Around Town

Posted: Sunday, April 06, 2008

Today

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

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, 11:30 a.m., Capital Café in the Baranof Hotel. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Creating an Organic Garden" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. With possible league matches to follow from 3-6 p.m. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Juneau Symphony Spring Classics concert, 3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. With concert conversation at 2 p.m. Featuring guest conductor Brian Stone and cellist Jared Carlson. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-4676.

Turkish singer Latif Bolat in concert, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Pre-concert talk at 6 p.m. $15 general, $12 students or seniors, $8 youth. Details: 586-2787.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, April 7

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

"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.

"Eyes Wide Open - The Human Cost of the Iraq War to Alaska" exhibit, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Opening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Assembly Public Works and Facilities meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: www.juneau.org.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Cooperative Extension Service public presentation, 4-5 and 5:30-6:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Glacier View Room. Presentations given by AG/Hort and 4-H program candidates. Details: Suzanne, 796-6221.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: www.juneau.org.

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

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Juneau State Parks Advisory Board monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Department of Fish and Game, 125 West 8th St., conference room. Public comment on Alaska State Park issues welcome. Details: Paul, 465-2483.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Breastfeeding success, and newborn care and brain development class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Beginning oil painting class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Last of five-week introduction to oil painting. $105 for all five, plus $25 materials fee. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

Focus writing critique group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Vern, 463-6944.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 7 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: Tracey, 789-2493.

Alaska Native Sisterhood meeting with the Juneau School District, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. School Board members will attend. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: www.juneau.org.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, April 8

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, 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.

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

"Eyes Wide Open - The Human Cost of the Iraq War to Alaska" exhibit, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

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

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 Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 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.

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