Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Today

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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 Finance 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.

Tuesday Night Travelog: "Portals of Portugal" with Elizabeth Selfridge, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: www.jwac.org.

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.

"Dying to Live: A Migrant's Journey" film showing, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way. Sponsored by the Cathedral of the Nativity. Details: Tom, 586-1513.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group meeting, 7 p.m., valley library. Citizens Advisory Group advises ADF&G on management of the Mendenhall Refuge. Seats open for membership. Details: 465-4265.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: David, 586-4886.

Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band, Intermediate Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and Concert Choir performance, 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Wednesday, May 17

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.

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.

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.

AARP potluck and meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Potluck at 6 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Details: Alfreda, 364-3485.

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.

"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.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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

"A Catholic Perspective on the Iraq War" presentation and discussion panel, 6:30-9:30 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Details: Tom, 586-1513.

Storybox Storytelling Theater: "Killer Whales, Ravens, Giants and Atlantis - Tales of Magical Journeys" with Brett Dillingham and Ishmael Hope, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Sponsored by Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Details: Brett, 586-1643.

Juneau-Douglas High School Chamber Orchestra, Strings Orchestra, Men's Choir Women's Choir and Show Choir performance, 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

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

Thursday, May 18

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.

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.

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.

Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Choir performance, 7-9 p.m., JDHS auditorium. A selection of solos and ensembles will be performed.

Friday, May 19

Bike to Work and School Day celebration, 6:30-9 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, both valley and downtown locations. Free continental breakfast prior to cycling, running, walking or rollerblading to work/school. Bring helmet for a free shower at JRC. Sponsored by Juneau Freewheelers. Details: Cheryl, 463-5001.

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

• 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.



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