Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 05, 2009


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

Statewide Suicide Prevention Council general meeting, 9-10 a.m., Goldbelt Hotel, Conference Room. Call 800-315-6338, code 8536#, to join the teleconference. Details: James, 465-8536 or 800-393-2287.

Women Infant 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.

Alaska Commission on Aging 2009 Legislative Teleconferences, 9:30-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. To discuss bills of interest to seniors. Details: 465-3250.

"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: 586-5267.

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 Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Mental Fitness Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Do brain teasers, puzzles and other brain exercises to build your mental muscles and promote healthy aging. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

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

Disability Law Center board meeting and public comment, 4:30-5:45 p.m., 801 West 10th St., State Board of Education meeting room. Call if you are unable to attend in person: 800-315-6338, code 7777. Details: Patti, 800-478-1234 or

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

Juneau Democrats monthy meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 813 West 12th St. All area Democrats urged to attend. 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.

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.

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

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Trail Mix annual meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Vote for board members, watch a slideshow highlighting 2008 projects and enjoy coffee or hot chocolate and treats. Details: 790-6406 or

Native Dance Group practice, 6:30-8:15 p.m., Cedar Park Family Center. Open invite. Details: Jennifer, 209-4421.

"Childbirth Preparation" class, 6:30-9 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Thursdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12. Six-week series. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Banff Mountain Film Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Featuring a collection of inspiring action, environmental and adventure mountain fiilms. Sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast Student Government. Details: Laura, 796-6517.

Docks & Harbors Board meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0292.

"Spirituality and Governance" public talk, 7 p.m., Synagogue Sukkat Shalom, 211 Cordova St. With Dan Hessey, of Boulder, Colo., discussing unbiased, whole-system knowledge in leadership. Details: Dian, 586-6087.

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.

"Puppet Play" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre Second Stage. Written by Bo Anderson. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 364-2421.

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. 6

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. To discuss fiscal year 2009-10 budgets. Details: John, 789-7821.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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