Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Today

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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Story time, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With speakers Sen. Bert Stedman and Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux. Including lunch style buffet at reasonable cost. Details: 463-7105.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee special meeting, noon, Marine View Building, fourth floor conference room. Details: Daniel, 586-0771.

Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting, noon, SEARHC Building, 3425 Hospital Drive, lower level conference room. Details: 586-5278.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Spring Job Fair, 2-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Lolita or Anavera, 586-3740.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

"Take Better Pictures: Learn Your Digital Point and Shoot" class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Creating Place. Bring SLR or DSLR camera, manual and tripod. $25. Advance registration required. Details: 780-5437.

Gastineau Humane Society monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society Building. Details: Chava, 789-0260.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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. Agenda at www.juneau.org/airport/meetings.php.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group meeting, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 465-4359.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, March 13

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

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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

6-by-6-inch mosaic project drop-in activity, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. As part of the Cabin Fever Arts Festival, sponsored by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Details: 586-2787.

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten Lunch Series, noon, Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Soup and bread provided. All welcome. Details: 364-2468.

Litter Free Inc. meeting and lunch, noon, Mendenhall Valley library conference room.

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

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 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.

Ball in the House vocal quintet master class, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Call to register. $22. As part of the Cabin Fever Arts Festival. Details: 586-2787.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

"When was the last time YOU did the hokey pokey?" family dance and potluck, 5:30-7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Featuring guest speakers Ruthie Bushnell and Dr. Paul McGhee. Sponsored by the Association for the Education of Young Children. Details: 789-1235 or www.aeyc-sea.org.

Cabin Fever balloon sculpture, 6 p.m., Nugget Mall. With Jeff Brown and the Rossmiller family. Free.

Self help for dog owners video night: "The Loving Healing Touch for Your Dog," by Ihor Basko, 6 p.m., Canines Unlimited, 4191 Taku Blvd. Free. Details: www.caninesunlimited.com or 790-3647.

Relay for Life informative meeting on recruiting a team and fundraising, 6-8 p.m., Shepard of the Valley Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall. Details: www.juneaurelay.org or 800-227-2345.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Six-week class started March 6. May join mid-way. Details: 796-8422.

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 Blame Game: Who Wins, Who Loses?" presentation by Jesse Miller, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building, Room 113. Free. Sponsored by the Juneau Shambhala Center. Details: 586-6987 or drala@juneaushambhala.org.

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