Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, September 09, 2003

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Feet First Clinic, 9-11:30 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6177.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Housing First monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 463-1276.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) monthly Board of Directors' meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Public is invited. Details: 586-4920.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Preceptor Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Women's Group meeting, 7 p.m. Call to find location. Details: Susan, 789-3248.

Learning to Live Healthy With Diabetes Support Group: "Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy," 7-9 p.m., SEARHC Conference Room. Enter through the back staff parking lot. Details: Tiffany, 463-5845.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

"Good Grief Walk" at Perseverance Trail sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., meet at Hospice and Home Care of Juneau office, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mary, 463-6134.

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Gastineau Humane Society Board of Directors meeting, 6 p.m., 7705 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-0260.

"Starting Your Own Business" by the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire third-floor conference room. Details: 463-3789.

Alpha Course Introduction & Dinner, 6 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Features video presentation "Christianity: Boring, Untrue and Irrelevant?" Free. Reserve a seat by Sept. 9 Details: 789-7592.

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

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Thursday, Sept. 11

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

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



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