Around Town

Posted: Sunday, November 09, 2008


Southeast Regional Board of Game meetings, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Nov. 7-11. Details: 907-276-9410 or click here for full PDF.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Family Game Day, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Materials provided for families to create their own board game. Bring supplies to contribute to the cause. Free. Details: 586-1750 or

"Holiday Gifts" two-week classes with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. All levels. $85 for two weeks. Second class to this is 2-5 p.m. Nov. 16. Other classes: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13, 2-5 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13, and 2-5 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14. Details: 586-1750 or

Juneau Concert Band inaugural performance, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. With Brian Van Kirk directing. Pay-as-you-can. Details: Peter, 723-6830 or

Hearthside holiday event, 6-8 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall rear entrance. With local authors, live music and door prizes.

World of Film potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. French film and potluck. Details: 586-5267.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Nov. 10

Southeast Regional Board of Game meetings, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Nov. 7-11. Details: 907-276-9410 or

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

Lapsit Storytime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Assembly Public Works & Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital open house, 4:30-7 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital main entrance, front lobby. To celebrate opening the new and recently renovated areas. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Assembly Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

Commission on Sustainability - Energy/Green House Gas Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power Conference Room.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

"Beginning Wheel Throwing" six-week class with Thomas Weise, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Mondays Nov. 10-Dec. 15. $210. Will make variations of the cylinder such as mugs, vases and bowls. Details: 586-1750 or

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

Juneau School District Budget Review and Analysis Team meeting for middle schools, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: David Means, 523-1770.

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

Focus Critique Writing Group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

"The Little Red Riding Hood" production, 7 p.m., The Canvas. By the REACH acting class. Directed by Shona Strauser with generous support from Perseverance Theatre. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750 or

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Scrapbooking Made Easy" class with Gretchen Powers, 7-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $12 per class, $65 supplies fee. Bring laptop, but not required. Details: 780-2073 or 780-2074.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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