Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 02, 2005

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.

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.

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

Alaska Photographic Arts Association monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: Iris 463-3426.

"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.

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.

Juneau Ski Club meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, room 209. Details: 789-1436.

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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska, Southeast chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel, Douglas Room. All retired state and municipal employees welcome.

"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.

"A Curious Ecologist in Juneau: Studies of cabbage, goldthread, dippers," talk by Mary Willson, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan lecture hall, room 112. Sponsored by UAS Biology.

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 Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Andrea 790-1897.

"The Hopes for Peace and the New World Order," talk by Jonathan Adelman, 5:30-7 p.m., Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Doug 586-3155.

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.

Flyfishing Baja on a budget with Jon Lyman, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Sponsored by Raincountry Flyfishers. Details: Mark 586-3424.

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

Friday, Feb. 4

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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.

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