Today, Nov. 15

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Details: 463-3488.

Bartlett Baby 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.

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

Toddler Time group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their “wiggles” out. Details: 586-1203.

Free Introduction To Computers, Internet And Email, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection. Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout November. Details: (907) 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Film screening: “Being Caribou,” 5:30 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. With filmmaker Leanne Allison and author Karsten Heuer.

Gastineau Channel Historical Society Program: Fur Farms Of SE Alaska, 6-8 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Presented by Sarah Isto and others. The public is invited. Light refreshments provided. Free. Details: 586-8992.

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

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau Alateen meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul’s Church, Parish Hall classroom 4. A 12-step program for teens who are bothered by a family member or friends drinking or drugging. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Perseverance Theatre’s Young Company’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 7:30 p.m., Perseverance’s Second Stage. Tickets $10 adults and $5 students, and will be available at the door. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org.

“We Do Recover” NA meeting, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive.

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