Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2007

Today

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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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Parks and Recreation adult co-ed volleyball managers meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

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.

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

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 796-8422.

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

Buzz Sutherland, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Recreation Center. Free for students with student ID. $5 for general public and guests. Not suitable for children under 17. Details: Sondra, 789-6544.

"Cold-Water Corals of Alaska" presentation with Bob Stone, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Room 221/222, Glacier View Room.

Fireside Series: "Insights from Denali Wolves" with Gordon Haber, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

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. 9

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

Family luncheon fundraiser, 11:30 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. For the Medicine Wind Cheney family, who lost their home in a Ketchikan fire. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference room.

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.

Gastineau Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Surveys and Stock Assessments for Herring Populations in Southeast Alaska" seminar by Dr. Sherri Dressel, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

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

Fireside Chats: "Insights from Denali Wolves" with Gordon Haber, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 10

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday kids program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Introduction to Yoga class, 12:30-2 p.m. every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: Francie, 209-0386.

Opera To Go Filipino songs and artist discussion, 3 p.m., St. Ann's Cathedral Parish Hall. $15, $10 students. Details: Flor, 780-6340.

Sons of Norway Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Details: Dave, 789-3857.

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

Card-making party, 3-5 p.m., valley library. For all ages. Details: MJ, 586-0434.

Sunday, Feb. 11

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

"Candles and Light" Pride Chorus Concert, 10 a.m., Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3915 N. Douglas Highway. Details: Connie, 586-3694.

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.

Gastineau Channel Little League annual taco feed and early registration, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 8335 Old Dairy Road.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m. every Sunday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Open to women and men over 18 years old. Participants must bring their own volleyball or basketball. Details: Eric, 523-1775.

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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