Around Town

Posted: Friday, September 05, 2008

Today

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Homeschool 101: The Basics" workshop, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Raven Correspondence School, 3141 Channel Drive #11. Free. Topics include establishing goals, getting to know your child, learning styles, methods, managing your homeschool budget, organization, and planning and record keeping. Details: Kris, 523-8016.

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

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

Nader for President meeting, noon-1 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery, downtown. Details: Sheena, 586-3032.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Mountain Music Fest, 6-10 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. $10, includes tram ride and admission. Restaurant will be open. Food will be served until 9:30 p.m. Details: 463-3412.

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.

"Coming to terms with Northern Foods, Northern Futures" lecture, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Dr. Craig Gerlach, professor of anthropology. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 6

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.

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

Red Cross adult CPR/AED with first aid class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Room 203. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-5713.

"Closet Organization" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"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.

"Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Oh My!" Mendenhall Glacier Summer Kids' Day program, 10:45 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their parents. Free. Details: Elayne, 789-6636.

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

"Fall Clean Up Made Simple" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Nutcracker auditions, 1:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Studio. Details: Contact Gail, 463-5327.

Rock The Vote concert, 4-11 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Featuring Juneau musicians, political groups with booths and voter registration. Details: 586-3529.

S'More Salmon dinner and dessert auction fundraiser, 5:30-8 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake, 1061 Salmon Lane. All-you-can-eat salmon, chicken, barbecue ribs and desserts. Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council's sixth annual fundraiser. Tickets are $27 adults, $19 children 12 and under, $80 family of four, available form TAGSC board members or at the door. Details: 586-1710.

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.

Earthen Vessel praise and worship concert fundraiser, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Drive. All invited. A love offering will be taken for production of the ACTS community men's music group's new CD. Proceeds go to ACTS missions.

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

Sunday, Sept. 7

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

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

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Capital Café, Baranof Hotel. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Installing Laminate Flooring" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Sept. 8

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

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: Steve, 586-1053.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.

Diabetes Education class, 3-5:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Details: 796-8422.

"Introduction to Computer Concepts and Windows XP, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Ravenstail Weavers meeting, 5-9 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2498.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 potluck dinner and meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Grand Camp Convention delegate election.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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