Around Town for Tuesday, Dec. 17

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

 

Open Lab Computer Training, 8:30-10 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Individual and small group instruction available for computer skills and online job search guidance. Free.

Low Vision Support Group Meeting, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Join the Low Vision Support Group as they celebrate the holidays while having brunch at the Broiler restaurant in the Nugget Mall. New members always welcome. Details: Laura at Southeast Alaska Independent Living for rides or more info: 586-4920.

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

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

“Tuesday Noon Serenity” Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

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.

Introduction to Creating Presentations using PowerPoint, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings through Dec 19. Free.

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, www.awareak.org.

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, www.awareak.org.

Cancer survivor’s support group meeting, 6:30 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, 2nd floor conference room. Details: 796-2273.

Winter Solstice Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. John Kremers will tell about the astronomical and historical significance of the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the official start of Winter, through a powerpoint presentation and lecture. Preceded by “The Stars Tonight” on the Spitz star projector. Free, all ages.

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska meeting, 7 p.m., 8401 Airport Blvd. First and third Tuesday every month. Details: Jeff, 321-7077.

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