Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 21, 2005

Today

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 St. 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 Highway, Lower Floor Conference Room.

Trish Short Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center (across from Fred Meyers). 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 nonfasting finger blood test is free and sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8900.

"Let it Snow," 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Observatory. This is a Saturday Kids' Day Program. Kids can come learn about snow. Details: 789-0097.

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, Fourth 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.

Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Original music by Rod Crist, Josh Lockhart, Tully Devine and Kyle Thibodeau. $5 cover and all ages welcome. Proceeds to Senegal Mission trip and Tsunami Relief efforts, World Vision.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Conference Room.

Sunday, Jan. 23

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, 11-12:15 a.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

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.

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

Monday, Jan. 24

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

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

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

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

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group, 12-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

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: Peter, 321-1499.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (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.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

• 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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