Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Bartlett Regional Hospital board of directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration board room. Details: 796-8438.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Childbirth class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Leader is Johanna Koranda. Free class. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Valley Head Start Parent Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Dinner will be served and transportation provided if you call ahead. Details: 790-2431.

New Shanghai Circus, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and the Westmark Baranof Hotel. Details: 586-ARTS.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

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: 463-6175.

New parent group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

Town Hall Meeting, 12-1:30 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, 416 Fifth St. Will discuss suicide prevention and awareness in Alaska and the Alaska State Suicide Prevention Plan. Presented by the Alaska State Suicide Prevention Council and Alaska State Division of Behavioral Health. Another session is 6:30-8 p.m. Details: Bill, 957-1895.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Auditions for Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre's upcoming production of "Pericles," 4-6 p.m. at Perseverance Theatre. Bring two-minute monologue. Details: Shannon, 457-7638.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Memoir writing workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m., downtown library. Workshop leader is Stephanie Waxman. Details: 586-1411.

Thursday, Feb. 2

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel, Douglas Room. Details: 789-3757.

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Jim Ayres will speak on "Conservation in a Conservative Environment and a Growing Population." Details: Bob, 723-2124.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Democratic party meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 790-1897.

Greater Juneau Democrats Caucus Planning meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 790-1897.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Sight fishing for desert bonefish in the Eastern Washington scab lands. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

English Country Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (old Capital School gym). All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Details: David, 321-3109.

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



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