Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Today, Nov. 27


Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Global Brunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection at Gruening Park,1800 Northwood Ave, G-49. Potluck celebrating Juneau’s English as a Second Language students and Alaskan traditions. Bring a dish to share. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Sealaska Heritage Insitute lecture, noon, fourth floor boardroom of the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza. Featuring “Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art,” with Aldona Jonaitis, Emeritus Director, Museum of the North. This presentation will overview the history of Tlingit artworks made in the 18th century to those created in the 21st century. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. Organized in recogntion of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month.

Movie And Discussion: Complaints Of A Dutiful Daughter, 12-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, 3rd floor conference room. Documentary on one family’s struggle caring for a mother with dementia. Discussion to follow. No registration is necessary. Free. Details: 586-6044.

“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.

Low vision support group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details, 463-6174.

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.

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) monthly meeting, 2 p.m., AWARE. Please RSVP. Details: Ati, 586-6623 or

Introduction To Computers, Internet And Email, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection. Tuesday and Thursdays. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Children’s Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday evenings. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and change, and problem solving and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623,

Women’s Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623,

Alaska Native Film Series, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. Nov. 27: “History of the Iñupiat: Project Chariot.” Part of a month-long series organized in recognition of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. Short discussions to follow the films.

Film showing: “How to Survive a Plague,” 7 p.m., Gold Town Theatre. $9 general public, $7 students, all proceeds benefit the Four A’s. Co-sponsored by the UAS Gay-Straight Alliance. World AIDS Day is Dec. 1.



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