Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 09, 2007

Thursday, Aug. 9

Sound off on the important issues at

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

First annual Mayor's Awards for the Arts luncheon, 11:45 a.m., aboard the Island Princess. Sponsored by Princess Cruises. Buy tickets from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-2787.

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

Reception for the arrival of exchange students from Nishiokoppe, Japan, 3:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room.

Somatics class with Kamala, noon, Rainforest Yoga, Emporium Mall, downtown. Classes run until Aug. 9. Details: Kamala, 789-4932.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Juneau Explorers Week, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Aug. 6-10. Registration required. $25 per day or $125 for the week. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Drawing in Nature" class with Kathy Hocker, 4:30-6:30 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St., downtown. $20, plus $5 materials fee. Details: 586-6044.

Parks and Recreation men's and women's volleyball teams registration, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details, 586-5226.

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.

Tai Chi and Qigong with Kamala, 5:30-7 p.m., Montessori School on St. Ann's Street in Douglas. $15. Details: Mary, 586-2212.

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

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

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

Friday, Aug. 10

Junk car disposal event, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Anka Street, follow signs. Sponsored by the City of Juneau. Details: www.juneau.org/pubworks/ JunkCarEvent_000.php.

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Parent and tot skating lessons, 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Treadwell Arena.

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.

Juneau Explorers Week, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Aug. 6-10. Registration required. $25 per day or $125 for the week. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Gastineau Channel Senior Center's Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Parks and Recreation men's and women's volleyball teams late registration, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details, 586-5226.

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.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Clark's Traverse hike, call for time. Sponsored by the Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Steve, 790-1900.

Saturday market fundraiser for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 8 a.m.-noon, Catholic Cathedral of the Nativity, 430 Fifth St., Parish Hall. Details: Mary, 790-2306.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, rain or shine, at Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Pedometers, water and snacks are available for club members. Free membership. Earn special points for Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge, which ends Sept. 30. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

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

Treadwell Twosome Traverse, 9 a.m., Savikko Park. Details: Paul, 586-6709.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

"Wireless Networking and Innovative Solutions for Your Home" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"African Beading Part 2" class with Waitiri Boylen, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas, 223 Seward St., downtown. $25 per class or $45 for both, plus $15 materials fee. Registration required. Details: 586-6044.

Juneau Dance Unlimited fall semester registration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-5327.

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

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Saturday kids' program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

Children's movie under the stars, 6 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Juneau's Saturday night version of a drive-in movie. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

SEARHC health promotion open swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Earn points for Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

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