Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2006

Today

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

"Strategic Grantsmanship" class, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities. Sponsored by The Foraker Group. Details: 743-1203.

"That Billion Dollar Surplus: Spend it All or Save Some?" Bill Egan forum and luncheon, noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Sen. Donny Olson. Details: 790-1897.

Chamber lunch, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Speaker is George J. Cannelos, Federal co-chair of the Denali Commission. Details: 463-6175.

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

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Airport board terminal enhancement committee meeting, 1:30 p.m., Aurora Room at the airport.

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.

"Women's Lives, Children's Futures and the Planet's Hope" presentation, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 790-1897.

Eaglecrest fundraising committee meeting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., City Hall, Room No. 224. Details: 586-0246.

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, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Details: 321-3109.

Friday, Jan. 27

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

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.

EARTH study office open house, noon-6 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 101. Details: 364-4412.

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.

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

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

"Along the Mount Roberts Trail" fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

University of Alaska Southeast 50th Anniversary concert, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Performance by Alexander Tutunov. Details: 796-6530.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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

Saturday, Jan. 28

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

"This House is Just Right" Kid's Day Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

Film workshop with Warren Etheredge of Seattle, noon-4 p.m., downtown library. Details: Jeremy, 586-0442.

Arts for Kids Community Art Celebration, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Free.

"DNA and Genealogy" presentation, 1 p.m., 5100 Glacier Highway. Sponsored by Gastineau Genealogical Society. Details: 586-3695.

"This House is Just Right" Junior Rangers Program, 2-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-11. Details: 789-6640.

Robbie Burns Night, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Stroller White Pipes and Drums. Details: 796-2000.

Annual Democratic auction, 7 p.m., VFW Hall. Sponsored by Greater Juneau Democratic District Committee.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Juneau String Ensemble chamber music, 7-8:30 p.m., Northern Lights United Church.

Sunday, Jan. 29

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

Film workshop with Warren Etheredge of Seattle, noon-4 p.m., downtown library. Details: Jeremy, 586-0442.

Free movie, 3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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. 30

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

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

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

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