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Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Tuesday

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

"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.

"Creating Performance Management Programs" Foraker Group class, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 213 Third St. With Janet Jacobs. Open to the public. $125 non-partner, $50 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or www.forakergroup.org.

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.

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, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

"Retaining Employees in the Talent War" Foraker Group class, 4-6 p.m., 213 Third St. With Janet Jacobs. Open to the public. $65 non-partner, $25 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or www.forakergroup.org.

Board of Education work session, 4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

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

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

Board of Education regular meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

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

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

"Let's Quit!" smoking cessation group, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classrooms. Saturdays from Jan. 6 to Feb. 17. $75 for seven sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Program speaker is John Stone, Juneau port director, addressing 2009 Juneau harbors and port projects. Details: David, 586-4886.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Tongass Science Conference, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Byron Mallott presenting "Culture and Place: A Native Perspective on the Tongass Forest." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon 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.

Brown Bag Travel Slideshow: "From Wildflower Walks to Via Ferrata: Hiking the Dolomites of Italy" by Eva Bornstein, noon, KTOO, Egan and Whittier. Details: 463-6425.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership monthly business meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Watershed Partnership meeting room, fourth floor Senate Building. Details: Jeff, 789-7114.

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

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. 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.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Details: 586-2787.

Tongass Science Conference, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Terry Chapin presenting "Climate Change & Potential Impacts to Coastal Rainforests." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Feb. 19

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

Tongass Science Symposium, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Jerry Franklin presenting "Conservation Management of Old Growth Forests." Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Audubon Alaska. Details: Carol, 523-8157.

"What's Happening to the Arctic? A Thinking Person's Guide to the Future" presentation, 5:30-7 p.m., KTOO. By Dr. Neil Hamilton. Sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund and the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Layla, 523-5438.

Alaska Historical Commission meeting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Willoughby Building, 400 Willoughby Ave., fourth floor conference room. For people interested in addressing the members of the commission. Public comment scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Details: oha@alaska.net or 907-269-8721.

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.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. 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.



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