AroundTown

Posted: Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Tsunami Relief Donations, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rainbow Foods. Effort is sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-2410.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Planetarium Show on the Aurora Borealis, 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program for a young audience (about 4 and 5 year old people). Free. Details: 586-3034.

Wednesday, Jan. 5

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Tsunami Relief Donations, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rainbow Foods. Effort is sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-2410.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital's Joint Conference meeting, 12:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8438.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Alaska Photographic Arts Association Regular Meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Douglas library. John Nylen, a recent Brooks Institute graduate, will share his work. Public is welcome. Details: 463-3426.

Girl Scouts monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. All interested adults are invited to attend this informational meeting. Details: 789-1004.

Juneau Ski Club monthly meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Room 209. All interested are invited to attend. Details: 789-1436.

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

Planetarium Show on the Aurora Borealis, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program for families and adults. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Thursday, Jan. 6

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Speaker is Elizabeth Lucas and the subject is senior identity theft and fraud. Please come and bring a retired friend, or soon to be retired friend.

Tsunami Relief Donations, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rainbow Foods. Effort is sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-2410.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Adult Coed Volleyball Team Registration, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers, 155 S. Seward St. Sponsored by Parks & Recreation. Late registration will be taken at 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on Jan. 7, 2005, at the Parks & Recreation office in the Municipal Building (a $10 late fee will be charged). Details: 586-5226.

Juneau Democratic Party monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-2410.

Juneau Symphony rehearsal, 7-10 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School band room. First rehearsal for winter concert. Details: 586-4676.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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