Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 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.

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

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

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.

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.

Auditions for Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. For ages 10 to 16. Company members will rehearse Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays every week until the performance at the end of April. Program fee is $400. Details: Shona, 3664-2421 ext. 232.

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

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

Planning Commission Committee of the Whole Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

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

Schedule for Neighborhood meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Downtown Library.

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.

Family Caregiver Support Group meeting, 7-8 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. First 15 minutes for topic of discussion, followed by questions, answers and sharing of personal experiences. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

"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.

Beginning Argentine tango class with Pat Belec and Frank Bergstrom, 7-8:30 p.m., The Dance Loft, 7630 Glacier Highway. $5.25 per class per person. Details: 523-1995 or

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

Public meeting to discuss the Capital Transit development plan, findings and draft recommendations, 7-9 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: Ben, 586-0758.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor. Southeast Conference. Details: Tricia, 463-3488.

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.

Native Issues Forum: Mini panel from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium board, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featuring lunch-style buffet at a reasonable cost. Sponsored by ANB Camp 2 and Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. Open to the public. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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

World of Travel Wednesday slideshow: "Shots in the Dark" by Lance McVay and "India" by Martha Moore, noon, KTOO conference room. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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., 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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee, 4:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Strategic Planning Retreat, 5 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

National Organization for Women Juneau Chapter meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Details: Steve, 789-3343.

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

"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.

"Starting Your Own Business Part 1" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

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.

"Chocolate Therapy: Dare to Discover Your Inner Center" workshop designed around chocolate, 6:30-8 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Room 154. $3. Sponsored by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service. Registration required. Space limited. Details: 796-6221.

"Watercolor Introduction" class with Arnie Weimer, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Explore a broad range of techniques and history of watercolor painting in this four-week series. $45, plus $15 materials fee. Details: 586-1750.

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.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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