Out & About

Posted: Friday, December 11, 2009

Today, Dec. 11

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 12

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Taproot Yoga, instructor Christin Gelinas is inviting everyone to join her yoga practices in the valley this fall. Students receive a discounted $10 drop-in rate for all classes with a valid student ID. Classes are Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. for hatha yoga, level one, and Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., all levels. Go to www.taproot-yoga.com/schedule.php for more information.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Sunday, Dec. 13

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

Monday, Dec. 14

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

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

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Tuesday, Dec. 15

Travelogue Series: "80 Degrees North - Svalbard" by Elfrida Nord, 5:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theatre. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 789-6974.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly meeting and Christmas party, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Social begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Members and guests reminded to bring a toy for donation to the Toys for Tots program. Details: David, 586-4886.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. All welcome. Bring your baby to meet other new parents. Details: 586-1203.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 16

Holiday Open House, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center. Cookies and hot cider available. Tour the birth center, meet the midwives and physician and visit with other families and neighbors as the center says thank you to the community. Details: 586-1203.

Women, Infants, 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.

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Fencing by Beth Peluso, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Cost: $80. Students provide fencing equipment. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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

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

Thursday, Dec. 17

Holiday Ice Extravaganza, 1:30 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Juneau Skating Club will host an hour-long performance. Additional information is available at www.juneauskatingclub.org. For more information e-mail juneausk8@hotmail.com, or call 523-9115.

Juneau Jumpers Holiday Show, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. $5 per person, $3 per person with two cans of food for the Food Bank, $10 per family, $8 for family with two cans of food. Special appearance by the Auke Bay Ropers jump rope team.

Women, Infants, 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.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

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

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