Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

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 Tuesday, 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.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee annual field trip, 4 p.m., Centennial Hall, parking lot entrance. Tour will include overview of Parks & Rec facilities that have undergone recent improvements. Details: 586-5226.

Richard Peterson medical fundraiser, 5 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Building, 3234 Hospital Drive. Dinner $10 donation. 50/50 raffle, Chinese and silent auctions, Native food baskets, prints, jewelry, gift certificates, etc. Details: Ashli, 463-7142 or Melissa, 463-7103.

Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Details: Kim, 586-5240.

Turning the Tides meeting, 5:30 p.m., Silverbow, downtown. Everyone welcome. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Oil painting open studio, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Bring own materials. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Threshold Choir rehearsal, 6:30-8 p.m., Wildflower Court. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. New members welcome to sing at the bedsides of homebound community members. Details: Bonnie, 586-2594.

Al-Anon Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Barb, 789-2831.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Capital City Judo Club intermediate-advanced judo practice, 7:30-9 p.m., call for Mendenhall valley location. Free. For teens and adults. Summer practice requires experience, but fall practice is any level. Details: 907-441-2728 or 586-1616.

Wednesday, July 2

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

Ocean Survey Vessel BOLD open house, noon-5:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Station, Juneau pier, downtown. Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency. Public invited. Details: Lynda, 465-5009, www.epa.gov/bold or www.dec.alaska.gov/water/cruise_ships/.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 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.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Juneau School District Activities Advisory Committee meeting, 5:15-7:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Juneau Volunteer Marching Band performance, 6 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Free. Details: Larry, 586-3689.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, July 3

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.

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.

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

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Capital City Judo Club intermediate-advanced judo practice, 6:30-9 p.m., call for Mendenhall valley location. Free. For teens and adults. Summer practice requires experience, but fall practice is any level. Details: 907-441-2728 or 586-1616.

Pre-fireworks barn dance, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Live music with the Grateful Celtics and dance caller Odette Foster. Instruction for all dances. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival or Juneau International Folkdancers, $5 seniors and students. Details: 321-3109.

• 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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