Around Town

Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2009

Today, May 10

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Mother's Day brunch, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. No reservations required. Details: 463-3412.

"ReEnergizing Juneau" community conference on energy use, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mendenhall Mall and Mendenhall Valley library. Free. Forum will focus on immediate and long range energy issues in Juneau. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir 15th Anniversary Concert, 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With the Juneau Bach Society and other featured artists. Tickets $10 each, $25 per family of four, available at the door. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

Open gym, 3-5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $3 per person. Details: 780-2073.

Small craft safety skills session, 6:30-8 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Free. For public to practice safety skills with their kayak or canoe before going on the water. Each participant will be assigned 30-minute session. All ages encouraged to attend. All equipment must be thoroughly cleaned before arrival. Details: 586-5325.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Monday, May 11

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 11 a.m., BRH Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Assembly Public Works & Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

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.

"Making the Most of Your Health Care Visits & Medication Safety" presentation, 1-2 p.m., Mountainview Senior Center, 895 West 12th St. Free. Open to the public. Details: Judy, 796-8919.

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

Assembly Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

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

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

Assembly Committee of the Whole work session, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

"Weight Loss Surgery Options" seminar, 6-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Free. Register at Details: Dr. Joseph Chebli, 877-839-8916.

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.

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.

Showing of "American Experience: We Shall Remain" PBS series, 8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Last 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, May 12

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.

Juneau School District special Facilities Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m., Juneau School District Office, conference room. Topic: Marie Drake and District Office Relocation Plan. Details: Deb, 463-1750.

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

4-H Running Club meeting, 5:30 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area, large shelter. Kids in third grade to middle school welcome to attend, and parents are encouraged to run as well. $6 annual 4-H fee is required for kids running. Come a bit early. Details: Sherry, 321-8559.

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

Diabetes Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., SEARHC - WIC Classroom, first floor dental building, Hospital Drive. With different topic each month. Community invited. Details: Christy, 364-4457.

"The Faces of Mining: The Personalities that Shaped Juneau's Mining History" presentation with David Stone, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Tickets $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and youth 18 and younger. Details: 586-3572.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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