Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2008

Today

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Parent & Tot skate, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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 Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Open skate, 2:15-4:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Stick N' Puck, 4:30-6:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $5 adults, $4 youth. Must have full hockey gear. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Introduction to computer concepts, Windows XP, Internet and e-mail class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 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.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

All-you-can-eat spaghetti feed and dessert auction fundraiser, 6-8 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. For the Juneau-Douglas High School softball team. $8 adults, $23 family, $5 seniors and children 6-12 years old. Free for children under 5.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Adult pond hockey, 6:30-8 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $5 adults, $4 youth. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"Drawing 101" class with Barbara Lydon, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. $45, includes materials. Details: 586-1750.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Chris Casey will demonstrate how to tie stinger-hooks. All materials provided. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

Special Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Topic is approval of local funding to the Juneau School District's operating fund budget.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 790-6406.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, April 25

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

Story time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Salvation Army Auxiliary Strawberry Luncheon and Fashion Show, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Salvation Army Church. Tickets available at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Details: Beth, 789-2595.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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

"Creative Marketing Events" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Open skate, 12:15-2 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences special seminar by Tim Essington, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Meeting to recruit volunteers for Celebration 2008, 4:45-6:45 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Details: Deena, 586-9166.

Recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Youth open skate, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410.

Juneau Freewheelers North Douglas time trial, 6 p.m., False Outer Point. Details: Rob, 364-2779.

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

Open skate, 6:30-8 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

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

"Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before She Died" presentation by Dr. Lani Leary, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. For all ages. Sponsored by Foundation for End of Life Care. Details: 463-3042.

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

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

"Femme' Fatale" annual benefit drag show, 9:30 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Sponsored by the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association. $20 in advance, $25 a the door. Details: Lee, 586-6089.

Saturday, April 26

Fish Creek bird walk, 8 a.m., Fish Creek gate, Douglas Island. Park in the lot. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Brotherhood Bridge trailhead. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

"Heart of Hospice Run" sponsored by the Southeast Roadrunners, 9 a.m., Twin Lakes. Consists of 5K run or ½-mile fun walk. Details: Lori or Tony, 463-3987 or tlyorba@gci.net.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Linda, 957-2142.

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



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