Around Town

Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2009

Today, Nov. 13

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 TJ Duffy, 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 lecture series, 3:30-5 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Rampant drift in the endangered tidewater goby." Details: Tyler, 796-5441.

"Learn to Skate" Session 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. First class. Classes meet once a week for six weeks. Group lessons meet either Friday nights or Saturday mornings, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Hockey skills classes start Nov. 15. Details: www.juneauskatingclub.org, juneausk8@hotmail.com or 523-9115.

JDHS Class of 1980 Reunion Committee meeting, 5-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. To discuss the upcoming 30th reunion plans for 2010. Details: Mona, 321-2601.

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

HELP drive for children in the Philippines: Clothes, stuffed animals and school supplies, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. Details: Olivia, 500-2013 or Tori, 500-2401.

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.

International folk dance instruction with master teacher Lee Otterholt, 7 p.m., Filipino Hall, 251 South Franklin St. $10 per person per session. Weekend package is $45. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334, jifdance@hotmail.com or www.jifdancers.org.

Evening at Egan: Alexander Tutunov, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. He is widely recognized as one of the most outstanding piano virtuosos of the former Soviet Union. He is first Prize winner of the Belarusian National Piano Competition and winner of the Russian National Competition.

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.

Juneau Lyric Opera's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," 7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. $20 adults, $15 students and senior, $10 children ages 10 and under. Buy tickets at www.juneauopera.org, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council or at Hearthside Books.

Saturday, Nov. 14

Arts and crafts fair, Mendenhall Mall. Details: 789-0940.

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool annual rummage and bake sale, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Chapel by the Lake. To donate, drop things off at Smith Hall at Chapel by the Lake from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. No computers or carseats. Details: 789-2302.

Piano Master Class with Alexander Tutunov, 9 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast. Pay only one semester's tuition and fees. Call Virginia Berg to register: 796-6405, Soboleff Building.

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

Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Crafted ceramics, jewelry, cards, collectibles, handmade magnets, home-baked goodies, knit and crocheted pieces, felted hats and purses and the ever-popular white elephant table. Details:463-6175.

Sons of Norway annual holiday bazaar and cultural event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Several vendors will be selling their arts and crafts, plus Scandinavian baked goods, waffles, soup, sandwiches, music, door prizes and culture table.

"Repairing Drywall" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

International folk dance instruction with master teacher Lee Otterholt, 10-11 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m., 2:45-4:15 p.m., Filipino Hall, 251 South Franklin St. $10 per person per session, weekend package is $45. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334, jifdance@hotmail.com or www.jifdancers.org.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Beginning horsemanship classes for 6- to 10-year-olds, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., Swampy Acres. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club, a horse project working to raise money for equine educational and competitive travel in Alaska and Canada. Each two-hour session includes 40 minutes of riding, 40 minutes of grooming, saddling and equine education, and 40 minutes of cleaning, feeding and vet science. $75 for the weekend or $50 for either Saturday or Sunday. Details: Wendy, 321-3222.

"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.

"Laminate Flooring" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Home Depot energy workshop: "Energy Efficient Appliances," 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood meeting, 3-5 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 635-4818 or 463-5223.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free dance lesson with Lee Otterholt at 7:15 p.m. and the band Full Circle will play at 8:15 p.m. $10 at the door. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Juneau Lyric Opera's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," 7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. $20 adults, $15 students and senior, $10 children ages 10 and under. Buy tickets at www.juneauopera.org, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council or at Hearthside Books.

Juneau Student Symphony Peace Concert, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Pay-as-you-can. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony or Rick, 723-3564.

Praise and worship benefit concert for Ray Lemons, 7:30 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Featuring musical groups One Body and Earthen Vessel. Free. Details: Lynne, 790-4435.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Arts and crafts fair, Mendenhall Mall. Details: 789-0940.

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.

Vinyasa Yogo Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

Beginning horsemanship classes for 6- to 10-year-olds, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., Swampy Acres. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club, a horse project working to raise money for equine educational and competitive travel in Alaska and Canada. Each two-hour session includes 40 minutes of riding, 40 minutes of grooming, saddling and equine education, and 40 minutes of cleaning, feeding and vet science. $75 for the weekend or $50 for either Saturday or Sunday. Details: Wendy, 321-3222.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

"Bearing Witness to the Political Process" presentation by Kristen Bomengen, 10:30 a.m., Sukkat Shalom Temple, Douglas. Sponsored by the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

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.

"Small Bath Updates" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

International folk dance instruction with master teacher Lee Otterholt, 1-2:30 p.m. and 2:45-4:15 p.m., Filipino Hall, 251 South Franklin St. $10 per person per session, weekend package is $45. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: 364-2334, jifdance@hotmail.com or www.jifdancers.org.

Juneau Lyric Opera's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," 2 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. $20 adults, $15 students and senior, $10 children ages 10 and under. Sunday matinee is kids' day: One child, ages 18 and younger, is free with one paying adult. Buy tickets at www.juneauopera.org, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council or at Hearthside Books.

Juneau Student Symphony Peace Concert, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Pay-as-you-can. Details: juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony or Rick, 723-3564.

Free showing of Bella, 6 p.m., Juneau Christian Center, across from Fred Meyers. The movie Bella, and producer Jason James, are coming to Juneau. Details: Kelly Foreman, 622-4461.

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

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