Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 19, 2004

Today

Winter Adventure Camp for Kids, 10 a.m. on Sunday to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22, Eagle Valley Center. Camp for ages 12 through 15, with snowboarding, snowshoeing and camping. Details: 789-7035.

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, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Nugget Mall. Sponsored by AARP and gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

Yule Celebration, 2 p.m., Auke Rec. Potluck and gathering in celebration of the lengthening days. Sponsored by Juneau Pagans. Details: 364-2163.

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.

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

Monday, Dec. 20

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

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.

Public Works and Facilities 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.

Babysitting Course, 1-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Three-day course on proper childcare, safety and infant and child First Aid and CPR. For ages 11-15. Details: 463-5713.

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

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.

Lands and Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-0216.

Juneau Youth Services Regular Board of Director's Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 2075 Jordan Ave. Details: 796-4125.

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

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-0216.

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.

Regular Assembly Meeting 2004-36, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-0216.

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. 21

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.

Gift Wrapping, 10:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Nugget Mall. Sponsored by AARP and gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

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.

Babysitting Course, 1-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Second day of a three-day course on proper childcare, safety and infant and child First Aid and CPR. For ages 11-15. Details: 463-5713.

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 Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Charles Wohlforth presentation, 5:30 p.m. reception, talk is 6-7 p.m., Dimond Courthouse. Wohlforth is the author of "The Whale and the Supercomputer." Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-8292.

Wednesday, Dec. 22

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.

Gift Wrapping, 10:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Nugget Mall. Sponsored by AARP and gifts wrapped by volunteers. Proceeds are given to local senior programs. Details: 586-3816, 586-2626.

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