Around Town

Posted: Sunday, October 05, 2008


Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Church of the Nazarene 100th anniversary celebration, 11 a.m., Juneau Church of the Nazarene. With special service, short skit, celebration march and international potluck. Details: 780-4495.

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.

Rosary walk and shrine Mass, noon and 1:30 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Rosary prayer walk on Good Shepherd Trail, weather permitting, at noon. Mass at 1:30 p.m. All invited. Details: Thomas, 780-6112.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Winterizing Your Lawn" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Storytime in Spanish with Maria Offer, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Enjoy stories and songs in Spanish. All kids and families new to, familiar with or fluent in Spanish welcome. Free. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

Last day of Midnight Suns Softball registration, 3-4 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School gym. $125. Details: John, 209-6272.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

"Jump the Broom" celebration of love, acceptance and equality for all, 3:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Music and dancing with DJ Ms. G. Newly-Oldy-Wed game hosted by Sharon Gaiptman and Peter Freer. Creativity table hosted by Amy Dressel. Wedding costume wear optional. No-host bar. Pay-as-you-can. All proceeds go to Equality for All.

Monday, Oct. 6

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Job Search Techniques" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Includes instruction on resumes, cover letters, WorkPlace Alaska and ALEXSYS. Free. Details: 586-5718.

State Parks Advisory Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Department of Fish and Game, near the Douglas Bridge. A group of local citizens meeting to discuss issues concerning local state parks. Agenda items: local PUC heating, new PUCs, House of Wickersham planning, Gruening planning. Public welcome. Details: Mike, 465-2481.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

First Studies in Oil class, 6 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

"Darfur and Genocide: What Really is Happening" public talk, 7 p.m., Congregation Sukkat Shalom Building, 211 Cordova St. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council and Congregation Sukkat Shalom. Details: Joyanne, 463-3327.

Juneau Bach Society rehearsals, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. No audition required. Details: Bruce, 586-1352.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Under Aleutian Waters evening lecture, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Rec Center, Main Hall. Presentation of underwater footage by Reid Brewer. With refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Details: Glenn, 796-6046 or

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

"Never Overlook the Obvious: A Marketing Checklist for Small Businesses" presentation, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. By Laura Fleming, communications director for Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Details: April, 463-3789.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

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 dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

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 Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Embossing Into Clay class, 6 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or

"Let's Quit!" group smoking cessation program, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Tuesdays from Sept. 23 to Nov. 4. $75 for seven sessions. Sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8422.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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