Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

School district facilities committee meeting, noon, district office, conference room. Details: 463-1750.

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

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

"Heart Disease and How to Prevent It" brown bag lunch, noon-1 p.m., KTOO conference room. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Presentation on trip to South Africa and Botswana, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Speakers are Scott and Denise McPherson. Details: 321-3402.

Childbirth class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Leader is Johanna Koranda. Free class. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Valley Head Start Parent Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Dinner will be served and transportation provided if you call ahead. Details: 790-2431.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: David, 586-4886.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

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: 463-6175.

New parent group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

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

Relay for Life committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by American Cancer Society. Details: Pat, 586-4900.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

AARP driver safety class, 6-10 p.m., 813 W. 12th St. Class continued on Thursday. Sponsored by IBEW Local 1547. Details: Linda, 364-3565.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

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

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Writers should bring copies of pieces for feedback. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Thursday, Feb. 23

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

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.

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.

AARP driver safety class, 6-10 p.m., 813 W. 12th St. Class continued from Wednesday. Sponsored by IBEW Local 1547. Details: Linda, 364-3565.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, former Capital School gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

Friday, Feb. 24

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

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: 463-6175.

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.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

"Bald Eagles" Fireside Chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

"Some History Projects to do in Juneau" talk, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. With photo collector and historian James Geraghty. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

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

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.

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