Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Today

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Arts Roundtable, noon, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. 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.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 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.

Pond hockey, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Open skate, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For ages 6-18. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

FIRST Lego League informational meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas library. Learn more about the scientific program for kids ages 9-14. This year's challenge is "Climate Connections," which combines Lego robotics with research and creative presentations on climate. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Booksigning by author of author of "To Be Healed by the Earth" Warren Grossman, 7 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Details: www.warrengrossman.com or Andrea, 463-5557.

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

Adult pond hockey, 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $5 adults age 18 and older. $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Thursday Aug. 28

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

Women Infant 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.

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

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.

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

Open skate, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Youth pond hockey, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 youth ages 13 and under. $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For ages 6-18. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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

FIRST Lego League informational meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Learn more about the scientific program for kids ages 9-14. This year's challenge is "Climate Connections," which combines Lego robotics with research and creative presentations on climate. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

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.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Downtown Public Library, atrium. Details: 790-6406 or karen.huntsman@mstar.net.

50th anniversary of Statehood volunteers, Mendenhall Public Library, 7 p.m. Details: 957-6665.

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

Pond hockey, 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink

Friday, Aug. 29

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

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Central Office, conference room.

Juneau Student Symphony performance of music by American composer John Williams, noon, State Office Building, atrium. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

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.

Pond hockey, 1:45-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Open skates, 3:30-4:45 and 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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