Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2003


Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Free Individual Immigration Consultations, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal St. Details and appointments: Joyanne, 789-4622.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Ecumenical Advent Lunch with Rev. John Stevens, noon-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: Marie, 789-3218.

Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., 3032 Vintage Blvd. No. 102. Details: Candice, 465-3740, or Janna, 790-4246.

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Howard Dean for President Interim Meet-up, 5-7 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

Italian dinner fundraiser for Andrew Gibb, 5-8 p.m., Hanger Ballroom. $15 suggested donation. Details and tickets: Susan, 364-2305, or Monica, 790-2773.

"Reporting the Palestinian Conflict - Comparing the Journalism of al-Jazeera with the Western Media" by Ramzy Baroud, a Palestinian-American journalist, presented by The Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, first floor of the Dimond Court Building.

Information Task Force, a subcommittee of Collaboration Juneau, 5:30-7:30 p.m., CBJ Assembly Chambers. Details: Paula, 586-3451.

Early Pregnancy Class: "Prenatal Care/Birth Planning," 6-9 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

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

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Thursday, Dec. 11

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

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

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

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

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Meeting of the Juneau Kucinich for President Campaign, 5-7 p.m., downtown library conference room. Details: 586-2410.

The Ways & Means Committee of the Alaska House of Representatives public hearing, 6-8 p.m., Room 519 of the State Capitol.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. Details and registration: 796-8972.

Sunny Point Intersection Improvements Project: Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Gruening Park Recreation Center, 1800 Northwood Drive. Details: 586-3141.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Details: Tony, 789-9159, or Steve, 790-2206.

Juneau Home Educators Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library meeting room. Details: 790-2976.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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