Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Ryan Butler, of the FBI, will give advice and tips on how to protect your family, community and business against fraud. Bring a brown bag lunch. Free and open to the public. Details: April, 463-3789.

"Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

"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.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

AEYC Family Night for preschool families, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. With supper and activities. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

"Let's Quit!" smoking cessation group, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Saturdays from Jan. 6 to Feb. 17. $75 for seven sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, noon, Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. With Executive Committee meeting following at 1 p.m. Details: 796-8463.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

KTOO slideshow: "Biking the French Alps" by Mike Sakarias and Anne Fuller, noon, KTOO. Pack your own lunch. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

"Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. To discuss upcoming Southeast and Yakutat shellfish issues, which Board of Fisheries will deliberate on Jan. 21-27 in Petersburg. Details: Mike, 321-5535 or Scott, 465-4046 or Shannon, 465-6097.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

Juneau School District Activities Advisory Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. On the expansion and funding of high school athletics and activities. Call for a copy of the proposal. Details: Susan, 523-1704.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Raincountry Fly Fishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. To discuss Board of Fisheries proposals that affect local fly fishing. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

"The Truth of Words" reading of original stories and poems by Alex Gagne-Hawes, 8 p.m., downtown library, main conference room. This 2003 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate will read work written over the past year. His sister, Anna, also will perform a monologue. Details: Alex, 503-951-8816.

Thursday, Jan. 8

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

Women Infant 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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Holly Handler from Alaska Legal Services. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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.

"Hit the JACC Putt" miniature golf, noon-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

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