Out & About

Posted: Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday, Sept. 18

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.

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.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 19

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.

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

"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.

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

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

Mt. Jumbo Hike, approx. 9 a.m. Meet at trailhead on 5th street for a scenic and moderately hard hike to the top of Mt. Jumbo. Call Ron Berg, 586-8211, for details and to confirm.

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.

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

Monday, Sept. 21

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

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.

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

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann,463-6175.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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

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

Public Meeting - Channel Islands State Marine Park, 5-6:30 p.m., Egan room, Centennial Hall. Purpose is to hear public comments on the draft Channel Islands State Marine Park Managmement Plan. Details: Jan Caulfield,523-4610.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 24

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann,463-6175.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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