Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005


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

National Memory Screening Day, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Val, 463-8725.

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.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Board of Education policy committee meeting, noon, district office conference room.

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 International Relations Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Nepal Alaska Store. Details: 465-1179.

Alaska Public Interest Research Group town meeting, 5-7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 278-3661.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Inc. board of directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3220 Hospital Drive. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

AWARE annual meeting, 6 p.m., AWARE. Details: Laurel, 586-6623.

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

"Managing Medications, Managing Challenging Behaviors" seminar, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Julie, 463-6177.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

"Effects of outbreeding depression of pink salmon" seminar, 8:30 p.m., School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Anderson Building, Room 221. Presenter is Carrie L. Hoover. Details: 796-6441.

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.

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.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence annual meeting, noon-1 p.m., Gastineau Room at Westmark Baranof. Details: 463-3755.

AARP Mount Juneau Chapter No. 865 meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Alfreda, 364-3485.

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.

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.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guests welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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

Buddhist monk and author Palden Gyatso lecture, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Library. Lecture is co-sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 796-6530.

Reading by Alaskan writer Jo-Ann Mapson, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Hall. Details: 796-6530.

Japanese sculptor Goro Hirata, presented by The Alaska Design Forum, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Backroom at the Silverbow Inn. $10 for non-members.

Thursday, Nov. 17

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.

Alaska Capital Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants luncheon, noon, Prospector Hotel. Details: 586-0341.

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.

"Elements of Good Brochure Design" brown bag lunch, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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.

Benefit reception for Hale Ski Foundation, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf. Reception features artist JoAnn George. Details: 586-1982.

"Our Lady of Sitka," open viewing of Russian Orthodox icon, 5-8 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Prayer service at 6 p.m. Details: 586-1023.

Free family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Alaska Legal Services. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

• 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 to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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