Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall 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: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 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.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" series, 6-8 p.m., Solid foods, when is your child ready? Choosing and preparing healthy foods . Details: Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane, 586-1203.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week series start Sept. 16, Jan. 6 and May 12. All family members welcome. Details: www.juneaubirthcenter.org or 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.

Juneau Watershed Partnership annual member meeting, 7 p.m., UAS, Glacier View Room. To present the final draft of its "Auke Lake Watershed Action Plan" for community comment and review. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Details: Beverly, 586-6853 or www.juneauwatersheds.org.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Thursday, Oct. 29

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

Women, Infants, 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.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

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

Bartlett 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.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Powerpoint 2007" 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.

Juneau Cooperative Church Council community potluck and intergenerational awareness activity about eating in Juneau, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Center, Fifth and Gold streets. Bring a dish to share and a willingness to meet new people. Details: Tari, 789-4093.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week series started Sept. 17, Jan. 7 and May 13. The importance of simple toys and time in nature, easy, inexpensive ways to teach, share and enjoy playtime with your child. All family members welcome. Details: www.juneaubirthcenter.org or 586-1203.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

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

Theater in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $15 general, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $10 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

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. 30

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar series, 3:30-5 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Rampant drift in the endangered tidewater goby." Details: Tyler McCraney 796-5441.

Haunted House and Halloween Carnival, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 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 Series: "Security and Governance in 'Post-Taliban' Afghanistan: What Went Wrong and Why?" by Dr. Nazif Shahrani, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. 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.

Safe Halloween Party, 7:30 p.m., second floor, 8505 Old Dairy Road. $5 kids, $3 adults. With magician and ventriloquist show and haunted bouncing castle. Details: Anne, 790-4111.

Theater in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

Halloween Swim, 9:15-10:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Lights will be dimmed during swimming. $4.75, adults; $2.75, youth; $2.50, seniors. Details: 586-5325.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com or submitted at calendar.juneauempire.com. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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