Out & About

Posted: Friday, November 13, 2009

Today, Nov. 13

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.

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.

"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.

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

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

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.

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.

"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.

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.

Registered shotgun meet, sign-up from 9 to 9:45 a.m., shooting begins at 10 a.m., Juneau Gun Club. Details: 789-9844.

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

Taproot Yoga, instructor Christin Gelinas is inviting everyone to join her yoga practices in the valley this fall. Students receive a discounted $10 drop-in rate for all classes with a valid student ID. Classes are Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. for hatha yoga, level one, and Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., all levels. Go to www.taproot-yoga.com/schedule.php for more information.

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

Sunday, Nov. 15

Cowboy Action Shoot, set-up begins at 9 a.m., shooting starts at 10 a.m., Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Details: Kirk Mcbride: 789-7498.

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.

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.

"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.

Monday, Nov. 16

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Master of Science fisheries candidate Christie Hendrich, 1 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Alternative escapement goals and spawning area investigations for Chinook salmon on the Unuk River, Southeast Alaska."

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. First session of two. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. Second session of two. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

Juneau Yacht Club annual meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Informal program. 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:15 p.m. meeting. Meeting to focus on election of officers for 2010. Details: David, 723-7786.

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

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. All welcome. Bring your baby to meet other new parents. Details: 586-1203.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. See the special show on the last Tuesday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

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.

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Fencing by Beth Peluso, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Cost: $80. Students provide fencing equipment. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

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

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

Thursday, Nov. 19

Trailmix annual gala auction and barbecue, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Proceeds from the event will support the organization's work on several popular Juneau trails in 2010, including major work on the Treadwell Ditch Trail and the new Under THunder Trail in the Mendenhall Valley. Details: George Schaaf, 790-6406.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 586-8393.

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.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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