Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Today, Sept. 23

American Red Cross training for disaster volunteers, Red Cross Office, 3200 Hospital Drive. Free. To be conducted some weekday evenings and Saturdays through October. Details: Ernie, 463-5713 or muellerer@usa.redcross.org.

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 612 W. Willoughby Ave., conference room. Details: Tricia,463-3488.

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

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie,789-2068.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marie Drake building upstairs, Room 311. Public invited. Details: Sally,523-1737.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau National Organization for Women meeting, 5:30 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Melissa, 209-8750.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Public meeting to discuss sport fish saltwater logbook issues, 6 p.m., Extended Stay Deluxe, 1800 Shell Simmons Drive. Details: Brian, 465-4320.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

"Meet the Candidates" reception and candidate forum, 6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Public may contribute questions to be asked of the mayoral, Assembly and School Board candidates. Candidate forum to be at 7 p.m. Details: 364-2880.

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

"Understanding Children's Sexual Behaviors" presentation by Sharon Turcotte, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A, Mendenhall Mall Office complex. Also showing informational documentary, "Sexualized Behavior," presented by Dr. Rick Delaney. Details: Brian, 790-4246.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

"Man Without a Country - The Trial of Sami Al-Arian" presentation by Laila Al-Arian, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Author talks about the trial of her father on terrorism charges. Sponsored by the Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Larry, 209-3432.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Details: 586-2787.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Sept. 24

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

Special fisheries seminar by National Park Service representative Chris Gabriele, 3:40-5 p.m., UAF Lena Point Fisheries Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Studies of Underwater Noise in Glacier Bay National Park - Cruise Ships, Tour Boats and Whales." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

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

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 pre-Convention meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Digital photo editing class, 6:30 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Prepare your images for publication using the free program GIMP. Details: Jamie, 780-6046.

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

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverane Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

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. 25

Girl Scout volunteer training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. New and returning Girl Scout adult volunteers will learn about working different ages of girls, Girl Scouts in Southeast Alaska, Girl Scout traditions and new ways of participating. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

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.

Fisheries seminar by Nate Mantua, 3:30-5 p.m., UAF Lena Point Fisheries Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "A Salmon Centered View of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest," by University of Washington School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences associate research professor Nate Mantua. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Girl Scouts of Alaska reception, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Meet the new CEO of Girl Scouts of Alaska, see historic Girl Scout displays and visit with Girl Scouts from across Southeast Alaska. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

SoberFest, 5:30-11 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Party to celebrate recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. With food, live music, speakers, information tables, door prizes and dance party. Also with open mic about recovery for songwriters or poets. Free. Details: teri.tibbett@alaska.gov.

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.

Daughters of the New Moon "Raqs Bastet!" bellydance party, 7 p.m., Buoy Deck. With featured guest Eva Cernik. $12 at the door. All ages. Details: daughtersofthenewmoon.com or Kathleen, 780-4387.

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.

Peggy Seeger's Farewell Tour, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. $18 in advance, $20 at the door, available at Hearthside Books or Rainy Retreat Books. Details: www.peggyseeger.com.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverane Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

Roughhouse Friday Boxing, Marlintini's Lounge. Call Joe, 723-0915 or 789-0799, if you want to box or MMA fight. Details: 789-0799.

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