Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Today

Health reform briefing, morning session, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Baranof Hotel, Gastineau Suite. Alaska health care experts to brief legislators on reform issues. Details: Rod, 321-2461.

2009 Homeless Count in Juneau, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Polaris House. Other participating organizations include The Glory Hole, AWARE, Catholic Community Services, Gastineau Human Services, Juneau Youth Services, REACH, JAMI, SAIL, SERRC, Southeast Alaska Food Bank, Bartlett Hospital and many others. Details: Stan, 780-4475 or 635-5005.

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.

Fisheries seminar by Dr. Tyson MacCormack, 10:30 a.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. Title: "Thriving in Harsh Environments: Ecophysical and Biochemical Adaptation in Temperate and Tropical Fishes." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon 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.

KTOO slideshow: "My Trip Around the World (On a Freighter)" by Martha Moore, noon, KTOO. Pack your own lunch. 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: 789-8884.

2009 Homeless Count in Juneau, 1-3:30 p.m., Front Street Clinic. Other participating organizations include The Glory Hole, AWARE, Catholic Community Services, Gastineau Human Services, Juneau Youth Services, REACH, JAMI, SAIL, SERRC, Southeast Alaska Food Bank, Bartlett Hospital and many others. Details: Stan, 780-4475 or 635-5005.

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

Women Infant 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.

Health reform briefing, afternoon session, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Capitol, Fahrenkamp-Butrovich Room 203. Alaska health care experts to brief legislators on reform issues. Details: Rod, 321-2461.

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

Alaska Municipal League members - Legislative Reception, 5-7:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. 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.

Snoopy Pet Loss Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

Thursday, Jan. 29

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

Women Infant 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: 586-5267.

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

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.

Battle of the Books: High school level, 12:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Details: Raandi, 780-1994.

Mental Fitness Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Do brain teasers, puzzles and other brain exercises to build your mental muscles and promote healthy aging. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

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

Battle of the Books: 7/8 level, 3:15 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details: Pat, 463-1850.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 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.

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