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Posted: Thursday, February 18, 2010

Today, Feb. 18

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

Zach Gordon Youth Center training closure, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Closed for staff training. Open for regular hours on Saturday. Details: Kristi, 586-0456.

Southeast Alaska Regional Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. No registration fee. Register by Jan. 29. Details: Donna, 463-7169 or djames@ccthita.org.

Women, Infants, 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: 586-0434.

Juneau Chamber Of Commerce Alaska Business Roundtable luncheons, noon-1 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Speaker Eric Davenport, of the Census Bureau, will talk on the "2010 Census." Doors open at 11:30 a.m. $17, including tax. Details: 463-3488.

Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Sponsored by the Cooperative Church Council. With Richard and Nora Dauenhauer speaking on "Living Lent: Heart, Soul and Mind." Music by Tlingit Gospel Singers. Details: 586-9562.

Bartlett 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.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

FAFSA Frenzy: Apply for federal student aid, 4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Room 105. Bring your tax return and W-2. Details: 796-6255.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, board room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

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

Housing First Inc. Board of Directors annual meeting, 5:30 p.m., Bill Ray Center, Board Room 205. Public invited. Details: Jennifer, 463-1276 or housingfirst@gci.net.

Dude Creek Critical Habitat Area-Public Scoping meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Caribou Conference Room. To solicit public input on CHA user concerns before writing a management plan for the Dude Creek Critical Habitat Area near Gustavus. Details: 907-267-2342.

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

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Thursday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

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.

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Widowed Persons Program potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, dining room. Bring a dish to share. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

Red Cross CPR instruction, 7 p.m., Red Cross of Alaska. Courses available are CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Standard First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, Instructor Courses (for your business) or Babysitter Training. Cost ranges from $35 to $85. Details: 463-5713.

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

Juneau Alateen meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Church, Parish Hall classroom 4. A 12-step program for teens who are bothered by a family member or friends drinking or drugging. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

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. 19

Zach Gordon Youth Center training closure, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Closed for staff training. Open for regular hours on Saturday. Details: Kristi, 586-0456.

Southeast Alaska Regional Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. No registration fee. Register by Jan. 29. Details: Donna, 463-7169 or djames@ccthita.org.

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

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

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

UAF Fisheries Division seminar with Ed Farley, 3:30 p.m., Auke Bay Laboratories. Details: 796-5441.

Juneau World Affairs Council annual World Quest fundraiser, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. To feature internation trivia team contest, international full buffet dinner and silent auctions of goods and experiences as well as desserts. Tickets $60 adults and $25 students at Observatory Books an at the door. Details: 586-4223 or jwac.org.



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