Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Today

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.

"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, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

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

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

Juneau School District public forum: Potential day schedule changes, 6-7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. On scheduled changes proposed for the 2009-2010 school year: high school, 9:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.; middle school, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; elementary school, 8-8:20 a.m. to 2:30-3 p.m. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

"Financial Independence for Women" training, 6-8 p.m., AWARE. Free. Trainings held every Tuesday through April 28. Details: Swarupa, 586-6623.

Diabetes Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., SEARHC - WIC Classroom, first floor dental building, Hospital Drive. With different topic each month. Community invited. Details: Christy, 364-4457.

Savvy Caregiver Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Free. Six-week class for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

"Back to Basics" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marsha, 789-1324 or Marie, 789-3272.

Caregivers Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Mary Lou, 463-6177.

Family Caregiver Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

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 15

Public hearing on the 2009-2010 Indian Studies grant application, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Copy available for public review. Details: Sally, 780-2037.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences special seminar, 2:15 p.m., Lena Point Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Evolutionary Processes in Wild and Hatchery Salmonids" by Dr. Todd Seamons. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School library, Douglas. Public invited. Details: Sally, 780-2037.

First meeting of the Juneau Commission on Sustainability's Food Security Subcommittee, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

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

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

Special Juneau School District Board meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School, library conference room. Executive session on the continuation of selection of semi-finalists for the superintendent position. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Juneau School District Montessori Borealis informational meeting, 6-7 p.m., Marie Drake old shop room. To learn about free elementary and middle school Montessori program for first- through eighth-graders. All welcome. Details: Chris, 523-1850.

"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.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Tony Soltys will tie a slider fly that he guarantees will work for catching Dolly Varden on the surface. Free. All welcome. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., JACC. Details: 586-2787.

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 16

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, 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: 586-5267.

Bingo Schmingo Storytime with Kathleen Rushing, noon, Douglas library. To help celebrate Folk Fest. Enjoy interactive musical entertainment for all ages. Details: 586-0434.

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

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.

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