Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, School District Office main conference room. Details: 463-1750.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 12:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 796-8438.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Legislative Welcome Reception for the 25th Alaska State Legislature, 5-6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-1517.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Learn how to make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

"Gaza: Scorched and Squeezed" talk and slide show by Skip Schiel, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: David, 586-4886.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous Tuesday Game Night, 7-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

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.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Alaska Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell will be the featured speaker. Open to the public. Details: 463-7105.

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.

AARP monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Alfreda, 364-3485.

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.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

"Minimize Your Business Taxes" presentation, 6 p.m., Juneau Small Business Development Center, Juneau Empire Building third floor conference room. Registration: 463-3789.

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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.

Children's Writers Group sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Dordie, (907) 736-2311 or marlee@jasonscustomcharters.com.

Juneau public meeting, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-3141.

North Douglas Crossing Project meeting, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Ballroom 1. Details: Jan, 586-3141.

Thursday, Jan. 18

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

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.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

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.

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 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.

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

League of Women Voters Forum on Legislative Ethics, 6:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Cheryl, 586-2690 or cheryl_jebe@msn.com.

Juneau Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee elections, 6:30 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish and Game conference room. Details: Kathy, 586-6652.

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.

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.

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

Friday, Jan. 19

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit concert with Clayton Wagy, singing Elvis hits, and special guest Stephanie Meade, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $10 for performance. Lunch separate. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Big Brothers Big Sisters or ANB Hall/Pull Tabs. Details: 209-3002.

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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Brooke, 586-4920.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

• 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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