Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 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.

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.

Community Legislative Welcome Reception, 5-6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-1737.

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

Environmental Film Series, 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. "Being Caribou," documentary by a couple who follow the Porcupine herd for 5 months on foot. Sponsored by the Sierra Club. Details: 209-2999.

"Moving Towards Weapons in Space?" by Victoria Samson, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. presentation, Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Public is welcome. Details: 463-4861.

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Free Introduction to Meditation, 7-9 p.m., Seventh Heaven Yoga Studio in Vintage Park, 3017 Clinton. Details: 790-2402.

Juneau Home Educator's Association monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall library Conference Room. Details: 463-5161.

Winter Holiday Leftovers band concert, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. The Juneau-Douglas High School Music Department. Free to the public. Donations welcome. Details: 523-1583.

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

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.

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

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital's Planning meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom at BRH. Details: 796-8438.

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/or 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.

"Understanding Financial Statements Made Simple," 6-9 p.m., 3rd floor conference room of the Juneau Empire Building. Presented by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-3789.

Housing First, Inc., Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Alaska Pacific Mortgage office. Meeting is open to the public. Details: 463-1276.

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

Thursday, Jan. 13

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.

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, noon, JDHS library, upstairs. Details: 789-7634.

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

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.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.

Collaboration Juneau Stakeholder meeting, 5-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Ballroom 2. Details: 586-3451.

Winter Holiday Leftovers choir and orchestra concert, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. The Juneau-Douglas High School Music Department. Free to the public. Donations welcome. Details: 523-1583.

• 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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