Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2005

Today

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.

Chamber lunch boat cruise, 11:30 a.m., Lightering Dock. Boat leaves at 12 p.m. sharp. Buy tickets early. Speakers are CBJ Harbor Board and members of Assembly Waterfront Committee. Details: 463-3488.

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.

Special Assembly meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, conference room. Meeting on capitol design competition. Assemby Committee of the Whole meeting to follow.

Weekly Tlingit language gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

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

Friday, April 15

National Youth Service Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown court house steps. Sponsored by SAGA. Details: 523-8028.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Organ music, noon, State Office Building. Player J. Allan MacKinnon.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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: 463-6175.

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

"CDQs for Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation," 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Eugene Asicksik. Details: 465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

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: 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.

Saturday, April 16

Juneau Youth Football League cheer clinic, 9 a.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Ages 6-9 and 10-16. Details: Julie, 789-7979.

Canine good citizen class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: Sue, 586-3353.

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

Juneau Gardening 101, 10 a.m.-noon, Landscape Alaska, across from Safeway. Sponsored by University of Alaska Alumni and Friends Association. Details: Margaret, 465-1493.

Juneau Primrose Society meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall library. Details: Carol, 789-3609.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Jumpers year end show, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Jackie, 789-5044.

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

Sunday, April 17

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

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., Downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Debtors Anonymous "Steps to Prosperity" group, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St.

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

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