Staff reports

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2005

Parenting class starts April 28

Juneau Family Birth Center offers a class series "Parenting in the First Year," from 6 to 7:30 p.m., every Thursday, beginning April 28.

The class covers the development of movement and language, independence, weaning, and liberties and limits. Offered in conjunction is a hands-on parent/infant class that includes mom and baby yoga and baby sign.

For more information or to sign-up, call 586-1203.

Registration party set for Girl Scouts

Tongass Girl Scouts invites all registered Girl Scouts and girls ages 5 to 17 interested in becoming Girl Scouts to the early bird registration party from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., April 30, at the Augustus Brown swimming pool. Parents are encouraged to come and swim with their girls.

Registration forms will be available. A $10 registration fee is required. Please bring a canned food item for everyone who wishes to swim.

For more information, contact Kimberly Vaughan at 789-1004.

Speakers shows the power of prayer-based healing

International speaker Ginny Luedeman from Salem, Ore. will present a workshop called "Practical Spirituality Heals" from 7 to 9 p.m., May 3, at the Aspen Hotel. The $12 fee includes a copy of the primary textbook on prayer-based healing.

The workshop covers: spiritual steps to better health, improving your state of thought to overcome stress, pain and disease, and how to find freedom from physical and emotional challenges.

Luedeman, former 1960s rock singer whose band performed with The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and other major musicians of the era, understands the perils of drug and alcohol abuse. She will share her story and show others how they can learn to take control of their lives and find healing. She has practiced prayer-based healing through Christian Science for over 26 years and is a national lecturer and author of many articles.

The workshop is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Juneau. For more information on the event, call Marie Helm at 907-789-4992.

Tour guide training set at city museum

Tour operators, guides, local businesses and the general public are invited to Juneau-Douglas City Museum's annual tour guide training workshops. Each participant receives a packet of fact sheets on various aspects of Juneau.

Upcoming training sessions include Introduction to Native Arts and Culture with Linda Daniel and Donald Gregory from 9 a.m. to noon, April 30. This workshop is co-sponsored Sealaska Heritage Institute. A Juneau history workshop will be from 9 a.m. to noon, May 7.

For more information, contact the city museum at 586-3572.

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