Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Today, Jan. 19

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.

"Print-and-Online Advertising - Multi-Media in the 21st Century" presentation by Sharon Malaby, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, 3100 Channell Drive, third floor conference room. Juneau Empire advertising team member will discuss multimedia strategies for small businesses to remain competitive in a global market. Learn how to leverage strengths and get your business name out there effectively and inexpensively. Details: 463-3789.

"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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:15 p.m. program, Juneau Yacht Club. Program is a change of officers and "Ethics in Marine Surveying" presentation by Jim Sepel. Details: Dean, 463-5698.

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.

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.

Level 2 T'ai-chi Chu'uan moving meditation class with Annie Geselle, 7:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 19-April 29. $175. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

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.

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.

Brown bag lunch seminar on childhood trauma, noon-1 p.m., Wildflower Court, 2000 Salmon Creek Lane. Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Alaska Chapter. With Juneau counselor and AWARE staff member Pam Baker-Williams. Open to the public. Details: Betsy, bstreet@alaska.com or 463-2125.

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.

Level 1 T'ai-chi Chu'uan moving meditation class with Annie Geselle, 5-6 p.m., The Canvas. Held Wednesdays and Sundays Jan. 20-May 2. $175. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Welcome reception for the second session of the 26th Alaska State Legislature, 5-6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-5240.

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

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

"Karate Kid" showing, 7 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters in honor of Mentor Appreciation Month. Rated PG. Open to the public. Details: 586-3350.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. With Dana Ware tying fly patterns that he has used successfully for early season salmon and dollies. If interested in swapping for one of Rob Bosworth's cactus flies, bring three salmon flies you tied yourself. Materials and hooks provided free by the club. Everyone welcome. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

"The Glaciers of Southeast Alaska: Ice Loss, Glacier Rebound, and Sea Level Rise" lecture by glaciologist Roman Motyka, 7-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. Free. Hosted by Southeast Alaska Land Trust. Details: 586-3100.

Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Juneau School District 7/8 level Battle of the Books, 3:15 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details: Pat, 463-1850.

"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.

Juneau Utility Advisory Board meeting: Testimony regarding "Multi-Family Utility Exemption Certificates," 5:30 p.m., 5433 Shaune Drive, Lemon Creek. Written comments can be faxed to 780-4637. Details: scott_jeffers@ci.juneau.ak.us.

Juneau School District ¾ and 5/6 levels Battle of the Books, 6 p.m., Harborview Elementary School. Details: Julie, 523-1866.

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

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.

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: 586-8393.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "New Energy for Alaska Communities" by Gwen Holdmann, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

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. 22

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

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

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.

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

Library pajama party for kids and families, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Come in your party PJs. With stories by Linda Torgerson and Theresa Walden and songs by Kathy Fanning. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Fireside Lecture: "Heen Latinee Experimental Forest," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With U.S. Forest Service lead scientist Rick Edwards. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

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

Afro-Cuban dance workout class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pavitt's Health & Fitness. No partners needed. $10 nonmembers, $5 members. Details: 907-988-7378.

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.

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

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.

"Sound+Motion" UAS Arts at Egan Series: "Who's Afraid of New Music?" with Juneau Symphony music director Kyle Pickett, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Free. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

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