Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Wednesday, Sept. 30

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.

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

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

"Everything About Digital" class with Gretchen Powers, 6-7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. $51. Details: Debbie, 780-2075.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

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

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

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

"Fencing" class with Beth Peluso, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. First class. To be held Wednesdays Sept. 30 to Dec. 9. $80. Students provide own fencing equipment. Details: Debbie, 780-2075.

Thursday, Oct. 1

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.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, JSD Office, 1208 Glacier Ave., board room. Details: 463-1750.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Quality Assurance Committee meeting, noon, BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

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.

Poetry reading by Jen Vernon, author of "Rock Candy," 4:30-6:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Bookstore, 11798 Glacier Highway. Details: 796-6401.

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

Juneau Democrats' monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 813 W. 12th St. All area Democrats welcome.

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.

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.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, 6-9 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.

Widowed Persons dinner, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, Nugget Mall. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

"Christmas Card" clinic taught by Gina Shirey-Potts, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $18. Details: Debbie, 780-2075.

4-H Outdoor Skills Club Juneau meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, Life Skills Room. Topic: Mendenhall Wetlands and duck hunting. Details: Ken, 321-3079.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" preview, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. Free. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

"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, Oct. 2

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

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.

"Our Place Among the Planets: Extraterrestrial Geography" presentation, 5:30-7 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Science on a Sphere presentation led by Dolly and John Kremers. Details: Lisa, 465-2901.

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.

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.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax. Details: 780-2221.

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

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" opening night, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Oct. 31. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

Juneau Community Health Fair, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Alaska Health Fair Inc. Details: Pam, 723-5100 or ahfse@gci.net.

"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.

Rotary Spring Bulb Sale pick-up, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. Details: Kaye, 796-2450 or www.rotarybulbs.com.

World Card Making Day event, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Come hand stamp cards for birthdays, Halloween and Christmas. Cost is $1 per card, plus $5 entry fee. Also to include garage sale table with miscellaneous retired Stampin' Up! products, christmas gift tags and Bear-A-Bear Workshop Sizzix dies. Details: www.worldcarmakingday.com.

"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.

Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. Public invited. Come and honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Details: Victoria, 586-0262.

"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.

"Dutch-Oven Cooking" workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $5. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Midnight Suns arean softball registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. $125. Details: John, 209-6272.

Yup'ik Traditions Family Festival, noon-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Guest artist Ossie Kairaiuk, of Chefornak, from the band Pamyua, will teach storytelling and drumming techniques. Multiple centers will allow families to learn hunting techniques from a kayak, work with gut and replicate hunting hats, dance fans and snow goggles in paper form. Details: Lisa, 465-2901.

"Energy" workshops, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Saturdays in October, each one covering different topics about energy efficiency. Details: 463-5034. Oct.

Festival of Seafood fundraiser for K3 public radio stations, 4 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Featuring halibut, salmon and 4 p.m. tutored beer tasting by the Alaskan Brewing Co. Dinner served 5-7:30 p.m., followed by A Night of the Blues, featuring Costa's Construction Co. and a reunion of The Blues Band. Tickets available at KTOO, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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

Filipino-American Association of Juneau 2009 scholarship fundraising dinner and dessert auction, 5-7 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. $10 tickets. Details: Benny, 723-7055.

Juneau Dance Unlimited annual meeting, 6 p.m., JDU, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. JDU is still seeking five people to serve on its board of directors. Details: 463-5327.

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax. Details: 586-3737.

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.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Oct. 31. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

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