Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2006


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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Litter Free Inc., meeting, noon, Valley library conference room.

"Why We Love Ferries" Bill Egan Forum presentation, noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Rich, 586-1842.

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

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

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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., 9147 Parkwood Drive. Details: 780-6294.

"Bicycle Touring in Indonesia" slide show by Mike Blackwell, 7:30-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan lecture hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: Matt, 465-4328.

Thursday night contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

Friday, April 14

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

"National Marine Sanctuaries: An Overview (and some observations about sanctuaries in Alaska)" presentation by Brad Barr, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

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

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau Youth Concert, 4:30 p.m., 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Guest artist Isaac Paris and the Awkward Situations. Details: 790-4534.

"Developing the Theory Needed to Predict the Migratory Routes and Distribution of Salmon at Sea" seminar by Nicholas Hughes, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

"Unlocking the Tongass: Balancing Opportunities for the Future" slide show, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall Hickel Room. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Details: SEACC, 586-6942.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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

Ballroom dance and waltz instruction by Shane Wirtz, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. Sponsored by Juneau International Folk Dance. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

Saturday, April 15

University of Alaska Southeast French student/faculty garage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 4367 Taku Blvd. To support an academic study tour abroad in France. Details: Robin, 796-6433.

Juneau Audubon Society Berners Bay cruise, 8:30 a.m., Statter Harbor. Four-hour wildlife-viewing cruise. Advance tickets required. Details: Brenda, 789-4656.

Zach Gordon Youth Center Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park, adjacent to Floyd Dryden Middle School. For children up to 10 years old. $3 for early registration, $5 for registration on the day of the event. Details: 586-2635.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

"Home Canning Fish in Cans" workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School home economics kitchen. $5. Sponsored by The University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service. Details: Judy, 465-8749.

Earth Day Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Irene, 789-0097.

Annual ski/snowboard Bill Tugman Memorial obstacle course, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area, top of Sourdough. For all ages. $1 per run. Details: 790-2000 ext. 227.

Advanced beading workshop: Two-needle technique, 1-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For experienced beaders to learn the two-needle technique with master beader Florence Marks Sheakley. Youth, $23.03. Adults, $29.33. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

"Spring Symphonic Celebration" joint concert, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Free performance by the Juneau Student Symphonies and the Anchorage Youth Symphony.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Juneau Student Symphonies concert, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Sunday, April 16

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.

Eaglecrest Easter celebration, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Easter bonnet contest, bunny chase, egg hunt, egg toss. Details: 790-2000 ext. 227.

Easter bowling for registered Girl Scouts, 2-5 p.m., Juneau Bowling Center. Free. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

• 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 586-9097 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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