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Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2009

Today

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Divine Liturgy service, 10 a.m., St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. With guests Bishop Benjamin (Peterson), Bishop of San Francisco and the West, and Father Michael Oleksa, acting chancellor of the Alaska Diocese. All welcome. To be followed by a potluck coffee hour. Details: Richard, 586-4708.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Family Book Day, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Collage artist Jean Rogers and Carol Race, from the Juneau Public Libraries, will guide families in prose-inspired collage. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Spanish songs and storytime, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

World of Film and potluck: "The Chorus," French/creole potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Film in French with English subtitles. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Jan. 12

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

Senior Diabetes Support Group meeting: "Talking About Diabetes" discussion, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Cynthia, 796-8649.

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

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

Juneau Commission on Sustainability - Energy/Green House Gas Subcommittee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marine View Building, third floor Conference Room 354. Details: Sally, 586-4788.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

Regular Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Jan. 13

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.

"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.

Juneau Public Libraries Storytubes online video book review tapings, 3-4 p.m., downtown library. Share a book by creating a 2-minute video for Youtube's contest. For kids and teens. Adults welcome but will not be eligible for contest. Details: Amelia, 586-5303 or storytubes.info.

Juneau School District Executive Session, 4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Regarding union negotiations.

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

Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library, large conference room.

Juneau Human Rights Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

"Landfill Odor Issues" State of Alaska DEC public workshop, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room.

Juneau School District Board meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

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

"Introduction to Healing Touch" class, 6-7:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Will demonstrate two techniques for participants to practice. $25. Details: 796-8422.

"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.

Diabetes Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., SEARHC - WIC Classroom, first floor dental building, Hospital Drive. With different topic each month. Community invited. Details: Christy, 364-4457.

Douglas Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library.

Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

"Back to Basics" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marsha, 789-1324 or Marie, 789-3272.

Family Caregiver Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

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. 14

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Details: Tricia, 463-3488.

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.

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

Juneau Economic Development Council meeting, noon, 612 Willoughby Ave., Suite A.

KTOO slideshow: "Trip to Peru" by Lise Paradis and Dale Gosnell, noon, KTOO. Pack your own lunch. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting, noon, SEARHC Boardroom, Hospital Drive.

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.

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.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Station.

Docks and Harbors Board Operations Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

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

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Open to the public. Details: www.juneaunow.org.

Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Watershed meeting room, fourth floor Senate Building. To discuss ideas for future and current projects. Details: Jeff, 789-7114.

Airport public review of schematic design of snow removal equipment facility and final review of airport runway safety area project, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room.

"Parenting Issues: Supporting Kids in Doing Well at Home, in School an in the Community" informational class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Police Department, training rooms. With JDHS counselor Nancy Seamount and JDHS students. Free. Call to reserve place. Details: Lt. Kris Sell, 586-0618.

"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.

Public review of schematic design of the snow removal equipment facility and final design review of the runwa safety area project, 6:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With regular Airport Board meeting at 7 p.m.

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

Regular Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

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.

First meeting of fire academy, ___ p.m., Capital City Fire/Rescue. For volunteers to join CCFR. Beth, 586-0259 or www.ccfr.net.

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