Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 17, 2005

Today

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.

Chamber lunch, 11:30 a.m., Hangar Ballroom. Speakers Peter Metcalfe and Linda Thomas. Subject is Totem Creek Golf Course, Douglas Island development and North Douglas Crossing. Details: 463-3488.

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

"Women Change Alaska," noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Sen. Bettye Davis. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: 790-1897.

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.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second-floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Tourism best management practices, 6:30-8 p.m., Marie Drake library. Details: 463-3900.

Raincountry flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School Library. Details: 586-3424.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Building, gymnasium. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, March 18

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Organ music, noon, State Office Building. Player J. Allan MacKinnon.

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

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

Boat show, 4-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Glacier Valley Rotary. Continues on Saturday and Sunday. Details: 780-3636.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Free open gym for Floyd Dryden students, 6-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden gym. Sponsored by LIFE on the Move. Details: 463-1700.

"The Grizzly Maze" fireside chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Talk by Nick Jans. 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: 463-6175.

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

Free ping pong, pool and air hockey, 7-10 p.m., Boys and Girls Club. Open for Yakoosge Daakahidi and JDHS students. Sponsored by LIFE on the Move. Details: 463-1700.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, March 19

Juneau chapter American Primrose Society, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3155 Pioneer Ave. Details: 789-3609.

Boat show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Glacier Valley Rotary. Continues on Sunday. Details: 780-3636.

Canine good citizen class, 10-11 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club. Details: 586-3353.

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

Iraq war anniversary remembrance, 11 a.m.-noon, Marine Park, downtown. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace Chapter #100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Bring candles. Details: 586-4409.

Women's History Month storytelling workshop, noon-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

"Empty Oceans, Empty Nets" film showing, 1 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Scandinavian folk dance workshop, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge of Juneau. Details: 790-3038.

Special Olympics summer registration, 3 p.m., Floyd Dryden gym.

Free bluegrass banjo clinic, 3-5 p.m., 171 Shattuck Way, upstairs in Heritage Cafe building. Sponsored by The Music Folk. Details: 586-4048.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

"Hawaiian Luau" charity dinner and auction, 6:00 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Proceeds benefit Coast Guard Women's Association. Details: 463-2050.

Free swimming, 6:30-8 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Open for the first 150 Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School students. Sponsored by LIFE on the Move. Details: 463-1700.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Photography slide show, 7:15 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge of Juneau. Details: 790-3038.

Scandinavian folk dance workshop, 8-9 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge of Juneau. Details: 790-3038.

• 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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