Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2005

Today

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

"Ready to Learn" book party, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m., KTOO conference room. Learn how to use TV in ways that support family interaction and child development. Kids welcome. Details: 789-1235.

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

"Good Grief" walk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly walk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

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

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

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.

Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

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

Friday, Aug. 26

Airport Board retreat, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Eaglecrest Lodge. Details: 789-7821.

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

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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: 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.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Liberty Cruise Dinner, 6-9 p.m., Statter Harbor. Dinner cruise and whale watching trip. Sponsored by American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska. Details: 523-2972.

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. Details: 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., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Aug. 27

Saturday Wild berry walk, 9 a.m., Eaglecrest Lodge. Leader is Carol Biggs. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 789-7540.

Blueberry picking and Cropley Lake hike, 10 a.m., Eaglecrest ski area. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 463-4400.

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

"Recording the Past" Junior Rangers program, 10 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Outdoor event. For children ages 7-11. Details: 789-6640.

Recycle phone books event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Department of Transportation parking lot. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling and ACS Directory. Details: 780-4212.

"Dem Bones" Kids' Day program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier, covered viewing area. Outdoor event. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Helping Hands benefit dinner and auction, 5 p.m., Church of Christ. Details: 789-4390.

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

Sunday, Aug. 28

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

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

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

Monday, Aug. 29

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

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

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Peter, 321-1499.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (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.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m. every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers are welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Capital City Quilters monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 789-3571.

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., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

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