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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Pancake Supper, 5:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church McPhetres Hall. Details: 586-3532.

Childbirth class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Leader is Johanna Koranda. Free class. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Valley Head Start Parent Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Dinner will be served and transportation provided if you call ahead. Details: 790-2431.

Wednesday, March 1

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: 463-6175.

New parent group, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Stephanie, 586-1203.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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, Holy Trinity Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Head Injury Group, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center Glacierview Conference Room. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

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

Girl Scouts Volunteer meeting, 6:30 p.m., Council Service Center, 316 W. 11th St. All volunteers encouraged to attend and learn about upcoming Girl Scout events. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

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

Juneau Student Symphonies concert, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i' Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Writers should bring copies of pieces for feedback. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Thursday, March 2

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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Glacier Fire Station Training Room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. "Spiritual Politics: The Guide to Social and Physical Disease," with Dr. Moe Longworth. Details: Bob, 723-2124.

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

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

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

"Five Finger Fundraiser - Fine Wines and Finger Food" wine tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Red Dog Saloon. Sponsored by the Juneau Lighthouse Association. Details: Jennifer, 364-3632.

Lynn Swim Celebration, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Steve Vick, the Haines man who swam 92 miles between Skagway and Juneau to protest the proposed Juneau road this summer, will share photos, video and stories of his swim. Details: Emily, 209-0082.

Raincountry Flyfishers, 7 p.m., Mendenhall River School. Details: Mark, 586-2820.

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.

"Get a New Perspective" themed programs at the library, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

Friday, March 3

"Teaching the Six Perfections" Buddhist teaching, 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m., Rainforest Yoga Center, 174 S. Franklin, No. 202B, second floor Emporium Mall. Buddhist teaching by recognized reincarnate master of Buddhist meditation and practice Khentrul Lodro Thaye Rinpoche. Details: Kim or Bob, 790-4845.

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

Immigration consultations, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-5:30 p.m., Catholic Community Service, 419 Sixth St. For individuals seeking information about work permits, naturalization, lawful permanent resident status, political asylum and temporary protected status. Sponsored by the Alaska Immigration Justice Project. Details: Stan, 789-5535.

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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