Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.
Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Mourant Lake Room. Details and appointment: 465-6528.
Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.
The Bill Egan Forum: "Environmental Laws: Review and Forecast," noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Joe, 463-2634.
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.
Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.
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.
Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.
Juneau Co-op Preschool Open House, 5:30-7:30 p.m., corner Eleventh and A streets. Details: 586-2656.
Alaska Women's Lobby annual spring fund-raising auction, 6 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Live and silent auction, music and food. $15 adults; children under 12 are free. Details: 586-2264.
"The Legend of Mariang Alimango" presented by Auke Bay School fifth graders, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay School. Details: 463-1775.
Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Details: Tony, 789-9159, or Steve, 790-2206.
Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: James, 790-6406.
Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.
Berners Bay Land Swap Discussion, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall Room 112.
Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: 463-3214.
Capitol Planning Committee meeting, 8 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Angela, 586-5240.
By the People: "Scenes from an Endless War" film and discussion, 9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Activity Center. Details: 465-6455.
Friday, April 23
Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska Electric Light and Power, Line Crew Room. Details and appointment: Martha, 463-6340.
Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.
Spring Strawberry Luncheon and Celerity Thrift Store Fashion Show, sponsored by the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Salvation Army Corps, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. $10 at the door.
Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.
Gardening at Noon: Spring Clean-up, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Centennial Hall, JCVB meeting room.
By the People: speaker/discussion of "Scenes from an Endless War", 12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Mourant Student Lounge. Details: 465-6455.
Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
"International shark fin markets and shark management: an integrated market preference-cohort analysis of the blacktip shark" by Dr. Quentin Fong, 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Bldg., Room 221.
Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.
JDHS Girls Softball Team Spaghetti Feed/Dessert Auction fund-raiser, 5:30 p.m. and again at 7 p.m., ANB Hall. Details: Lynn, 321-8385, or 465-5560.
Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.
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 email@example.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.
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