Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Today

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Thursday, July 23

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

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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.

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.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, Conference Room 224. To interview applicants for the Airport Board and Docks and Harbors Board. Special Assembly and Assembly Finance Committee meetings to immediately follow. Details: 586-5278.

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

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.

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 6-9 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

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.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Come and share trail comments and concerns. Details: 790-6406.

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 24

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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. Suzuki Violin and Chamber Music, 7 p.m.; Tidewater, bluegrass, 7:30 p.m.; and Yee's Ko Woo (New Beginnings), Tlingit dance troupe, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

One Aisle Over CD benefit concert, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. $10 adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. All proceeds go toward an October recording project at 8Ball Studios in Portland, Ore. Details: oneaisleover@yahoo.com.

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