Around Town

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2008


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

Gift wrap fundraiser, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Board. Proceeds go to Juneau Senior Center's Meals on Wheels. Details: Toy, 586-3388.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For ages 10 months to 3 years. Registration not required. Details: 796-8422.

Assembly Public Works & Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

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 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Seminar by fisheries degree candidate Samantha Decker, 1:30-3:30 p.m., NOAA Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute, 17109 Point Lena Loop Road. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Assembly Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5-7 p.m., Marie Drake library. Everyone invited. Details: Sally, 780-2037.

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Retired Educators Association monthly social meeting and program, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Program will cover nonprofit Dollywood Foundations' Imagination Library for children. Also featuring guest speaker new School Board member Ed Flanagan. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Board of Education special meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau School District Central Office, conference room. Featuring an executive session evaluation of the Superintendent. Opportunity for public comment. Details: 523-1702 or

"Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care/Car Seat Safety" class, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Three-week series: Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Call to register. Details: 796-8422.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

Juneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan meeting, 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 586-5278.

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

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

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

Gift wrap fundraiser, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Board. Proceeds go to Juneau Senior Center's Meals on Wheels. Details: Toy, 586-3388.

Microchip and rabies vaccination clinic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society. All dogs must be on leash. All cats must be in carriers. Details: 789-0260.

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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