Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 17, 2006


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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.

Juneau Raptor Center annual meeting/open house, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive. Business meeting 11 a.m.-noon. Open house noon-2 p.m. Details: Pat, 364-3389.

"Gone but not Forgotten" women's history month lecture, 1-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Sponsored by the Gastineau Humane Society and the Friends of the Alaska State Museum. Details: 586-3637 or 586-5338.

Pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres. Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H fundraiser to support travel to Canada and Fairbanks horse show. $2 per ride; $5 for three rides. Details: 789-7253.

"Spring Into Craft" workshop, 1-3 p.m., Douglas City Museum. For children eight and older. $13.35. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Douglas Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 3 meeting, 3 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Kitty, 586-3942.

"100 Years of Montessori Education: How It Works in the 21st Century" presentation, 3-4:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. With guest speaker Carol Hicks. Details: 364-3535.

Filipino American Association of Juneau third anniversary celebration and membership meeting, 5 p.m., Tlingit-Haida Hall, Hospital Drive. Details: Benny, 723-7055.

"Thanksgiving in March" dinner/auction fundraiser, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge downtown. Southeast Alaska Foodbank fundraiser. Details: 789-2986.

"HeART and Sole" fundraiser, 6-8:30 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Student art exhibition and silent dessert auction 6-7 p.m. Dance workshop 7-8:30 p.m. Live music. $5 individual, $15 family. Details: 463-1801.

"Under the Sea" Coast Guard Women's Association 19th annual charity auction and dinner, 6:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Call for tickets. Details: Margaret, 523-0823 or Pam, 523-3095.

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

New England Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m., St. Anna's Parish Center, Fifth and Harris streets. Details: David, 321-3109.

Sunday, March 19

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.

Peace march and rally, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Department of Labor parking lot. Will march from meeting spot to Marine Park. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Paul, 586-6709.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Peace gathering and potluck, 6-8:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Don, 463-2665.

Juneau Magic Club, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: John, 586-2380.

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

• 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 586-9097 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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