Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Today

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.

"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.

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: 586-5267.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

KTOO slideshow: "Rome, Umbria, Liguria coast (Cinque Terre)" by Paul Voelckers and Mary Pat Wyatt, noon, KTOO. Pack your own lunch. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Women Infant 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.

Homeless Count 2009 informational meeting, 2-3 p.m., 5446 Jenkins Dr. Details: Stan, 780-4475 or 635-5005.

Docks and Harbors vessel out-cry auction, 2-4 p.m., Assembly Chamers.

Docks and Harbors Board meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor office. Public hearing on Emergency Amendments to Shore Power Access Fee Regulations, to be adopted immediately following the hearing. Details: www.juneau.org/harbors/ or 586-0292.

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall classroom.

24th annual welcome reception for the 26th Legislative Session, 5-6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau World Affairs Council Speaker Series: "Impact Games for Peace" with Eric Brown, 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library, public area. Brown co-founded ImpactGames to create compelling interactive experiences around current events. Free. Details: 957-0335 or www.jwac.org.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

JDHS Class of 1980 reunion planning meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: Mona, 321-2601.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. With Tony Soltys presenting a flyfishing slideshow of fishing in New England and other exotic places. Everyone invited, especially nonmembers. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Details: 586-2787.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Jan. 22

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

Women Infant 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: 586-5267.

Juneau School District Board of Education special meeting, noon, Juneau School District Central Office, 811 W. 12th St.

"World Trade Center 2009 Economic Forecast" luncheon, noon-1:30, Baranof Hotel, Treadwell Room. Juneau Chamber of Commerce and Alaska State Chamber of Commerce luncheon. With opening remarks by Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell and speakers: Pat Burden, Gary Isham and Greg Wolf. Details: 463-3488.

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.

Mental Fitness Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Do brain teasers, puzzles and other brain exercises to build your mental muscles and promote healthy aging. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

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

Waterfront vendor's permit auction, 2 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

Wetlands Review Board regular meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Conference Room 224. To discuss the proposals to allow fill for Channel Construction and DIPAC.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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

Focus on Fitness Education Program, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Team Survivor Perseverance's monthly program. January topic is "Starting a Fitness Program," lead by speaker Teri Robus. Free. Open to the public. Details: 957-0381 or info@teamsurvivorak.org.

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.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Childbirth Preparation" class, 6:30-9 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Thursdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12. Six-week series. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Come share your trail comments and concerns. Details: 790-6406.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

StoryCorps open mic, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. With Sean Tracey and Elise Pepple, from StoryCorps. In between acts, people will draw questions from a hat and open-mic them. Details: Elise, 907-304-9259.

Friday, Jan. 23

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: 586-5267.

"Aunties' Totem" dedication, noon, Thunder Mountain High School. Dedication of totem by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price, of Haines. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

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.

"Climate Effects on Bering Sea Food Webs and Fisheries" seminar by Dr. Franz Mueter, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Lena Point Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Fireside Lecture series: "Water, Water Everywhere" with Rick Edwards, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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.

Juneau World Affairs Council Quest Competition international dinner and silent auction, 6:30-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $50 adults, $25 students accompanied by parent or guardian, available at Hearthside Books, the Observatory Book Store or at the door. Details: 957-0335 or www.jwac.org.

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