Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2007


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Fisheries seminar by Wongyu Park, 8 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221. Details: 796-6441.

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

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building. Special guest performance by the Alaska Children's Choir directed by Janet Stotts.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

"Getting the Most From Your Video Production" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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.

"What's Wrong With Our Understanding of Sockeye Recruitment in Southeast Alaska?" seminar by Dr. Harold Geiger, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266 or Valerie, 789-9466.

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

Fireside Series: "Sensor Networks for Environmental Monitoring in Juneau" by Matt Heavner, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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

Afghanistan potluck and film showing, 7 p.m., downtown library. Film shows at 7:30 p.m.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Sponsored by UAS Student Government. $12, $8 with UAS identification. Details: Laura, 796-6517.

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

Elizabeth Peratovich Day program and reception, 7 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by ANS and ANB Camp 2.

"Prayer and Spirituality in the Art of Healing" presentation by Dr. Pattabi S. Raman, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Room 112. Sponsored by Bahais of Juneau. Details: 789-9325.

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.

Rick Trostel "Lips, Fingers and Chords' recital, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $10. Details: 723-3564.

Saturday, Feb. 17

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

Kid Safe event, 9 a.m. registration, Centennial Hall. Classes run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will also be a free risk screening for families with Type 1 diabetes. Details: Christine, (800) 888-4187.

Avalanche awareness course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Temsco Helicopters. Sponsored by Snow Dynamics. Details: Sean, (907) 775-2600.

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.

Pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Riders 4H Club. Details: 463-5174.

Girl Scouts World of Thinking Day celebration, noon-2 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Girl Scouts learn about the world around them through activities, food and projects with global themes. Details: Andy, 586-1710.

"12X12" Collaborative Project, noon-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For middle school and high school students. Pre-registration and pre-payment of $12.12 required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

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.

"Lips, Fingers and Chords" recital with Rick Trostel, Nancy Nash and Patricia Hull, 3 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $10. Details: 723-3564.

Alaska Children's Choir concert, 7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Directed by Janet Stotts. Hosted by Alaska Youth Choir. $10 individual, $20 family of four. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 523-6025.

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

Juneau Pride Chorus concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets sold at the door or from chorus members. Sponsored by Juneau Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Details: Marsha, 789-6167.

Sunday, Feb. 18

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

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

Meet the Cat in the Hat, 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Refreshments, storytime, prize drawings, etc. Details: 789-2750.

Annual Zip-a-dee-doo-dah Family Concert, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Silent auction at 5 p.m.; concert at 5:30 p.m. Featuring magician Jeff Brown as emcee and special guests Jim and Martha Stey, Max Blust, storytellers Margie Hamburger and Rhonda Gardinier, The Cat's Meow String Band and the Go Dad Go Band. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds benefit Juneau Co-op Preschool. Details: 586-2656.

"Reflections of Our Rich Culture" educational event for Black History Month, 5 p.m., First Church of God on Ka-See-An Drive. Details: 790-9371.

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.

Winter Fireworks Spectacular, 6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. With live music by the Free Radicals beginning at 4 p.m., bonfire, and snacks and drinks for purchase. Details: 790-2000 ext. 211.

National Heart Month celebration with Tlingit actor Gene Tagaban "One Crazy Raven", 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Free. Details: Gail, 364-4451.

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

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