Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Today, Dec. 5

Sound off on the important issues at

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

East Glacier Trail hike, 9:30 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center parking lot. Moderate hike. Wear waterproof hiking or rubber boots and warm clothing. Bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.

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.

Star Wars fan costume group bell ringing for the Salvation Army, 3-6 p.m., Wal-Mart. Three members of the 501st Legion will ring the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army.

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

Juneau Commission on Sustainability meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: Maria, 586-0218.

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

Task Force Exploring Activities Money meeting, Juneau-Douglas High School Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

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

Subcommittee meeting to review the West Valley Sewer Project, 10 a.m., Marine View Building, Engineering Department conference room, third floor Room 354. Details: Roger or Rorie, 586-0800.

"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.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 1:15 p.m., Zen Restaurant, in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W. 12th St. Including a discussion of the upcoming Super Duper Tuesday caucuses and the Central Committee winter meeting. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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

Mandatory pre-course session for those training to be a water safety instructor, 5:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Participants must be 16 years old and able to pass a pre-course skills test and possess a current Fundamentals of Instructor Training certificate. $78.75 registration, plus $57.95 materials and certification. Details: 586-5325.

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

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Six-week series Nov. 1-Dec. 13. Details: 796-8422.

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

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

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. 7

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

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com.



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