Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 08, 2005


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

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.

School district facilities committee meeting, noon, 811 12th St. Details: 463-1750.

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.

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

Monthly board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Raptor Center. Details: 364-3389.

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

Learning to live healthy with diabetes group, 7 p.m., SEARHC. The topic is "The Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure." Details: 364-4457.

Juneau Lyric Opera vocal ensemble in concert, 7:30 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Details: 789-2552.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

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.

"Newly Identified Dangers of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke" teleconference, noon-12:45 p.m., National Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependence conference room. Details: Ruth, 463-3755.

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

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

Juneau Coalition for Youth meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 214. Details: Mara, 523-9170.

"Potential Interactions between State-managed Fisheries and Steller Sea Lions" seminar, 1 p.m., School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Anderson Building, Room 221. Presenter is Nathan Soboleff. Details: 796-6441.

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.

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

Juneau National Organization for Women meeting, 5:15-6:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-6849.

Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Room at KTOO. Details: 789-7114.

"The Role of an Observer in International Elections" seminar, 5:30 p.m., Billy Ray Center. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 463-3032.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

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

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Building, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Juneau Jail Diversion Workgroup meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., 3460 Glacier Highway. Details: 796-8430.

Somatics, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Tai Chi and Qigong lecture and demonstration, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 523-9883.

"The Circle of Courage" seminar, 7 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Seminar by Dr. Martin Brokenleg. Details: 789-5152.

Juneau Snowmobile Club, 7 p.m., Valley Fire Department. Details: 789-2306.

Final assessment of school's physical activity and counseling, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Parents and staff are invited to attend. Details: 790-4072.

Thursday, Nov. 10

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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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 to586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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