Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Today, Oct. 17

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, 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: 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 dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Parks and Recreation adult basketball team registration, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/adult/ordway.php.

Native Women's Cancer Support Group meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., 358 W. Willoughby Ave., next to the Andrew Hope Building. Details: 500-9741.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

"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.

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.

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Everyone welcome. Details: 780-4212.

Juneau-Douglas Officials Association basketball officials meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Interested basketball referees for the adult Ordway City League or high school officiating should attend every Wednesday. Details: Mike, 789-3295 or Dave, 586-5226.

"Freedom From Smoking" program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

"Living Well with Chronic Illness" self-management class, 6:30-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. Free six-week class. Details: Bob, 796-8622.

KTOO TV's "Alaska College Track 2" debut screening, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Followed by a panel and audience discussion of problems and triumphs of rural students attending the University of Alaska. Details: Elizabeth, 463-6479.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Oct. 18

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

"Seasonal Changes" Junior Ranger program, 9 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children grades 2-4. Registration required. Details: Karen, 789-6267.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Kids Club: "My Own Scrapbook" for kids ages 8 and up, 10 a.m.-noon, The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Details: 780-5437.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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

Kids Club: "Make a Mosaic" for kids ages 8 and up, 2-4 p.m., The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Details: 780-5437.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Alaska Day celebration, 4 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. With Jim Fowler sharing stories, Ann Boochever and Auke Bay Elementary School students singing the Alaska Flag Song and performance by the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Indian Studies Dance Group. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.

"Using the Internet and E-mail for Beginners" 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.

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

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

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

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. 19

"Inpatient Glycemic Control" presentation by Dr. Guillermo Umpirrez, 7:30-9 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Cynthia, 796-8649.

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

"Needle Felting Mini Purses" Kids Club, 10 a.m.-noon, The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. For ages 8 and up. Details: 780-5437.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Organ concert with Laurie Clough, 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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Parks and Recreation late adult basketball team registration, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/adult/ordway.php.

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



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