Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2008


Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Annual legislative reception breakfast, 7:30 a.m., The Glory Hole. Free. Public welcome. Sponsored by the Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Details: Kate, 465-4667.

Special seminar by Master of Fisheries candidate Quinn Smith, 8:30 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference planning meeting, 1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Disability Law Center Board of Directors meeting with public comment, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Board of Education Building, 801 W. 10th St., meeting room. Comments welcome anytime at Details: Karen, (800) 478-1234 or (907) 565-1002.

Hillary Clinton Caucus Meeting, 5 p.m., Silverbow Restaurant. Details: Bob, 723-1842.

Intermediate-level English class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Juneau School Board budget workshop, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, or

"Teen Suicide Prevention: When Your Teen is Depressed and/or Abusing Alcohol or Drugs" presentation by Susan K. Wylie, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206. Sponsored by the Juneau School District. Details: 523-1634 or 523-1635.

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., ADFG Headquarters, 1255 W. Eighth St., Caribou Conference Room. Details: Scott, 465-4046.

Moscow Circus performance, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-2787 or

Al-Anon Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Barb, 789-2831.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"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.

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: 586-5267.

Native Issues Forum, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Open to the public. Featuring guest speakers Sen. Bettye Davis and Rep. Beth Kerttula. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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

Arts Roundtable, noon, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions; updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio; and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: or 586-2787.

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.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

University of Alaska Southeast School of Education informational meeting, 5:30 p.m., UAS Egan Building, Room 108. To answer questions and help potential students interested in applying to the Master's of Art in Teaching elementary and secondary programs. Details: Kent, 796-6525.

"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.

"Minimize Your Business Taxes" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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.

Freedom from Smoking Group clinic, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Cost is $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Open "Carmen" rehearsal, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Featuring soloists with the Juneau Symphony Chorus. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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