Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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

Plenary session: "Toward a Global Perspective on the Economics of Natural Resources" presentation by Dr. Brian Czech, 8-11:40 a.m., Centennial Hall, Ballroom 3. Part of the Wildlife Society annual conference. Details: Dale, 465-4369.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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.

Advanced English as a second language class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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 is 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.

E-mail and Internet class, 5-7 p.m., every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 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.

Introduction to Healing Touch, 6 p.m., Healing Touch Alaska, 9000 Glacier Highway, No. 302. Details: Mary, 790-2402.

Rainy Day Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Summer schedule based on inclement weather. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Juneau Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Connection Office. Details: 796-2273.

Threshold Choir rehearsal, 6:30-8 p.m., Wildflower Court. New singers welcome. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Bonnie, 586-2594.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Commodore Lawrence Oldacker, 789-5847.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

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 18

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Station. Details: Debra, 586-0767.

Mother/daughter spring high tea, 5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. A panel on the HPV vaccine and other topics will include pediatric and women's health nurse practitioners and community health providers. Hosted by the Juneau Teen Health Center.

Beginning/intermediate English as a second language class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Intro to Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m., every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"The ABCs of Immigration, Not to Mention ICE" presentation, 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Glaicer View Room.

Juneau World Affairs Council presentation by James Nafziger and Thomas B. Stoel, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 321-3402.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Wildlife Society annual conference banquet and keynote speaker Nick Jans, 6-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Ballroom 3. $35. Details: Dale, 465-4369.

"How Music Came to the World" production, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gym. Featuring the Auke Bay Aztecas. Directed by Ann Boochever. School performance at 1:30 p.m. Details: Amy, 463-1775.

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

AARP monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Alfreda, 364-3485.

Thursday, April 19

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. 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. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia Support Group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

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, 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.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

E-mail and Internet class, 5-7 p.m., every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Juneau Youth Services Board of Director's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Administration Building Board Room, 2075 Jordan Ave. Details: Katie, 523-6525.

Eaglecrest Planning and Policy Committee meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Nikki, 586-0215.



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