Around Town

Posted: Friday, May 20, 2005

Today

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.

Chamber lunch, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel. Speaker is Jeannette Leino. Details: 463-3488.

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 Boulevard. 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 Boulevard. 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., Deptartment of Transportation and Public Facilities 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.

Historic preservation talk, 5-7 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Speakers are architects James Bibb and Pua Maunu. Sponsored by American Institute of Architects. Details: 586-1070.

"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.

Folkdancing, 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.

Monday, May 23

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

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Alzheimer's and Dementia support group, 12-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building, Room 541. Public invited. Details: Peter, 321-1499.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (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.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m. every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers are welcome. Details: 586-3034.

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., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

• 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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