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Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2007

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Men's Grief Support Group, call for information. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Michael, 586-1023.

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 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.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., SAIL office, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

View the Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Enjoy informal presentations or help make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetaqrium.org.

Relay for Life kick-off party, 6-7:30 p.m., Udder Culture in the Mendenhall Mall. Details: Tanya, 780-2234 or Rowena, 364-4440.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Family Caregiver Support Group meeting, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Details: Jessica, 463-6177.

Community session on reducing youth violence, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. For parents and the community.

"Diabetes and Physical Fitness" presentation by Anne Whitis, 7-9 p.m., in the SEARHC-WIC classroom on the first floor of the SEARHC Dental Building. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

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 14

Alaska Committee monthly meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Board Room, across from Alaskan and Proud market. Details: Barbara, 463-3488.

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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Memoir writing group, 10-11 a.m., valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Native issues forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers are Rep. Anna Fairclough and Mike Miller from Sitka Tribe of Alaska. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

English as a second language class, noon-2 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Community session on reducing youth violence, noon-3:30 p.m., Department of Education Board Room, 801 West 10th St., first floor. For community agencies and service organizations.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Tourism Best Management Practices meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC). For public to share thoughts on with TBMP members about the 2007 guidelines and tourism in our community. Details: Kirby, 463-3900.

Basics of Excel class, 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Meet the candidate for principal of Thunder Mountain High School, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Details: Yvonne, 523-1713.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

National Organization for Women meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Sara Boesser will discuss her book "Silent Lives: How High a Price?" Details: Barbara, 209-8602.

Suicide loss support group, 6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Just For Dads Prenatal Class for Expectant Fathers, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. Details: 796-8900.

"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.

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

"Starting Your Own Business, Part I" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, (907) 736-2311 or marlee@jasonscustomcharters.com.

Thursday, March 15

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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



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