Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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.

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: 586-0434.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Virtual vacation: "Southern Spain" with DJ Thomson and David Thomson, noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. 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: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, 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.

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

Craft night for adults, 5-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Free. Sponsored by Community Schools. Bring your craft projects and supplies. Be prepared to spend an evening finishing those long-overdue projects. Feel free to bring a snack. Details: Joyce, 780-2073 or kitkaj@jsd.k12.ak.us.

Democratic Leadership Forum, 5:15 p.m., Silverbow. With featured speakers House Democratic press person Frank Ameduri and House Democratic Rep. Chris Tuck, of Anchorage. Public invited. Food and drink available for purchase. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Hip-hop class for kids ages 5 to 7, 6-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $40. Ten-week series held Wednesdays. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

Healing Touch Introduction, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Robert Valliant Building. Free. All are welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau School District Budget Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Wednesday. Free. 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.

"Alaska to Finland: A Cultural Exchange" presentation by Alysia McLain, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. TO discuss her participation in the 2009 Rotary Foundation's Group Study Exchange program to Southern Finland and Estonia. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Thursday, Jan. 28

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

Women, Infants, 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: 586-0434.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Bartlett 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.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

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

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.

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Thursday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

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.

Presentation by poet, writer and storyteller Susan Power, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Member of the Standing Rock Sioux, Power is author of "The Grass Dancer," which received a 1995 Pen/Hemingway Award.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "Tooth-Walkers: Uncovering the Archaeology of Alaska's Walruses" by Eria Hull, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

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

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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. 29

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: 586-0434.

Organ concert with T.J. Duffy, 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.

Alaska Democratic Party Executive and Central Committee reception, 5 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Gastineau Suite. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Big Brothers Big Sisters festive gathering to honor volunteers, donors and partners, 5-7 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-3350.

Fireside Lectures: "Submarine Exploration of Bering Sea Canyons," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With marine ecologist and submarine pilot Michelle Ridgway. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

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.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Presentation by poet, writer and storyteller Susan Power, member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Saturday, Jan. 30

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $110. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Teapots class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Drive for AWARE shelter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fred Meyer and Wal-Mart. Members of the Juneau Lions Club, Thunder Mountain High School girls softball team and Juneau-Douglas High School Early Scholars program will be handing out a list of items the shelter needs. Individuals are encouraged to purchase an item from the list and leave it with the group as they exit. Details: Joyce, 780-2073.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Forest Explorer Programs for 4- to 6-year-olds and their caregivers, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Dress for outdoor activities but meet inside the visitor center. Details: 789-0097.

Kids marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 11 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Five-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 6. $60. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Alaska Democratic Party Executive and Central Committee luncheon, noon, Baranof Hotel, Gold Room. Featuring Fairbanks Sen. Joe Paskvan. $20, plus advance reservation. Details: 586-1842.

Intermediate wheel throwing class "Throwing Big!" with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Annual Democratic Auction, 7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Items may be viewed beginning at 7 p.m. Outcry auction begins at 8 p.m. Public is invited. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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

Jazz Divas, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Five local singers featured, accompanied by Tom Locher, piano, and Clay Good, drums. Details, 780-2221.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Everyone welcome. Experience and partner not needed. Dances taught by Tom Paul with music by Impromptu. $8 at the door.

Sunday, Jan. 31

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10. Yoga for "everyone," it involves gentle stretching to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

The Canvas pottery studio clean-up, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Canvas. If you or your child finished a pottery class but haven't picked up your artwork yet, please claim it by Jan. 31. Anything left will be donated to The Canvas sale on Feb. 5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

"12x12" youth class, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Class for youth ages 8 to 18 to create an innovative multimedia collage for the annual "12x12" community art exhibit. Pre-registration and pre-payment required through the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. $12.12. "12x12" exhibit to show Feb. 5-27. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

5th annual Alaska College Goal, 2-4 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Parents and students encouraged to bring their 2008 tax returns, 2009 tax documents and laptops. Details: www.alaskacollegegoalsunday.com, 800-441-2962 or 465-2962 in Juneau.

Intermediate wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Sundays Jan. 10-31. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Jan. 3-31. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

"Eurydice" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Details: 463-8497 or www.perseverancetheatre.org.

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