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Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Today, May 5

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.

"Speaking With the Butterflies in Formation" hands-on workshop with Bob Price, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor. Founder of Aurora Consultant Trainer will instruct on three areas of speaking: speaking to inform, social speaking and speaking extemporaneously. Free. Open to public. Details: April, 463-3789.

"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.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Family Night for Preschoolers, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. "Songs of the Sea" with Andy Ferguson and salmon snacks. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

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

School Board meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

"Juneau History 101" workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, corner of Fourth and Main streets. $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau School District Board of Education meeting, 6:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Final reading of the proposed day schedule changes. Public testimony will be taken. Details: www.jsd.k12.ak.us.

50th Anniversary of Statehood volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Plans are coming together for the Fourth of July, but volunteers are needed. Bring a friend. Details: Kathy, 723-3621.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

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

Wednesday, May 6

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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Alaskans Speak Up!" training, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, Parish Hall, downtown. Free training for people with disabilities, family members or anyone interested in increasing their knowledge of what issues people with disabilities can face in abusive situations and how people with disabilities can empower themselves. Lunch provided. Details: Jeff, 586-4920.

Storytime for all ages, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"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.

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans lunch meeting, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third floor conference room. All veterans welcome to this regular monthly lunch meeting. Details: Ozzie, 463-7135.

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.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Center, Room 426.

"Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint" 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.

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

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

"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.

"Understanding Tlingit Culture" and "What is Authentic Native Art?" workshops, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, corner of Fourth and Main streets. $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: 586-3572.

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

Storytelling of a dog's power to heal with "Moments of Wonder" author Barry Schieber and his dog Moritz, 6:30 p.m., Douglas library. Free. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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.

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, May 7

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.

"Alaskans Speak Up!" training, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, Parish Hall, downtown. Free training for people with disabilities, family members or anyone interested in increasing their knowledge of what issues people with disabilities can face in abusive situations and how people with disabilities can empower themselves. Lunch provided. Details: Jeff, 586-4920.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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