Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 08, 2007

Today

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Juneau School District curriculum review, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Harborview Elementary School, Office of Instructional Services. Public opportunity to view the working draft of the Skills for a Healthy Life Curriculum Guide. Details: 523-1730.

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. With speakers Rep. Beth Kerttula, Rep. Andrea Doll and Rep. Lindsey Holmes speaking on the celebration of International Women's Day.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten lunch lectures, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With speaker Father Thomas Weise. $5 donation for Glory Hole. Van pick-up provided at 12:05 p.m. in front of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 364-2468.

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.

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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 2 p.m., Glacier Fire Station training room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

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.

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.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, fourth floor conference room 426. 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.

Board of Education meeting with Tlingit and Haida Community Council, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Community Council Building.

Eaglecrest Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Kirk, 780-2000 ext. 221.

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

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

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

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.

"Birding and Turtling in Trinidad and Tobago" presentation by Linda Shaw and Bev Agler, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building room 222. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. With Tony Soltys narrating videos he made of flyfishing 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 9

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.

Poetry Omnibus installation ceremony, noon, Marine Park. As part of the Arts Festival celebration.

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 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.

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.

"Optimal Model Complexity for Bayesian Decision Analysis" by Dr. Milo Adkison, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

"Evening of Entertainment" in celebration of Black History Month, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. A night of dance, dramatic and vocal performances, soul food dinner and door prizes. Non-alcoholic event. Tickets $22 adults, $15 students, $8 children 10 and under, and $60 family of four. Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association. Details: 790-9371.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Bones on the Beach: Marine Mammal Strandings in Alaska" by Aleria Jensen, 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.

Alaska Ocean Film Festival, 7 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Sponsored by the Jump Society and Alaska Center for the Environment. Films focus on saltwater adventure, marine science and coastal cultures. Details: Butch, (907) 223-2100.

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.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. With guest instructors Don and Vickie Carney teaching East Coast Swing. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Juneau Symphony youth chamber recital, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-4676.

Saturday, March 10

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

"Sat Nam Rasayan Healing" workshop by Dr. Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, 419 Sixth St. Details: Sushma, 586-6952.

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

Annual quilt show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. By Capital City Quilters. Free.

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



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