Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 30, 2009

Friday, Jan. 30

Aiport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: John, 789-7821.

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: 586-5267.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

School of Fisheries seminar by Dr. Martha Mather, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Fireside Lecture series: "Mendenhall's 2008 Changes" with University of Alaska faculty and student researchers, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Experts share the results of their glacier and lake surveys during the summer 2008. Time-lapse photography illustrates the story of recession. Details: Laurie, 789-6635.

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.

"A Night for Wounded Warriors" benefit and silent auction, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. To benefit disabled and wounded veterans. Sponsored by the Extreme Edge Foundation. Featuring complimentary gourmet dessert bar by Abby's Kitchen, cash bar provided by Marlintini's Lounge, silent auction items and live piano and guitar music. Tickets $15, available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: Maggie, 364-1538.

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

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.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Eight-week class featuring the foxtrot and samba. Drop-ins welcome: $15 single, $25 couple. Details: 463-5327.

Second annual LunaFest, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Series of independent short films that celebrate women. Tickets $10, available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Portion of proceeds go to breast cancer research. Sponsored by Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition. Details: Lisa, 586-1816 or www.juneauchoice.com.

Juneau Jazz & Classics "Singin' in the Rain" winter cabaret show, 8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. With jazz pianist Barney McClure and local cabaret singers. Silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Catered by Rainbow Foods. No-host bar. Tickets $15 at the door, available at Hearthside Books or the JACC. Details: 463-3378.

Saturday, Jan. 31

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: 789-8884.

"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.

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.

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. 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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