Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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.

Second annual Week Without Plastic, 4-6 p.m., Alaskan & Proud and Rainbow Foods grocery stores. Sponsored by Juneau Alaska Youth for Environmental Action. Members will be handing out canvas bags to shoppers to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, rather than plastic bags. Details: 463-5183.

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.

Friday, May 12

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

"Effective Board Meeting" class, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. About how to impact the effectiveness of board meetings in order to help an organization accomplish its mission. Sponsored by The Foraker Group. $65 nonpartner; $25 partner. Open to the public. Register online at www.forakergroup.org; click on Class Calendar. Details: (907) 743-1200.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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

Gastineau Senior Center Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

"Board Roles and Responsibilities" class, 2-4 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. About the important aspects of board membership. Sponsored by The Foraker Group. $65 nonpartner; $25 partner. Open to the public. Register online at www.forakergroup.org; click on Class Calendar. Details: (907) 743-1200.

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.

Second annual Week Without Plastic, 4-6 p.m., Alaskan & Proud and Rainbow Foods grocery stores. Sponsored by Juneau Alaska Youth for Environmental Action. Members will be handing out canvas bags to shoppers to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, rather than plastic bags. Details: 463-5183.

"High Performing Boards" class, 4:30-6:30 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Sponsored by The Foraker Group. $65 nonpartner; $25 partner. Open to the public. Register online at www.forakergroup.org; click on Class Calendar. Details: (907) 743-1200.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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 13

Annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Safeway/Carrs parking lot. Sponsored by the Juneau Chapter of the American Primrose Society, 4-H clubs, Southeast Master Gardeners, Juneau Community Garden Association and the Juneau Garden Club. Details: 463-1554.

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

Stream cleanup, casting/fishing clinic and barbecue, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., end of Montana Creek Road. Casting/fishing clinic and barbecue will follow the cleanup. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited. Details: Chris, 586-2166.

Bartlett Regional Hospital nonfasting glucose-cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 796-8900.

International Migratory Bird Day celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children's activities, crafts and games. Details: Gwen, 790-7425.

Second annual Week Without Plastic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaskan & Proud and Rainbow Foods grocery stores. Sponsored by Juneau Alaska Youth for Environmental Action. Members will be handing out canvas bags to shoppers to encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, rather than plastic bags. Details: 463-5183.

Litter Free Inc. meeting, noon, valley library. Last meeting before the annual clean-up; lunch will be provided.

Kelly Windom benefit bingo/auction, 2 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center, 895 West 12th St. Details: 586-0111.

• 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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