Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2008

Today, Jan. 18

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

"The Root of Healing" class, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Alaska Holistic Family Medicine, 119 Seward St. Learn balancing for each chakra and all organs of the body for precise and over all self-healing of mind, body and spirit. $225 by Dec. 1, $240 by Dec. 15, $270 after Dec. 15. Details: Maureen, 523-9355 or 723-9351.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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., SAIL Office. Details: 586-4920.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Women's recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details:586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

"Renewable Energy: Alaska's Opportunity to be an Energy State in 2050" presentation, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Ballroom 1. Sponsored by the Renewable Energy Alaska Project. Details: Sue, 586-6942.

Fireside Series: "The Voyages of the S/S ANCON, 1885" presentation by Jim Geraghty, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Relive 1885 with the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's recently acquired Haines photo collection.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

World Quest 2008 evening of international trivia and exotic foods, 6:30-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets are $50 and available at Hearthside Books, from board members or at the door. Details: Bruce,723-9999 or www.jwac.org.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Hands-on chef class with Derrick Snyder, 9 a.m.-noon, 2092 Jordan Ave., two doors down from ACS in the Nugget Mall annex. Participants will make pasta with a hand-crank machine. $99. Details: 957-0327.

AARP driver safety course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Norma Jean, 586-2493.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"What is Overeaters Anonymous?" presentation, 10 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

"The Root of Healing" class, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Alaska Holistic Family Medicine, 119 Seward St. Learn balancing for each chakra and all organs of the body for precise and over all self-healing of mind, body and spirit. $225 by Dec. 1, $240 by Dec. 15, $270 after Dec. 15. Details: Maureen, 523-9355 or 723-9351.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Spanish Club for 7- to 14-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Citizens for Responsible Neighborhood Development meeting, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. To discuss the proposed phasing of planned cottage housing projects, the impacts to neighborhood harmony and zoning changes located in D-3 and D-5 zones. Details: Mary Kay, 364-3640.

Book repair class, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Call to register. Details: 586-1750.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Saturday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details:586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

"3 Layouts, 1 Night" scrapbooking class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Creating Place. Create three two-page scrapbooking layouts with Amber Tingey. Details: 780-5437.

Teen gaming night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Computer and board games. Details: 586-5267.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Juneau String Ensembles annual concert fundraiser, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Featuring Ursa Major, Aurora Strings and Ursa Minor. $10 for adults; students are free. Details: Jean, 586-3994 or www.juneaustrings.org.

Telluride Mountain Film Festival, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center. Free to UAS members, $10 nonmembers.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

China Joe pancake feed fundraiser for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank, 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Universalitst Choice Hall, 3915 N. Douglas Highway. Details: Connie, 586-3694.

Recreational target shooting, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. With possible league matches to follow from 3-6 p.m. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Juneau Magic Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: John, 586-2380.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Jan. 21

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

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.

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, 2 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. Free. Details: Sherry, 790-9371.

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration and potluck social, 5:30-8 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Bring a dish to share and personal reflections on the life and work of King. Sponsored by the Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Judy, 789-9229.

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