Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 01, 2010

Today, Jan. 1

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

17th annual Polar Bear Dip, 1 p.m., Auke Bay Recreation Area main shelter. Bring warm clothes, wood for fire and joyful spirit. Details: Barbara, 789-3573.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Jan. 2

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies up to 3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. $5 at the door. Soulful guitar tunes, old-time banjo and political satire. Riley Woodford, Sergei Morosan, Dale Wygant, Mark Heard, Paul Disdier and the Empty Oil Barrel Band will each perform short sets. Details: Terry or Frederick, 523-6999.

Sunday, Jan. 3

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10. Yoga for "everyone," it involves gentle stretching to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

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.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Snowman movie and crafts for all ages, 2 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Monday, Jan. 4

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau State Parks Citizens Advisory Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish and Game headquarters, 1255 West Eighth St., Caribou Room. Details: Joel, 465-2483 or joel.telford@alaska.gov.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Dan, 321-2313.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Prenatal Yogo Classes: 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Gently exercise and stretching for the pregnant mom. Details: 586-1203.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Focus Critique Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Creative writing group. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Assembly meeting 2010-01, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Performance by Indigo Piano Trio, 7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Cinema Drive. Young Alaska musicians Jonathan Kriess-Tomkins and Matt Smith, accompanied by their classmate, Jennifer Wang, will perform in Juneau as part of a Southeast Alaska tour. Tickets, $10 general, $8 students and seniors, $3 under school-aged children, available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Retreat Books and the JACC, and online at www.jahc.org. Details: 586-2787.

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

"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, Jan. 5

Family Night for Preschoolers with special guests Susi and Jim Fowler, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Healthy Relationships class for women, 6-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building, Room 203B. 10-week series on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to March 9. Free. Childcare available if arranged in advance. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

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