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Posted: Wednesday, February 07, 2007

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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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, noon, Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Board of Education Ad Hoc Communications Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference 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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

English as a Second Language class, noon-2 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

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 dismissal is earlier. Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Head Injury Support Group, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center, 10002 Glacier Highway, third floor Glacierview Conference Room. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

Juneau Human Rights Commission meeting, 4:30 p.m., Association of Alaska School Boards Office, 1111 W. 9th St. Details: Shelly, 586-1083.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Building, fourth floor conference room. Details: Kirk, 790-2000 ext. 221.

Basics of Computer class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5-7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Details: 523-1704.

"The Mythological Nuclear Kingdom of North Korea" presentation by Dr. Sung Yoon Lee, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Details: 523-1704.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"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.

Understanding Financial Statements , 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Girl Scouts adult volunteer meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council Service Center, 316 W. 11th St. For current or interested volunteers. Details: Andy, 586-1710.

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

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

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 780-4212.

"Get to Know Jordan Creek" evening program, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Series of presentations by local artists to inform and educate the public about Jordan Creek Watershed. Sponsored by Juneau Watershed Partnership. Details: Deb, 586-6853.

Planetarium presentation about the nebula, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Details: 586-1517.

Thursday, Feb. 8

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, noon, JDHS library. Details: Bonnie, 586-0303.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Foraker Group class on how to start your own business plan, 1-5 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. $125 non-partners, $50 partners. Details: www.forakergroup.org or (907) 743-1200.

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

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 796-8422.

English as a Second Language class, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Buzz Sutherland, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Recreation Center. Free for students with student ID. $5 for general public and guests. Not suitable for children under 17. Details: Sondra, 789-6544.

"Cold-Water Corals of Alaska" presentation with Bob Stone, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Room 221/222, Glacier View Room.

Fireside Series: "Insights from Denali Wolves" with Gordon Haber, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

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