Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 19, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Docks and Harbors Board Operations committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor office. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Family Support Group, 6 p.m., Shepard of the Valley Lutheran Church. Details: 463-5161.

Weekly Tlingit language gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, second floor conference room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

"Unique Loss/Grief" seminar panel discussion, 6:30-8 p.m., CCS training room, between Fifth and Sixth on Gold Street. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"Hope Rises from the Ashes of My Lai: the My Lai Peace Park Project," 7 p.m., Smith Hall, Chapel by the Lake. Sponsored by Juneau Friends Meeting, Veterans for Peace, and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-4409.

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

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, May 20

Bike to Work Day, 7 a.m., meeting points in Douglas, North Douglas and Superbear Groceries. Details: 463-1237.

VA Entitlements help with John Kelley, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Juneau VFW Post 5559.

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

Amazing Bookstore's annual book giveaway, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Airport Shopping Center.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Organ music, noon, State Office Building. Player J. Allan MacKinnon.

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

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

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.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Shabbat community potluck, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Jewish Community. Details: 586-2638.

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. Details: 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 21

Garage sale fundraiser for Alex Cesar, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall River Community School. Details: 463-1799.

Juneau High School Band e-bay fundraiser, all day, 4459 Columbia Blvd. Band is collecting items to be auctioned on e-bay. Items must be valued at $50 or more and weigh less than 100 pounds. Details: 789-9878.

Juneau Rowing Club open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aurora Harbor, north end of ramp. Learn to row with free lesson. Details: 586-3388.

Household hazardous waste event, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 5436 Commercial Blvd. Sponsored by City of Juneau. Will take old paint, oil, pesticides, poisons and herbicides. Details: 780-6009.

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

Magazine and catalog recycling, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dept. of Transportation parking lot. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 780-4212.

Amazing Bookstore's annual book giveaway, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Airport Shopping Center.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Program will be working with old photographs. Details: 586-3695.

Tlingit language circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, May 22

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

Amazing Bookstore's annual book giveaway, noon-5 p.m., Airport Shopping Center.

"Do You Know What to Do to Keep Your Kids in School?," 5-7:30 p.m., Travelodge Hotel. Sponsored by PARENTS Inc. Reception and parent forum. Details: 800-478-7678.

Folk dancing, 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.

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