Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Today, Dec. 4

Sound off on the important issues at

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.

"Last Minute Tax Strategies for 2007" presentation, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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

Special seminar by fisheries candidate Katie Palof, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

"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.

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Lifeguard training class, 5:45-8:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Participants must be 15 years old and able to pass a swim test prior to enrolling. $52.50 registration, plus $42.99 materials and certification. Details: 586-5325.

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.

Lemon Creek neighborhood meeting regarding 2008 CBJ Transit Development Plan, 7-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Public welcome to share comments. Details: Benjamin, 586-0758.

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. 5

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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.

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.

"Helping With Healing" presentation on why and how you can laugh again, noon-1 p.m., State Office Building, Hess Conference Room 123. With Connie Munro. Sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Details: Arron, 463-1251 or Pat, 463-5227.

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.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Center, Room 426.

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

"Mass Wasting: Dollars, Danger and the Dead-end Road" presentation by Dean Williams, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Including pre-release of "Steep and Not Cheap" short film featuring Mike Miller and his traverse of the east side of Lynn Canal. Details: Erika, 586-6942.

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

"Just for Dads" prenatal class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Details: 796-8422.

"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.

"Understanding Financial Statements" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Jackie, 463-3789.

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

Juneau Ski Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Tom, 789-1436.

Freedom From Smoking Group informational session and clinic, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Details: 796-8422.

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

Christmas Card Club with Gina Shirey-Potts, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $16. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

Douglas and West Juneau neighborhoods meeting regarding 2008 CBJ Transit Development Plan, 7-8:30 p.m., Douglas library conference room. Public welcome to share comments. Details: Benjamin, 586-0758.

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, Dec. 6

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

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

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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