Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Alaska Day pancake breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. A benefit for senior meal programs. Details: 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"Chasing the Wicker Clan" slide presentation, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-8292.

"Inheritance: A Fisherman's Story" environmental film, 5:30 and 7:15 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Sponsored by the Sierra Club. Details: Irene, 209-2999.

Childbirth class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Leader is Johanna Koranda. Free class. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Juneau-Douglas High School fall concert, 7 p.m., high school auditorium. The band, choir and chamber orchestra students will perform. Details: 523-1531.

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

Gastineau Channel Little League annual meeting, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Room C107. Details: 789-9803.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

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: 463-6175.

New parent group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

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

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

Bird walk, noon, Rainbow Foods lobby. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

Ryan White consortium meeting, noon-1 p.m., Gastineau Human Services Building. Sponsored by Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association Southeast.

Juneau-Douglas Fish and Game advisory committee, 1-4 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioners conference room. Details: 586-6652.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon- 7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Project: Healthy Alaska" documentary preview and presentation, 5-7 p.m., KTOO Studios. Details: 586-1670.

Finance committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration board room. Details: 796-8438.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

"The Secret Garden" film showing, 6:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Shown for Disability Awareness Month. Sponsored by SAIL Inc. and ORCA. Details: 586-0104.

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

Effects of domestic violence on children, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

Thursday, Oct. 20

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.

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

"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.

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

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.

"Introduction to Energy Balancing Medicine and Reflexology" seminar, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Seminar for volunteers and caregivers. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Free family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Details: 586-6425.

"Starting Your Own Business" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. Two-night class continued from Oct. 13. 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.

• 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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