Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2005

Today

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. For The Association of Government Accountants with guest speaker AGA National President Bobby Derrick. Each attendee will receive one free CPE credit. Public is invited. Please RSVP. Details: 465-4178.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Bringing Culture in the Schools," 4-5:15 p.m., Downtown library Main Conference Room. All are invited. Details: 364-2421 extension 226.

Microsoft Excel class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane., 2nd Floor Conference Room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Capital Kennel Club of Juneau monthly board meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 780-4538.

Raincountry Flyfishers Fly Tying meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Bob Moultrie will discuss and demonstrate two types of flies. Public invited, materials provided. Details: 586-3424.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym) (use 6th Street entrance). No partners necessary. Beginners welcome. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Jan. 21

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Trish Short Benefit Concert, noon, Capital Building steps. Free concert to benefit CareNet Pregnancy Center. Details: 465-2786.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

Capital Kennel Club Board Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library Conference Room. Details: 364-3924.

Fireside Chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Program "Islands Beneath the Sea: Seamounts in the Gulf of Alaska," by Dr. Tom Shirley. Details: 789-6636.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Hunter Education Instructor Training Course, 7-9 p.m., Indoor Shooting Range. All persons interested need to have a background check with Alaska State Troopers before the class. They can be completed at 2760 Sherwood Lane or 450 Whittier St. Two forms of identification necessary. Details: 586-4101.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Hwy., Lower Floor Conference Room.

Trish Short Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center (across from Fred Meyer). Free concert to benefit CareNet Pregnancy Center. Details: 465-2786.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 22

Seminar on Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams, 9 a.m.-noon, Airport Travelodge. Presented by AARP. Public invited to this free event. Details: 789-9655, 586-3637.

"Beware of this Unfortunate Event: Bad Beginnings Blast," 10 a.m., Downtown library. Games, activities and food inspired by Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events. Details: 586-5303.

Glucose and Cholesterol Screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. This non-fasting finger blood test is free and sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8900.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Gastineau Channel Historical Society meeting, 1:30-3 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. George Rogers presents "The Right Time for Statehood." Details: 586-6790, 586-3637.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition Reception and Rally, 3 p.m., Silverbow Bakery's Back Room. 22nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Details: 463-1548.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 4th and Main Streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

"Music For All Seasons," 6:30 p.m. slide show, 7 p.m. concert, Northern Light United Church. Presented by Ursa Major Youth String Ensemble Concert. Details: 790-5108.

• 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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