Juneau Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's office. Proposed rate changes to be discussed - public encouraged to attend.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance/Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Admin. Boardroom.
Citywide Legislative Reception, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Everyone welcome.
"Investing in People," a presentation by Deborah Marshall on how to attract and motivate high-quality employees, 5:30-8:30 p.m., JEDC, 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Details and registration: 463-3662.
Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.
Breast Cancer Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
The Corporate Governance Committee of the Alaska Permanent Fund Board meeting, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board Room, 801 West 10th Street. The public is welcome to attend. Details: Jim Kelly, 465-2059.
Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.
Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.
Assembly Luncheon work session with lobbyists, 11 a.m., Mi Casa Travel Lodge. Contact the CBJ clerk's office, 586-5278, to attend.
Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Subject: "Birth Stories." Details: Ami, 586-1203.
Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.
AARP Chapter 865 meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Trish, 790-3613.
Juneau Chess Club meeting, 4-8 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Sets provided; rules taught; all welcome. Details: 790-1934.
Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Chambers.
Fisheries Development Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC.
Starting Your Own Small Business, a two-evening seminar at the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, the Juneau Empire Building. Pre-registration: 463-3789.
Douglas Service Area Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas Library.
Thursday, Jan. 17
Seven Circles Coalition Youth/Adult Partnership Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Chambers.
Immigration attorneys will offer free half-hour sessions today and tomorrow, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul's Smith Hall. Attorneys work with Catholic Community Services and are not affiliated with any government agency. Appointments required, call 789-4622.
Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.
Capital City Emergency Planning Committee meeting, noon, City Hall Conference Room #224.
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Admin. Building Classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.
Bill Egan Forum on Public Policy Issues first session: Jim Ayers will speak on "Pollution and prejudice: What is happening to us?" Noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Cindy, 790-3931.
Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.
Opening reception for the exhibition "Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," 4:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: Mark, 465-2901.
Asthma and Allergy Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital cafeteria. Details: Cathy, 789-7936, or Judy, 789-0317.
Public Hearing on Alternate Heliport Study, 7 p.m., Chambers.
Juneau Youth Services, Inc. Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., Lakeside Classroom, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Open to the public.
Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.
Friday, Jan. 18
Alaska InvestNet presents a half-day overview of smart money know-how titled "Financing Your Business with Debt and Equity," 8:30 a.m-noon, Cedar Room, Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-1929, or register at the door.
Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Valley Library.
Gruening Park Drama Shop, begins today, held every Friday through April 26, 3:15-5 p.m., Gruening Park Rec Room. Details: J. Althea, 586-4933.
Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Subject: Digital photos with iPhoto. Details: Tim, 789-8470.
Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.
Fireside Program: Autumn through the Pacific ecoregions, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at email@example.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.