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Posted: Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Today

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 11 a.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Administration Building. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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

Final Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers include U.S. Congressman Don Young and Rep. Lesi McGuire. Buffet-style menu.

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: 586-5267.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Juneau School District Policy Committe meeting, noon, Thunder Mountain High School, Training Room C105.

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: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Juneau National Organization for Women meeting and potluck, 5:15-7 p.m., 730 Gold St. Details: 209-8750 or www.juneaunow.org.

Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. With special Assembly meeting to follow regarding an Assembly ruling on an appeal of the Order on Pending Motions by the Presiding Officer. Since this is a quasi-judicial hearing, the Assembly may enter into executive session for all or part of the meeting. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

"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.

50th Anniversary of Statehood event planning volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Kathy, 723-3621 or Kaysa, 957-6665.

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

Capital City Celebrations volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Bring a friend. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665.

Parks and Recreation Pipeline Skate Park and Sk8board Advisory Committee general meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. To present to the community this season's layout of the Pipeline Skate Park and to recruit new volunteers and members. Details: Mike, 586-0463.

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, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Douglas Room. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, April 9

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.

Auke Bay Elementary School play: "The Tree of Peace: The Origins of Democracy in America," 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gym. Original play about Albany Congress of 1754, with original music and traditional colonial dances. $5 donation suggested per family. Details: Ann, 463-1775.

"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: 586-5267.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Joelle Hall from AFL-CIO in Anchorage. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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

Juneau School District Program Evaluation meeting, noon, Central Office conference room.

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.

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

"Get Ready for Kindergarten and Learn About School Choices" informational session, 5-6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas Head Start Center, 201 Cordova St. First of three sessions sponsored by the Juneau School District, Association for the Education of Young Children and Tlingit & Haida Head Start. With pizza, activities and free book for kids entering kindergarten in the fall. Details: Susan, 523-1704.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Native dance practice, 6-8 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School gym. Everyone welcome. Children under age 8 must be attended by parent. Details: Jennifer, 209-4421.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Get Ready for Kindergarten and Learn About School Choices" informational session, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Gruening Park community recreation center, #G49, Northwood Drive. Second of three sessions sponsored by the Juneau School District, Association for the Education of Young Children and Tlingit & Haida Head Start. With pizza, activities and free book for kids entering kindergarten in the fall. Details: Susan, 523-1704.

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