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Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2000

Tuesday, Jan. 11

Valley Toastmasters, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant, Juneau Airport. Weekly breakfast meeting.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Life Ring: support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, 5th and Gold. All women welcome, lunch provided. Call Kathee at 364-2131.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 106. Call Colena, 586-1203.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. ``Introduction to the Internet and how to set up a free e-mail account.'' To reserve a spot, call the center at 586-5718. Additional spaces will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Housing First monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For an agenda, call 364-3573.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library conference room.

15th Annual Community Welcome Reception for the Alaska State Legislature, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Hors d'oeuvres, cake, cider and coffee.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058.

Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., SEARHC Board Room. For patients living with the diagnosis of cancer and their loved ones. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness foundation. Call Carole at 789-3345.

Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Station Juneau, upper meeting room. Call 321-2061.

Alaska Native Brotherhood bingo, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room. Call Win at 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Wednesday adult hike, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 28 mile Glacier Highway. Hike to Herbert Glacier, an easy, 9-mile round trip with a 50foot elevation gain. Limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. No dogs or firearms, please. Wear waterproof hiking boots and bring plenty of food and water. Call 586-5226 after 4:30 p.m. for recording of details.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

Cornerstone Home Health free blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Call Teresa at 586-6838.

Mayor's Y2K Task Force meeting, noon, downtown library conference room. The Social Safety Net subcommittee invites participation..

Juneau Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a place. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration board room.

Gastineau Humane Society Board of Directors' meeting, 6 p.m., at the shelter, 7705 Glacier Hwy.

``A Pulmonologist's Perspective on Asthma,'' 6 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building first-floor classroom. Pulmonologist Dr. George Stewart, M.D., speaks to the Asthma and Allergy Support Group. Call Cathy at 789-7936.

Free step aerobics classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.

World Readers Club, 7-8 p.m., downtown public library. Subject is Antarctica. Nina Rajala shares stories of her recent visit there. Call 586-5249.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

Airport Board monthly meeting, airport Aurora Room.

Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.

Thursday, Jan. 13

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Litter Free meeting, noon, downtown library conference room.

Juneau Douglas High School Parent Discussion Group, noon, JDHS library. Guest speaker: Vice Principal Ron Osibov. Call Kim at 789-3556.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Mayor's Fiscal Task Force meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., downtown library conference room.

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. ``How to start from nowhere - Introduction.'' Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Twin Lakes Project meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library conference room. Twin Lakes problems will be discussed, along with current activities there and ideas about what the community thinks should happen with Twin Lakes. Call Bruce at 463-5566.

Childbirth preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hos-pital Administrative Building classroom. What to expect in labor and coping strategies. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden. Slide show of the bonefish of Christmas Island.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Call 463-3220.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley Home, 1136 Slim Williams Way, call 789-7058.

Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m., 222 Seward St., Suite 202. Share grief in a confidential setting. Call Becky, 586-3728.

Audubon Society monthly general meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Gerry and Kathy Landry present a slide show about the natural beauty of Berners Bay.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.



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