Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Today

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Discussion with local legislators, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau National Organization for Women. Details: Barbara, 209-8602.

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

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., SAIL office, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

Tuesday Travelogue: "From Rainforest to Desert - Juneauites in Cairo" by Jay Livey and Vivian Montoya, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Leslie, 321-3402.

"Voices in Wartime" documentary film showing, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater. Details: Rich, 957-1956.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-1517.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Learn how to make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous Tuesday Game Night, 7-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Board Room, downtown across from Alaskan and Proud market. Details: 463-4305.

Committee of the Whole meeting by the Airport Board, 10 a.m., Glacier Fire Station training room. Details: 789-7821.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

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

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

Computer class, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Introduction to Microsoft and PowerPoint. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning/Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 796-8438.

"The Hydropolitics of Palestine and Israel" presentation by Skip Schiel, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Leslie, 321-3402.

Airport Board workshop on terminal renovation, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Suicide loss support group, 6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., valley library. Details: 780-4212.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Polaris House Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Connie, 586-3694.

Thursday, Jan. 11

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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, 12:05 p.m., JDHS library upper level. Presentation on the Career Center will be given. Details: Bonnie, 586-2594.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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

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

Parks and Recreation adult co-ed volleyball team registration, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Team registration information available online. Details: 586-5226.

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Hall, 813 W. 12th Street. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Will discuss the park naming policy. Details: 586-5226.

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

• 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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