Around Town

Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008


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

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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

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.

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

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Diamond Park Pool Task Force meeting, 4:30 p.m., Mendenhall Library Conference Room. Details: Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

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

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

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

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

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

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. 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.

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.

Friday, June 20

"God's World of Wonders" Outdoor Skills Bible Day Camp, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10490 Glacier Highway. Enrollment limited to 35, so register early. Details: Pastor Adam Gray, 789-3505, 789-1933 or

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

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences special seminar by candidate Michael Garvin, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: 796-6447.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details:586-5267.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed ordismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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 andAnime, 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: Ellen, 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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Every Friday from June 6 to Aug. 15. Details: 586-2787 or

Saturday, June 21

Holy Trinity Summer Solstice Saturday Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Ann's Cathedral, Parish Hall, Fifth Street downtown. With Summer Solstice garden tours from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Garden tour tickets $12. Details: 586-3532.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Rain or shine. Pedometers available. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or

Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race, 9 a.m., end of Basin Road, downtown. Details: Dianne, 586-6709.

Capital City Celebrations volunteer meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

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

Basic-intermediate hip-hop dance workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas High School auxiliary gym. $18. Details: 523-2272.

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

"Exterior Painting and Staining" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Wildflower Walk with Brenda Wright and Ellen Anderson, 10 a.m., 28-mile Glacier Highway, Eagle Glacier trail head parking. Free. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details:

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

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

Mendenhall Glacier Summer Kids' Day program, 10:45 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their parents. Free. Details: Elayne, 789-6636.

Perseverance Trail reopening ribbon-cutting ceremony, 3 p.m., end of Basin Road downtown. Ceremony to mark the completion of a two-year, $900,000 project completed by Trail Mix. With Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho, Sen. Ted Stevens, Gov. Sarah Palin and the Alaska Youth Choir. Details:586-5226 or

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.

Concert on Campus, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Noyes Pavilion. Every Saturday from June 7 to July 12. Details: 586-2787 or

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at 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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