Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 01, 2009


Rainforest Classic VII Old Timers Hockey Tournament, 8-11 a.m., Treadwell Arena. Ages 35 and older. Teams from Anchorage, Dawson City and Watson Lake, Yukon, take on local teams. Details: Chip, 789-0930.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Shaman's Journey Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Healing Circle Massage, 314 D St., Douglas. Second day of two-day workshop on how to take the shaman's journey to "non-ordinary reality" and explore first hand the ancient spiritual practice of Shamanism. $100. Sponsored by Four Winds Workshop. Details: Amy, 723-3423 or

Home Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets $5 admission. Children under 12 free. With presentations by former Juneau resident Thad Mills, of Trading Spaces. Details: 463-5774.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Spring Outdoor Prep" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details:

"Abstracts from Nature" workshop with Kathy Hocker, 1-4:30 p.m., The Canvas. Create abstract paintings based on natural forms. Work with photos and still life. $45. Details: 586-1750 or

"Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Throwing" class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. First of five-week class held Sundays, March 1-29. Cost is $175 for all five. Details: 586-1750 or

"Studies in Oil: Next Steps" class with Magil Pratt, 3:30-6:30 p.m., The Canvas. First of six-week class held Sundays, March 1-April 5. Cost is $150 for all six. Details: 586-1750 or

"Eating Alaska" film showing, 4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for talk on how to incorporate local, healthy foods into diets. Community booths, kids' activities and door prizes. Pay-as-you-can at the door. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Details: Amanda, 586-6942 or

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, March 2

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Read Across America event in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, 2 p.m., Faith Community School. Details: 790-2240.

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

Ravenstail Weavers' open weave, 5-9 p.m., Douglas library. NWC and other artists welcome for this project session. Details: 364-2498.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

"Introduction to Wheel Throwing" class with Thomas Weise, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. First of six-week class held Mondays, March 2-April 5. Cost is $210 for all six. Details: 586-1750 or

"Beginning Jewelry Making" class with Rowan Law, 6:15-9 p.m., The Canvas. First of four-week class held Mondays, March 2-23. Cost is $150 for all four. Projects include silver ring, pair of silver earrings and a simple pendant. Details: 586-1750 or

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

Focus Critique Writing Group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

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

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, March 3

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

"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.

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

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

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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