Around Town

Posted: Monday, February 18, 2008

Today

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m., REACH, 213 3rd St. Details: 796-8422.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m. -1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With featured speaker Sen. Ted Stevens. Buffet-style lunch available at cost. Details: Myrna, 463-7105 or Andy, 586-2049.

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

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Special seminar by Dr. Brian Sidlauskas, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

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

Juneau Retired Teachers Association monthly social meeting and program, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. With guest speaker Mary Becker discussing Thunder Mountain High School and planned academies. Details: Denise, 586-6115 or Barb, 523-9722.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. 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.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School band room. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

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.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

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.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom. Details: 463-1750.

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

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.

Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference planning meeting, 1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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 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.

Seminar by Kray Van Kirk, 3:45 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

"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 www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall Conference Room.

Planning Commission Committee of the Whole meeting, 5:30 p.m., Marine View Center Rm. 426.

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, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

High school "Time to Choose" meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Council Hall, 3235 Hospital Drive, at Salmon Creek. For families who may or may not have been able to attend earlier meetings who wish to learn more about choosing a high school or academy for 10th- to 12th-graders. Final deadline for commitment cards is Feb. 21. Details: www.jsd.k12.ak.us/newdistrict/index.php/.

Digital scrapbooking class, 6-8 p.m., The Creating Place. Learn techniques using Photoshop Elements to create digital scrapbooking pages. $25. Advance registration required. Details: www.thecreatingplace.com or 780-5437.

Capital City Quilters meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, Room 202. Details: 789-1492.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Don, 789-9273.

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.

"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 thedanceloft@gci.net.

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

"Predator Management in Alaska" presentation by Board of Game member Ron Somerville, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Overview of the state's intensive management program. Details: Bruce, 465-6740.

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