Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2007


Sound off on the important issues at

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

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder regional conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Public reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Bill Corbus will speak on the Eaglecrest chairlift campaign. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District main conference room. Details: 463-1750.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Celebration of Reproductive Freedom and Family Planning, 5 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Sponsored by Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition. Details: Karen, 463-1557.

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5-7 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 523-1704.

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

"Recent Developments in the Russian Far East" presentation by Paul Dunscomb, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 321-3402.

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

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Live music with Full Circle and dance caller Tom Paul. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

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

Friday, Jan. 26

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder regional conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

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

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Further Developments of a Three-stage Catch Survey Analysis for Kodiak Red King Crab" seminar by William Bechtol, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Life Around the Mendenhall Glacier" by Bob Armstrong, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

French potluck and film, 7 p.m., downtown library. Featuring French film, "The Dinner Game (Le diner de cons)."

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

Saturday, Jan. 27

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder regional conference, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday kids program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

High school exchange students' story-sharing from Germany, Chili and Japan, noon, downtown library. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Details: 586-3695 or

"Tell Congress: Stop the War! No Funding for Escalation, Bring the Troops Home" rally, 1 p.m., Dimond Courthouse plaza. Followed by a march to Northern Light United Church for refreshments and petition signing. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-4409.

"Evening Under the Stars" National Yoga Day celebration, 3-5 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. All segments of yoga workshop will be performed under the planetarium stars. All ages and abilities welcome. Families encouraged to come. Free. Details: Molly, 523-1740.

Rough Riders Alaska ATV/OHV Club informational meeting, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Details: James, 209-6686 or

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. With salsa instruction by Heather and Antonio.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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