Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 07, 2004

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Alaska Recreation and Park Association State Conference, 8:45-10:15 a.m., Centennial Hall. Emilyn Sheffield will discuss the future of parks and recreation. Hosted by Juneau Parks and Recreation Dept. Details: 586-5226.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every Thursday, 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 Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

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.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska Southeast Chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel, Douglas Room. Bob Doll will speaker.

Polaris House public presentation, 2 p.m., 310 2nd St. Green House/JAMHI hosts a public presentation of "In Our Own Voice," a multimedia education program with Don Looney. Details: 780-6775, 209-5880.

Juneau Democratics monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. All are welcome. Details: 723-7355.

Juneau Jumpers, 6-7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School Gym. Free workshops for youth second grade and older. Details: 463-1775, 321-2777.

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 7-10 p.m., commissioner's conference room at Fish and Game Headquarters. Agenda includes discussing game proposals for Units 1 through 4. Details: 586-6652, 465-4111.

Juneau Douglas High School Dance Team training, 7-9 p.m., Marie Drake. Tryout open to all JDHS students. Details: 364-3502.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River School Library. Mark Vinsel will have a presentation on fly rod building and repair. Details: 790-2206.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use 6th Street entrance. Full Circle dance band performing. Beginners welcome, bring soft soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Oct. 8

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Taquita Room (located just past the Alaska Airlines screening podium on the second floor). Topic is employee parking fees.

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

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Valley Library.

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

Organ Concert Friday, noon, State Office Building. Alice Branton will be performing.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Alaska Recreation and Park Association State Conference, 3:30-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. The topic of this public session is "How to Work with the Alaska State Legislature," and will have speakers such as Elton and Kerttula. Hosted by Juneau Parks and Recreation Department. Details: 586-5226.

"A Roomful of Blues: Hatching, Cultivation, and Embryonic Development of the Blue King Crab, Paralithodes Platypus," 3:30 p.m., Univ. of Alaska Southeast Anderson Bldg, Room 221. Lecture given by Dr. Bradley G. Stevens. Sponsored by UAF. Details: 907-465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

Polaris House, 5-7 p.m. dialogue about self discovery with Don Looney (artist) and buffet dinner; popcorn and a movie 7-10 p.m.,1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775, 209-5880.

"Turkey and Caucasus Region of the Former USSR," reception at 6:30 p.m., talk at 7 p.m., Dimond Court Building. Talk given by Thomas Goltz and sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. The public is welcome, no admission charge. Details: 463-4861.

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. Details: 463-6175.

"American Values, American Wilderness," 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Free documentary film featuring "other voices" supporting Wilderness. Details: 789-6640.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Lecture and demonstration, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Unity Room above Valentines. Free opportunity to learn about Somatics, Qigong/Tai Chi and Jin Shin Jyutsu. Details: 364-3581.

Juneau Jumpers tryouts, 9 a.m.-noon, Glacier Valley Elementary School Gym. Details: 463-1775, 321-2777.

Juneau Douglas High School Dance Team training, 10 a.m.-noon, Marie Drake. Tryout open to all JDHS students. Details: 364-3502.

Public Jam Session-Irish and Folk Music, 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum 4th and Main. Greg McLaughlin, Liz Saya and friends play in a acoustic jam. Details: 586-3572.



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