Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

"Variability in Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) Prey Quality in Southeastern Alaska," by Johanna Vollenweider, 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Masters of Science degree in Fisheries. Details: 465-6441.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Governor's Open House, 3-6 p.m., Governor's Mansion. 91 year-old tradition of an annual holiday open house. Details: 465-3500.

Project Orientation meeting, 4-6 p.m., House Finance Committee Room No. 519 of the existing Capitol Building. Meeting for Capitol Design Competition Jury, but open to the public. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Basic Dog Obedience, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., Downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau Chess Club. Everyone welcome. Details: 790-1934.

Constellations of the Zodiac, 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program intended for young audiences. Free to attend. Details: 586-3034.

Wednesday, Dec. 8

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Downtown library.

Glacier Valley Rotary meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau Airport Aurora Room. Details: 790-6435.

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

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8438.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

First Aid Course, 6 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Details: 463-5713.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

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

Constellations of the Zodiac, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Program intended for families and adults. Free to attend. Details: 586-3034.

Thursday, Dec. 9

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, noon, JDHS library, upstairs. All parents are warmly welcome. Sign in your car at the main office. Details: 365-3641.

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

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Welcoming Reception, 4 p.m., Department of Public Safety, 450 Whittier St., Room 105. The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault are having a welcoming reception for a new Executive Director. Details: 465-4356.

Juneau Home Educators Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 463-5161.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints gymnasium, 5100 Glacier Hwy., in Lemon Creek (location for this Thursday dance only). Live music with "Full Circle." Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

• 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 to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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