Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Admininstration Boardroom. Details: 796-8438.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

Retirement reception, 4-7 p.m., Egan Room in Centennial Hall. Reception for Centennial Hall Manager Dayle Tennison. Details: 586-5226.

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.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Tuesday Travelogue Series, 5:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Elizabeth Medgysi will show slides on India, Nepal and Tibet. Free and open to all ages. Details: 586-8292.

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Valley Head Start Parent Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Rd. Dinner will be served and transportation provided if you call ahead. Details: 790-2431.

MADD Drunk Driving panel, 6:15-7:45 p.m., downtown Catholic Cathedral Parish Hall on Fifth Street. Details: 463-2562.

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

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.

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Native Issues Forum, 11:30 a.m. buffet lunch served at 11:45 a.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Guest speakers are Beth Kerttula and Bruce Weyhrauch. Details: 463-7105.

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

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

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 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 Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Free suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

"Successful Marketing Strategies," presented by the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., third Floor Conference Room of the Juneau Empire Building. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-3789.

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

Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting, 7-10 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Classroom 220. Free. Details: 790-4826.

Thursday, Jan. 27

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.

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Gold Room of the Baranof Hotel. Sen. Hollis French and Rep. Les Gara speak on state revenue and the economic limit factor. Buffet $16.

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

Juneau Commission on Aging, 1:30 p.m., Firewood Place. Details: 586-5278.

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.

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.

Benefit concert, 7 p.m., Friendly Planet (downtown on 2nd Street). 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.

• 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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