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Posted: Thursday, February 12, 2009

Today

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Attorney General Talis Colberg. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Lunch and Learn at The Glory Hole, noon, The Glory Hole. With "Street Law and Know Your Rights" presentation by lawyer Tom Wagner and lunch provided with $7 suggested donation. Details: Mariya, 586-4159.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. 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.

Mental Fitness Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Do brain teasers, puzzles and other brain exercises to build your mental muscles and promote healthy aging. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

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

"Financing Your Small Business Start-Up" seminar, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. For those interested in business ownership. Details: April, 463-3789.

Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Public invited. Details: Sally, 780-2037.

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

Juneau Tlingit & Haida Community Council meeting, 5:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Doloresa, 789-0272.

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.

Native dance practice, 6-8 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School gym. Everyone welcome. Children under age 8 must be attended by parent. Details: Jennifer, 209-4421.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Raptor Center board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Details: 586-8393.

Widowed Persons potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., dining room. Please bring a dish to share. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Childbirth Preparation" class, 6:30-9 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Thursdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12. Six-week series. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Audubon Society meeting: "The Tools of the Trade" presentation, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Room 22½22. Learn about buying a binocular or spotting scope. Talk with local birders who will show their equipment and share their knowledge. Details: Merrill, 789-0139.

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

"Dying City" performance, 7:30 p.m., old Elks Lodge. Directed by Ryan Conarro. Sponsored by Thunder Mountain Theatre Project. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 364-2421.

Thursday Night Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, Capital School, gym. Live dance music with Lis and Leif Saya, dance band The Jig is Up and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

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

Friday, Feb. 13

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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



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