Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon- 7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"Directions in International Oceans Policy," 5:30-7 p.m., Dimond Courthouse. Talk by Mary Beth West. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Sally, 586-8292.

SAIL Inc. board of directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3220 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to ANB Hall.

Juneau Home Educator's Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Karen, 463-5161.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, April 13

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

Native Issues Forum with speakers Senator Albert Kookesh and Rep. Woodie Salmon, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall. Sponsored by Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2. Details: Dana 463-7103.

Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 586-7559.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

"Raising Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol" video showing, noon-1 p.m., Mendenhall Mall Conference Room. Sponsored by Juneau Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Community Advisory Group. Details: 463-5161.

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

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Planning committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Admin. Boardroom at Bartlett Hospital.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Basic Dog Obedience, 6-7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-0694.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Survivors of suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Building. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: 789-1453.

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

Citizenship preparation classes, 6:30-8 p.m., Smith Hall by St. Vincent de Paul. Given by SERRC's Valley Adult Education Center. Details: 463-6188.

Thursday, April 14

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

"The Gas Pipeline Now" lunch and lecture, noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker is Rep. Eric Croft. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: 723-2124.

JDHS parent group meeting, noon, Juneau-Douglas High School, upstairs library. Details: 789-7634.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

"Restoring an Inherited Garden in Norway," 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Juneau Garden Club. Details: Terry, 586-1548.

"Peak Oil: Economics of Energy Efficiency" lecture, 2-4 p.m., Travelodge. Sponsored by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation. Details: Kay, 586-2021.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details:780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Maintaining old-growth features in forests used for wood production," 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan Hall, Room 112. Talk by Michael McClellan as part of University of Alaska Southeast Biology seminar series. Details: 465-6485.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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