Around Town for Thursday, May 2

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.

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

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.

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

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection at 210 Ferry Way. Meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings through May 30. Participants are recommended to commit to coming to all or most classes. Details: 586-5718.

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.

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, 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.

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

Femme Fatale amateur drag competition, 9 p.m., Rendezvous. Fundraiser for the Four As, pay-as-you-can. Details: www.facebook.com/AlaskanAIDS.

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Police & Fire for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:13

This day in Juneau history: Feb. 19

On Feb. 19, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper and the Alaska Legislature formed a budget plan for the upcoming year. The House Finance Committee passed a bill giving Gov. Cowper permission to spend the $428 million reserve fund, and representatives described meetings with Gov. Cowper “wonderful”.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:11

Libraries accepting food for fines

The Juneau Public Libraries are accepting food donations to pay off library fines during the entire month of February.

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Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:12

Senate Bill 54 aims to roll back some provisions of criminal justice reform

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