Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Chamber lunch, 11:30 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Speaker Rev. Wilson Goode. Cost $15. Details: 463-3488.

Lent lunch, noon, McPhetres Hall. Speaker is Mrs. Mildred Boesser.

"The Pacific Rim Forum," noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Jim Powell. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: 790-1897.

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: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

"Wildflowers and Scenery of Adak," 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by Juneau Garden Club. Details: Terry, 586-1548.

Author Linda Hogan presentation, 1:30-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Auke Lake campus. Sponsored by UAS. Details: 465-6415.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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.

"Biodiversity and forest management in Southeast Alaska," 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan Hall, Room 112. Talk by John Caouette as part of University of Alaska Southeast biology seminar series. Details: 465-6441.

Board of directors meeting, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: 463-3488.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until March 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Peace dialogue, 6:30-8 p.m., Northern Light Church. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-4409.

Speaker Wilson Goode, 7 p.m., Northern Lights Church. Details: 586-3350.

Author Linda Hogan presentation, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library. Sponsored by UAS. Details: 465-6415.

Friday, March 11

Long term joint advisory committee meeting, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Open to the public for discussion on area from Eagle Beach to Echo Cove. Details: 465-2481.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Organ music, noon, State Office Building. Player J. Allan MacKinnon.

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

Women's legislative panel, 1-2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Lake Room.

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

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

"Industry/Government Coordination in Federal and State Managed Fisheries," 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Kevin Duffy. Details: 465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St. Suite 102.

"What New Technologies Are Teaching Us about Brown Bear" fireside chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

Celebration of women's music, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Center. Including Juneau Pride Chorus and other female performers.

Concert with Matt Hoffland, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Hoffland is a vocalist and plays keyboard and acoustic guitar. Details: 586-6350.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, March 12

Quilt show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Capital City Quilters. Details: 789-4647.

Canine good citizen class, 10-11 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club. Details: 586-3353.

"Brilliant Bugs" kids day program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Story tell-a-thon fund-raiser, noon-6 p.m., Nugget Mall, Community Room. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: 789-4950.

Juneau Raptor Center open house, 1-3 p.m., Dipac Salmon Hatchery. Meet educational birds.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Marine habitat lecture, 1-2:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

Multiple Sclerosis self-help group meeting, 1-2:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 789-3248.

Poop scoop, 2 p.m., Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Sponsored by Grateful Dogs of Juneau. Details: 780-6558.

"Arts, Crafts and Curios," 2-4 p.m., Fireweed Place. Sponsored by Gastineau Channel Historical Society. Details: 586-6790.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

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