Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

Alaska Committee monthly meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Board Room, across from Alaskan and Proud market. Details: Barbara, 463-3488.

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.

Memoir writing group, 10-11 a.m., valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Native issues forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers are Rep. Anna Fairclough and Mike Miller from Sitka Tribe of Alaska. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

English as a second language class, noon-2 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Community session on reducing youth violence, noon-3:30 p.m., Department of Education Board Room, 801 West 10th St., first floor. For community agencies and service organizations.

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

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.

Tourism Best Management Practices meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC). For public to share thoughts on with TBMP members about the 2007 guidelines and tourism in our community. Details: Kirby, 463-3900.

Basics of Excel class, 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Meet the candidate for principal of Thunder Mountain High School, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Details: Yvonne, 523-1713.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

National Organization for Women meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Sara Boesser will discuss her book "Silent Lives: How High a Price?" Details: Barbara, 209-8602.

Suicide loss support group, 6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Just For Dads Prenatal Class for Expectant Fathers, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. Details: 796-8900.

"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.

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

"Starting Your Own Business, Part I" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7 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) 736-2311 or marlee@jasonscustomcharters.com.

Thursday, March 15

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

Dahl-Kenny Lenten lunch lectures, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With speaker Rep. Andrea Doll. $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.

Veterans for Peace weekly vigil and protest, noon-1 p.m., Peace Park, Third and Seward streets. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Bill Egan Forum: "A Legislator's Pro-Choice Stance in a Red State Milieu," noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. With speakers Sen. Bettye Davis and Rep. Berta Gardner.

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.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Physician Recruiting meeting, 5 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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.

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

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

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.

Women's Moon Centers workshop by Dr. Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 6-8:30 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Women only. Details: Mukhya, 780-4051 or mukhya@gmail.com.

"A Petroleum-Free Transportation System - Can It Happen? Will It Happen?" presentation by Bill Chamberlin, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building room 221. Details: Lawrence, 789-6016.

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.

Class on recovery from accident, illness or surgery provided by Honey Smith, 7-8:30 p.m., Pavitt Heath and Fitness Center. Free. Open to the public. Details: 463-3864.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Live music with Bean Band and dance caller Odette Foster. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.



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