Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Today, Feb. 24

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Children's Dental Health Fair, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau Dental Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive. Free. For children ages 5 or younger. Details: Lexi, 463-6678.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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.

"Business Planning for Nonprofits" Foraker Group class, 1-5 p.m., 213 Third St. With Terry Horton. Open to the public. $125 non-partner, $50 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or www.forakergroup.org.

School Board Executive Session, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Topic is union negotiations. Board budget workshop to follow at 5:10 p.m.

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Title 49 Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Marine View Center, 230 S. Franklin St., fourth floor, Community Development Conference Room 426. To review ordinance amending Title 49 Chapter 15 Article IV: Minor & Major Subdivisions. Details: 586-0715.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

"1,000 Moons" planetarium show, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Help make the stars shine. Call Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. Details: 463-2614 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

"Flyfishing 101" class with Tony Soltys, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, library and gym. Learn fly casting, to tie a great roadside fly and when, where and how to flyfish roadside waters. $21. Details: 780-2074.

Wednesday, Feb. 25

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon 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.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers include Rep. Sharon Cissna and Sen. Bettye Davis. Everyone welcome. Bring a lunch or purchase buffet-style lunch. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

Brown Bag Travel Slideshow: "My 734-miles Southeast Kayak Summer" by Scott Foster, noon, KTOO, Egan and Whittier. Details: 463-6425.

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

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Juneau Job Fair, 2-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.juneauempire.com/jobfair.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

"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.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Snoopy Pet Loss Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

Thursday, Feb. 26

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Lent Lunch, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With Dr. Walter Soboleff speaking. Music courtesy of Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5 suggested donation will go to The Glory Hole. Sponsored by the Cooperative Church Council. Details: Jesse, 586-3131 or jessperr@gmail.com.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Mental Fitness Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Do brain teasers, puzzles and other brain exercises to build your mental muscles and promote healthy aging. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

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

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206 off the commons area. Public invited. Details: 780-2037.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Focus on Fitness education program, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Team Survivor Perseverance's monthly program. February topic is "Diet and Fitness," lead by speaker Nancy Duhaime. Free. Open to the public. Details: 957-0381 or info@teamsurvivorak.org.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.



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