Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 08, 2009

Today

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.

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: www.homedepot.com.

"The Taming of the Shrew" performace, 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall, old Elks Hall, 117 South Franklin. $5 for children 5 and younger, $10 everyone else. Details: 209-0867.

"Felted Mittens" class with Grace Danborne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Bring in shruken, ruined or accidentally felted old sweaters and turn them into mittens. $15. Bring a sewing machine if you have one. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Open gym, 3-5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $3 per person. Details: 780-2073.

Spaghetti feed and silent dessert auction fundraiser for JR Lavale, 5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $10 donation at the door. Donations may be made at the downtown Key Bank. Details: Jen, 723-1579 or Michelle, 463-7221.

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

Russian/Chechen potluck and film showing, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau Birth Film Festival, 7-9:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center. Bring your favorite snack and pillow, and watch rare film footage of women birthing babes calmly into water. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Monday

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.

Local Emergency Planning Committee Bylaws Subcommittee meeting, noon, Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive, conference room. Details: Dan, 796-6077 or Michelle, 586-0317.

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