Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Boys and Girls Club Spring Break hours, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Boys and Girls Club, 8825 Mallard St. For members ages 7 to 17. This week includes games, field trips, community service and more. Details: 790-4535.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Savvy Caregiver Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Free. Six-week class for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Tragedy, Mystery and Optimism" with Dr. Michael Harris, 7-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Current research being conducted by at University of Alaska Fairbanks associate professor of integrative physiology and neuroscience. Free. Details: Ann, 907-474-5922.

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

"Sharing Our Knowledge" clan conference welcome ceremony, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. "Warming of Hands" ceremony. Conference is March 25-28. Details: 586-4708, or

Wednesday, March 25

"Sharing Our Knowledge" conference of Tlingit tribes and clans, 8 a.m., Centennial Hall. Conference runs through March 28. Details: 586-4708, or

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon 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.

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

Boys and Girls Club Spring Break hours, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Boys and Girls Club, 8825 Mallard St. For members ages 7 to 17. This week includes games, field trips, community service and more. Details: 790-4535.

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

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.

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Juneau gillnetters preseason informational meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska's Regional Seafood Development Association and United Southeast Alaska Gillnetters Association. Details: Elizabeth, 321-7221 or

"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.

Jewelry studio, 6:15-9 p.m., The Canvas. An opportunity to work independently under guidance of an advanced artist. For intermediate and advanced students. Drop in one session or attend all four. $15 per session. Bring your own supplies. Details: 586-1750 or

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.

Snoopy Pet Loss Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

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