Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2005

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.

"The Ties That Bind: Enduring Economic Impact of Alaska on Puget Sound", 11:30 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Speakers are Renata Bennett and Shari Gross. Sponsored by Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Details: 463-3488.

Lent lunch, noon, McPhetres Hall. Speaker is Rob Seward.

"Red Alaska, Blue Alaska: The Road Ahead", noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Senator Johnny Ellis. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: 790-1897.

Passenger fee proceeds committee, noon, Room 224, 155 S. Seward Street. Details: 586-5240.

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.

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.

"Conserving from the Bottom Up", 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan Hall, Room 112. Talk by Dave Person as part of UAS Biology seminar series. Details: 465-6441.

Constituent meeting, 4:30-6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Meet with Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, R-Juneau. Details: Terry, 465-3744.

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.

Class of '75 reunion planning committee, 6 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Details: Bill, 789-4872.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Friday, Feb. 25

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

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

"The Future of Aging in Alaska", 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Forum sponsored by Alaska Commission on Aging and Juneau Commission on Aging. Details: 465-4792.

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.

"Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout", 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Thomas P. Quinn. Details: 465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

"Rainforest Wolves: Predator-Prey Dynamics" fireside chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Feb. 26

Canine good citizen class, 10-11 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club. Details: 586-3353.

"Delightful Dogs" kids day program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier's Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Church of Latter Day Saints. Slide program is Isle of Man. Details: 586-3695.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main Streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

Climb Denali multimedia presentation, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Presenter Laurent Dick. Details: 586-2941.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

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