Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008

Today

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Women's recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

"Alaska's Dynamic Volcanoes" Fireside Lecture at the glacier, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. 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.

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

First Friday Literary reading workshop with Ginny Mahar, Therese Harvey, Jonas Lamb and Evelyn Richards, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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.

Moonlight swim, 8:45-10:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Pool lights will be dimmed. $4.75 adults, $2.75 youth, $2.50 seniors. Details: 586-5325.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

AWARE Volunteer Advocacy Training, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., AWARE. Featuring "Legal Advocacy Overview," "Intro to Advocacy" and "DV/Substance Abuse" presentations. Three-week course. $25 registration. Details: Sophie, 586-6623.

China Joe presentation by Mark Whitman, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Krystal, 586-3572.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

"Selling on eBay for Fun and Profit" presentation, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Creating Place. Learn the basics to start selling on eBay. Details: 780-5437.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Nonfasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Details: 796-8900.

Spanish Club for 7- to 14-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

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