Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 12, 2004

Today

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly chambers, across from Marine Park.

Gift Wrapping, noon-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by American Association of Retired Persons. Gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

4-H Cross Country Ski Signup, 1:30-2 p.m. for returning members, 2-4:30 p.m. for new members, Riverbend Elementary School commons. For students in kindergarten through grade 12. Details: 586-1453, 465-8749.

Chanukah celebration potluck, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. All are invited. Bring a plate of latkes to share and a covered dish traditional to the season. Sponsored by Juneau Jewish Community. Details: 789-6392.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., Downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers; no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

World Youth Day Dinner and Silent Auction, 6-8:30 p.m., Cathedral Hall, 416 5th St. Fund-raiser for youth and young adults attending World Youth Day 2005 in Germany. Sponsored by Catholic Diocese of Juneau. Details: 364-2418.

The 32nd Annual Singing Christmas Tree Performance, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Public invited to attend.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Monday, Dec. 13

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

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

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

Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program presentation, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., third-floor conference room in the Juneau Empire building. Presentation given by a specialist from the Technology Research and Development Center and hosted by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-3789.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th St.

Waterfront Committee meeting, noon, Assembly chambers. Details: 586-0216.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Peter, 321-1499.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

"Retrospective Analysis on the Effects of Bottom Trawl Fishing in the Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands," by Catherine Coon, 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: 465-6441.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Committee of the Whole meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-0216.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Planetarium Volunteer Training Workshop, 6-7 p.m. every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers are welcome. Details: 586-3034.

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.

Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Pioneers' Home. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-2408.

Puppy Kindergarten, 7-8 p.m. every Monday until Dec. 13, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by the Capital Kennel Club. Details: 789-4232.

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 14

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

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

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

"Scientific Perspectives on Marine Reserve Design," by Steve Gaines, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: 465-6441.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Basic Dog Obedience, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Christmas Potluck and Gift Exchange, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Sponsored by Gastineau Philatelic Society. Gift limit $5. Bring a dish to share, club will supply meat. Details: 364-3188, 586-6785.

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