Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2008


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. Dan Robinson will speak on the state of Juneau's 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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

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

Theatre in the Rough's "The Little Prince" production, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin St. Tickets $16 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children age 5 and under, available at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-9768.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. With dance caller Odette Foster and live music by dance band the Jig is Up. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: 463-3214.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

"The SantaLand Diaries" production, 9:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, Douglas. Solo show by Ben Brown. For mature audiences. Details: 463-8497.

Friday, Dec. 12

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

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

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.

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