Around Town

Posted: Friday, December 04, 2009

Today, Dec. 4

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: 586-0434.

Organ concert with T.J. Duffy, 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.

UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Jan Straley, 3:30-5 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Weaving through the food web with whales and fish." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

14th annual Native arts and crafts fair, 4:30-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

"Building the Future" event to raise awareness about violence, 5 p.m., The Rendezvous. Live music by Brooke Morgan, Meg Mackey, The House Band. $10 wine tasting. Silent auction, live auction, door prizes, pledge drive. To support programs that promote respect, equality and healthy living while preventing violence for Juneau's youth. Sponsored by DELTA.

Holiday tree-lighting and caroling with the Alaska Youth Choir, 5:30 p.m., Gunakadeit Park or "Pocket Park," adjacent to the downtown Post Office. Cider provided. Details: 586-5226.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir "Our Gift of Song" holiday concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. $10 per person, $25 per family of four. For all ages. Reception and raffle drawing to follow. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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.

Square dance with music by Rollin' Freight Train, 8 p.m.-midnight, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $5. Fundraiser for the Glory Hole. Details: 586-2787.

Saturday, Dec. 5

SAIL annual meeting, 9 a.m., SAIL office, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-4920.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, up to 3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Arts and crafts fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall.

"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.

14th annual Native arts and crafts fair, noon-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

"Sabor Cubano!" benefit fundraiser for REACH student scholarships, doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. $100. $90 of every ticket is tax deductible donation. With gourmet five-course Cuban meal, dance performances, art auction and no-host bar. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

"Juneau and Julia" Julia Child-inspired party, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Hosted by the Juneau Democrats. Including Julia Child hors d'oeuvres cook-off contest and Julia Child look-alike contest, cocktail music by T.J. Duffy at 7:30 p.m., and dance music with Fleet Street at 9 p.m. $35. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, JACC and at the door. Details: Kim, 586-2113 or kimmetcalfak@yahoo.com.

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

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. $5 at the door. Mike Truax's humor, Robert Cohen's piano jazz and Cheryl Cook and Kathy Hocker's folk harmonies. Details: Frederic and Terry, 523-6999 and Elva, 463-5413.

Juneau Bach Society Holiday Concert, 8 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Also featuring Alaska Youth Choir and the JDHS Chamber Choir. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: Bruce, 586-1352.

Sunday, Dec. 6

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.

Vinyasa Yogo Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

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.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Arts and crafts fair, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall.

"Bring Your Own Crafts" session, 1-5 p.m., Douglas library, Community Room. Bring your crafting projects. Tea and hot chocolate provided. Details: 586-0434.

Pet Photos with Santa, 1-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. $10. Pets must be clean and on a leash or in a suitable carrier.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Juneau Bach Society Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Also featuring Alaska Youth Choir and the JDHS Chamber Choir. Tickets at Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: Bruce, 586-1352.

Monday, Dec. 7

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

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.

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

Slow Food Southeast Alaska meeting, 5:15 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Representatives of the Juneau Community Garden and Cooperative Extension Service will speak on local produce. Details: Nancy, 586-8282.

Juneau State Parks Citizens Advisory Board monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish & Game Headquarters, 1255 West Eighth St., Caribou Room. Public invited. Details: Joel, 465-2483.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Dan, 321-2313.

Prenatal Yogo Classes: 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Gently exercise and stretching for the pregnant mom. Details: 586-1203.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70 regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. All interested parties invited. Election of officers of the coming year. Details: Kay, 790-2966.

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 and 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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