Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Ethical Leadership" class, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Glacier View Room, University of Alaska Southeast. Sponsored by The Foraker Group, ConocoPhillips Alaska, United Way of Anchorage and UAS. Details: 743-1200.

Parent Leadership Institute, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Travelodge Hotel. Sponsored by PARENTS Inc. Details: (800) 478-7678.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

Tax policy subcommittee, noon, City Hall, conference room No. 224.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 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.

Full Assembly sitting as Human Resources Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, conference room No. 224.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Puppy kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Wednesday, May 25

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: 463-6175.

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

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

Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

Finance committee, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life captains' meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC's Macaulay Hatchery conference room. Details: Pat, 586-4900.

Environmental film series, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon theater. Sponsored by Sierra Club. Details: Irene, 209-2999.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Building, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Thursday, May 26

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

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

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

"Good Grief" walk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly walk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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.

"Distribution and Movement of Juvenile Tanner Crabs Chionoecetes Bairdi in Glacier Bay National Park," 1:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221. The Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Seminar by Julie Nielsen. Details: 465-6441.

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.

Board of Equalization meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5220.

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.

Cub Scout Pack 10 "Raingutter Regatta," 6:30 p.m., Sandy Beach log shelter. Douglas Island boys entering first through fifth grade next year are invited to a miniature sailboat race and ice cream sundaes.

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepard of the Valley Church. Details: 586-2690.

Friday, May 27

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

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.

• 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. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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