Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2006


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After Prom Party, 12:30-3 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club in the valley. Sponsored by the After Prom Party parent group. Details: Suzanne, 789-4950.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Hershey's Track and Field event, 1-4 p.m., Adair Kennedy Park Track, adjacent to Floyd Dryden. Free. Pre-register at the Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier St. Details: 586-2635.

Igloo No. 6 Pioneers of Alaska reception to honor new King and Queen Regents Gerald Dorsher and Sandy Adams, 2 p.m., Pioneer Home.

Full Circle Music Studio annual recital, 3 p.m., Aldersgate Church. Students of Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger will perform on piano, voice, guitar, fiddle and banjo. Reception to follow. Free.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

SEARHC Health Promotion free swim, 7:45-8:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. For department of Health Promotion beneficiaries. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

Monday, May 8

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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

Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

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

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Senior Diabetes Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 12th and Egan. Details: Linda, 796-8691.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (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.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Special Assembly meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Lands Committee meeting will immediately follow. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

English as a Second Language class, 5-7 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Administration Building classroom. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Joan, 586-6806.

Freshmen First Fair, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. For all incoming freshmen and their parents to learn about programs, clubs and support networks at the high school. Free. Details: Kelly, 523-1536.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

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.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 7-8 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Children's Writers Group sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room.

Tuesday, May 9

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.

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

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Board Room. Details: 796-8438.

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

SAIL Inc. Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

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

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.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

Wednesday, May 10

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, noon, Administration Board Room. Details: 796-8438.

Juneau National Organization of Women (NOW) monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. New members welcome. Details: 780-8602.

"Employee Hiring and Payroll Issues" presentation by Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building third floor. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-3789.

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

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Juneau National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) meeting, 7 p.m., Polaris House, 1705 Anka St. A support group for families struggling with mental illness. Details: Jennie, 957-1304.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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