Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2007


Sound off on the important issues at

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

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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

Dementia Support Group, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

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

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 dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Pack Creek planning meeting, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Ranger District conference room, Old Dairy Road. Sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service. Details: John, 790-7481.

Computer class about Microsoft Excel, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Greater Juneau Democratic Committee meeting with speaker Phil Smith, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W. 12th St. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Build the Bridge Committee meeting, 6-7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 364-2226.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 796-8422.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

JUMP Film Festival, 7 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Details: 586-4146.

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.

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. 2

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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: 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 dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"eLandings: An Interagency Electronic Landing Reporting System" presentation by Chris Keller, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Beer tasting and barbecue fundraiser, 5 p.m., Red Dog Saloon. $25. Sponsored by Juneau Lighthouse Association. Proceeds go to support restoration of the Five Finger Lighthouse. Details: 364-3632.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266 or Valerie, 789-9466.

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

Alaska Outdoor Council 2007 Southeast fundraiser and banquet, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Banquet will feature prime rib and seafood, with silent and live auctions. Tickets for purchase ahead of time or at the door. Details: 780-4812 or 789-2399.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Ecology of Mountain Goats in Southeast Alaska" by Kevin White, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

AARP Driver Safety course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Details: Norma, 586-2493.

District-level Battle of the Books, 10 a.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Third- and fourth-graders at 10 a.m. Fifth- and sixth-graders at 11 a.m. Details: Kristy, 523-1520.

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

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

Non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screenings, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8900.

Introduction to Yoga class, 12:30-2 p.m. every Saturday, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386.

Community Arts Celebration, 1-4 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Free. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: Sherri, 364-2967.

Juneau-Douglas High School vs. Monroe High School hockey game, 7 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Last game of the season. Sponsored by Juneau Douglas Ice Association. Details: Dick, 789-8450.

"Obtaining Your Green Card Through Your Family or Job" presentation, 6 p.m., Juneau Urgent Care, 8505 Old Dairy Road. Presentation in Spanish at 7 p.m. Limited seating. Details: 523-5995.

JUMP Film Festival, 7 and 9 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Details: 586-4146.

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

Juneau Symphony "Winter Wonders" performance, 8 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 586-4676.

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