Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2004

Today

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

Chamber Lunch, Dr. Bruce Leaman, executive director of the International Pacific Halibut, noon, Hanger on the Wharf. Details: 463-3488.

"What's in the cards," a lecture by Sen. Kim Elton presented by the Bill Egan Forum, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. No-host lunch. Details: 463-2264.

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

Alzheimer's Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center, W. 12th Street.

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

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition Rally for Reproductive Freedom, on the 31st anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision, 5 p.m., state Capitol steps. Rev. Kim Poole will speak. A reception will follow at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Senior Safe Graduation Party planning meeting, 5 p.m., JDHS commons. All parents of seniors are welcome to attend. Details: Cricket, 523-1614.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room, 612 Willoughby Ave., Suite A. Details: 586-5278.

Fireside Chats: "Damsels and Dragons: Alaska's beautiful aerial insectivores," 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

Child Care Licensing Orientation, 7-9 p.m., 150 3rd St., room 107. For those interested in becoming state-licensed child care providers. Free. Details: Vilda, 465-4756.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Ravenstail Weavers, 7-9 p.m., Salvation Army Church basement, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. Bring your project and come weave. Details: 586-2491.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., meet at the end of Fritz Cove road for a 30-minute walk to John Lyman's house. Be sure to bring rubber boots for the walk. Details: Tony, 789-9159, or Steve, 790-2206.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Live music with Juneau's "Grateful Celtics" band and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught, beginners welcome and no partners are necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Jan. 23

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Organ concert on the Kimball Theatre Organ by J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Native Women's 12-Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

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

KTOO 30th Anniversary Celebration, 4-6 p.m., KTOO Studios, 360 Egan Drive. A variety of historic FM and TV programs will be featured throughout the building. Refreshments will be served. Details: 463-6472.

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

Gastineau Human Services Corporation Art Exhibition and Sale, 5:30-7 p.m., Friendly Planet Trading Company, corner of Second and Seward Streets. Refreshments will be served. Details: 780-3013.

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

• 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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