Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

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

Boys & Girls Club 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 Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"Teaching English to the Beijing Opera" presentation, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 463-3032.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., SAIL, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920 ext. 230.

Childbirth class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Leader is Johanna Koranda. Free class. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

Winter concert, 7-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: Ken, 523-1531.

Wednesday, Dec. 14

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: 463-6175.

New parent group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

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, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

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

"Marine Policy for the 'Halibut'" seminar by Dr. Keith R. Criddle, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, room 221.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

"When Bad Things Happen" seminar, 6-7:30 p.m., valley library. Topic is helping children feel safe and secure through difficult times.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Building, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

Thursday, Dec. 15

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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

Young Alaskans Building Affordable Housing Open House sponsored by SAGA, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4537 Kanata Deyi St. Details: Mike, 209-4844.

Advent luncheon, noon, Cathedral Parish Hall. Sponsored by Juneau Cooperative Church Council. Details: 780-4842.

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

"Good Grief" talk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly talk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

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

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

Airport Terminal Enhancement Committee meeting, 1:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

Military Plaque dedication ceremony, 2:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, outside the departure lounge entrance in the terminal. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors, Finance Committe and Planning Committee meetings, 5:25 p.m., Administration Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Family Law Self-Help Clinic sponsored by Alaska Legal Services, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Designed to help individuals with legal issues resulting from divorce, custody, child support adn other family-law concerns. Free. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

"Marketing on a Shoestring" seminar, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School Library. Create Christmas oraments using fly tying techniques. Public is invited. Details: 586-3424.

English country dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building. Sponsored by Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: 321-3109.

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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