Around Town

Posted: Friday, September 18, 2009

Today, Sept. 18

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

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

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.

Juneau Home Education Association annual Back to School Park Day and potluck, 1:30 p.m., Twin Lakes playground. Get to know other home school families in Juneau. Bring your own drinks and a snack to share. Plates and napkins provided.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Dr. Mary Power, 3:30 p.m., Lena Point Facility, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. Visiting meek scholar will discuss "Algal-mediated linkages of river, terrestrial, and nearshore marine ecosystems." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 5:30 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

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.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Shaolin Wahnam Chi Kung lecture, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. By Anthony Spinicchia. Free. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Thunder Struck 2009 featuring Hell's Belles, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets $25, available at Alaskan Dames and at the door. Proceeds benefit Thunder Mountain High School basketball. All ages. Alcohol- and drug-free event. Details: 321-0680.

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.

Coastal Code fundraiser concert, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. For 21 and older. Performances by the Whipsaws, and Deering and Down, and more. Alaskan Brewing Co. brews, KXLL, KRNN, etc. $17 advance at Alaskan Brewing Co., $25 at the door. All proceeds benefit Coastal Code, an organization to support the cleanup and preservation of the Pacific Ocean and its coastlines. Details: Ashley, 780-5866.

Saturday, Sept. 19

Shaolin Wahnam Chi Kung one-day class, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Northern Light United Church. By Anthony Spinicchia. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 9 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

Juneau Alpine Club Mount Jumbo hike, 9 a.m., Mount Jumbo trailhead on Fifth Street. Details: Ron, 586-8211.

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

"Interior Painting" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Meet the Candidate Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-4439.

Community Services Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Call to sign up your nonprofit. Details: 789-4439.

"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.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

CPR/First Aid class, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 523-8402.

Autumn Festival, noon-6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

"Storm Doors" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Minnie Field - The Woman, the Home & the School" program, 1-3 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. With special presentation by Walter Soboleff. Details: Malin, 789-9423.

Celebration wake for 'Tag' Eckles, 2 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. With music and stories. Guests will continue to the Red Dog Saloon at 5 p.m. for the placement of his ashes. Details: Hildegard, 523-4636.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 3 meeting, 3-5 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 635-4818 or 463-5223.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family Game Night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Pizza, and board and computer games. Adults must be accompanied by a youth. Details: 586-5303.

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.

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

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5, includes free hustle lesson at 7:30 p.m. with local instructor Pat Belec. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

Hells Belles, all-female AC/DC tribute band, 9 p.m., Marlintini's Lounge. Details: 789-0799.

Sunday, Sept. 20

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.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Back To School Doubles Tournament fundraiser, 11 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Fundraiser for the JDHS tennis team. Lunch to be provided for players. E-mail Nathan at nat3000usa@hotmail.com if you need a partner. Spectators welcome. Details: Margie, 321-0369.

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.

"Fall Planting" workshop, 2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Tribute to Tag" jam night, 6 p.m., Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Tag's musician friends invited to perform. Details: Hildegard, 523-4636.

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

Monday, Sept. 21

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

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

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

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Family to Family class, 5-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau. Free. Nine-week class for family members or friends of seriously mentally ill people. Sept. 14-Nov. 9. Details: 463-4251 or 586-4882.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care and Brain Development classes, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Focus Critique Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Creative writing group. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. First of two days. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

• 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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