Around Town

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2008


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.

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

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.

Arts & Crafts Fair, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Details: 586-4990 or

Alaska Army National Guard town hall meeting, 2-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation facility, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road. Refreshments provided. Details: Kyle, 465-4564.

Juneau Student Symphony performance of "Peter and the Wolf," 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Donations accepted. Details:

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. 17

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, noon, Robert F. Valliant center, BRH Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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

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.

Caregiver Education Series: "De-Mystifying Hospice Services" presentation, noon-1:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. With social worker Sandra Harris. Parking available at the Bill Ray Center. Details: Jim or Mary Lou, 463-6177.

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.

Juneau School District Budget Review and Analysis Team meeting for the district, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206. Details: David Means, 523-1770.

Youth Activities Board meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, Conference Room 224.

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

Ravenstail Weavers open weave, 5-9 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2498.

Juneau Retired Educators Association potluck dinner and monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. With guest speaker new School Board member Sally Saddler. All members and 2008 retirees welcome. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 elections, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

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.

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

"Becoming a Teaching Artist" workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $35. Lead by Lorrie Heagy, Heather Ridgeway and Shona Strauser. Details: 586-2787 or

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

Juneau Student Symphony performance of "Peter and the Wolf," 7 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School. Donations accepted. Details:

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.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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, 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 earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 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.

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

Cancer Support Group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center, conference room, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Details: 796-2273.

Capital City Quilters meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Details: 789-1492.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Don, 789-9273.

"Pack Creek Bears and the Legacy of Stan Price" book release and reception, 7-8 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Friends of Admiralty Island.

Douglas Advisory meeting, 7-9 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Mary, 465-1491.

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

• 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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