Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009

Today, Dec. 20

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Winter arts and crafts fair, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall.

Gift wrap fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program, noon-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Centers' Advisory Board. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Around the World in 9 Holes" miniature golf, noon-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Local artist created miniature golf holes to raise money for the JACC. Available Dec. 19 to 30. $5 per round, $50 for party up to 15 people, $25 for party "bunker," $100 per hour for private party. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

"Installing a Programmable Thermostat" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Auke Bay Childrens Open House, 1-3 p.m., Auke Bay Fire Station. Featuring firefighters reading holiday stories, cookie decorating and tours of trucks. Santa arrives at 2 p.m. Details: 789-9759.

"Bring Your Own Crafts" session, 1-5 p.m., Douglas library, Community Room. Bring your crafting projects. Tea and hot chocolate provided. Details: 586-0434.

Helping Hands Christmas wrapping, 1-7 p.m., Fred Meyers. Details: Karen, 209-2520.

"Grumpsicle," 2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Tickets, $9 for all ages, available at Hearthside books, from participating dancers or at the door.

"Installing Window Treatments" workshop, 2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Opera To Go's one-act operas by Michel Chordas: "The Last Leaf" and "The Gift of the Magi," 3 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students. Details: 586-2255.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Monday, Dec. 21

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

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

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

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.

Gift wrap fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program, noon-7 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Centers' Advisory Board. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Around the World in 9 Holes" miniature golf, noon-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Local artist created miniature golf holes to raise money for the JACC. Available Dec. 19 to 30. $5 per round, $50 for party up to 15 people, $25 for party "bunker," $100 per hour for private party. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

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

Helping Hands Christmas wrapping, 1-7 p.m., Fred Meyers. Details: Karen, 209-2520.

Juneau Retired Educators' Association potluck meeting, 5 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:45 p.m., entertainment by Alaska String Band at 6:30 p.m. Bring new warm socks for the Glory Hole. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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 and 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. 22

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. 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.

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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice meeting, 5:15 p.m. every Tuesday, Northern Light United Church. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details:586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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