Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2005

Today

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"Writing a Winning Press Release" brown bag lunch, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

"Marine Phytoplankton Ecology in Coastal Regions" seminar, 12:10-1:10 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Building, room 221. Seminar by Lisa Eisner.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is 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.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

Juneau World Affairs Council presentation: "Conservation Issues in the Eastern South Pacific" by Carlos Yaipen-Llanos, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Assembly Chambers. Details: Leslie, 463-3032.

"Employee Hiring and Payroll Issues" seminar, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. Use Sixth Street entrance. Details: 321-3109.

Friday, Dec. 9

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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.

Gingerbread house workshops, noon-1, 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, room 221. Seminar by Brian R. MacKenzie.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Gold. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

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. Details: 463-6175.

Turning the Tides presentation: "Environmental Crisis in the South Pacific" by Carlos Yaipen-Llanos, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Dixie, 789-0449

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

Saturday, Dec. 10

Saturday Wild, 10 a.m., downtown or valley McDonald's. Winter birding warmup for Christmas bird count on Dec. 17. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon Society. Details: Mary Lou, 789-7540.

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

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, Dec. 11

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

"Be Free Inside" meditation practice and Kadampa Buddhist study group, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Details: 360-601-8081.

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

Monday, Dec. 12

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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

• 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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