Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Today

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Fallen fire fighter memorial and luncheon, 11 a.m., Capital City Fire Rescue, 820 Glacier Ave. Details: 586-5322.

"Developing Your Marketing Plan" class, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Opening of Juneau-Douglas High School 1956 time capsule, 5-6 p.m., JDHS commons. Details: 463-1750.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

KTOO Family Night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: 586-1670.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Gastineau Channel Little League annual meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Regarding the 2006 season and election to fill three vacancies on the board. Details: 789-9803.

Special Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Details: Annie, 586-0789.

"The New Planets" presentation, 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: Dolly, 586-1517.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous Tuesday Game Night, 7-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier. Arts and Crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Airport Board Operations Committee meeting, 3 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Head Injury Group meeting, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center Glacierview Conference Room. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

AARP Safe Driving Course, 6-10 p.m., International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall, 813 W. 12th St. Details: Norma, 586-2493 or Linda, 586-3050.

Girl Scout adult volunteers meeting, 6:30 p.m., Udder Culture in the Mendenhall Mall. Informational meeting for adult volunteers. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

Juneau Ski Club Board of Directors and general membership meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Tom, 789-1436.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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

"Ethics and Appraisal Challenges in the Worldwide Marketplace" public lecture by freelance appraiser and consultant Harmer Johnson, 7 p.m., 20th Century Twin Theatre downtown.

"The New Planets" presentation, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: Dolly, 586-1517.

Thursday, Oct. 5

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Grandma's Inc., To-go lunch fundraiser, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $8 donation. Details: 463-7105.

Joint High School Project Team meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall, 830 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. 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.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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.

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-Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., ADFG Headquarters Commissioners Conference Room. Proposal for Southeast will be discussed. Public testimony is welcome. Details: Kathy, 586-6652.

"Blonde Indian: An Alaskan Native Memoir" book reading and signing by Ernestine Hayes, 7 p.m., Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Details: Katrina, 789-2750.

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.

"Get a New Perspective" lecture series on the four elements of fire, water, earth and air, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. 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.

• 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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