Around Town

Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2007

Today

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

Treadwell Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-noon, Treadwell Arena. Monday-Friday until July 20. Registration Required. Details: 586-0410 or 586-5226.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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 Administration Building 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.

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. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

FIRST Lego League informational meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., downtown library. For students ages 9-14. Teams are forming for a tournament in December. Details: Rebecca, 523-2335.

Contact Improvisation, 6 p.m., The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Details: 957-2776.

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

Airport informational meeting about weed control on the float pond, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

"Salmon-Chanted Evening," 7 p.m., Thane Ore House. Grand finale of Perseverance Theatre's season and fund raiser. Tickets, $22 or $1 for each year of age for those 17 and under, available at the theater and the door. Details: 364-2421.

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.

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 29

Treadwell Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-noon, Treadwell Arena. Monday-Friday until July 20. Registration Required. Details: 586-0410 or 586-5226.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 8:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

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

Seminar by fisheries candidate Sean Burril, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau Volunteer Marching Band concert, noon, Marine Park Bandstand. Free.

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.

"Grilling Alaska Salmon with a New Twist" cooking workshop with Pat Kasnick, 2-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Annex, Suite 585. Sponsored by Chez Alaska Cooking School. $99. Details: 790-4329 or 957-0327.

Storyteller Michael "Badhair" Williams, 2:30 p.m., Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

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 or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Lisa Murkowski 50th birthday and community celebration, 5-7 p.m., Twin Lakes. Details: 321-3171.

(This event has been postponed to a later date.)

Festival of Fun Carnival, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Nugget Mall.

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.

Girl Scout Literacy Sleep Over, 7 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Girls of all ages welcome, but girls not yet in fourth grade must have a mother or adult stay over with them. Free. Details: 586-1710.

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.

Saturday, June 30

Gold Rush Days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Diamond Park. Annual festival of logging competitions, mining events, food and fun for the whole family. Details: 586-2497.

Juneau Ridge hike, 8 a.m., Perseverance Trail head. Sponsored by Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Steve, 790-1900.

Kathy Buss fundraiser garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Details: Alice, 780-6294.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Two invasive weed pulls, 9 a.m., meet at Alaskan and Proud market or the Lena Park baseball diamonds. Sponsored by Juneau Plants Action partnership, in celebration of Alaska Weed Awareness Week. Details: 586-6853 or jwp2@alaska.net.

"A Former Alaskan Cooking Halibut in Parchment" cooking workshop with Pat Kasnick, 9 a.m.-noon, Nugget Mall Annex, Suite 585. Sponsored by Chez Alaska Cooking School. $99. Details: 790-4329 or 957-0327.

Nick Frangos memorial bike race, 10 a.m., Douglas end of bridge. Details: Janice, 463-1237.

Storyteller Michael "Badhair" Williams, 10 a.m., Downtown Library. Details: 586-5249.

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.

Pre-school Age Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Hearthside Books Nugget Mall.

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Festival of Fun Carnival, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Saturday kids program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

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

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

Music of the Americas, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light Church. Juneau Lyric Opera's Mid-summer Vocal Festival performance.

"Only Fools Run at Midnight," 11:59 p.m., Centennial Hall. 5K or 1 mile run/walk. Costumes encouraged. Register at JRC The Alaska Club, Southeast Alaska Independent Living office or online at sailinc.org. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

• 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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