Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007


Sound off on the important issues at

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

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Retired Public Employees monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. With guest speaker Don Etheridge. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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

Dahl-Kenny Lenten lunch lectures, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With speaker Rev. Bob Stevens. $5 donation for Glory Hole. Details: 364-2468.

Bill Egan Forum with speakers Sen. Hollis French and Rep. Les Gara, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. French and Gara will speak on the topic "Thanks Guys," a reflection on the successful fundraising effort this past legislative election cycle. Details: Rich, 586-1842.

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

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Ray Troll lecture, 3-4:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Illustrated talk on his art and life. Free.

Human Rights Commission Board training worksession, 4:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Elaine, 780-6070.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Wetland Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall Building, second floor conference room. Details: Teri, 586-0755.

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

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

"Alaska Native Fatherhood is Sacred" workshop, 6-8 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 West Willoughby Ave. Childcare provided. Details: Harold, 463-7138.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. With Tony Soltys showing flyfishing videos taken in New England and Mexico. All invited. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, March 2

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

"Print Advertising Basics" class, noon-1 p.m., downtown library conference room. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

28th Annual Home and Garden Show, 3-8 p.m., Centennial Hall.

"Alaska Catch Accounting System" seminar by Jennifer Mondragon, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Rainforest Classic "Oldtimers" Ice Hockey Tournament, 3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Games run through 11 p.m. and resume Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, with 8 and 9:30 a.m. championship games. Free. Public invited.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266 or Valerie, 789-9466.

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

Read Across America celebration: Dr. Seuss birthday party, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School. The Grinch and the Cat in the Hat will be available for photos. Free. Sponsored by Juneau Education Association and the Juneau-Haines Reading Council. Details: Mindy, 463-1799.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Marbled Murrelet: Southeast Alaska's Signature Seabird" by Matt Kirchhoff, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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.

"Girl Scouting Through the Years" mother/daughter dance, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $15 per girl/adult pair, $8 individual. Details: 586-1710.

"The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales" event, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Folklorist Curtis Yehnert of Western Oregon University will discuss the enchanting history of fairy tales and the ways they create enduring childhood impressions. Variations of Beauty and the Beast will be discussed. Presented by the Friends of the Libraries and the Juneau Lyric Opera.

Saturday, March 3

Rainforest Classic "Oldtimers" Ice Hockey Tournament, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Banquet to follow at the Juneau Yacht Club. Championship games are at 8 and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Free. Public invited.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For fathers and their children up to three years old. Details: 796-8975.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

28th Annual Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall.

"Searching for the Gold" Eaglecrest Winter Games, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Sponsored by Eaglecrest and University of Alaska Southeast Student Government. Details: Laura, 796-6517 or

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