Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 07, 2008


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.

Polaroid Transfer class with Noelle Dersé, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Canvas. Learn the process of Polaroid and emulsion transfer. $55, includes materials. Details: 586-1750 or

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.

Freedom Salute Ceremony, 12:15 p.m., National Guard Armory, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road. To honor returning National Guard Soldiers who were deployed. Details: Richard, 523-4022.

"Holiday Storage Solutions" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Juneau Dance Unlimited "Nutcracker" performance, 1:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. $15 adults, $10 seniors and children 12 and under, $40 family of four. Details: 463-5327 or

Storytime in Español, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. With special guest Maria Offer. Kids of all ages and families welcome. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" matinee, 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. $10 adults, $5 children under age 5. details: 586-9768.

Juneau Bach Society concert, 3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Directed by Bruce Simonson. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details:

Juneau Dance Unlimited Sugar Plum Fairy Party, 3:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. $15. Seating limited. Details: 463-5327 or

"Tellebration: A Worldwide Celebration of Story" annual storytelling event, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. From personal vignettes to traditional tales, stories will be told around the fire. Featuring Pat McLear, Pete Griffin, Patrick Murphy, Sheila Fisher and Grace Elliott. Details: Grace, 789-6958.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Dec. 8

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Free. For ages 10 months to 3 years. Registration not required. Details: 796-8422.

Senior Diabetes Support Group meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Cynthia, 796-8649.

Commission on Sustainability Energy/Green House Gas Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power conference room. Details: 586-5278.

"Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care/Car Seat Safety" class, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Three-week series: Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Call to register. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon, Baranof Hotel.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m, 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.

"Looking Back, Moving Forward: Alaska Native Perspectives on 50 Years of Statehood" discussion series, 5:30-9 p.m., Westmark Baranof, 127 N. Franklin St., Treadwell Room. With three speakers, Byron I. Mallott, Vic Fischer and Liz Cheney, setting the stage for discussion. Sponsored by the First Alaskans Institute. Details: Gary, 907-250-4471.

Juneau School Board meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Douglas Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

"Back to Basics" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marsha, 789-1324 or Marie, 789-3272.

Family Caregiver Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Southeast Conference and Juneau Economic Development Council Building, 612 West Willoughby Ave. Details: Tricia, 463-3488.

Board of Education meeting with Juneau School District Legislative Delegation, noon, Capitol, Room 404.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Gastineau Humane Society Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society Building.

Juneau National Organization for Women holiday gathering, 5:30 p.m., 4481 Abby Way. Details: Barbara, 780-8602 or

"Root Causes of Terrorism" presentation by Karin von Hippel, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, Whittier and Egan, downtown. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

Juneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan meeting, 6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room.

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