Around Town

Posted: Monday, December 20, 2004

Today

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 American Association of Retired Persons 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 are 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 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 American Association of Retired Persons 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 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.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 22

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.

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.

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

Babysitting Course, 1-4:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Sponsored by American Red Cross. Last 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.

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

Dependents of Survivors of Veterans meeting, 1-5 p.m., VFW Post 5559, behind Baranof Hotel. Questions about VA Entitlements will be answered and free assistance to fill out applications for VA Entitlements. VFW membership is not required.

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.

• 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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