Around Town

Posted: Friday, May 29, 2009

Today, May 29

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

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

"Ready 2 Vote" voter registration for 18-year-olds, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Bring picture ID. Sponsored by Juneau School District and League of Women Voters. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. With instructor Bryan Nord teaching waltz and cha cha. $10 singles, $15 couples. Drop-ins welcome. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

Saturday, May 30

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, Northern Light United Church. For boys and girls ages 6 to 18. Call for appointment. Details: Heather, 790-3310, alaskayouthchoir@gci.net or www.alaskayouthchoir.com.

Fried bread/Indian taco fundraiser for Garfield M. Katasse, 8 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. For Garfield J. Katasse's son, who lost everything in a fire on Memorial Day in Anchorage. Details: 209-5259.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Girls on the Run 5k Fun Run, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes. Activities include face painting, hair spraying, T-shirt signing and energy awards. $10 pre-register at JRC The Alaska Club, Pavitt's Health & Fitness or AWARE. $15 race day, free for 12 years and younger. Proceed benefit GOTR. First 40 receive T-shirt and goodie bag. Details: Candice, 586-6623.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Akiyama Garden Dedication, 10:30 a.m., Evergreen Building, MRV Architects, 1420 Glacier Ave., across from Harborview Elementary School. Dedication of a garden to Henry and Grace Akiyama. Details: Mary Pat, 586-1371 or 364-3265.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

Hershey's track and field event, 1-4 p.m., Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park, adjacent to Floyd Dryden. For children ages 9 to 14. Free. Pre-register at Zach Gordon Youth Center before 9 p.m. May 28. Late registration taken between 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. the day of the event. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Opera Spotlight, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students. Details: 586-2255 or www.operatogo.net.

Sunday, May 31

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

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

Open gym, 3-5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $3 per person. Details: 780-2073.

Arts Roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions, updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Monday, June 1

Meet the Candidates for Airport Manager, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Mike Barton, of Juneau, and Jeannie Johnson, of Anchorage. With opportunity to provide written or oral input to the board.

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.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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