Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Juneau Energy Advisory Committee meeting, noon, City Hall conference room 224. Details: 586-5278 or Gayle, 463-6303.

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.

"Lost Angel: A Nik Kane Alaska Mystery" book signing with Rep. Mike Doogan, noon-2 p.m., Hearthside Books downtown.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Threshold Choir rehearsal, 5-6:30 p.m., call for information. New singers welcome. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Bonnie, 586-2594.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Visions for Peace" art show, 5-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Tuesday Travelogue: "Trekking Through Transylvania" with Bart Watson, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon.

School Board second reading of the Skills for a Healthy Life Curriculum Guide, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: 523-1730.

View the Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Enjoy informal presentations or help make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetaqrium.org.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: David, 586-4886.

"March into Spring" Juneau-Douglas High School Music Department bands concert, 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. Details: Ken, 523-1531.

"The U.S. Geological Survey 1896-1926: Mapping the Frontier" presentation, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Worldwide reading of updated version of Simon Levy's play "What I Heard About Iraq", 7 p.m., Back Room of the Silverbow Inn. Free. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, March 21

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, 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.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

English as a second language class, noon-2 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

High school youth summit, 2:15-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Students will discuss relationships, alcohol and drugs, the environment, the Iraq war, school climate and sexuality. Details: Hannah, 463-3101.

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.

Basics of Excel class, 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Reporting Under Fire: Covering Iraq" presentation by Jane Arraf, 5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: Bruce, 364-2334.

Juneau Sports Association softball registration, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Co-ed sign-up 6-6:45 p.m. Men's or women's leagues sign-up 7-7:45 p.m. Details: Mark, 463-3633.

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

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Just For Dads Prenatal Class for Expectant Fathers, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. Details: 796-8900.

"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.

"Starting Your Own Business, Part II" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

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

"Christ in the Passover" presentation by Jews for Jesus, 7 p.m., Valley Chapel. Visual display will show the relationship between the Old Testament Passover feast and the Last Supper of Jesus and his disciples. Details: 789-0311.

"Occupation: Dreamland" and "Caught in the Crossfire," two film showings on Falluja, 7 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Free. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Thursday, March 22

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. With Jim Ayers presenting "Conservation - A Spiritual Message for Everyone!" Details: Rich, 586-1842.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten lunch lectures, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With speaker Nancy Davis. $5 donation for Glory Hole. Van pick-up provided at 12:05 p.m. in front of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 364-2468.

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

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

• 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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