Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Today, July 8

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

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

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: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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.

Juneau Commission on Sustainability's Food Security Subcommittee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Open to the public. Details: www.juneaunow.org.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Southeast Road Runners' Midsummer Night's 10K and 1 mile races, 6 p.m., False Outer Point, North Douglas. Race-day registration starts at 5:30 p.m. Details: Sharon, 586-4384.

Juneau School District Committee on Drug Testing, 6-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"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.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

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 9

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Lisa Kramer.

Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: 463-6177.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Juneau Democrats' monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 813 West 12th St. Aug. 23 Democratic picnic to be discussed. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

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

"I Love to Read" summer reading group for grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Relay for Life Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Volunteers need to organize, etc. Details: www.RelayForLifeofJuneau.org or Sharon, 798-1821.

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

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, July 10

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

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, 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: 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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Myth Barber, 7 p.m.; David and Priscilla Abuhl, 7:30 p.m.; Alaska's Kit & The Kaboodles, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Saturday, July 11

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

"Exterior Paint" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

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

Vinyasa Yoga, 10-11:15 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Everyone welcome. $10. Mats are limited, so bring your own if you have one. Details: Lindsay, 209-8713.

"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.

"Installing Laminate Flooring" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. How to plan and install laminate flooring that fits your style and budget. Details: 463-5034.

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.

JDHS Football Cheerleaders car wash, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Parts Plus parking lot, across from Wells Fargo in the Mendenhall Valley. $10 per car or truck. Details: Kari, 465-8860.

"Lawn and Garden Maintenance" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Whale Project's Bubble Feed dinner, 6 p.m., Moose Lodge. $50. Dinner by Chez Alaska. R.T. "Skip" Wallen will present "Creating a Bronze Sculpture, From Studio to Foundry to Site." With live auction of an artist's proof donated by Hank Akiyama and kick-off of the Buy a Brick campaign, memorializing a name permanently on the Sea Walk near the bronze humpback whale and fountain. Details: www.jahc.org.

Family Game Night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

Tish Satre's Retirement Party and Cancer Connection fundraiser, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Celebrating 24 years of service at UAS. With live music, dance to One Aisle Over, silent auction fundraiser for Cancer Connection. Details: Tish, 790-2372.

Banger at the Hanger: "King of Pop Till You Drop!" Michael Jackson party, 9 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. No cover. DJs Judo and Shorthand. Wear black or white. Details: Will, 209-0207 or wmuldoon@gci.blackberry.com.

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5 includes free Argentine tango lesson at 7:30 p.m. with "Moose" Jeremy Carrillo. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

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