Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 06, 2005

Today

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.

Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring Alice J. Branton on the Kimball Theatre Organ.

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 Friday at the Parks & Recreation office in the Municipal Building (a $10 late fee will be charged). Details: 586-5226.

Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Downtown library Small Conference Room. Details: 364-3698.

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.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Tony Soltys will present a video and discussion on fly fishing for redfish and seatrout around Boca Grande, Fla. Public is welcome. Details: 586-3424.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym) (use 6th Street entrance). Live music with Jerry Fiscus and Friends. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Jan. 7

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Diversity Working Group meeting, 10 a.m., City Hall Conference Room 224. Details: 789-6855.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

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 Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

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

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

"Elvis Lives in Juneau! & Mickey Mouse Memorabilia" opening reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St. Suite 102.

Annual Cookie Kick Off Training Rally, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Girl Scouts of all ages are encouraged to come and get insider information about Girl Scout cookies. Details: 723-2262.

Fireside Chat, 6:30-8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6636.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Floor Conference Room.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Recycle Catalogs and Magazines, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Department of Transportation parking lot at 6 1/2 mile on Old Glacier Highway. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 463-3372.

Halibut Hook Making Class, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 8, 15, and 22, Juneau-Douglas City Museum at Fourth and Main St. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required before class begins. Details: 586-3572.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main St. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Conference Room.



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