Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Today, Dec. 1

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

World AIDS Day event: Red Ribbon distribution, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast campus. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

"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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly Details: 586-1203.

Public comment on the JDHS principal search, 5 p.m., JDHS library. JDHS Site Council Communications Committee seeks input from teachers, students, staff, parents and other community members on qualities they would like to see in a permanent principal. Also send comments to jdhssitecouncil@gmail.com. Details: Barb, 523-1578.

Brown bag series: "Business Insurance" class with John Grummet, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Sponsored by the Alaska Small Business Development Center. Details: April, 463-3789.

"Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice meeting, 5:15 p.m. every Tuesday, Northern Light United Church. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Family Night for Preschoolers, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 789-1235.

Assembly will hold a Special Meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Downtown parking management public meeting, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: www.juneau.org/cddftp.

World AIDS Day event: Candlelight vigil, 6:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

Erin and Hig McKittrick book signing and presenting their journey, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. The two traveled from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, the couple encountered pelting rains, ferocious winds, blizzards, and bears, as well as with the tiny communities that dot this wild region. Details: Chris Martin, 586-6942 or chris@seacc.org.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Juneau School Board Retreat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Vocational Regional Technical Center. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors and Committee meeting, noon, Executive Committee, Board Room, BRH Administration Building. Details: Jim Strader, 796-8463, 321-3516.

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: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

Downtown parking management public meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Douglas Community Building, conference room. Details: www.juneau.org/cddftp.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Montessori School, class is free with free childcare provided and light dinner. Details: 364-3535.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

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.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Raincountry Flyfishers special meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Showing of DVD "Drift" about fly fishing in several exotic locations around the world. Everyone welcome. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

World AIDS Day event: "Life Support" film showing, 8 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Quality Committee meeting, noon, BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463 or 321-3516.



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