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Posted: Monday, January 25, 2010

Today, Jan. 25

Project Homeless Connect, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. One-day, one-stop event designed to connect services to people experiencing homelessness. Services include employment, housing, food, legal services, medical, dental, vision, mental health and substance abuse, haircuts, massage, foot care and more. Services and perks coordinator: DiAnne Slater, 321-9530 or dianneinjuneau@gmail.com. Donations coordinator: Brenda Hewitt, 463-5530 or bhewitt@unitedwayseak.org. Details: www.unitedwayseak.org or Allen, 780-3041 or allen_hulett@ghscorp.org.

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.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Bartlett Regional Hospital RRC Advisory Board meeting, noon, BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

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

Juneau School District Policy Committee meeting, noon, JSD Central Office Board Room. Details: Shelley, 523-1702.

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.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Thomas Weise, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-Feb. 8. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Arts Roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions, updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Juneau Community Café, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. With Dr. George Brown in attendance. Pizza dinner and drinks provided. Childcare provided upon request. Details: juneaucommunitycafe@gmail.com.

Prenatal Yoga Classes: 6-7 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free! Gently exercise and stretching for the pregnant mom. Details: 586-1203.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

Beginning jewelry making class with Rowan Law, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-25. $150. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

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 and 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. 26

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. 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.

Juneau School District high school level Battle of the Books, 12:15 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Details: Raandi, 780-1995.

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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Housing First Inc. Board of Directors monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Open to the public. Details: Jennifer, 463-1276.

Tai Chi Level One class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Five-week class held Thursdays. $50 for series. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Healthy Relationships class for women, 6-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building, Room 203B. 10-week series on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to March 9. Free. Childcare available if arranged in advance. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Portrait drawing class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Tuesdays Jan. 5-26. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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. 27

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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.

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: 586-0434.

"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.

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

Virtual vacation: "Southern Spain" with DJ Thomson and David Thomson, noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. 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: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, 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.

Craft night for adults, 5-9 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Free. Sponsored by Community Schools. Bring your craft projects and supplies. Be prepared to spend an evening finishing those long-overdue projects. Feel free to bring a snack. Details: Joyce, 780-2073 or kitkaj@jsd.k12.ak.us.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Hip-hop class for kids ages 5 to 7, 6-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $40. Ten-week series held Wednesdays. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

Juneau School District Budget Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Wednesday. Free. 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.

"Alaska to Finland: A Cultural Exchange" presentation by Alysia McLain, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. TO discuss her participation in the 2009 Rotary Foundation's Group Study Exchange program to Southern Finland and Estonia. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

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