Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2007

Today

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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.

Passenger Fee Proceeds Committee meeting, noon, City Hall conference room 224. Details: Angela, 586-5240.

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.

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.

Alaska Department of Transportation DBE Disparity Study public hearing, 5-7 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Vocational Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. For business owners who have tried to contract with the Alaska DOT&PF and Alaska Railroad Corp., or for prime contractors working on behalf of one of the agencies to give testimony. Details: Jon, (800) 770-6236.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Thursday, 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.

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

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

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

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

"The Economic Invasion of Iraq. Why We Are Fighting a War for Oil" by Antonia Juhasz, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: 586-4409.

"March into Spring" Juneau-Douglas High School Music Department choirs and orchestra concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 790-6406.

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

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

Friday, March 23

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.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Demographic Analysis of Salmon Sharks in the North Pacific: Testing the Intrinsic Rebound Potential Model" by Dr. Kenneth Goldman, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Climate Change and Fisheries in the Bering Sea" by Jack Helle, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

"Cinema Paradiso" international film and potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: johnl@juneau.lib.ak.us.

Saturday, March 24

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Ceramics Bazaar, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Book sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. All proceeds will be used to purchase books for the Head Start children at St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Details: Joyce, 780-6676.

"Dying Into Life - The Yoga of Death, Loss and Transformation" weekend workshop with Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 419 Sixth St., old St. Ann's building. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Susan, 586-6952 or Mukhya, 586-9363.

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

"Visions for Peace" art show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Saturday kids program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Southeast Alaska Bridal Extravaganza, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. With full fashion show and catered luncheon. Sponsored by Creativation Events. Details: 321-3094 or www.mycreativation.com.

Introduction to yoga class, 12:30-2 p.m. every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Details: ggsalaska.org or 586-3695.

Book signing with Juneau author Walter H. Adams Sr., 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Details: 789-2605.

Little Miss Big Sis Pageant, 3 p.m., Centennial Hall. For girls to create their own versions of wearable art. All entries $25 per couple. Proceeds go to the Glacier Swim Club of Juneau. Details: 321-3094 or www.mycreativation.com.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

• 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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