Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 03, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 789-6918.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Southeast chapter meeting with Sen. Kim Elton. Details: 364-2378.

Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch update on first session, 11:30 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Chamber lunch. Cost is $15.

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

Lent lunch, noon, McPhetres Hall. Speaker is Rev. Kathleen Wakefield.

"Alaskan Perspectives on the Death Penalty", noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Renny Cushing. Buffet luncheon $16. Public welcome. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: 790-1897.

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

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.

"Magnitude and fate of salmon-derived nutrients in a coastal stream ecosystem", 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan Hall, Room 112. Talk by Scott Gende as part of UAS Biology seminar series. Details: 465-6441.

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.

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.

Read Across America, 6-7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary Library. In honor of Dr. Seuss. Details: 463-1819.

Friends of recycling, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 364-2536.

Raincountry flyfishers, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Public is welcome. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office gym. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, March 4

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.

Passenger fee proceeds committee, noon, Assembly Chambers. Work session only. Details: 586-5240.

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

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.

"Issues, problems and challenges in Alaskan fisheries," 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Stephanie Madsen. Details: 465-6441.

12" x 12" exhibit opening, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

C. Ashton Allen exhibit opening, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friendly Planet.

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

"A Tectonic Masterpiece" 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 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.

Girl Scouts mother-daughter luau, 7-9 p.m., ANB Hall. Celebrate Girls Scouts 93rd birthday. Details: Kim, 789-1004.

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, March 5

Winter X Games, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Eaglecrest. Sponsored by Eaglecrest and UAS. Details: 465-6528.

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

Writing workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Douglas library. Guest Tamora Pierce. Open to young adults and adults. Details: 586-0434.

"The Art of Nature" kids day program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier 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.

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.

Poetry and storytelling gala event, 3-6 p.m., downtown Heritage Cafe. Sponsored by Harborview fifth grade Extended Learning class. Proceeds to bring author Mary Lyn Ray to town.

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.

Friends of Admiralty Island annual meeting, 5 p.m., Northern Light Church. Business meeting, potluck and program. Details: 586-6738.

Tamora Pierce book signing, 7 p.m., downtown library. Presentation and reception. Details: 586-0434.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Conference Room.

• 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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