Around Town

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2009

Today, 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.

Capital City Republican Night Out, 6:30-8 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake. All-you-can-eat for regular local price, $30. Sponsored by Capital City Republicans. Details: ccrwjuneau@gmail.com.

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.

Saturday, July 25

Juneau Alpine Club hike: Reverse Clark's Traverse hike, 8 a.m., Mount Roberts Basin Road Trailhead. Approximately 12 hours. A bit strenuous. Good hiking boots, layers, poles and/or ice ax required. Details: Ron, 586-8211.

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

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

"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.

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

"Eat, Drink and Save the Breast" silent auction and luncheon fundraiser, 2-6 p.m., Flight Deck, formerly Doc Water's in Merchants Wharf. Enjoy an Alaskan brew and live music. Details: Genevieve, 789-0547 or Brenda, 789-3665.

Alaska Veteran's Museum fundraiser, 3-7 p.m., Eagles, 2055 Jordan Ave., across from Skinner Sales and Services. Sponsored by the Juneau-Douglas Eagles Aerie. Museum plans to build a facility to highlight contributions Alaska Veterans have made over the years. Call if you have auction items to contribute. Details: Gayle, 789-1511.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

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.

Sunday, July 26

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

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.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

"Installing a Ceiling Fan" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Home Sick Haida Dance Group, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, SEARHC Ethel Lund Building, conference room. Details: Osce, 209-9943.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Camp E.D.G.E. (Experience and Discover God Everywhere) Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. July 26-30. For preschoolers through adults. Dinner served at 5:30 p.m. each evening. Details: Barbara, 789-3552.

Monday, July 27

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

50th anniversary celebration of Lee Hagmeier being blinded by a brown bear, noon, downtown library. Public invited. Details: Douglas, 364-3567.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Arts Roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions, updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

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