Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Pacific Health Policy Group presentation on Alaska's Medicaid Program, 9 a.m., Capitol Building, Senate Finance Committee Room 520.

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

"Pricing for Profit" training, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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.

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

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 dismissal 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.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-1517.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Learn how to make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

English as a Second Language class, 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection, formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 7

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Board of Education Ad Hoc Communications Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference 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.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

English as a Second Language class, noon-2 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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 dismissal is earlier. Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Head Injury Support Group, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center, 10002 Glacier Highway, third floor Glacierview Conference Room. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

Juneau Human Rights Commission meeting, 4:30 p.m., Association of Alaska School Boards Office, 1111 W. 9th St. Details: Shelly, 586-1083.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Building, fourth floor conference room. Details: Kirk, 790-2000 ext. 221.

Basics of Computer class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5-7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Details: 523-1704.

"The Mythological Nuclear Kingdom of North Korea" presentation by Dr. Sung Yoon Lee, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Details: 523-1704.

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

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"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.

Understanding Financial Statements , 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Girl Scouts adult volunteer meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council Service Center, 316 W. 11th St. For current or interested volunteers. Details: Andy, 586-1710.

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

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

"Get to Know Jordan Creek" evening program, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Series of presentations by local artists to inform and educate the public about Jordan Creek Watershed. Sponsored by Juneau Watershed Partnership. Details: Deb, 586-6853.

Planetarium presentation about the nebula, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Details: 586-1517.

Thursday, Feb. 8

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

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, noon, JDHS library. Details: Bonnie, 586-0303.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Foraker Group class on how to start your own business plan, 1-5 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. $125 non-partners, $50 partners. Details: www.forakergroup.org or (907) 743-1200.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.



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