Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Today

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.

"Indigenous Education in Southern Mexico" presentation by Maria Offer, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall, Room 112 downstairs. Presentation before the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Dave, 586-2743.

Schedule for Neighborhood meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

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

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Feb. 14

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

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. 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.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten Lunch Series, noon, Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Soup and bread provided. All welcome. Details: 364-2468.

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

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 Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 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.

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

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.

Banff International Film Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures and the world's last great wild places. $20 for both nights sold at Hearthside Books. Single nights sold at the door. Sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast student government. Details: Laura, 796-6517.

"Installing a Bathroom Faucet" workshop, 7 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

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