Around Town

Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2009

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., Perseverance 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.

"Predator and Prey Management in Alaska: It's Complicated" presentation by Kim Titus, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

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., Perseverance 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.

Saturday, Sept. 26

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

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.

"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.

"Adirondack Chair Project" workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $20. Second day, Sept. 27, available for those needing to finish or paint their chair. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Fall Bridal Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. With Bartlett Regional Hospital free glucose and cholesterol screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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.

Boys and Girls Club "First Bloom" kickoff event, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Boys and Girls Club, behind the Nugget Mall. Details: Taralee, 790-4535 or www.first-bloom.org.

Glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Non-fasting event. Details: 796-8463.

Girl Scout charter meeting, 11:30 a.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. Historic charter meeting, lunch, casing of the Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council flag, and raising of the new Girl Scouts of Alaska flag. $15 for luncheon. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Beginners and all interested genealogists welcome. Details: 586-3695.

"Weatherproofing Your Home" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Juneau Indoor Archery Range open house and dedication, 1-3 p.m, Juneau Hunter Education Facility and Rifle Range, Montana Creek Road. Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Details: Wayne, 790-2920.

Juneau Garden Club "Falling for Gardens" program, 1-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Three presentations: Glory Hole Community Gardening Project at 1 p.m., Peggy Pijan presenting "Success with Roses in Southeast Alaska" at 2 p.m., and Sonja Koukel presenting "Fall Harvest Tips" and how to preserve your garden's harvest at 3 p.m. Details: Nancy, 463-5698.

Medieval Harvest Festival, 1-8 p.m., Mountain View Apartments, Community Hall. Costumes required, with some available for loan. Sponsored by the Society for Creative Anachronisms. Details: Charolette, 789-1009 or earngyld.org.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Linda, 957-2142.

"Commercial Banking" class, 3-4 p.m, Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

18th annual Girl Scout Auction, 6 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Come for food, fun and to support Girl Scout programs in Southeast Alaska. $25 individual, $200 for table of 10. Must be 21 to attend. Details: Julia, 586-1710.

Autumn Garden Party and Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventures, 7600 Glacier Highway. Hosted by the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. Wine selections from three local distributors, gourmet hors d'oeuvres and silent auction. Tickets $30 in advance at Hearthside Books, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, CBJ office or Pat Harris. $40 at the door. Details: Pat, 790-4388.

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.

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

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