Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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. With presentation at 6 p.m. about "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" by attorney Doug Mertz. 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.

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

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

Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group meeting, 7 p.m., valley library. Details: 465-4359.

Southeast Wild Public Nature Series: "Juneau's Ice Fields: Research and Adventure" by Dr. Eran Hood, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: Brenda, 789-4656.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

English Country Dance workshop, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Jan. 12

Late registration for Juneau Parks and Recreation adult co-ed volleyball, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Parks and Rec office. Team registration information available online. Details: 586-5226.

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

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

Partnership for Families and Children meeting, noon, Hangar Ballroom. To discuss the early childhood economic impact report from the McDowell Group. Details: Chandra, 789-1235.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents 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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Teen Gaming Night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Use library computers or bring own laptop. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Restless Ice: Travels in Antarctica" by Kim Heacox, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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.

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