Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2006


Sound off on the important issues of the week at

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

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Kate Burkhart will present "Women's Work: Past, Present and Future." Details: Bob, 723-2124.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

West Douglas Development Working Group meeting, 4 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council board room, 612 Willoughby Ave. Details: Linda, 780-5866.

Alaska Women's Lobby 23rd annual dinner and silent auction, 5 p.m., Silverbow Inn, 120 Second St. $15. Auction starts at 6 p.m. Details: Lauree, 364-3935.

Dinner/auction fundraiser for loss of Joel Grant, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 463-7105.

Alaska Legal Services family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Free. For those with legal issues resulting from divorce, custody, child support and other family-law concerns. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

St. Patrick's Day family program, 6:30 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Book presentation and book signing, 7 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Book is Mike D'Orso's "Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska." Details: Katrina, 789-2605.

Raincountry Flyfishers fly-tying session, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School library. Bob Moultrie will demonstrate the Coho leech, effective for Silver salmon and lake trout. Details: 586-3424.

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.

"Glacial Footprints" lecture, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. John Palmes will share his observations and a new way of looking at Southeast Alaska's "glacial" landscape.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

Friday, March 17

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 10 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

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

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Vern Beier "Brown Bears I Have Known" Fireside Chat, 6:30 and 8 p.m., 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: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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

Saturday, March 18

Willow basket-making workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. For adults and youth ages 12 and up. Must bring paring knife and pair of pruning shears. $37.05 for children and $49.65 for adults. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

League of Women Voters annual meeting, 9:30 a.m., Assembly Chambers. Breakfast at 9:30 a.m., keynote speaker Laurie Sica at 10 a.m., and business meeting at 10:30 a.m. Details: Carol, 790-2985.

Southeast Road Runners Flannagan's Run, 10 a.m., Douglas Firehall. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Details: Rebecca or John, 586-1448.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

"Identity Theft: You and Your Credit" seminar, 10 a.m.-noon, Travelodge Hotel. Free. Details: Liz, 789-9655 or Marie, 586-3637.

Fourteenth Annual Ski-a-Thon fundraiser, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Sponsored by Outdoor Recreation and Community Access (ORCA) and Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL). Details: Sierra, 586-4920.

"Scat Chat" Saturday Kids Program, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 4-6 meet 11 a.m. to noon, and children 7-9 meet 2-3 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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