Around Town

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2006

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

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, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Senior Diabetes Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital and American Diabetes Association. Details: Linda, 796-8691.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

New High School Naming Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m., Juneau School District Office conference room. Details: 463-1750.

Computer basics class, 5-7 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Family-to-Family 12-week course, 6 p.m. every Monday until Dec. 11, Polaris House, 434 Willoughby St. Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness. Details: Pat, 463-5227 or 780-6775.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-1517.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Learn how to make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Birthday card clinic, 6:30-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Students will make 20 cards, five cards each of four designs. $29. Details: 523-1774.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Evening Dharma Talk with Kelsang Yonten, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Sponsored by Tilopa Buddhist Centre of Vancouver, Canada. Details: Jodi, (360) 601-8081.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Open to all ages, genres and levels of experience. Sponsored by Poetry Omnibus. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

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.

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.

American Red Cross welcome reception for new Program and Services Manager Valerie Strasburger, 4:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Southeast District Office. Details: 463-5713.

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

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., 2075 Jordan Ave.

"From Rainforest to Desert: Juneauites in Cairo" Tuesday Night Travelog, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Free. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-8292.

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

Cancer Connection Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Dr. Singsaas' office, 3227 Glacier Highway.

Douglas Service Area Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library conference room.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

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. 11

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 & 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.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. New members welcome. Details: 209-8602 or www.juneaunow.org.

Computer basics class, 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Suicide loss support group, 6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"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.

• 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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