Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Today

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon, Baranof Hotel.

"Bullet-Proofing Your Business in and Up and Down Market" presentation, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Sponsored by the Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

KTOO family night about bread, 5:30 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Board of Education meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: 796-8438.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., 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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library.

World Art Market, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building, Lake Room. Sponsored by the Academic Exchange Office and Global Connections Club. Details: Marsha, 796-6455.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

"In Our Own Voice" maintaining mental illness presentation and brown-bag lunch, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building, Hess Conference Room 123. With Susan Phipps. Sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Details: Susan, 789-4814 or Sharon, 789-5028.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Ordway basketball scorekeepers meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. All interested scorekeepers for the 2007-08 season must attend. Details: 586-5226.

"College Admission Process, the Parent Perspective" workshop on getting into the college of your choice, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Kimberly, 523-1606.

Native Women's Cancer Support Group meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., 358 W. Willoughby Ave., next to the Andrew Hope Building. Details: 500-9741.

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

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

"U.S.-European Economic Relations" presentation by Gerard Baker, 5:30 p.m., Douglas library. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Dave, 209-1597.

Beer tasting and Mexican dinner, 6 p.m., Doc Water's Pub & Restaurant. $25. Sponsored by Doc Water's and Specialty Imports. Details: Chris, 321-2796.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-52226 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/prac.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Kathy, 586-6652.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Juneau Ski Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Tom, 789-1436.

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

Christmas Card Club with Gina Shirey-Potts, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $16. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

Juneau-Douglas Officials Association basketball officials meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Interested basketball referees for the adult Ordway City League or high school officiating should attend every Wednesday. Details: Mike, 789-3295 or Dave, 586-5226.

"Freedom From Smoking" program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

"Living Well with Chronic Illness" self management class, 6:30-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. Free six-week class. Details: Bob, 796-8622.

Jensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: 586-5226.

"The Rocky Planet Picture Show" planetarium show, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. About the rocky, dirty and icy planets in our solar system. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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