Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Today

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.

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

Women's Network for Entreprenurial Training, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building. With Margaret O'Neal discussing ways to prepare your business for a recession and advice on how to turn a failing business around. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Family Night for Preschoolers, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Learn about growing gardens from Darren Snyder. Share a salad and baked potato bar, view a PBS video, make a sprout kit and receive a free book. Details: 586-0434.

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

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

"Financial Independence for Women" training, 6-8 p.m., AWARE conference room. Free. This week's topic: Pay Yourself First: Ways to Save." Trainings held every Tuesday through April 28. Details: Swarupa, 586-6623.

School Board meeting, 6:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library and Room 206.

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.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

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

Wednesday, April 8

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 11 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Administration Building. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

"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.

Final Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers include U.S. Congressman Don Young and Rep. Lesi McGuire. Buffet-style menu.

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.

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

Juneau School District Policy Committe meeting, noon, Thunder Mountain High School, Training Room C105.

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: 463-1224.

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.

"Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Juneau National Organization for Women meeting and potluck, 5:15-7 p.m., 730 Gold St. Details: 209-8750 or www.juneaunow.org.

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

"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.

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

50th Anniversary of Statehood event planning volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Kathy, 723-3621 or Kaysa, 957-6665.

Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Capital City Celebrations volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Bring a friend. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665.

Parks and Recreation Pipeline Skate Park and Sk8board Advisory Committee general meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. To present to the community this season's layout of the Pipeline Skate Park and to recruit new volunteers and members. Details: Mike, 586-0463.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, April 9

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

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, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Auke Bay Elementary School play: "The Tree of Peace: The Origins of Democracy in America," 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gym. Original play about Albany Congress of 1754, with original music and traditional colonial dances. $5 donation suggested per family. Details: Ann, 463-1775.

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

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Joelle Hall from AFL-CIO in Anchorage. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District Program Evaluation meeting, noon, Central Office conference room.



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