Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2006

Today

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

Earth Day planning meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5240.

"The 2006 Legislative Session" Bill Egan Forum luncheon, noon, Baranof Hotel. Presented by Sen. Kim Elton. Details: 723-2124.

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

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

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.

Open house to discuss recreation cabin closures and increased cabin fees, 5-8 p.m., Tongass National Forest Service office, 8465 Old Dairy Road.

Economic and Employment Diversification Task Force meeting, 5:15 p.m., 612 Willoughby Ave. Details: Lance, 463-3662.

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

Healing group for cancer survivors, 6 p.m., 119 Seward St., Suite 17. Sponsored by Alaska Holistic Family Medicine. Details: 523-9355.

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game advisory committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., ADF&G Commissioner's Conference Room. Details: Kathy, 586-6652.

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.

"Journey to the White Continent" presentation, 7:30-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Auditorium. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 586-5816.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Details: 321-3109.

Friday, Jan. 13

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

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.

Gastineau Senior Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"The Importance of Liberal Religion in These Times" public talk, 5-6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Speaker is Jeanne Pupke. Details: 789-9068.

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

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

"WHOO's Out There? The Secret World of Owls" fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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

Storybox, 7 p.m., downtown library. Storytelling for the whole family. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 14

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Primrose Society meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, valley library. Details: 789-3609.

Technology training for pastors and layleaders, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chapel by the Lake Church. Sponsored by Alaska Christian Ministries. Details: 790-6551.

"Water, Water Everywhere" Kid's Day Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

"Water, Water Everywhere" Junior Rangers Program, 2-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-11. Details: 789-6640.

Douglas Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 3 meeting, 3-5 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Kitty, 586-3942.

Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge installation of new officers, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Potluck and meeting to follow. Details: 789-2857.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, Jan. 15

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.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Monday, Jan. 16

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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