Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 19, 2007


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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.

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 dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266 or Valerie, 789-9466.

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

WorldQuest 2007: Juneau World Affairs Council annual fundraiser, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. $50. Tickets at Hearthside Books, The Observatory, from council board members or at the door. Details: Bruce, 364-2334.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "The Landscape and Wildlife of Southeast Alaska" by Riley Woodford, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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

Festival of Lights Gallery Walk, 6:30-8 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School. Felted wool wall hangings and other student art will be exhibited. Details: Angie, 463-1999.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

German potluck and film, 7 p.m., downtown library. Featuring German film, "Shultze Gets the Blues."

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.

Community reception for Juneau artist and writer Dale DeArmond, 7-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572 or Sandy, 586-2207.

Grandmas Inc., fundraiser, 8-10 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $10. Must be 18 years or older. Elvis impersonations by Clayton Wagy. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

Saturday, Jan. 20

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

League of Women Voters regular monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., Assembly Chambers Building room 227. Details: Cheryl, 586-2690 or

"Exploring Color with Pastels" class for third- to eighth-graders, 10 a.m., Alaska State Museum. Sponsored by Friends of the Alaska State Museum. Details: Lisa, 465-2091.

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

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

Snowtime Storytime with Mudge, 11 a.m., valley library. Famous character in Cynthia Rylant's book, "Henry and Mudge," will visit library for storytime. Details: MJ, 586-0434.

"Hibernation Celebration" Saturday Kids Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Pony Rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres. In an indoor arena. $2 per round, $5 for three rounds. To benefit the 4-H Club. Details:

Community Schools 7-hour Scrap-a-thon, noon-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. $15. Participants should bring their projects and be ready to dedicate seven hours. Details: MJ, 586-0434.

Reception for the Governor, 12:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. With performance by Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band at 12:30 p.m. and speech by the Governor at 1 p.m.

Bowl For Kids' Sake kickoff event, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. Come sign up your bowling team. Details: Amy, 586-3350 or

Volunteer training for those interested in working with children and families in grief, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Catholic Community Services training room. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134 or Cathryn, 463-6206.

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

Inaugural Ball, 8 p.m.-midnight, Centennial Hall. $35 at the door. Featuring Thunder Mountain Big Band, hors d'oeuvres and commemorative poster. Sponsored by Alaska Inaugural Committee. Details: Paulette, 364-3179.

Sunday, Jan. 21

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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.

Juneau-Douglas High School hockey versus Juneau School District staff game, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Details: Peggy, 789-8450.

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.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m. every Sunday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Open to women and men over 18 years old. Participants must bring their own volleyball or basketball. Details: Eric, 523-1775.

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

Monday, Jan. 22

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

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

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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