Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 20, 2009

Today, Feb. 20

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

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Physical Oceanography of the Gulf of Alaska Shelf" seminar by Thomas Weingartner, 3:30-5 p.m., Lean Point Fisheries Facility, 17101 Lena Point, Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Renewal Weekend service, 6:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. With guest speaker Dr. Kenneth Bailey, author of "Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes." Details: Linda, 209-3003 or www.chapelbythelake.org.

Fireside Lecture: "Black Bears" by Ryan Scott, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. About an Alaska Department of Fish & Game biologist's experience of radio-collaring bears the last five years. Details: 789-6635.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

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

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Feb. 21

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

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"Paint Like a Pro" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Interplay class, 10 a.m.-noon, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Uses incremental "forms" to lead participants to movement and stories, silence and son, ease and amusement. For adults of all ages and physical abilities. No experience necessary. $10-20 sliding scale donation to Aldersgates's greater missions, outreach. Details: Judy, 523-2914 or www.interplay.org.

Juneau School District Superintendent Search Committee meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Thunder Mountain High School, Room E202. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Engineers Week 2009 Engineering Challenge, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Free. Hands-on activities for kids of all ages to learn about what engineers do in our community. Details: Leslie, 465-8891.

2009 Bridal Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Free. Details: Creativations, 321-3094.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"How to Lay Tile" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explor the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Details: 789-0097.

"Small Bath Updates" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.

Adult hula class, 3-4 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Wear comfortable gym clothes. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

"Readable Art" familiy craft afternoon, 3-5 p.m., Douglas library. For all ages. Make collage art using colors, textures, shapes and words from old magazines and books. Details: 586-0434.

Keiki hula (children) class, 4-5 p.m., Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Basic hula class for children. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or www.halauhulaooliliula.org.

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah talent and variety show, 5-8 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. $5 for one, $20 for family, $5 for dinner. Fundraiser for the Juneau Co-op Preschool. Details: 364-3666.

Renewal Weekend dinner and worship, 5:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Worship at 6:30 p.m. With guest speaker Dr. Kenneth Bailey, author of "Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes." Details: Linda, 209-3003 or www.chapelbythelake.org.

Floyd Dryden Middle School dance team performance, 6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School gym. During half-time of JV girls' 6 p.m. game. First public performance of the year for this 60-member team. Details: Kari, 209-5540.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

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

Barn dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. With live music by Full Circle. Contra and square dances called by Tom Paul. No partners or previous experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Discounts for seniors, students, SAGA and JVs. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

Sunday, Feb. 22

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

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