Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Today, Feb. 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: mariedrakeplanetarium.com 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 www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"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.

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans regular luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third-floor conference room. Details: Bob, 463-7172.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Virtual vacation: "Egypt" with Cristine Crooks and Dean Guaneli, noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Juneau Business Resource Expo, 1-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Expo to offer series of free workshops geared to small business needs. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Juneau Economic Development Center. Details: 523-2339.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Federal financial aid and scholarship workshop, 3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Room 105. Bring your tax return and W-2. Details: 796-6255.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Juneau International Airport Board Operations Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Airport Project Office, old LAB terminal space. Details: www.juneau.org/airport/pdf/20100127031613-a.pdf.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Relay for Life kick-off party, 6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Everyone welcome. This year's theme is "Celebrate More Birthdays." Details: Johna, 500-738.

Hip-hop class for kids ages 5 to 7, 6-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $40. Ten-week series held Wednesdays. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

Juneau School District Budget Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Wednesday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

"Knowledge is Power! Learn All About Cancer: Community Cancer Forum" event, 6:30-8 p.m., SEARHC Ethel Lund Medical Center. Details: Charmayne, 463-4058 or chars@searhc.org.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Feb. 4

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, JSD Office, Board Room. Details: 463-1750.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"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.

"Hearing Voices That Are Distressing" mental health training, 5-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Free. Sponsored by the Trust Training Cooperative in collaboration with NAMI-Juneau. Snacks and beverages provided. Space is limited. Details: 463-4251.

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

University of Alaska Southeast informational night about applying for the Master of Art in Teaching elementary and secondary programs, 5:30 p.m., UAS Egan class room 218. Details: Kent, 796-6525.

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

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Thursday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Abstract figure painting class with Jackie Manning, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Thursdays Feb. 4-25. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, 6-9 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.

Weekly exercise seminar: "Introduction to Weight Training," 6:30 p.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Free and open to the public. Need not be a gym member. Details: 789-5556.

Widowed Persons Program monthly dinner, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Broiler. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Meeting about bringing the Arctic Winter Games to Juneau, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Jim, 209-5676 or jimpowell@gci.net.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "Raising the Dead: Hibernating animals give scientists clues to help victims of cardiac arrest" by Kelly Drew, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by National Geographic, The North Face and UAS Student Government. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $10 per night for UAS students, $15 per night for general public, discount for both nights. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and the UAS cashier.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau Alateen meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Church, Parish Hall classroom 4. A 12-step program for teens who are bothered by a family member or friends drinking or drugging. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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