Around Town

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2006


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

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau Clean Air lunch meeting, noon, NCADD conference room, 211 Fourth St. Suite 102. Details: Joyanne, 463-3327.

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

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. The Plant People will demonstrate flower arranging with group participation. Arrangements will be given to the public to celebrate nation flower month. Details: Terry, 586-1548.

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

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.

Summer Swim League, 3:15-5:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Ages 5-14. $100. Scholarships available. Sponsored by the Glacier Swim Club. Details: Scott, 523-0840.

"Role of Tag-Return Models in Stock Assessments" seminar by John M. Hoenig, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Eaglecrest Human Resources Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Teri, 586-3529, 321-3908.

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

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Raptor Center monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m., 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: Pat, 364-3389.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Overcoming Fear from a Spiritual Perspective talk and discussion, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. Details: Bev, 364-2468.

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

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

Friday, June 9

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

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., valley library.

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: Ellen, 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.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Girl Scouts overnight literacy camp-in, 6 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School. Camp-in runs until 4 p.m., June 10 and will include guest storytellers, arts and crafts, puppetry, story creation, book binding and finale puppet show. Free for registered Girl Scouts; $10 for new Girl Scouts. Details: 586-1710.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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, June 10

Amalga Trail bird walk led by Jeff Sauer and Jim Geraghy, 8 a.m., 27.9-mile Glacier Highway. Final bird walk of the season. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society.

Arbor Day tree planting and tree/cemetery historical walk, 10 a.m., grave of Joe Juneau at Evergreen Cemetery. Everyone welcome. Details: 364-2536.

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

"Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales" family event, 10 a.m.-noon, downtown library. Snacks, songs, crafts, and stories and crafts by John Leo, and Sandra, Carol, MJ and Amelia.

"Family Day at the Lake" event, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Twin Lakes. Include fishing, games and prizes. Sponsored by the Juneau-Gastineau Rotary Club and Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free child care provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday Kids Program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Children ages 7-9 meet 2-3 p.m. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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

Sunday, June 11

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.

Litter Free meeting, noon, valley library conference room. Last meeting of the season to discuss how the clean-up went. Lunch provided.

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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