Around Town

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2009

Monday, April 27

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Word" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

American Fisheries Society 13th annual Student Symposium, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lena Point Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences students to present thesis research in format similar to scientific meeting. Topics include salmon biology, crab biology, genetics, pollock biology, Pacific walrus biology and many others. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Meeting for all community auditorium user groups, 5:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Agenda: Auditorium Update and 2009-10 school year schedule. Details: Joyce, 780-2073.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

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

"Beyond the Occupation: The Future of the U.S.-Iraqi Relationships" presentation by Raed Jarrar, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Iraqi architect and political analyst will speak on the American occupation in Iraq. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Regular Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

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

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

"Face to Face with the Whales" presentation by Flip Nicklin, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. $10 suggested donation toward The Whale Sculpture Project by R.T. "Skip" Wallen for Juneau's waterfront. Details: www.jahc.org/events.php.

Showing of "American Experience: We Shall Remain" PBS series, 8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Third of five-part series shown at 8 p.m. Mondays from April 13 to May 11. To be followed by informal discussion. Details: Wendy, 796-6515.

Tuesday, April 28

Dedication of the new Lena Point Fisheries Facility, 9 a.m. tours, 11 a.m. ceremony, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. Details: 796-5441 or www.sfos.uaf.edu/lena point.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Administration Building. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

"Financial Independence for Women" training, 6-8 p.m., AWARE. Free. Trainings held every Tuesday through April 28. Details: Swarupa, 586-6623.

"The Four Seasons" planetarium show, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: 586-1517 after 5 p.m. or mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

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 29

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718. May 6-29

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall 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.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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