Around Town

Posted: Monday, February 16, 2009

Today

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

Discovery Days, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. With 10 a.m.-noon snowshoeing adventure for kids ages 10-12; noon talk with Eran Hood at the lodge; and 1-3 p.m. exploration of the Nordic Loop on skis for kids ages 10-12. Details: 463-1500 or www.discoverysoutheast.org.

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

Juneau Retired Educators Association no-host luncheon, 1 p.m., Pasta Garden, Frontier Suites. Featuring Alma Harris sharing her many recent travels. Details: Liz, 789-9655.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day celebration, 4 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Including speakers, dance groups and special recognitions.

"Alaska's Red Gold!" public forum and panel with Bristol Bay residents and technical experts, 5-7 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. With brief reception and screening of the Bristol Bay documentary "RedGold" to follow. Donations welcome. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited. Details: 586-4146.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

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

Focus Critique Writing Group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

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

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

"Creating Performance Management Programs" Foraker Group class, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 213 Third St. With Janet Jacobs. Open to the public. $125 non-partner, $50 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or www.forakergroup.org.

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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.

"Retaining Employees in the Talent War" Foraker Group class, 4-6 p.m., 213 Third St. With Janet Jacobs. Open to the public. $65 non-partner, $25 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or www.forakergroup.org.

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

Board of Education meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

"Let's Quit!" smoking cessation group, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Saturdays from Jan. 6 to Feb. 17. $75 for seven sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Program speaker is John Stone, Juneau port director, addressing 2009 Juneau harbors and port projects. Details: David, 586-4886.

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

Tongass Science Conference, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Byron Mallott presenting "Culture and Place: A Native Perspective on the Tongass Forest." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon 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.

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