Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 09, 2009

Today

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board - Quality Committee meeting, 8:15 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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

"Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Museum Collections Advisory Committee teleconference meeting, 1 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. To discuss acquisitions for the permanent collection of the Alaska State Museums. Details: Bruce, 465-4866.

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

"Recent Acquisitions '06-08" exhibit opening and book signing of "Running Towards the Fires: 100 Years of the Juneau Volunteer Fire Department" with Sandy Harbanuk, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Fireside lecture and slideshow: "Postcards from Juneau's Past" with historian Jim Geraghty, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Featuring images of the Taku Glacier produced as postcards by early photographers Winter & Pond and Case & Draper. Details: Laurie, 789-0097.

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.

"The Art of Being Human" talk with Shambhala teacher Paul Warwick, 7 p.m., Juneau Shambhala Center, above Heritage Coffee and the Imagination Station downtown. How to use the challenges of daily life as opportunities for both contemplative practice and social engagement. Details: Helena, 586-2251.

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.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Eight-week class featuring the cha cha and the quick step. Advance registration: $10 per person, $80 for eight weeks; $15 per couple, $120 for eight weeks. $15 drop-in. Details: 463-5327.

Juneau Lyric Opera Mid-Winter Vocal Festival performance by Dr. Byron McGilvray and Janis Capelle, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. With Festival Chorus and selected soloists to perform. $12 adults, $8 students and seniors, $30 family, available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-2742 or www.juneauopera.org.

Saturday, Jan. 10

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: 789-8884.

Juneau National Organization for Women testimony workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Capitol, Room 124. Designed to demystify the process of testifying before a legislative committee so that more citizens are empowered to engage in the process and focus on protocol, the legislative process and effective public speaking. Women, parents and care providers encouraged to attend. Free. Details: Amber, 209-2011 or www.juneaunow.org.

Community Schools winter class registration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. For class information, visit www.jsd.k12.ak.us and click on "Community Schools." Details: 780-2073 or 780-2074.

"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.

Glacier Kids Day programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers. Details: 789-0097.

Final day for "Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-4 and 5-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Panikhida (Requiem) service for the Rev. Nicholas Bullock, 3 p.m., St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. All welcome. Followed by reception for friends of Rev. Bullock at 4 p.m. and Vespers service at 6 p.m. Details: Richard, 586-4708.

Southeast Alaska Gay & Lesbian Alliance (SEAGLA) and Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) miniature golf New Year's Social, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Don't be late. Bring a snack to share. Details: www.seagla.org.

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.

Buddy Tabor fundraising concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. To raise money for medical bills. Tickets at the door. Also featuring Sean Tracey, Maridon Boario, Jason Caputo and Andrea Mogil. Details: 364-2280.

Perseverance Theatre fundraiser: Pub Trivia Night, 8 p.m., Rendezvous. $10 cover includes pint of beer and wine tasting. $5 buy-in for Pub Trivia. Also featuring luck-of-the-draw auction with Ben Brown. Details: 463-8497.

Sunday, Jan. 11

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.

Divine Liturgy service, 10 a.m., St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. With guests Bishop Benjamin (Peterson), Bishop of San Francisco and the West, and Father Michael Oleksa, acting chancellor of the Alaska Diocese. All welcome. To be followed by a potluck coffee hour. Details: Richard, 586-4708.

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.

Family Book Day, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Collage artist Jean Rogers and Carol Race, from the Juneau Public Libraries, will guide families in prose-inspired collage. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Spanish songs and storytime, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

World of Film and potluck: "The Chorus," French/creole potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Film in French with English subtitles. 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.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Jan. 12

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.

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

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

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.

Senior Diabetes Support Group meeting: "Talking About Diabetes" discussion, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Cynthia, 796-8649.

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 Commission on Sustainability - Energy/Green House Gas Subcommittee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marine View Building, third floor Conference Room 354. Details: Sally, 586-4788.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

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

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

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

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 & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

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