Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 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.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource 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.

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

Microsoft Excel class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

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

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Planetarium show on rockets and space travel, 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program for kids ages four and five. Details: 586-3034.

Juneau Chess club, 7-9:00 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: Brian 790-1934.

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

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.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Native Issues Forum, with speakers Senator Kim Elton and Rep. Bill Thomas, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall. Sponsored by Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp #2. Details: Dana 463-7103.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

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

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Head Injury group, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center. Details: Margie 465-3199.

Free suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. 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.

Bookkeeping basics, 6-9:00 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

"Anti-Semitism in Global Perspective," with Dr. Jonathon Adelman, 6:30 p.m., Downtown Public Library, large conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Jewish Community. Details: Mary Claire 780-4075.

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

Girl Scouts monthly informational meeting for adults, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: Kimberly 789-1004.

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

Planetarium show on rockets and space travel, 7-8:00 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program for families/adults. Details: 586-3034.

Thursday, Feb. 3

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

"Where Did All These Kids Come From? Going Back to Work in the Capitol After 25 Years," talk by Press Secretary Mike Doogan and House Democrats, noon, Gold Room, Baranof Hotel. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: Bob 790-1897.

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

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

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Microsoft Excel class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

"The Middle East and the New World Order," talk by Jonathan Adelman, 5:30-7 p.m., Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Sally 586-8292.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Ln., 2nd Floor Conference Room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, use Sixth Street entrance. Details: 463-3214.

• 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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