Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2006

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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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 463-7105.

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

Women's International Day peace vigil, noon-1 p.m., sidewalk across from the Capitol. All genders welcome. Wear pink and/or black. Bring signs and musical instruments.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Coalition for Youth monthly meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School room 214. Details: Mara, 523-9170.

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

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association board of directors meeting, 1:30 p.m., NSRAA conference room, 1308 Sawmill Creek Road.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Bridge Adult Day Center open house, 5-7 p.m., 1803 Glacier Hwy. To celebrate the Bridge Adult Day Center opening in its new location. Details: Mary, 463-6171.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning/Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

National Organization for Women monthly meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 789-5003.

"Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price" documentary film, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Details: Irene, 209-2999.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

European Union environmental policy presentation by Ole Tougaard, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 321-3402.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Seth Kantner slide show, lecture and book-signing, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. About his novel "Ordinary Wolves." Details: Laurie, 789-0097.

"This Striking Ornament of Nature: The Native Belle in the Colonial Scene" presentation, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Robin, 796-6443.

Planetarium show on comets, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. For families and adults. Details: 586-3034.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Writers should bring copies of pieces for feedback. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Thursday, March 9

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

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association board of directors meeting, 9 a.m., NSRAA conference room, 1308 Sawmill Creek Road.

Storytime with Hawaiian storyteller Alton Chung, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

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

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

Organic gardening presentation, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Terry, 586-1548.

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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference room No. 224. Details: Kirk, 586-0246.

Collaboration Juneau Inc. public discussion, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Will discuss CJI's work to date on tourism issues, using scenarios about possible tourism futures in Juneau. Details: Paula, 586-3451.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Raptor Center monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Details: Pat, 364-3389.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

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.

Friday, March 10

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association board of directors meeting, 9 a.m., NSRAA conference room, 1308 Sawmill Creek Road.

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.

Gastineau Senior Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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