Around Town

Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006


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

Grandma's to-go luncheon fundraiser, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, 320 West Willoughby Ave., second floor lunch room. $8 donation. All proceeds go to Hoonah Camp 12, for the upcoming ANB/ANS Grand Camp Convention. Details: 463-7105.

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 administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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 (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.

Juneau Democratic Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall, 12th Street between Harri's Plumbing and Heating and Mountainview. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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

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

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.

Airport community reception, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

Friday, Sept. 8

Special Airport Board meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

West Juneau Rotary Park grand opening, 11 a.m.-noon, David Street in West Juneau. Details: 586-5226.

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: Ellen, 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.

Pet loss support group, 5 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Girl Scout S'more Salmon Dinner and dessert auction fundraiser, 5:30-8 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake. Details: Gail, 586-1710.

Cannery workers' reunion potluck, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With door prizes, music and cannery stories.

"Introduction to Stress Reduction and Unwinding, Using Energy Balancing Techniques," 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Alaska Holistic Family Medicine, 119 Seward St., suite 17. 523-9355.

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.

"Iraq Today" with Al-Aiouby, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall, 112. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice, Northern Lights United Church and UAS. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"Shackleton's Antarctic" reading by storyteller Kate Lutz, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: (303) 941-1749.

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.

"When the Levees Broke," Parts 1 and 2, a Spike Lee documentary about Hurricane Katrina, 8 p.m. at The Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Free.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Saturday Wild: "Mining History and Geology" with Cathy Connor and Renee Hughes, 8:30 a.m., Perseverance trailhead. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society.

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

"Energy Balancing Basics: How Our Overall Vitality is Blended By Each Of The Chakras," 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Alaska Holistic Family Medicine, 119 Seward St., suite 17. 523-9355.

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

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

Sons of Norway Scandinavian Culture Day celebration, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Potluck at 5 p.m.; please bring a side dish to share. Storyteller at 6:30 p.m. Free. Open to the public. Details: David, 789-2857.

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

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

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