Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Today

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: www.jahc.org 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.

"Climate Change and Water Resources Management" panel session, 2-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. As part of the American Water Resources Association Alaska State Section annual meeting in Juneau from today until Thursday. Details: (907) 978-6315 or www.awra.org/state/alaska.

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.

Thursday, Jan. 31

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

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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

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

Rivers Without Borders "Taku Salmon Mean Business" rally to recognize the importance of Taku River salmon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Dimond Courthouse outdoor plaza. Also to raise awareness about the Department of Natural Resources' public meeting on Feb. 4 regarding Redfern Resources' proposal to access the Tulsequah Chief Mine with a hoverbarge. Details: Thatcher, 586-6853.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. 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.

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

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 Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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.

Task Force Exploring Activities Money meeting, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437

Social Services Advisory Board special meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: Angelica, 586-0341.

AWARE Volunteer Advocacy Training: "Firm Foundations of Sexual Assault" presentation, 5:30-8:30 p.m., AWARE. Three-week course. $25 registration. Participants are recommended to attend all training events but are not required. Details: Sophie, 586-6623.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Alaska's 1st Potatoes by Elizabeth Kunibe, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center, Room 116. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners. Details: Susanne, 364-2243.

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

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Feb. 1

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

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

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.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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