Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2009

Thursday, Aug. 13

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

Women, Infants, 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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Mary Veale. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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

Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: 463-6177.

Bartlett 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.

"Clay at Lunch" tile-making class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Canvas. From a baby's handprint to an elegant wall tile, make art during lunch. $15 per tile. Donations welcome for Five Fingers Lighthouse. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Quality Assurance meeting, 3 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 4 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

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.

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

Nutrition for Pregnancy class, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Good nutrition for healthy pregnancy, food craving, prevention of common pregnancy or birth problems and proper weight gain during pregnancy. Details: 586-1203.

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.

"Try the Wheel" class with Barbara Lydon, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Learn trimming and how to throw pots. $65. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Juneau Minister of Magic, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. An evening of frantic frivolity and frenzied frolic for the whole family. Details: MJ, 586-5303.

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

Perseverance STAR performance: "Kóoshdaa Kaa," 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

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. 14

63rd annual Golden North Salmon Derby, 7:30 a.m., Juneau. Details: www.goldennorthsalmonderby.org.

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 T.J. Duffy, 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.

"Clay at Lunch" tile-making class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Canvas. From a baby's handprint to an elegant wall tile, make art during lunch. $15 per tile. Donations welcome for Five Fingers Lighthouse. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Silverbow annual August Beer Tasting, 5-7 p.m., Backroom, Silverbow Inn. Shows through August. Details: 586-4146.

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

"Mud & Mirrors" class with Barbara Lydon, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Create a unique mirror frame out of clay for hanging. $45, includes mirror. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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. Juneau Tlingit Dancers, 7 p.m.; Tony Tengs & Friends, original acoustic music, 7:30 p.m.; and Tyler Preston and the Downsideup, sunny reggae rock, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5 includes free cross-step waltz lesson at 7:30 p.m. with Bruce Botelho. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Perseverance STAR performance: "Annie" musical, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

Saturday, Aug. 15

63rd annual Golden North Salmon Derby, 7:30 a.m., Juneau. Details: www.goldennorthsalmonderby.org.

Thunder Mountain High School Football and Cheer fundraiser, 8 a.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon; car and dog wash, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; and barbecue, noon-3 p.m. Donations for rummage sale accepted 5-7 p.m. Friday. Details: Sarah, 723-4150.

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

Blessing of Animals, 10 a.m., Skater's Cabin, Montana Creek Road. Come to have your pet blessed and give thanks for their lives in an interfaith Blessing of the Animals with Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Saint Brendan's Episcopal Church and Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Please bring dogs on leashes. Details: Judy, 789-4050.

"Interior 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.

Interplay class, 10 a.m.-noon, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Uses incremental "forms" to lead participants to movement and stories, silence and son, ease and amusement. For adults of all ages and physical abilities. No experience necessary. $10-20 sliding scale donation to Aldersgate's greater missions, outreach. Details: Judy, 523-2914 or www.interplay.org.

"Kids Wheel Throwing" three-week class with Sarah Arntson, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Saturdays through Aug. 29. $115 for three classes. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

"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.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. 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.

"Repairing Drywall" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Perseverance STAR performance: "Kóoshdaa Kaa," 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

Spectacular Summer Diversity Celebration, 3-8 p.m., Sandy Beach, Savikko Shelter 1. End-of-summer picnic and barbecue for families, friends and supporters of gay and lesbian citizens of Juneau. Burgers and hot dogs provided. Please bring a potluck dish to share. Details: Bronze, 780-6467.

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

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

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.

Juneau Lyric Opera's Mid-Summer Vocal Festival concert, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Conducted by Dr. Byron McGilvray. Details: 586-2742.

Perseverance STAR performance: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

40th Anniversary of Woodstock Party, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Five hours of peace and music of the Woodstock era. $5 to get in, $5 beers from the Alaskan Brewing Co. in the beer garden. All-ages event.

Lifted Embrace, 10 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. No cover. Details: 789-0799.

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