Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2008


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

Women, Infant 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.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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 dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Your Home is Your Child's First School: Preparing Your Children for School Success" community forum with Dr. Maryann Manning, 5-6:15 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Snacks and child care provided. Details: 523-1704.

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

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council second annual Major's Award for the Arts, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets at JAHC, Hearthside Books or Rainy Retreat Books.

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

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

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

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

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 1980 reunion meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Mona, 463-4601.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Come share your trail comments and concerns. Details: 790-6406.

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. 24

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.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"The Evolution of Asymmetry Direction in Flatfishes" seminar, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Haunted house, 5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Bea, 789-4439.

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 lecture: "Wild About Harry: The Myth of Truman in the Age of Bush," 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Dr. David Noon. 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.

"Japanese Style Book Binding" class with Merridy Davis, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $21. Details: 780-2073 or 780-2074.

Saturday, Oct. 25

KTOO annual used record, CD and video sale, 9 a.m., KTOO, Conference Room. Details: 586-1670.

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

Juneau Concert Band rehearsal, 9:30-11 a.m., Salvation Army Church, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. For adult wind ensemble concert on Nov. 9. Details: Bill, or 789-0777.

Class on how to avoid fraud and identity theft, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau Police Department. Details: Lt. Kris Sell, 586-0618.

"Creating an Energy Efficient Home" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"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.

Fall Saturday Kids' Day Program, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For ages 4-6. Adults please accompany your child. Details: 789-0097.

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

Fall Fun Fest for kids, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Celebrate autumn and Halloween with games, crafts and contests. Costumes welcome. Details: Laurie, Jane or Elayne, 789-0097.

Halloween Pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres indoor riding arena. Rain or shine. Horses and 4-H members will be decorated for Halloween. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club. Details: Wendy, 789-7253.

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