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Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Today

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 are 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.

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.

"Creating a Business Plan," presented by Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., third floor conference room in the Juneau Empire building. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-3789.

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., downtown library. Everyone welcome. Details: 364-2536.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. All welcome to come and play chess. Details: 790-1934.

Wednesday, Dec. 15

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.

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.

Glacier Valley Rotary meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau Airport Aurora Room. Details: 790-6435.

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

Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., Alaska Center for Resource Families, 9101 Mendenhall Mall Rd. Suite A6 (between Gottschalks and Henry's). Details: 465-3740, 790-4246.

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

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are 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.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

"The Changing Nature of Cruise Ship Tourism in Alaska and Beyond," by Mike Dunning, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6-7 p.m. talk, Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-8292.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

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

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

Community Forum and Information meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Meeting regarding the Juneau Batterers Accountability Program. Details: 586-6623.

Macintosh Users Group meeting, 7-10 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Classroom 219. Introductory look at making DVDs with DVD Studio Pro. Details: 790-4826.

Thursday, Dec. 16

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

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 and gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 10:30 a.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave. in the Board Conference Room. Details: 463-1750.

Advent Luncheon, noon, Cathedral of the Nativity Parish Hall. Hosted by Juneau Coop Church Council. Invited speaker is George Silides, rector at Holy Trinity. Seasonal music performed. Proceeds support the Glory Hole and local human service organizations. $5 suggested donation. Details: 586-1602.

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

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, District Office Conference Room. Details: 463-1700 ext. 215.

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.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

• 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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