Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2008


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

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, 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 every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Airport Wildlife Hazards Working Group meeting, 2:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. To get an update from wildlife personnel.

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Open to the public. Details:

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 Douglas Fish & Game Advisory Committee meeting and elections, 6 p.m., DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive. Twelve seats to be filled. Details: Scott, 465-4046.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or

Thursday, Dec. 11

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Juneau Commission on Aging meeting, 9:30 a.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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

School Board Program Evaluation Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office, conference room. Details: 586-5278.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Brown bag lunch with Federal Communications Commission officials regarding upcoming digital television transition, 12:15 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Open to the public. Details: Bill, 586-1670.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 1:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With economist Dan Robinson speaking on the state of the Juneau economy. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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 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.

Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: 586-5278.

Wetland Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Conference Room 224. Details: 586-5278.

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

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

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

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

Widowed Persons Program Christmas dinner, 6 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. Special invitation to all widows and widowers. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Auke Bay Elementary School's "Sing Alaska!" winter concert, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gym. Celebrating Alaska's 50th statehood anniversary. Free. Details: Ann, 463-1775.

"Bringing Peace to our Minds" public talk with Buddhist monk Khentrul Rinpoche, 6:30-8 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. $10 suggested donation. Details: Bob or Kim, 790-4845.

"A Christmas Carol" production, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. By Perseverance Theatre's Young Company, 16 actors ages 10-15. Details: 463-8497.

"Avian Influenza Sampling in Greenland" lecture by Garrett Savory, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Building, Room 221. Free. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 321-4738.

Taize Prayer service for Advent, 7 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, corner of Fifth and Gold streets. An ecumenical service of meditative singing and scripture. All welcome. Details: 723-8157 or


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