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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2006

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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.

"And She Was: A Novel," book release reception, noon, Hearthside Books, downtown. Novel by Cindy Dyson. Details: Katrina, 789-2605.

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

"Effectively Targeting Customers Through Television Advertising" class, noon-1 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Sponsored by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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 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 Drive Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

"Learning to live Healthy with Diabetes" presentation, 7 p.m., SEARHC WIC classroom. Details: Tiffany, 364-4457.

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

Juneau-Douglas Festival Band Carnegie Hall Debut, 7-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: Ken, 523-1531.

Wednesday, March 15

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 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, Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St., Details: 789-8884.

American Association of Retired Persons meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Alfreda, 364-3485.

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 (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.

"Arlington West" documentary film, 5:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Details: Amy, 586-4409 or KJ, 586-6738.

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

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau-Douglas High School Orchestra Choir and Band concert, 6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: Ken, 523-1531.

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

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

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 780-4212.

Thursday, March 16

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Kate Burkhart will present "Women's Work: Past Present and Future." 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: Ellen, 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.

West Douglas Development Working Group meeting, 4 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council board room, 612 Willoughby Ave. Details: Linda, 780-5866.

Alaska Women's Lobby 23rd annual dinner and silent auction, 5 p.m., Silverbow, 120 2nd St. $15. Auction starts at 6 p.m. Details: Lauree, 364-3935.

Dinner/auction fundraiser for loss of Joel Grant, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 463-7105.

Alaska Legal Services family law self-help clinic, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Free. For those with legal issues resulting from divorce, custody, child support and other family-law concerns. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

St. Patrick's Day family program, 6:30 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

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