Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Today, 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.

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.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 22

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099. Not Dec. 23, 24, 30, 31

"Introduction to PowerPoint 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718. Dec. 2-16

Juneau Commission on Sustainability's Food Security Subcommittee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-0871. second Wednesday, May-December 2009

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

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.

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

Thursday, Dec. 24

Gift wrap fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program, 10 a.m.-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.

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

Saturday, Dec. 26

"Around the World in 9 Holes" miniature golf Black Light Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $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.

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