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Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

"Eyes Wide Open - The Human Cost of the Iraq War to Alaska" exhibit, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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 earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Introduction to computer concepts, Windows XP, Internet and e-mail class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau School District Ad Hoc Budget Committee meeting, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Cooperative Extension Service public presentation, 5:30-6:30 and 7-8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Glacier View Room. Presentations given by AG/Hort and 4-H program candidates. Details: Suzanne, 796-6221.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Oil painting open studio, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Bring own materials. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Connected and Protected: Internet for Home and Small Office" course, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

Informational meeting on a proposed trail to provide access from Lemon Creek to the Juneau Icefield for skiers, snowmachines and hikers, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by the Alpine Working Group. Details: Ray, 321-7601.

Al-Anon Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Barb, 789-2831.

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

Wednesday, April 9

Last Native Issues Forum, 9 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With speakers Sen. Albert Kookesh and Rep. Bill Thomas, and emcee Ron Williams. Everyone welcome. Details: 463-7105.

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.

"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.

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

"Eyes Wide Open - The Human Cost of the Iraq War to Alaska" exhibit, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Story time, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Performance of folksongs and stories by autoharp virtuoso Adam Miller, 11 a.m.-noon, downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting, noon, Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 203. Details: 586-5278.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Women Infant 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, breastfeeding or just had a baby; and infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Performance of folksongs and stories by autoharp virtuoso Adam Miller, 3-4 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

Jensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Room 224. Details: 586-5226 or www.juneau.org/parksrec.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Turning the Tides meeting, 5:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery. Working to redo the use of plastic bags and to restore ocean health. Everyone welcome. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Gastineau Humane Society Board meeting, 6 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society Building. Details: Chava, 789-0260.

Freedom From Smoking Group clinic, 6-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. $75 for eight sessions, which start today. Details: 796-8422.

"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.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: www.juneau.org/airport/meetings.php.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. With presentation by Mark Kaelke on his float trip down the Alagnak River. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

Folk Festival performance by Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School eighth-grade orchestra, 7-7:15 p.m., Centennial Hall, main stage.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 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, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, April 10

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

Women Infant 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, breastfeeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.



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