Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2005

Today

Polaris House, Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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

Diversity Working Group meeting, 10 a.m., City Hall Conference Room 224. Details: Randy 789-6855.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

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

Organ Concert Friday featuring J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Open House and Reception, noon-6 p.m., Cooperative Extension Service (CES) Office Center, 3032 Vintage Blvd. (across from Safeway). The public is invited to welcome Sonja Koukel, a new CES District Agent.

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.

"Dealing Deep Water Biology and Geology Exploration of Gulf of Alaska Seamounts," by Tom Shirley, 3:30 p.m., Room 221, Anderson Building at the University of Alaska Southeast. Sponsored by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

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

Fireside Chat, "Electricity from Nugget Creek," with Scott Willis and David Stone, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6636.

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. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Floor Conference Room.

"Norway's Approach to World Peace" speech and forum featuring Kim Nesselquist, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by The Sons of Norway and the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Sally 586-8292.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 29

Alaska Committee annual meeting, 9 a.m., Aspen Hotel. Details: Win, 463-7201.

"Mice are Nice" Kids' Day program, 11 a.m. to noon, Mendenhall Glacier's Visitor Center. Sponsored Tongass National Forest. Details: 789-0097.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

Art of Quilling class, noon-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Jane 586-3572.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, 5100 Glacier Highway. Details: 586-3695.

Community Arts Celebration, 1-4 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: 364-2248.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Montessori School fundraiser "Hot Salsa-Cool Ballroom", 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Lupita 364-3535.

Greater Juneau Democrats annual auction, 7 p.m., VFW Hall. Details: Andrea 790-1897

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Conference Room.

Sunday, Jan. 30

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

Juneau Pagans Imbolc Celebration, 2 p.m., Auke Bay Recreation. Details: Phyllis, 364-2163

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.

Debtors Anonymous "Steps to Prosperity" meeting, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St.

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

Monday, Jan. 31

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 7 p.m. at the ANB Hall.

Montessori Borealis School Charter Application presentation, 5:30 p.m., Marie Drake School Library. Details: Lupita 364-3535.

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

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Toddler Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

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

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon- 1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Peter, 321-1499.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

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