Around Town

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006

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

Hoonah Camp 12 fundraiser lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $10 donation. Sponsored by ANB Camp 2 and Grandma's Inc. Details: 463-7105.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Question and answer forum with incumbent Mayor Bruce Botelho and candidate Brad Fluetsch. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Prostate cancer screening, 5-8 p.m., Dr. Singsaas Office, 3227 Glacier Highway. Free. Details: Harriet, 586-5656.

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

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

"Alaska Native Fatherhood is Sacred" workshop, 6-8 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 West Willoughby Ave. Childcare provided. Details: Harold, 463-7138.

Juneau Raptor Center monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Kathy, 790-7288 or Pat, 364-3389.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

English Country Dance workshop, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. This is the start of a workshop series that will culminate in a Fancy Dance in the spring. Dancers are encouraged to arrive soon enough to be ready to start dancing at 7:30. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

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. 29

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

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Prey resources regulating stream-resident fishes: Variability through time and space" by Dr. Mark Wipfli, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Pet loss support group, 5 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

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

Matt Kinney slideshow and book signing, 7 p.m., valley Hearthside Books. Details: 789-2750.

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.

Scandinavian Folk Dance workshop, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers and Sons of Norway. $40 general; $30 JIF members, Sons of Norway members or full-time students with identification; $10 single one-hour sessions. Details: Bruce, 364-2334.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Saturday: Run for Tristan's Heart, 9 a.m., Airport Dike Trail. 9 a.m. 5K run; 10 a.m. family fun 1-mile walk/jog. $10 donation to register. Details: Mary, 321-0330.

Community Schools Scrap-a-thon, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Buy a table and bring your projects for an all-day scraping event. $35, includes own table, lunch and dinner. To benefit Girl Scouts and Boys & Girls Club. Details: 523-1774.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Scandinavian Folk Dance workshop, 11 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers and Sons of Norway. $40 general; $30 JIF members, Sons of Norway members or full-time students with identification; $10 single one-hour sessions. Details: Bruce, 364-2334.

Robert J. Wolfe book signing, noon, valley Hearthside Books. Details: 789-2750.

Alaska Youth Choir Community Appreciation Media Show of Italy, 6 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. Dessert to be served after the show. Details: 957-1608.

Big Brothers Big Sisters and Juneau Youth Football League "Guys Night Out at the Football Game," 6 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Current and former Big Brothers and those interested in becoming Big Brothers are invited to the last home football game of the season. Tailgate party, food and non-alcoholic beverages. Details: 586-3350.

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

Voices for Recovery Poetry Slam to celebrate National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Recovery Month, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson room 113. Details: Cristina, 463-3101.

New England Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m. instruction, 8 p.m. dance, Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: David, 321-3109.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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.

Widowed Persons Programs brunch, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. All widows and windowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Scandinavian Folk Dance workshop, 5-6 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club downtown. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers and Sons of Norway. $40 general; $30 JIF members, Sons of Norway members or full-time students with identification; $10 single one-hour sessions. Details: Bruce, 364-2334.

• 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@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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