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Posted: Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Today, March 2

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"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.

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

Book signing with Willie Hensley, noon-2 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown. Hensley will sign the softcover edition of "Fifty Miles from Tomorrow: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People."

"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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Rabies vaccination and microchip clinic, 3-5 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society. Open to the public. Rabies vaccinations, $20; microchip, $35. No appointment neccessary. All dogs must be leashed or in carrier.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice weekly meeting, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Family Night for Preschoolers: "Splish Splash!," 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Stories, food, crafts and free book. Details: 586-0434.

"Parenting Your Infant and Toddler" presentation by Sharlyn Smith, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Montessori School in Douglas. Five-week series held Tuesdays Feb. 23 to March 23. Free. Light dinner and child care provided. Pre-register. Details: 364-3535 or www.juneaumontessori.org.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

Healthy Relationships class for women, 6-7:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building, Room 203B. 10-week series on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to March 9. Free. Childcare available if arranged in advance. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center. Free. Six-week class held Tuesdays. Details: 586-1203.

Beginning Portrait Painting class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held March 2, 9, 23 and 30. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Mt. Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska meeting, 7 p.m., 8401 Airport Blvd. First and third Tuesday every month. Details: Worshipful Master Jeff Polizzotto, 321-7077.

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

Wednesday, March 3

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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.

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: 586-0434.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1800 Northwood Drive, apartment G49. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

Shiners' weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans regular luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third-floor conference room. Details: 463-7172.

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.

Alaska State Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series: "Sustainable Shelter: Modern use of traditional architectural concepts in sustainable housing design" with Bob Banghart, noon-1 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Free. Details: 465-2901 or www.museums.state.ak.us.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

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

Women, Infants, 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.

Community presentation with University of Alaska presidential candidates, 5:30-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: www.alaska.edu/bor/pres-search.

Landscape Painting class with Jackie Manning, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held March 3, 10, 24 and 31. $125. Please bring landscape photos to first class. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Tony Soltys will show a slide show based upon several trips to Christmas Island in pursuit of bonefish. Free and all invited. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

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

Thursday, March 4

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

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Quality Assurance Committee meeting, noon, BRH Administration Building Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

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.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board work session, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building Board Room. Details: 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.



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