Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Today

Wednesday ski or hike with potluck picnic to Crow Point and Amalga Meadows Loop, 9:30 a.m., 27.3-mile Glacier Highway. Turn left just before Herbert River onto a ½-mile gravel road. Turn right at the fork in the road. Trail begins to the left at the end of the road. Bring potluck dish to share. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Story time, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Special Assembly meeting, noon, Juneau Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Special fisheries seminar by Dr. Jennifer Brewer, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Hospice and Home Care Suicide Loss Support Group, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Suicide Loss Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"How Are We Doing?" Tourism Best Management Practices meet and greet, 6-7 p.m., DIPAC. To review and comment on the proposed TBMP guidelines for summer season. Details: Kirby, 463-3900.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

"Developing Your Business Plan" workshop, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Southeast Alaska Bodyworkers and Massage Therapists meeting to discuss proposed state legislation, 6:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Rebecca, 790-1820.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., Valentine's Coffee House. Details: 586-2787.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, March 20

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

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 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.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

"Take Better Pictures: Basic Composition Using Light" class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Creating Place. $25. Details: 780-5437.

Self help for dog owners video night: "EFT...the Basic Recipe," by Gary Craig, 6 p.m., Canines Unlimited, 4191 Taku Blvd. Free. Details: www.caninesunlimited.com or 790-3647.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Team Survivor Perseverance's "Focus on Fitness" presentation, 6 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. March topic is core development as injury prevention, presented by Patrick Ripp. Free. Details: 957-0381 or info@teamsurvivorak.org.

Family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Alaska Legal Services. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Six-week class started March 6. May join mid-way. Details: 796-8422.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. 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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