Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Today, May 20

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 10-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Intermediate English as a Second Language class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Presentation by Joseph Montville, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Director of Toward the Abrahamic Family Reunion and founder of Preventive Diplomacy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Details: Clayton, 465-6198.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Fly casting clinic, 6 p.m., Twin Lakes. Annual event co-sponsored by Raincountry Flyfishers, Trout Unlimited and Juneau Fly Fishing Goods. Hot food provided at no charge. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

50th Anniversary of Statehood volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall valley library. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Details: 586-2787.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, May 21

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

Juneau School District special board meeting, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Glacier View Room. Executive session on selection of superintendent candidates. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District special board meeting, noon-1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Glacier View Room. Topic: Central Office, Marie Drake and Old Dairy Road building space allocation. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Caregiver Education Series: "Projects and Games to Enjoy Together" with Amber Smith, noon-1:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Free. Details: Mary Lou, 463-6177 or seniorinfo@gci.net.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-6718.

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School library. Public invited. Details: Sally, 789-2037.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Widowed Persons Program potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place dining room. Please bring a dish to share and invite any other widows or widowers. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750..

The Grand Finale: Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School choir and orchestra concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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