Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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

Alaska Literacy Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Conference will include national speakers Harvey Daniels and Taffy Rafael to speak about literacy in a diverse classroom. Details: Geri, 789-3549 or 321-3594.

Lecture by Master of Science candidate Jacqueline Mitchell, 11:15 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488. Gubernatorial candidate Tony Knowles will speak.

"Lunch To Go" luncheon fundraiser for Elaine Knudson, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, 320 West Willoughby Ave., second floor kitchen. $8 donation. Details; 463-7105.

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

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.

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 dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Project Playground Harvest Festival, 5-8 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Haunted walk, fishing game, Henna tattoos, face painting, fortune telling, costume contest and races with prizes. $10 individual; $30 families. Details: 789-9424.

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

Alaska Board of Game public hearing, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Details: 465-4110 or www.boards.adfg.state.ak.us.

Knowledge Industry Network Pub Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Island Pub.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Adult Ordway Basketball Team registration, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Details: 586-5226.

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

"Alaska Native Fatherhood is Sacred" workshop, 6-8 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 West Willoughby Ave. Childcare provided. Details: Harold, 463-7138.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: Pat, 364-3389.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

"Singing with a Piano" workshop for singers and accompanists, 6:30-8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building Room 113. $9. With singer Julie Cozzi and pianist Tom Locher. Details: Caro, 523-1774.

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.

English Country Dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Sponsored by Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: David, 321-3109.

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. 20

Alaska Literacy Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Conference will include national speakers Harvey Daniels and Taffy Rafael to speak about literacy in a diverse classroom. Details: Geri, 789-3549 or 321-3594.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Adult Ordway Basketball Team late registration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Parks and Rec office. Details: 586-5226.

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

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, 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: 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 dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Lecture by research professional Dr. Jack Piccolo, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Pet loss support group, 5 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Wildflower Court second annual art auction fundraiser, 5-9 p.m., Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC). Three-tier, silent auction format with over 60 pieces for bid. First tier ends at 7 p.m. Second tier ends at 8 p.m. Final tier ends at 9 p.m. Details: Val, 463-8725.

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.

"From Cruzan to Schiavo: What Have We Learned?" lecture by Bill Colby, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Free.

Ladies Only Slumber Party, 7 p.m., Frontier Suites Orca Room. Details: 209-5540 or 957-2628. For ladies 18 and older who want to add some romance and excitement to their relationships.

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.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Senior Health Fair, 8 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen. 463-6175.

Disaster Preparedness for Business class, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: 463-3789.

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

Alaska Literacy Conference, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Conference will include national speakers Harvey Daniels and Taffy Rafael to speak about literacy in a diverse classroom. Details: Geri, 789-3549 or 321-3594.

"Daughters of the Desert: Stories of Remarkable Christian, Jewish and Muslim Women" book presentation by Claire Rudolf Murphy, 9:30-11 a.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

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