Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 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.

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

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.

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

"Improving Your Financial Statements" class, noon-2 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Sponsored by the Rasmuson Foundation. Free. Register online at www.forakergroup.org; click on Class Calendar. Details: (907) 743-1200.

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.

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

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.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"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.

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

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

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.

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

Thursday, May 11

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

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.

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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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.

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.

Raincountry Fly Fishers casting clinic, 7 p.m., Twin Lakes. Tackle and instruction provided. Public invited. Details: Mark, 586-2820.

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

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

Discussion and slideshow by Historian David Stone, 7-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. About Juneau's three hard rock mines: Treadwell Complex, Alaska Gastineau and Alaska-Juneau. $10 adults; $7 students. Tickets available at the City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building. Sponsored by Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: Jan, 463-3214.

• 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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