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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Today, Oct. 14

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 612 W. Willoughby Ave., conference room. Details: Tricia, 463-3488.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Climate Change Seminar Series: "Feedbacks between high latitude terrestrial ecosystems and the climate system," by Dr. Eugenie Euskirchen, 1-2 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. Details: 796-5441.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Juneau Job Fair, 2-6 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

Juneau Commission on Sustainability's Food Security Subcommittee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Open to the public. Details: www.juneaunow.org.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week series start Sept. 16, Jan. 6 and May 12. All family members welcome. Details: www.juneaubirthcenter.org or 586-1203.

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's. Wayne Norlund, saxophone, and John Unzicker, guitar. Details: 586-3711.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Oct. 15

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

Thunder Mountain High School football cheerleader Cheer Camp, 7:30 a.m. registration, Thunder Mountain High School auxiliary gym. For grades 1-8. $40 per day or $75 for both days. Pack a lunch. Details: Julie, 957-0380.

Discovery Days, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Outdoor exploration and nature education for youth ages 10-13. Transportation is provided to and from Mendenhall River and Harborview Elementary schools. Discovery Southeast members attend for free. Nonmembers pay $30. Bring own lunch and water bottle and come prepared for the weather. Call to register. Details: David, 463-1500.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

Special seminar: "Regulatory Oversight, Security, and Mass Rescue Preparedness," by Capt. Melissa Bert, 3:40-5 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. Details: 796-5441.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Presentation by U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Mark C. Minton, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Widowed Persons potluck, 6 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., dining room. Details: Sandy, 789-0355.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week series start Sept. 17, Jan. 7 and May 13. All family members welcome. Details: www.juneaubirthcenter.org or 586-1203.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Details: 586-8393.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $15 general, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $10 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Oct. 16

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

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

Organ concert with T.J. Duffy, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Evening at Egan: Undersea video "Origins, Evolution, and Destiny: Clues from the Deepest Sea" with Dr. David Gallo, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

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

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Oct. 17

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"Interior Painting" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Reception and speech by international peacemaker Delia Leal, 10 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Ordained Nazarene pastor from Guatemala will speak about peace and justice issues and her work with women who are victims of violence. Sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. Light refreshments to be served. Details: 586-3132 or 586-6738.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Energy" workshops, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Saturdays in October, each one covering different topics about energy efficiency. Details: 463-5034.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Bazaar sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish and Game parking lot, 1255 West Eighth St., next to the Department of Labor Building and the Douglas Bridge. Fish & Game employees have donated household, kitchen, tools, small furniture, toys, equipment and accessories all month for this sale. Proceeds to go to the annual SHARE Campaign.

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