Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2008

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.

Capital City Quilters annual Quilt Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free.

Snow Jam celebration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Featuring races, kids obstacle course, human sled dog, bonfire and live music with Fire on McGinnis. Free. Registration starts at 10 a.m. Details: www.uas.alaska.edu.

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Heather, Nancy or Shgen, 523-1745.

Juneau Master Gardeners annual meeting and potluck luncheon, 1 p.m., Jordan Creek Mall atrium, 8800 Glacier Highway. Featuring election for two new board of directors. Bring main dish to share. Details: Debbi, 723-9886.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. With possible league matches to follow from 3-6 p.m. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Stories and songs in Spanish and English with Maria Offer, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"Fantasia Concert" performance by the Juneau Student Symphony, 4 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Free. Donations welcome. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

"Tai Chi for Health" workshop, 4-5 p.m., Pavitt's Health and Fitness. Free. Details: Jo, 321-8520.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, March 10

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Juneau School District Program Evaluation Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Central Office, conference room.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference planning meeting, 1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by the Alaska Native Sisterhood.

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

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. With regular Assembly meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463--6134.

Breastfeeding success, newborn care and brain development class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Beginning oil painting class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. First of five-week introduction to oil painting. $105 for all five, plus $25 materials fee. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

Focus writing critique group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Vern, 463-6944.

Talk and book signing by journalist and author Dahr Jamail, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Author of "Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq." Sponsored by the Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Free. Open to all. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Juneau Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: www.juneau.org.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, March 11

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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