Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Today

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.

Monthly breast cancer support group meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC Macauley Hatchery conference room. Details: 789-3826, 586-4900.

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.

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/or free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

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.

Thursday, Dec. 23

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.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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.

Friday, Dec. 24

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.

Gift Wrapping, 10:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., 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.

• 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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