Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-7814.

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: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 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.

Juneau Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 790-1897.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1641.

Gastineau Gala, 6 p.m., Gastineau School. Gallery walk and performance. Details: 463-1999.

Weekly Tlingit language gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Valley library. Details: 780-4212.

Cinco de Mayo potluck, 6:30-8:30 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Details: 790-2919.

"The Great Mines of Juneau" presentation, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Speaker is David Stone. Sponsored by Greens Creek Mines with the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Raincountry Flyfishers annual fly casting session, 7-9 p.m., Twin Lakes. Details: 586-3424.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, May 6

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Chamber lunch, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel. Panel discussion with Rod Swope and Craig Duncan on Juneau's taxation program. Details: 463-3488.

Subdivision review committee, noon, Marine View Building, fourth- floor conference room. Details: 586-0761.

Organ music, noon, State Office Building. Player J. Allan MacKinnon.

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

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"A Northern Adventure: the Art of Fred Machetanz" art exhibition, 4-7 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

Juneau Cooperative Preschool children's art exhibit and silent auction, 4:30-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: 364-2967.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Fifth annual Classic, Custom, and Antique Auto and Cycle Show, 5-9 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Community celebration dinner in honor of Dr. Fred Chu, 6-8 p.m., ANB Hall. Details: 586-5325.

Speaker Pat Scott, 7 p.m., Church of Christ. Presentation of grieving, being prepared for the challenges of life and faithfulness. Details: 789-9339.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower-floor conference room.

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

Saturday, May 7

Car wash, plant and bake sale, 8 a.m., Vintage Park near Landscape Alaska. Car wash begins at 10 a.m. Fundraiser for JD United under 14 soccer team.

Juneau garden clubs' plant sale, 9 a.m., Carrs/Safeway parking lot. Details: 364-2243.

Speaker Pat Scott, 9 a.m., Church of Christ. Presentation of grieving, being prepared for the challenges of life and faithfulness. Details: 789-9339.

Pansy sale, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Auke Bay School parking lot. Fundraiser for Auke Bay School. Details: 463-1775.

Juneau ABATE motorcycle awareness event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Marine Park. Details: 723-4450.

Fifth annual Classic Custom and Antique Auto and Cycle Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Dance is from 8-11 p.m.

Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names, 10 a.m., Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial. Details: 586-1687.

Speaker Pat Scott, 10 a.m., Church of Christ. Presentation of grieving, being prepared for the challenges of life and faithfulness. Details: 789-9339.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Free glucose/cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Provided by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8918.

Summer youth activity registration, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-1717.

Speaker Pat Scott, 2 p.m., Church of Christ. Presentation of grieving, being prepared for the challenges of life and faithfulness. Details: 789-9339.

Tlingit language circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Dessert and silent auction, 4-6 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Fundraiser held by Joe and Tracy Sisterman on behalf of Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Details: 789-1747.

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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