Around Town

Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2008

Today

Thanksgiving brunch and dinner, 10:30 a.m. brunch, 6 p.m. dinner, at the Glory Hole. Details: 586-4159.

Thanksgiving community dinner, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf, downtown. Sponsored by the Salvation Army. Details: 586-2136.

Friday, Nov. 28

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Juneau Public Market, noon-8 p.m., Centennial Hall, with annex at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Pet Photos with Santa, 4-8 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. $10. Pets must be clean and on a leash or in a suitable carrier. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau.

Douglas community tree lighting, 6 p.m., between 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.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Post-Thanksgiving Contra Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. With caller Odette Foster and dance band the Grateful Celtics. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $8 public, $5 student and seniors. Details: 463-3214.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" opening night, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Children ages 5 and under are $5. Details: 586-9768.

Santa Skate, 7:45-9:15 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee. Free for children 12 and under. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Saturday, Nov. 29

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

Energy workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

Juneau Public Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, with annex at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Pet Photos with Santa, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. $10. Pets must be clean and on a leash or in a suitable carrier. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau.

Kid Movie Day: "ET", showings at noon and 3 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Juneau Community Charter School fundraiser. Rated PG. $5 children. Concessions for purchase. Children 5 and under must attend with person 15 years or older.

The Jazz Connection, noon-2 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery, downtown. With John Sanchez and Doug Badilla.

"Decorative Paint Techniques" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Children ages 5 and under are $5. Details: 586-9768.

Sunday, Nov. 30

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.

Hi-Power Rifle and "Sporter" Rifle monthly tournaments, 9:30 a.m., Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Sign-up and target set-up starts at 8:30 a.m. Safety meeting at 9:15 a.m., when registration ends. Rifle: $20 for Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club members, $24 others, $5 juniors.

Sporter: $20 for members, $25 others, $6 juniors. Details: Mal, 789-9025 or Steve, 789-1717.

Juneau Public Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, with annex at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

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.

Pet Photos with Santa, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. $10. Pets must be clean and on a leash or in a suitable carrier. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau.

"Installing an Entry Door" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Children ages 5 and under are $5. Special matinee for everyone else is $10. Details: 586-9768.

Wall-signing for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church's new McPhetres Hall, 2-5 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Fourth and Gold streets. McPhetres Hall was used for concerts, dances, dinners and other events before it and the church burned in an arson fire 2 ½ years ago. The hall and church are being rebuilt. Details: 586-3532 or www.trinityjuneau.org.

Auke Bay tree lighting, 4 p.m., DeHarts intersection in Auke Bay. Sponsored by the Auke Bay Fire Fighters. Details: Lt. Pearson, 789-0124.

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, Dec. 1

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.

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.

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.

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

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

State Parks Advisory Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Fish & Game Headquarters, 1255 West Eighth St. Currently recruiting for new members. Details: Joel, 465-2483.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

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.

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

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.

"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.

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