Around Town

Posted: Monday, February 01, 2010

Today, Jan. 1

Winter Cabaret Workshop with jazz pianist Barney McClure, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Feb. 1-5. $125 general, $85 students. Details: or

Denali Commission quarterly meeting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. To discuss fiscal year 2010 work plan, with public comment period. Details: or Sharon, 907-271-1414.

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1800 Northwood Drive, apartment G49. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Thomas Weise, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-Feb. 8. $210. Details: 586-1750 or

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Juneau State Parks Citizens Advisory Board monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Department of Fish and Game headquarters. Public welcome to provide input on local state park issues. Details: 465-2483.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Dan, 321-2313.

Prenatal Yoga Classes: 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Gently exercise and stretching for the pregnant mom. Details: 586-1203.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Beginning jewelry making class with Rowan Law, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Three-week class held Mondays Feb. 1-15. $125. Details: 586-1750 or

Focus Critique Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Creative writing group. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Jan. 2

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Department of Fish & Game meeting regarding Northern Southeast Inside Sablefish Fishery in Juneau, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Details: Cleo, 907-747-2683.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

"Introduction to Web Design" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Family Night for Preschoolers, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 789-1235.

Tai Chi Level One class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Five-week class held Thursdays. $50 for series. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Healthy Relationships class for women, 6-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building, Room 203B. 10-week series on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to March 9. Free. Childcare available if arranged in advance. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Landscape painting class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Tuesdays Feb. 2-23. $125. Details: 586-1750 or

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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