Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Today

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

Rosh Hashanah morning service, 10 a.m., 211 Cordova St. Sponsored by Congregation Sukkat Shalom. Details: 586-1840.

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

Quilting circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Free workshop for potential business owners, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Marilyn, 269-7985.

Planetarium show: "The Big Dipper," 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. For ages 4 and 5. Free. Details: 586-3034.

"Making This Human Life Meaningful" lecture, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library. Sponsored by UAS Global Connections Club and Chagdud Gonpa Foundation. Details: 790-4845.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

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: 463-6175.

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

Mental illness information table, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaskan & Proud market entrance. Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness. Details: 780-6775.

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

Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

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

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Free healing group for cancer survivors, 6 p.m., Alaska Holistic Family Medicine. Details: Maureen, 523-9355.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

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

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

Tongass Alaska Girl Scouts informational meeting, 6:30 p.m., Girl Scout office. All interested adults welcome. Service Unit meeting to follow. Details: Kimberly, 789-1004.

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

Planetarium show: "The Big Dipper," 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. For families and adults. Details: 586-3034.

Meditation lecture, 7-9 p.m., Yoga Den, Emporium Mall, second floor. Sponsored by UAS Global Connections Club and Chagdud Gonpa Foundation. Details: 790-4845.

Thursday, Oct. 6

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

Airport board finance committee meeting, 9 a.m., Aurora Room at the airport. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

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

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

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: 463-6175.

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

Special Olympics Alaska informational meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., valley library.

Rotary Youth Exchange informational meeting, 6 p.m., Aspen Hotel. Interested exchange students and their parents are invited to attend. Details: 723-8324.

Parks and Recreation advisory committee meeting, 6 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School commons. Public is welcome. Details: 586-5226.

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., valley library. Details: 780-4212.

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.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Details: 586-3424.

"Get a New Perspective" monthly program, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Bring five minutes of reading or art to share. Theme is "memory." Details: 586-0434.

• 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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