Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Today, Jan. 12

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau World Affairs Travelogue: Loren Jones will share stories and pictures from his travels in Bhutan, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way. Details: Mary, 586-1377.

Tai Chi Level One class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Five-week class held Thursdays. $50 for series. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Healthy Relationships class for women, 6-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building, Room 203B. 10-week series on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to March 9. Free. Childcare available if arranged in advance. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau School District Board of Education meeting, 6:15 p.m., Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave., Board Room. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Portrait drawing class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Tuesdays Jan. 5-26. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 13

Gastineau Elementary School Battle of the Books, 8:05 a.m., Gastineau Elementary School. For levels ¾ and 5/6. Details: Paige, 463-1999.

Riverbend Elementary School Battle of the Books, 8:30 a.m., Riverbend Elementary School. For ¾ level teams. Details: 523-1846.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, noon, BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Gastineau Humane Society Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., GHS, 7705 Glacier Highway. Free. Open to the public. Details: Sue, 789-1269.

Juneau School District Budget Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Thursday, Jan. 14

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

Riverbend Elementary School Battle of the Books, 8:30 a.m., Montessori School. For fifth grade. Details: Carolyn, 463-1819.

Montessori School Battle of the Books, 8:45 a.m., Montessori School. For all three levels, ¾, 5/6 and 7/8. Details: 523-1846.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speakers Lisa Merrill, of the Alaska Long Term Care Ombudsman's Program in Anchorage, and Annette Smith, who will present a slideshow on scuba diving in Juneau. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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

Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: 463-6177.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

Mendenhall River Battle of the Books, 12:45 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School. For ¾ and fifth-grade teams. Details: Kris, 463-1779.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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.

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

Nutrition for Pregnancy class, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Health and Birth Center. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Thursday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Widowed Persons Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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