Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007

Today, Oct. 18

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

"Seasonal Changes" Jr. 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.

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

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. 20

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 8-9 a.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, rain or shine, at Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Pedometers, water and snacks are available for club members. Free membership. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

Women's self defense workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier Ave. Must pre-register at AWARE. $10. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

AARP driver safety program, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Classroom driver refresher course. Details: Norma, 586-2493.

"Polaroid and Emulsion Transfer" class, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Canvas Art Studio, 213 Third St., at REACH downtown. $35. Details: 586-1750.

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

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Spanish Club for 2- to 6-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

"Breast Cancer: Discovery to Recovery" Women's Health Forum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. Sponsored by Cancer Connection. Details: 796-2273.

"Identifying Our Needs" survey, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. For Tlingit and Haida enrolled members age 60 years and older. Details: Andrea, 463-7168.

Acoustic music with Burl Sheldon, 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $10.

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

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