Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Today

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 Road. Suite A6 (between Gottschalks and Henry's). Details: 465-3740, 790-4246.

Student Recognition Ceremony, noon, Juneau-Douglas High School library. Juneau-Douglas High School students receive certificates and letters of commendation from Juneau's legislators. Details: 523-1567.

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 Drive. 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.

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

Dzantik'i Heeni Winter Bazaar, 5-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Alder House. Featuring products from the Tongass Forest, made by Alder House middle school students. Details: 463-1899 ext. 282.

City & Borough of Juneau Fisheries Development Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC. Details: 586-5278.

Potluck and Installation of Officer, 5:30 p.m., ANB Hall. Organized by Alaska Native Sisterhood, Camp 2. Bring a dish to share. Details: 790-1624.

Family Law Self-Help Clinic, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Alaska Legal Services is sponsoring this free event designed to help individuals with family-law concerns. Details: 586-6425.

Monthly Board meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Meeting for the Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 780-4538.

Juneau-Douglas Fish & Game Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish & Game Commissioners Conference Room. Fish & Game will provide information on proposed fee increases for hunting and fishing licenses and other business. Details: 586-6652.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall River School. Jim Ackerman will tie a green drake, a realistic and easy tie general mayfly pattern. Details: 586-3424.

Friday, Dec. 17

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 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.



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