Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 09, 2004

Today

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.

Project Team meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Please RSVP for the meeting so the right amount of food is brought.

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.

25th Anniversary Party and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Dance, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska. Details: 586-3350.

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.

Friday, Dec. 10

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Board of Directors' teleconference meeting, 9 a.m. For Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association. Details: 874-3110.

Community Training on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room (next to Art Dept.). Details: 789-2828.

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

Chamber Lunch, 11:30 a.m. doors open, presentation begins at noon, Juneau Moose Lodge.

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

Organ Concert Friday, noon, State Office Building. J. Allan MacKinnon playing the organ.

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

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are 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.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

"Effectively Marketing Your Website for Pennies," 1-4 p.m., 3rd floor conference room in the Juneau Empire building. Pre-registration required. This is a SBA/SBDC seminar. Details: 463-3789.

"Dealing With Environmental Variability in the Eastern Bering Sea: Implications for Pacific Herring Fisheries Management in Northern Bristol Bay, Alaska," by Naoki Tojo, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. There will be a reception and social hour following the seminar. Details: 465-6441.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

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

The 32nd Annual Singing Christmas Tree Performance, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Public invited to attend. Complimentary seating tickets may be picked up at downtown and valley Hearthside Bookstores, Northern Echoes Bible Shoppe and Juneau Christian Center.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Hwy., Lower Floor Conference Room.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Dec. 11

Rigor, Relevance and Relationships For All Students at Juneau-Douglas High School, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Dialogue led by National Consultant Carol Lieber. Details: 463-1700 ext. 219

Infant and Child CPR Class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Details: 463-5713.

Gift Wrapping, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-6 p.m. on Sunday, and 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Nugget Mall. Sponsored by American Association of Retired Persons and gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

Gingerbread House Building, noon-1 p.m., or 1:30-2:30 p.m., or 3-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum on 4th and Main streets. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Details: 586-3572.

Registration for Youth Hockey and Introduction to Hockey, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Youth Hockey is for ages 5 to 18 and Intro to Hockey is for ages 4 and up. Scholarships and loaner equipment are available. Registration forms available at Skater's Edge, Play It Again Sports and Treadwell Arena. Details: 790-2763.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

History and Culture Book Signing, 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum on 4th and Main streets. Authors June Hall and Willette Janes will sign their books. Details: 586-3572.



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