Around town for Thursday, Oct. 15

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

Open lab computer training, 9 a.m.-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.

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

Applied Math Problem Solving, 9 a.m., basic fundamentals 1, The Learning Connection; 11 a.m., basic fundamentals 2, 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.

Baby Fair, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Learn about baby development, birth support, child care questions, free hearing and vision screenings, free flu shots and other resources. Details: AEYC, 789-1235.

Fathers community cafe, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Fathers, grandfathers, community members, neighbors and friends talking about our children: the challenges, rewards and their safety. Childcare and a light supper provided.

Introduction to Using Microsoft Word, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.

Third Thursday family night, 5:30 p.m., Valley Library.

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.

Widowed Persons Support Group potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, Dining Room. Widows/widowers invited. Bring a dish to share. Details: Sue, 586-6424, Sandy, 788-0355.

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.

Family Education and Caregiver Support Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. 1830 Glacier Highway., Details: Joylynn, 463-6177.

“Meet Me in St. Louis,” 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: jdhsdrama.org.

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.

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.

 

More in News

Jasmine Chavez, a crew member aboard the Quantum of the Seas cruise ship, waves to her family during a cell phone conversation after disembarking from the ship at Marine Park on May 10. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire file photo)
Ships in port for the week of July 20

Here’s what to expect this week.

Juneau Municipal Attorney Robert Palmer reacts to praise for his service from Assembly members after his resignation was announced during a May 13 meeting. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire file photo)
Three city attorney finalists to be interviewed in public sessions this week by Juneau Assembly

Two Juneau residents with CBJ experience and D.C.-based Army attorney seek to replace Robert Palmer.

Angela Rodell, former CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., speaks to the House Finance Committee on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire file photo)
Angela Rodell, former Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. CEO, says she’s running for mayor

First-time candidate to challenge incumbent Beth Weldon; filing deadline for local election is today.

Republican U.S. House candidate Nick Begich, with sign-holding supporters, waves to Midtown Anchorage motorists on Election Day in 2022. (Yereth Rosen/Alaska Beacon)
Some Alaska Republican candidates pledge to withdraw if they aren’t atop GOP votes in primary

Pledges are a way to circumvent ranked choice voting, according to one supporter.

People protesting the death of Steven Kissack gather at Marine Park after marching through downtown Juneau on Sunday afternoon. (Jasz Garrett / Juneau Empire)
Protesters demand police accountability following death of Steven Kissack

Advocates gather where he was shot, say they are raising their voices because “he’s unable to speak.”

A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter hovers over Sitka Sound during routine hoist training. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Lt. Cmdr Wryan Webb)
Yakutat-bound charter flight missing from Juneau

Flight departed from Juneau on Saturday with three people aboard, according to U.S. Coast Guard.

President Biden at the White House on July 3. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
President Joe Biden drops out of race, scrambling the campaign for the White House

Withdraws under pressure from fellow Democrats; endorses Vice President Kamala Harris to take on Trump.

(Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file photo)
Police calls for Thursday, July 18, 2024

This report contains public information from law enforcement and public safety agencies.

Most Read