Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

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 Job Center grand opening, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Job Center. See the remodel, meet the staff and learn about services.

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.

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

"The End of Suburbia", 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Movie sponsored by the Sierra Club. Details: Irene, 209-2999.

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 Linux Users Group, 6-9 p.m., Downtown public library. Details: Jamie, 780-6046.

MADD drunk driving panel, 6:15-7:45 p.m., Catholic Cathedral Parish Hall. Details: 463-2562.

Evening masters swimming, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown pool. Tuesday and Thursday class. Details: 586-5325.

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

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Wednesday, Feb. 23

"Strategic Grantsmanship: When to Try and How to Succeed", 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center. Details: 743-1200.

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.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

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

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

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 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 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.

Community reception for Sen. Ted Stevens, 4:30-6 p.m., Twisted Fish.

Parks and Recreation Advisory committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers of City Hall. City engineers discuss Long-Range Waterfront Plan. Open to the public. Details: 586-5226.

Assembly committee of the whole meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, Room 224. Details: 586-0216.

Wetland Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marine View Building, fourth floor conference room. Details: 586-0755.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

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

Small Business Development Center seminar, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor. Topic is operating a home business. Details: 463-3789.

Boy Scouts of America fund-raising dinner, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Elks Lodge. Keynote speaker Sen. Ted Stevens. Details: 789-8440.

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

Evening masters swimming, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown pool. Tuesday and Thursday class. Details: 586-5325.

Thursday, Feb. 24

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.

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

"Business Planning for Nonprofits", 12:30-4 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center. Details: 743-1200.

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

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

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

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.

• 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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