Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 03, 2008

Today

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.

Five Finger Lighthouse wine tasting fundraiser, 5-7:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. $20 at the door. To support restoration. Details: Jennifer, 209-4280.

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.

Friday, April 4

Camp 2 Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Continental breakfast. With keynote speaker Florence Sheakley and arts and crafts sales all three days. Details: 790-1624.

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.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley 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.

Judy Domery presents storytelling songs from the ballads of the Ozarks, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

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.

"Marketing on a Shoestring" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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.

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.

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.

"Everyday Healing - It's Not Rocket Science" healing service, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. By Fr. Peter Gorges. Free. Details: Vicki, 789-0624 or Mary, 789-9222.

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, April 5

Camp 2 Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Continental breakfast. Healing ceremony lead by Mike Jackson and Ruth Demmert at 9:30 a.m. Also featuring dance performances, afternoon ice-cream social, keynote speaker Florence Sheakley and arts and crafts sales all three days. Details: 790-1624.

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.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Flea market and sourdough pancake cook-off, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Details: 463-1773.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

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