Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2005

Today

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

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

Juneau-Douglas High School parent group, noon, Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Karen, 364-3642.

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

"What's Wrong with Hugh Smith Sockeye" biological seminar, 12:10-1:10 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Building, Room 221. Seminar given by Hal Geiger. Details: 796-6441.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Juneau Garden Club harvest potluck, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Terry, 586-1548.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders family support group meeting, 6 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 463-5161.

"Starting Your Own Business" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. Two-night class continues on Oct. 20. Presented by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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.

"Climbing Mount Denali" slide show and lecture, 7:30-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Building, Room 220. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 789-7540.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office gym. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Oct. 14

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

"Passport to Understanding" faith information day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Association of Alaska School Boards and Alaska Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives. Details: 586-1486.

Storytime, 11 a.m., every Friday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Eaglecrest board meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., City Hall, Room 224. Details: 790-2000.

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

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 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.

"Suggestions from a Panel on Ecosystem-based Fishery Management" seminar, 3:30 p.m., School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Anderson Building, Room 221. Presenter is Terrance Quinn II. Details: 796-6441.

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

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

"Strengthening Families Created by Adoption" training, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

Pamyua, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Cultural band from Anchorage. Free event.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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

Free family swim for tribal members, 8:45-9:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Sponsored by Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau. Details: 463-5680.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Junior Rangers Program: "Waste Not, Want Not," 9-10 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-9. Details: 789-6640.

"Strengthening Families Created by Adoption" training, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

Saturday Wild Treadwell Historic Trail walk, 10 a.m., Sandy Beach. Leader is Jim Geraghty. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society and Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 789-7540.

Make a sock monkey workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Leader is John Leo. Details: 586-3572.

Saturday Kids' Day Program: "Waste Not, Want Not," 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

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

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