Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

"Let's Make a Deal: Information, Probability, and Wagers" presentation by Montana State University professor of biology Dan Goodman, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training (WNET), noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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 (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau history workshop, 6-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. $27.33. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: 586-3572.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Planetarium show on Constellations of the Zodiac, 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Family Caregiver Support Group meeting, 7-8 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Details: Julie, 463-6177.

Wednesday, May 3

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, 320 W. Willoughby. Featured speakers include Sen. Albert Kookesh and Rep. Woodie Salmon. Details: 463-7105.

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

"Betting on Statistical Inference: A Reality Check for Statistics" presentation by Montana State University Professor of Biology Dan Goodman, noon-1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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 (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Head Injury Group meeting, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center Glacierview conference room, 10002 Glacier Highway. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving organizational meeting to establish a new Juneau chapter, 6 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall, room 112. Details: Paul, 789-4665.

Narcotics Anonymous Step It Up 12-step study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-9508.

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Adult Volunteers meeting, 6:30 p.m., Council Service Center, 316 W. 11th St. Monthly information meeting for current and interested volunteers. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

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

Planetarium show on Constellations of the Zodiac, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Writers should bring copies of pieces for feedback. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Thursday, May 4

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

Introduction to Native Arts and Culture workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. $27.33. Preregistration and pre-payment required. Details: 586-3572.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room.

"An Algorithmic Approach to Bayesian Inference" presentation by Montana State University Professor of Biology Dan Goodman, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11 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.

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

High School Project Team meeting, 2 p.m., downtown library. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 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.

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

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Raptor Center monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m., 856 W. Eighth St. Details: Pat, 364-3389.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

• 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 586-9097 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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