Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Today

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Yoga Stretch with Jo Ann McNatt, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

"Retirement Planning for Business Owners" program, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building third floor conference room. Sponsored by the Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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 W. 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 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.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Garth Stein writing workshop and book signing, 7 p.m., Nugget Mall Hearthside Books. Winner of a 2006 Pacific Northwest Book Association award. Details: Katrina, 789-2750.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

"Restless Ice: The Arctic and Antarctic in and Age of Global Warming" lecture by Kim Heacox, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building 112. Details: Eileen, 796-6434.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Family Caregiver Support Group, 7-8 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center. Details: 463-6177.

"I Love to Read" fourth- and fifth-grade book club meeting, 7-8 p.m., valley library. Details: www.juneau.org/library.

Wednesday, July 12

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, noon, Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Board Room. Details: 796-8438.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning and Executive Committee meeting, 1 p.m., downtown library. Details: 796-8438.

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

"Conservation of ecology of freshwater fishes: Unifying themes for research and undergraduate development" by Amanda Rosenberger, 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson room 221.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 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.

Americans with Disabilities Act Committee meeting, 5 p.m., valley library conference room. Details: John, 789-6903.

Board to Equalization meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau National Organization for Women guest speaker Ellen Betit, 5:15 p.m., downtown library conference room. New members welcome. Details: 209-8602.

Narcotics Anonymous Step It Up 12-step study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-9508.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Thursday, July 13

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

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

Alaska Travel Industry Association luncheon and ship tour fundraiser for Community Night, noon-1:30 p.m., Alaska Steamship Dock. Boarding for the Ryndam ship tour is at 11:30 a.m. $25. Bring photo identification. Details: Jennifer, 463-3900, jmiller@princesstours.com.

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

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.

• 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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