Around Town for Tuesday, Jan. 17

Alaska Beer Week: Smoked Porter Preview, all day. Buy vintage Smoked Porter bottles, with six vintages available between 2005 and 2015 (limit one bottle per year per person for vintage brews).

 

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 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.

English as a Second Language Class, 9-10:15 a.m. and U.S. CItizenship & Advanced English Class, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Gruening Park Apt. G-49, 1800 Northwood Ave. Learn English with these free and fun classes. Children are welcome to play while parents learn. Improve speaking, listening, reading and writing with learners from all over the world. Study American Government and U.S. History for the U.S. Citizenship test. One-on-one tutoring also available. Tuesdays, 10-week class, Jan. 10-March 14.

Open Lab, 9:30-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Get help with building computer skills, developing a career plan, navigating your job search, using ALEXsys, updating your resume or crafting the perfect cover letter. Instructor will be available during open labs to provide instruction.

Applied Math 1A class, 10-10:50 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free foundational math class that can help you prepare for the GED Test or increase your math skills.

Applied Math 2A class, 11 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free math class that is taught by a Juneau instructor online to learners across Alaska.Prepare for the GED Test, college Accuplacer Test, or improve skills for training programs.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon, Baranof Hotel.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church and the Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

What’s Up Current events and GED social studies class, 12:15-1 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Join TLC’s daily discussions about Juneau, Alaska, the U.S., the whole wide world. Whether you’re studying for your GED, if you want to improve your English, if you have an opinion ... or not, or if you want a hot cup of coffee. Come see “What’s Up?”

New parents group, 1-2:30 p.m., 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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Leone 586-4920.

Teen Talk Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. A weekly place for teens to discuss issues they want to address such as social justice, healthy relationships, violence prevention and more.

Children’s Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. 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 or www.awareak.org.

Women’s Art Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need child care. Free. Details: 586-6623 or 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 or www.awareak.org.

Cancer survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Drive, first floor. A time of encouragement and support for those newly diagnosed, currently under treatment and those whose treatment has ended. Details: 796-2273.

Crime in Juneau with Chief Johnson, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. CBJ is holding a public meeting on Crime in Juneau. Chief Bryce Johnson will give an overview of what crime is happening in the community, what some of the causes are, what JPD is doing in response, and steps you as a citizen or business owner can take to help protect your property. Details: 586-5240

Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn, 209-8373.

Mt. Juneau-Gastineau Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska meeting, 7 p.m., 8401 Airport Blvd. Details: Jeff, 321-7077.

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