Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 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., Centennial Hall. Speaker Rollo Pool. Details: 463-3488.

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.

"Why Is the World Green? Trophic Structuring of Communities," 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan Hall, Room 112. Talk by Elizabeth Borer as part of University of Alaska Southeast Biology seminar series. Details: 465-6441.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until March 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

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.

Alaska Artificial Reef Society meeting, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Details: Larry, 586-0152.

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

Friday, March 25

Alpine State Championships for JIV/JV skiers, all day, Eaglecrest. Details: 723-1557.

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.

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.

"Kelp Beds as Fish Habitat in Southeast Alaska," 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Elizabeth Calvert. Details: 465-6441.

Author Micheal Patrick O'Shea book signing, 4-5:30 p.m., Rainy Day Books. Book is "Dan Sheehan: Irish American Hero." Details: 463-2665.

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

Dinner and dance fundraiser with Salsa Borealis, 6 p.m., VFW Hall. Fundraiser for the Guillen-Lopez family.

"Arctic National Wildlife Refuge" fireside chat, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Speaker Debbie Miller. 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.

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 26

Alpine State Championships for JIV/JV skiers, all day, Eaglecrest. Details: 723-1557.

Meditation workshop, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Juneau Shambhala Center. Facilitated by Nancy Simpson. Details: 586-6987.

Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park. Sponsored by Zach Gordon Youth Center. Details: 586-2635.

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.

Magazine and catalog recycling, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dept. of Transportation parking lot. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 780-4212.

Juneau job fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Job Center and the Juneau Empire.

"Spring Fever" kids day program, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter-day Saints. Details: 586-3695.

Minerals of Southeast Alaska, 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Talk by Chris DeWitt. Details: 586-3572.

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

The Juneau Writers meeting, 2 p.m., 8452 Kimberly St. Talk by Riley Woodford. Details: 790-3038.

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

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.

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

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