostle Church, 9055 Atlin Ave. The Diocese of Juneau will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving and farewell for Bishop Edward J. Burns, who was appointed Bishop-designate of the Diocese of Dallas in December. A reception will take place following the Mass. Details: Dominique Johnson, 586-2227x32 or communication@dioceseofjuneau.org.

Coping Skills and Recovery Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., 8312 Aspen Ave. Details: Susan, 888-889-7337.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn, 209-8373.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Call for location. Details: 321-2501.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center. Details: 586-1161.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Open mic night with Teri Tibbett or Matt Barnes, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.

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