Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Today, Nov. 20

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: 796-8438.

Presentation by Afghanistan ambassador to the United States Said T. Jawad, 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Details: Dave, 209-1597 or hamoe@gci.net.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Commodore Lawrence Oldacker, 789-5847.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Digital photo organization class with Ann Lind, 7-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. $52. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 21

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"Beads and Fiber" workshop for kids with guest artist Watiri Boylen, 10 a.m.-noon (kindergarten-fourth grade) and 1-3 p.m. (third-fifth grade), Alaska State Museum. Free. Details: 465-2901.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

"Freedom From Smoking" program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Thanksgiving Eve worship service and dessert auction, 7 p.m., 4212 Mendenhall Loop Road. Sponsored by Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Details: 789-4093.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Nov. 22

Thanksgiving service, 10 a.m., First Church of Christ, Scientist, 430 Main St. All welcome. Details: 789-4992.

Third annual Thanksgiving dinner, 5 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: Berta, 321-5334.

Friday, Nov. 23

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

Juneau Public Market, noon-8 p.m., at Centennial Hall and the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall annex. Featuring arts, crafts, imports, photography, wearable art and more. Details: 586-4072.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Douglas community tree lighting, 6 p.m., Waterwheel Plaza and Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St. Bring a flashlight. Please leave dogs at home. Details: Susanne, 364-2243.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Tellebration!" fireside storytelling celebration, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Sponsored by the National Storytelling Network. Free. Donations welcome. Details: Grace, 789-6958.

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.



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