Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 17, 2005

Today

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Juneau Chambers lunch, 11:30 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Juneau Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee to speak.

Lenten lunches, noon, McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold streets. Sponsored by Juneau Cooperative Church Council. Details: Kim, 780-4842.

"Sharon's Alaska Health Odyssey", noon, Gold Room, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Rep. Sharon Cissna. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: Bob, 790-1897.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

USDA Forest Service Juneau and Petersburg Ranger District Open House, 1-8 p.m., Juneau Ranger District office. Discuss the Port Houghton/Fanshaw Landscape Assessment and Timber Harvest Environmental Impact Statement. Details: David, 790-7402.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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

"Female spacing and mating systems in Anolis schwartzi population", 3:30-4:30 p.m., UAS Egan lecture hall. Part of the UAS Biology seminar series. Details: 465-6441.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until March 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, Second Floor Conference Room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

"Deep Listening: The Power of Being Fully Present with Another Person", 6:30-8:00 p.m., CCS training room, Gold Street between Fifth and Sixth streets. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Public meeting to review Capitol designs, 7 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Treadwell room. Review and discuss the four design concepts for the new Alaska capitol.

"Owls of Southeast Alaska," 7-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Discussion by Kristen Romanoff from Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Irene Morris from Juneau Raptor Center. Details: Denise, 586-3573.

Raincountry Flyfishers fly tying meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Public is welcome. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Feb. 18

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Passenger fee proceeds committee meeting, noon, room 224, 155 S. Seward.

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

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

Airport master plan terminal study meeting, 2 p.m., Aurora Room, airport.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Fisheries Management in Alaska: A Federal perspective", 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by James Balsiger. Details: 465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St. Suite 102.

String-a-thon, 5-11 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Performance by and benefit for JDHS and Floyd Dryden string programs. Event continues Saturday. Details: Julia, 463-1850.

Hunter education course, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Indoor Shooting Range. Sponsored by Department of Fish and Game. Course continues Saturday. Details: 586-4101.

"Southeast Alaska's Natural World" fireside chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Speakers Bob Armstrong and Marge Hermans. Details: 789-0097.

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

Banff Festival of Mountain Films, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by UAS. Student $8, general admission $12. Doors open 6 p.m. Details: 465-6528.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Floor Conference Room.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Old time square dance, 8:00 p.m., VFW Hall. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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