Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 05, 2010

Today, Feb. 5

"Practical Treatment Strategies for Preschool and School-Age Children Who Stutter" seminar by Dr. J. Scott Yaruss, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Thunder Mountain High School. Second of two days. $150 for both days. Parents of children who stutter especially encouraged to attend. Private consultations also available. Details: Shawn, 463-3259.

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: 586-0434.

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.

First Friday introductory yoga class, 5:15-6:15 p.m., 174 South Franklin St., Suite 202. Free. Details: www.rainforestyoga.org/faq.html.

Fireside Lectures: "Canada's Hudson Bay Polar Bears," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With Leah Magowan. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Beginning tango lesson and milonga social dance to follow, 7 p.m., Filipino Community Hall. With Portland instructors Rebecca Smith and Eric Lindgren. Milonga social dance to follow at 8 p.m. Bring a snack to share. Details: Grace, graciegorman@hotmail.com.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Feb. 6

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies up to 3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"Paint Like a Professional" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

"Hand Building with Clay" class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-March 13. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-27. $112. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"How to Lay Ceramic Tile" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Fold for Fun" origami program with artist Brooke Daly, 3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Forest Explorer Programs for 4- to 6-year-olds and their caregivers, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Dress for outdoor activities but meet inside the visitor center. Details: 789-0097.

Kids marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 11 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Five-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 6. $60. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Small Bath Updates" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Community Arts Celebration, 1-6 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School commons. Free. "Make and Take Home" art projects, artist demonstrations, SmART candy bars and baked good for sale. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: Suzanne, 789-4950.

Next Saturday Dixieland Band practice, 1:30 p.m., at the Big Blue Music Studio, West Eighth Street, downtown. For adults who like to play, rather than count measures of rest. Flex your fingers, strengthen your embouchure and have some fun. Performances are not on the agenda. Details: Larry, 586-3689.

Beginning wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-March 13. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Fold for Fun" origami program with artist Brooke Daly, 3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Spaghetti feed and auction fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Moose Lodge. For Thunder Mountain High School and Juneau-Douglas High School robotics teams. $10 adults, $8 students, $5 ages 3-12. Details: Carol, 780-1988 or carol_may@jsd.k12.ak.us.

Hot Salsa, Cool Ballroom fundraiser for Juneau Montessori School, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Silent auction, 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Salsa Borealis and Thunder Mountain Big Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Tickets at Hearthside Books or from Montessori parents. Dinner and dance: $45, $25 students and seniors. Dance: Adults $17.50, $20 at the door, students and seniors $12.50, $15 at the door. On-site childcare from 5:30 to 11 p.m. $10 per child, $5 per sibling. Details: 364-3535.

Beer/wine tasting social and charity auction, 6 p.m., TK McGuire's, Prospector Hotel. Dress is cocktail. $28. Funds raised will go to local charities and student scholarships. Attendees may also take advantage of a $25 room rate for Feb. 6 at the Prospector. Sponsored by the Juneau Coast Guard Military Family Association. Details: Rebecca, 209-9613 or rebeccafrench@hotmail.com.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St. French-Canadian tunes, topical blues, finger-picking guitar and intriguing songs by Celtic musicians Lis and Leif Saya and Greg McLaughlin, bluesman Pat Henry, guitarist and singer Stewart Ely, vocalist Glenn Hoskinson and songwriter Tony Tengs. $5 at the door. Details: Frederick or Terry, 523-6999.

"Singin' in the Rain" performance by jazz pianist Barney McClure, 8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets $15 general, available at JAHC, Hearthside Books and at www.jazzandclassics.org. Details: 586-2787 or jazzandclassics.org.

Sunday, Feb. 7

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10. Yoga for "everyone," it involves gentle stretching to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Installing Interior Lighting" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Valentine card-making and movie for kids, 2 p.m., Douglas library.

"Mugs and Pitchers" wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Sundays Feb. 7-March 14. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Kids drawing class with Matt Butler, 2:30-4 p.m., The Canvas. $15 per class, attend one or all four, held Tuesdays Feb. 7-28. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle, Tasha Walen and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Feb. 7-March 7. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

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