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Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 10:30 a.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave. Board Conference Room. Details: 463-1750.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon- 7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Dzantik'i Heeni Parent Teacher Organization Letter Writing to the Troops, 5-5:45 dinner served, letter writing until 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. All families are invited to a free chili dinner and evening of letter writing to Juneau service men and women. Details: 586-2817.

Microsoft Excel class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital's Finance meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom in Hospital. Details: 796-8438.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"I Called For Help and 100,000 People Came: The Use of the Media in Democratic Development in the Balkans," by Rich McClear, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6-7 p.m. talk, Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-1400.

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

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: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

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

American Association of Retired Persons Chapter meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Report from Southeast Senior Service on the new Adult Day Care facility. Public invited. Details: 586-3637.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 789-9339 or 463-2517.

Relay for Life Planning Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Downtown library Conference Room. Sponsored by American Cancer Society. Join the fight against cancer and volunteer with the committee. Details: 586-4900.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., Downtown library Small Conference Room. Everyone welcome to attend. Details: 780-4069.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

City Spelling Bee, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Juneau School District wide match. Public is welcome. Details: 463-1799.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6:30 p.m., Moose Lodge. Guest welcome. Details: 364-3113.

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

Thursday, Jan. 20

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. For The Association of Government Accountants with guest speaker AGA National President Bobby Derrick. Each attendee will receive one free CPE credit. Public is invited. Please RSVP. Details: 465-4178.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon- 7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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