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Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Board Roles and Responsibilities," 10 a.m.-noon, KTOO. Class for nonprofit organizations sponsored by The Foraker Group. Details: 907-743-1200.

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

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Public interviews of candidates for principal, 10:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Library.

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

"High Performing Boards," 12:30-2:30 p.m., KTOO. Class for nonprofit organizations sponsored by The Foraker Group. Details: 907-743-1200.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

"Effective Board Leadership," 3-5 p.m., KTOO. Class for nonprofit organizations sponsored by The Foraker Group. Details: 907-743-1200.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

AARP driver safety course, 6-10 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Class continued from Monday. Details: 364-3565.

Speaker Dahr Jamail, 7 p.m., Egan Auditorium. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice and University of Alaska Southeast Global Connections Club. Details: 586-4409.

Breast cancer support group, 7 p.m., DIPAC-Macauley Hatchery. Details: 789-3826.

Trail improvements to Auke Lake area meeting, 7-9 p.m., Egan Building, Room 221. Joint meeting held by University of Alaska Southeast and city of Juneau. Details: 586-5226.

Wednesday, March 16

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Native Issues Forum with speakers JSD Superintendent Peggy Cowan and Philip Loseby, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall. Sponsored by Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2. Details: Dana 463-7103.

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

Association of Government Accountants luncheon, noon-1 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Speaker Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch. Details: Karen, 465-4178.

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

Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 586-7559.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 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 Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Speaker Dahr Jamail, 5:30 p.m., Dimond Courthouse. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-4409.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Basic Dog Obedience, 6-7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-0694.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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

Tourism best management practices, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School Library. Details: 463-3900.

Juneau Macintosh Users group, 7-10 p.m., Egan Building, Room 109. Details: 790-4826.

Thursday, March 17

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.

Lent lunch, noon, McPhetres Hall. Speaker is Michael Curran.

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.

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.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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