Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008

Today

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.

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.

Utility Advisory Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Water Utility Conference Room, 5433 Shaun Drive. Details: 586-5254.

Rep. Andrea Doll meet and greet with constituents, 5:30 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Pizza and beverages provided. Free.

Self help for dog owners video night: "Parasite Free...Naturally," by Kymythy Schultze, 6 p.m., Canines Unlimited, 4191 Taku Blvd. Free. Details: www.caninesunlimited.com or 790-3647.

Trout Unlimited's "WhyWild Salmon" benefit dinner, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. With no-host bar, silent auction, raffle, etc. $25. Details: 321-7221, edubovsky@tu.org or Juneau Flyfishing Goods, 175 S. Franklin St.

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.

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

"Connected and Protected: Internet for Home and Small Office" course, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

John Gorka and Susan Werner concert, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Tickets $25 available online at JAHC or at Hearthside Books and Rainy Day Books. Details: 586-2787.

Session 1 of "Matters of the Heart" women's empowerment weekend, 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Free. Childcare for children 4 and under available. Details: 790-9371 or 789-4391.

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

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Primrose and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. 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 28

"Matters of the Heart" women's empowerment weekend, 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Lunch provided. Free. Childcare for children 4 and under available. Details: 790-9371 or 789-4391.

Lifelong Learning Series: "The Environment of Southeast Alaska" presentation by Clay Good, 9:30 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast Whitehead Building, Room 210. $20. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

School Joint High School Project Team meeting, noon, city Construction Job Shack, Thunder Mountain High School site. Details: 463-1750.

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

"Marketing Successfully in a Big Box Town" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Lifelong Learning Series: "History of Southeast Alaska: Shipwrecks" presentation by Annette Smith, 1-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221, Glacier View Room. $10. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

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.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Dr. Ginny Eckert, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair public open house, 5-9 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Details: AkScienceFair@gmail.com or Koren, 586-4837.

Juneau Watershed Partnership 10th anniversary party, 5:30-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Treadwell Ballroom. Free. Food, no-host bar and dancing with Salsa Borealis. All welcome. Details: Beverly, 586-6853.

Glacier Fireside Series: "Alaska's Wild Swans" presentation with Jim and Mary Lou King, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Journey to Statehood-Seward's Day Gala, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Featuring music by Alaska String Band and Buddy Tabor. Details: John, 523-4953 or Elva, 463-5413.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Healing Power of Humor" show by comedian Susan Rice, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-2787.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, March 29

Haines Day and Geek Fest, Nugget Mall. Details: Patrick, 523-9010.

Juneau Soccer Club "Gale Force" girls team garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Details: Keela, 463-1801.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

KTOO used record, CD and video sale, 9 a.m.-noon, KTOO Studios. Details: 586-1670.

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