Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2008


Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Informational meeting about Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, noon, Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: 321-0446 or 463-4915.

Native Women's Conference planning meeting, noon, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Fraud seminar for seniors, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

KTOO family night, at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Fat Tuesday pancake and pledge dinner, 5:30-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Lisa, 586-3131.

Healthy relationships class for women, 5:30-7 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building. Details: Natalie, 586-6623.

"Optimizing Wellness for Business and Personal Success" class, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226 or

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, or

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Douglas Library. Details: 780-4212.

Al-Anon Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Barb, 789-2831.

"Bellyfit" bellydance class, 7-8 p.m., Pavitt's Health and Fitness. Class combines stretching, strength and toning exercises with bellydance. Free for Pavitt's members. $12 day pass for nonmembers or $100 for 10-day punch card. Details: 789-5556.

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

bWednesday, Feb. 6

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"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.

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: 586-5267.

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

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Employee Wellness Coalition monthly brown-bag lunch meeting, noon-1 p.m., Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Ethel Lund Medical Center, 3245 Hospital Drive, Conference Room A, downstairs in the main clinic building. Details: Bradelle, 364-4404.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Center, Room 426.

"Introduction to Computer Concepts and Windows XP" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Ash Wednesday Service, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Lisa, 586-3131.

Joint Planning Commission/Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Suicide Loss Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. 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.

Freedom from Smoking Group clinic, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Cost is $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involve planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Feb. 7

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

Medicaid waiver workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., REACH Office, 213 Third St. Learn how a waiver works and how it provides services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Sponsored by the Disability Law Center of Alaska and the Center for Human Development. Details: Karen, 800-478-1234.

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or

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

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