Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, noon, JDHS library. Details: Bonnie, 586-0303.

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

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

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.

Affordable Housing Coalition meeting, 2 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

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 dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Juneau Democrats meeting, 5:15 p.m., International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Hall. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

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

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

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. 8

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

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St. Details: 364-1597.

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: Ellen, 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 dismissal is earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego Robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Teen Skills Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Presentation on how winter modulates recruitment of juvenile forage fish by Ron Heintz, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Bear's Alaska Bazaar, 4-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Featuring University of Alaska Southeast art show, AWARE/Glory Hole warm clothing collection and a holiday model train display. $5 admission all weekend. Details: Becky, 789-0117.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Juneau Boys and Girls Club open house with Lifted Embrace, 5-7 p.m., Boys and Girls Club. Door prizes and snacks. Canned goods will be accepted in place of an admission fee and donated to the Southeast Food Bank. Details: 790-4534 or www.bgcalaska.org.

"Esprit de corps" University of Alaska Southeast Modern Dance Class performance, 6:30 and 8 p.m., UAS Rec Center. With special guests Gastineau Elementary School Dance Club. Free to Rec members. $3 for nonmembers.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

"An Introduction to Seven Key Points for Training the Mind" by Tibetan Buddhist monk Khenpo Lodro Thaye Rinpoche, 7-9 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Vocational Training and Resource Center House Master Room. Details: Bob, 209-3846 or Kim, 790-4845.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Alaska Kids Count! Network meeting, 10-11 a.m., Udder Culture. Coffee and conversation on working towards great public schools. Details: Mary, 780-4640.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Gingerbread Magic 101, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building Lake Room. FREE for members and family, $10 for general public. Reservation Required: 796-6569.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St. Details: 364-1597.

Bear's Alaska Bazaar, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Featuring University of Alaska Southeast art show, AWARE/Glory Hole warm clothing collection and a holiday model train display. $5 admission all weekend. Details: Becky, 789-0117.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Citizens Pro Road, 12 p.m., Moose Lodge. Come and get facts about the Lynn Canal Highway. Free hot dogs. Details: Dick, 463-3995.

Flu shots, 1-2 p.m., Wellspring Integrative Medical Center, 2231 North Jordan Ave. Free. Details: 789-1812.

Panex 46 Cover exhibition by the Gastineau Philatelic Society, 1-4 p.m., Douglas Community Building, 1016 Third St. To celebrate the centennial of the capital move from Sitka to Juneau.

Boy Scouts gift wrapping and caterpillar, 1-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. With Santa and Mrs. Claus available for photos.

"Glad Tidings We Bring" Alaska Youth Choir holiday concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. $10 individual, $20 family. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.

Juneau Jumpers annual winter show and dessert auction fundraiser, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Details: Mary, 523-0544.

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

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