Around town for Thursday, Oct. 1

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5267.

Applied Math II Problem Solving, 11 a.m., The Learning Connection.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Juneau International Airport meeting room. Details: 463-3488 or www.juneauchamber.com.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. Free. Details: 463-6175.

Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE. For women who are parenting and have lived with an abusive partner. Call ahead if you will need childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623.

Bartlett Infant Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Helping children through divorce/separation workshop, 4 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, room 312. Details: 463-4719.

KTOO board of directors meeting, 5-6 p.m., KTOO conference room, 360 Egan Drive. Meetings are open to the public and members are welcome to attend.

Community video gaming night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture, Mendenhall Mall Road. Open video game group that plays a variety of games on any platform. Minors need parent’s permission as some games are rated “M.” Details: Greg, greg.r.frank@gmail.com.

NAMI family support group, 5:30-7 p.m., Jordan Square Building, 9000 Glacier Highway, suite 201. Details: 463-4251 or namijuneau.org.

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Course, 5:30 p.m., KTOO building. Registration required. Details: 463-4251.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details: www.juneauarchery.com

Argentine Tango, 6 p.m., Suite 907. For ages 21 and older. Free. Details: www.suite907.com.

St. Brendan’s Galley hot meal, 6 p.m., St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Coping skills support group, 7 p.m., 8312 Aspen Avenue. Details: Susan, (907) 789-1240.

Endangered Language Continuity film series, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Third of series: “First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee” Details: uas.alaska.edu/chancellor/events.html.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. Crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Infant only CPR, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422 or www.bartletthospital.org.

Eating Disorder Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., 8312 Aspen Ave. Details: Susan, 889-7337.

First Thursday Reviewers’ Circle, 7-8 p.m., Downtown Library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Call for location. Details: 321-2501.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center. Details: 586-1161.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., McGivney’s Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.

Open mic night with C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.

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