Around Town

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2005

Today

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.

"Things to Do to Keep Your Cool" family workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., valley library. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Childcare provided. Details: Cindee, 796-4137.

"The Philosophy of Hospice and Palliative Care" seminar, 6-7:30 p.m., CCS training room, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Trail Mix annual meeting and dessert potluck, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-6406.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Details: 586-2342.

English country dance workshop, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building gym. Details: 586-1787.

Friday, Nov. 18

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., every Friday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Fundraiser dinner and auction for Agnes Bellinger, 3 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 463-5627.

KTOO auction preview and reception, 4-7 p.m., KTOO Studios. Details: 586-1670.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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

Saturday, Nov. 19

Saturday Junior Rangers Program: "Preparing for Winter," 9-10 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-9. Details: 789-6640.

Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

"Who Lies Beneath, Who Sings Above" Saturday Wild, 10 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery. Historic gravesites and winter birding. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society and Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 789-7540.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Magazine and catalog recycling, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Department of Transportation parking lot. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 780-4212.

Saturday Kids' Day Program: "Preparing for Winter," 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

United Nation's Children's Fund Christmas card sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 586-6457.

Free tetanus shots, glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. For adults. Sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital and Vaccinate Juneau Coalition. Details: 796-8918.

Juneau World Affairs Council annual meeting, noon, Coast Guard Buoy Deck. Speaker is Tibetan monk, Palden Gyatso. Details: 463-3032.

Holiday crafts for kids, 1-3 p.m., Douglas library.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

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