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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 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: Ellen, 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.
Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.
School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom. Details: 463-1750.
Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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.
Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.
Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.
Juneau Commission on Sustainability, Energy Subcommittee meeting, 5 p.m., AEL&P Building, 5601 Tonsgard Court. Details: Gayle, 463-6303.
Intermediate-level English class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.
"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.
Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.
Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.
Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, email@example.com or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.
"Get Moving in 2008" presentation with Denise McPherson, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Valliant Administration Building, educational classroom. To help jump-start resolutions to better health in the new year. All cancer survivors welcome. Details: 796-2273.
Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Don, 789-9273.
Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.
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. 16
Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Southeast Conference, 612 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: Ellen, 463-6175.
"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. 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.
Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featuring speakers Sen. Kim Elton and Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.
Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.
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: Ellen, 463-6175.
Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference planning meeting, 1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2.
Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.
"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.
Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.
Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.
Suicide Loss Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: Ron, 790-4371.
"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.
Freedom from Smoking Group clinic, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Cost is $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.
"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., Valentine's Coffee House. Details: 586-2787.
Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.
Thursday, Jan. 17
Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.
Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.
"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.
Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.
Airport Board meeting, 11 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. To meet with the city's Washington, D.C. lobbyist. Details: 789-7821.
Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. 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.
Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.