Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2008


Snowmobile Club and Juneau Nordic Ski Club 10K, 5K or 2.5K classic loop, 8 a.m., Spaulding Meadows. Call to reserve a ride up or down. Details: Ray, 321-6800 or

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

"Buying on eBay for the Absolute Beginner" class by Christina Della Rosa, 10 a.m., Nugget Mall. $15 or two for $20. Details: 723-1555 or

"Web-Based Communication Techniques" class by Nancy DeCherney, 10 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres indoor riding arena. $2 per round, $5 for three rounds. Details: 789-7253.

Juneau Commission on Sustainability's Built Environment Committee meeting, noon, Silverbow Bakery. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

Arts and crafts fair, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

"Dating and the Single Arts Agency" session, 12:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. To learn how to decide if a grant opportunity is just a tease or if it's worth the effort to get to first base. $25. Details:

Stamp collecting workshop, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Sponsored by the Gastineau Philatelic Society.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. With possible league matches to follow from 3-6 p.m. Details: 586-4101 or

Grateful Dogs of Juneau Poop Scoop, 3:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School.

Alaska Ocean Film Festival showings, 4 and 7 p.m., Back Room, Silverbow Inn & Bakery. Details: Kari, 586-2787.

Middle Eastern drumming workshop and jam, 5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Pay-as-you-can, $5-$15. Bring a drum if you have one.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, March 17

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom. Details: 463-1750.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Juneau Explorers Spring Break program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For youth ages 8-13. Details: 586-3572.

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

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Sherrie (Anderson) Raber medical dinner and silent auction fundraiser, 4 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featuring spaghetti, dance groups, raffles and door prizes. $12 individual, $25 family of four. To-go orders available on request. Details: Patricia, 586-2579 or Lisa, 907-229-1540.

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

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or

Juneau Retired Teachers' Association potluck meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Hors d'oeuvres and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Meeting and program by Barbara Mitchell on her experiences in schools affected by Hurricane Katrina at 6:30 p.m. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Breastfeeding success, newborn care and brain development class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Beginning oil painting class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Second of five-week introduction to oil painting. $105 for all five, plus $25 materials fee. Details: 586-1750

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

Focus writing critique group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Vern, 463-6944.

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

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, March 18

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Juneau Explorers Spring Break program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For youth ages 8-13. Details: 586-3572.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 Women's Conference planning meeting, 1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Planning for the conference to be held April 3-5.

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

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