Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006

Today

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

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Alaskan Camp of Champions for grades 6-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by the Juneau Youth Wrestling Club. $20. Bring a sack lunch. Details: Lee, 723-2879, kadingerl@hotmail.com.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Douglas Room in the Prospector Hotel. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Dementia Support Group, noon, Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 596-6044.

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

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

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

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., SAIL Office, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

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

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

"I Love to Read, Too" second-grade book club meeting, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: www.juneau.org/library.

"I Love to Read 3" third-grade book club meeting, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: www.juneau.org/library.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

"The Planets" show, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium.

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

Friday, Aug. 4

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

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., valley library.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Opening reception for gallery art exhibit by Lucy Daigle and Terra Parker, 4:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 North Franklin St.

Opening reception for photography exhibition from France by Leit Downing, 4:30 p.m., Jaded in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-1551.

Vincent's Not Here art studio opening and art sale by Diane Baxter and Roxanne Turner, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Triangle Building, 114 S. Franklin St., Suite 102. Details: Diane, 364-3273.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park. Sponsored by Juneau Arts & Humanities and Holland America Line. Details: 586-2787.

Bearfoot Bluegrass concert, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $15 in advance at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books, Observatory bookstores and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council office. Details: 586-2787.

Saturday, Aug. 5

15th Frank Maier Memorial and Douglas Island half marathon, 7 a.m. for the full 26.2-mile marathon, 9 a.m. for the half 13.1-mile marathon, Savikko Park in Douglas. $30 entry fee; $15 for half marathon. Details: Bob, 586-6200 or runjueneau@gci.net.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Alaskan Camp of Champions for grades 6-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by the Juneau Youth Wrestling Club. $20. Bring a sack lunch. Details: Lee, 723-2879, kadingerl@hotmail.com.

End of summer Reading Program party, 10 a.m., valley library. Kids come dressed as their favorite animals. Details: MJ, 586-0434.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Safe at School training, 11 a.m., Juneau International Airport meeting room. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. Details: Michelle, (907) 272-1424.

"Squirrels Just Wanna Have Fun" Saturday Kids Program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. For children ages 4-6. Please note the afternoon program has been canceled. Details: 789-6640.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, Aug. 6

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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