Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 04, 2008


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

Women, Infant 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.

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

Microchip and rabies vaccination clinic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society. All dogs must be leashed. All cats must be in carriers. 2009 city dog licenses available. Details: 789-0260.

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

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom, 820 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

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.

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

"Creativity and Dementia" 2008 Research Forum, 1:30-3 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. With Dr. Bruce L. Miller, of the University of California at San Francisco. Free. Details: Amber, 586-6044 or

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 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 Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: Diane, 586-0207.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Three-week "Introduction to Wheel Throwing" class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. With Karen Pallenberg. $115. Six-week commitment: Dec. 4-18. Details: 586-1750 or

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" preview, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-9768.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Dec. 5

Assembly and Docks and Harbors Board joint committee meeting cruise ship docks, 10 a.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Details: 586-5278.

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

SAIL, First Bank continental breakfast and informational seminar, 10-11 a.m., Southeast Alaska Independent Living Office, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Free. For seniors or persons with disabilities to get information on programs available, with assistance from the Alaska Housing Finance Corp., Rural Cap and Alaska CDC. Details: Danielle, 586-4920.

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

Juneau Economic Development Council meeting, noon, JEDC Conference Room, 612 W. Willoughby Ave., Suite A. Details: Brian, 463-3662.

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

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: 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.

Annual Native Arts & Crafts Fair, 4:30-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Also Saturday. With works by Annie Hurlbutt, Percy Martin, Ed Kunz, Anna Elhers, Barry Smith, John Davis, Flora Huntington, Sonny Grant, Judy Helgesen, Elsie Gale and Florence Marks. Details: 586-3572 or

Celebration of Friendship for Shar Smith and Jonathan Wolfson, 5-8 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Stories, music, chanting and potluck. Details: Jenny, 586-2328.

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.

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