Thursday, March 5
Alaska Coastal Ocean Management Conference, Centennial Hall.
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.
Medicaid Waiver workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Learn how a waiver works and how it provides services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Details: Karen, 800-478-1234.
"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.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Board - Quality Committee meeting, noon, Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.
Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.
Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall, 820 Glacier Highway. Details: 463-1750.
"What Are We Feeding Our Children?" Dahl-Kenney Lent Lunch, noon, Northern Light United Church. With speaker Tari Stage-Harvey, pastor of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Soup provided by Chapel by the Lake. Music by Northern Light United Church. $5 suggested donation. Details: Jesse, 586-3131.
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.
"Vision for Alaska Sea Grant for the Next Decade" seminar by Dr. Patrick W. Brown, 3:30 p.m., Lean Point Fisheries Facility, 17101 Lena Point, Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.
"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.
Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.
Regulatory Commission of Alaska Consumer Input Hearing, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Topic: Alaska Electric Light & Power Co.'s temporary rate increase following the loss of lines from the Snettisham Hydroelectric Project. Testimony begins at 6:30 p.m. Details: Capitol, 465-4899.
St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.
Native dance practice, 6-8 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School gym. Everyone welcome. Children under age 8 must be attended by parent. Details: Jennifer, 209-4421.
Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.
Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, 6-9 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.
Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.
Regulatory Commission of Alaska public input hearing regarding AEL&P, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Business meeting at 6 p.m., public testimony at 6:30 p.m. Details: Cheryl, 463-5830 or www.juneaupeoplespowerproject.org.
Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.
First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.
The Chill Kats, 8 p.m., Viking Lounge & Pull Tabs. Details: 586-2159.
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 6
Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.
Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.
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.
Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.
"FITC, and New Technologies to Process Aquatic Resources" seminar by Dr. Murat Balaban, 3:30-5 p.m., Lena Point Fisheries Facility, 17101 Lena Point, Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.
Fireside Lecture and Slideshow: "Mendenhall's Black Bears" with Doug Jones and Laurie Craig, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Also, photograph Mark Kelley and author Nick Jans will conduct booksigning of "Black Bears of Alaska's Mendenhall Glacier" at 5:30 p.m. Details:789-6635.
Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.
Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.
Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 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.
"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.
Saturday, March 7
"Speedyway" kids workshop, 9 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.
Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.
Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.
"Spring Cleaning Tips" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.
Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.
"Cooking for One" workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Family and Consumer Sciences kitchen. Register by Friday, March 6. Co-sponsored by Widowed Person Program and UAF Cooperative Extension Service Juneau District. Details: 796-6221.
Meet and greet with local authors and presentation by Alaska Writer Laureate Nancy Lord, 10:30 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.
"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.
"How to Lay Tile" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.
Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explor the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Details: 789-0097.
First of two "Big-Little Wheel Throwing" kids workshops, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., The Canvas. For ages 7-10. Two weeks. Make a couple pots, then return to glaze them on March 14. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.
"Install Crown Molding" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.
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