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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Today

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 7:30 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Wednesday ski or snowshoe hike at Eaglecrest Ski Area, 9:30 a.m., Eaglecrest parking lot. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

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, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Blood Bank of Alaska University Blood Bowl, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Mourant Building, Lake Room. Get a free Blood Bowl T-shirt when you register to donate. Details: Anna-Mariah, 465-6528.

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

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.

Kick Butts Day ceremony, noon-1:30 p.m., Memorial Wall, Dimond Courthouse courtyard. Sponsored by Teens Against Tobacco Usage. Details: Jackie, 463-3755.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, 12:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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, breastfeeding or just had a baby; and infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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.

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

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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

"Marketing on a Shoestring" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"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.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Juneau Ski Club monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Tom, 789-1436.

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

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involve planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, April 3

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

Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Federal Building, Room 150. Sponsored by the Coast Guard Officer Association of Juneau. Details: Carl, 463-2284.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby; and infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Camp 2 Alaska Native Women's Conference, 1-5 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Register from 8 a.m.-noon $25. Lunch fundraiser for Salvation Army. Welcome dinner at 6 p.m. With keynote speaker Florence Sheakley and arts and crafts sales all three days. Details: 790-1624.

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 computer concepts, Windows XP, Internet and e-mail class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Democrat's monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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

Self help for dog owners video night: Part I of "Energy Medicine Kit," by Donna Eden, 6 p.m., Canines Unlimited, 4191 Taku Blvd. Free. Details: www.caninesunlimited.com or 790-3647.

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

Town hall meeting on underage drinking, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons area. With guest speakers Susan Hunter-Joerns, Judge Keith Levy and more. Details: 463-3755.

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.

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Merritonic and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

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

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