Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2006

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: 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., discussing 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.

"Avian Flu: Alaska at the Crossroads" presentation, 5:30 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Frank, 586-1256.

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.

Juneau Public Health Fair planning meeting, noon-1 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Judy, 790-4072.

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.

Eaglecrest Fundraising Committee meeting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Kirk, 586-0246.

Healing Touch practice session, 6-8 p.m., Hospice and Home Care. Free. Registration required. Details: Mary, 790-2402.

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.

"Get a New Perspective" community sharing of readings, writings and art, 7:30-9 p.m., downtown library.

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.

Friday, Feb. 3

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

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: 463-6175.

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

School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences seminar, 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson room 221. Seminar by Fisheries Historian Bob King. Details: 907-796-6441.

"ICE: A Personal Meditation" art exhibition, 4:30-6 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Details: Bruce, 465-2901.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

"Our Undersea World" fireside chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

• 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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