Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008


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

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, or

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:

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: or 780-5437.

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Educational classroom. With guest speaker attorney Kevin Sullivan. New and continuing members invited. Details: Cancer Connection, 796-2273.

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

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.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

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.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

World of Travel Wednesday slideshow: "Kayaking in Southeast Alaska" by Scott Foster and "Cambodia and Laos" by Clayton Hawkes, 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.

National Federation of Independent Business and Alaska Legislative dinner, 4 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. For all small-business owners to discuss the refine their legislative agenda. $40. Issue discussions at 4 p.m., dinner with legislators at 5:30 p.m. Details: or Stacy, 360-786-8675 or

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee and Board of Directors meetings, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

"Opening Your Heart to Love" self-healing energy balancing group, 5:15 p.m., 119 Seward St., Suite 17. Free. Details: Maureen, 523-9355.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Suicide Loss Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"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 2" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

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

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