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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2007

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Men's Grief Support Group, call for information. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Michael, 586-1023.

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Native Issues Forum with Gov. Sarah Palin and Commissioner Emil Notti, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: Ashli, 463-7142.

Juneau Energy Advisory Committee final meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

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.

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 is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: Kirk, 790-2000 ext. 221.

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

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., SAIL office, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

Rainy Day Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Summer schedule based on inclement weather. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum season preview, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Punch and cookies will be served. Details: 586-3572.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

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

Family Caregiver Support Group meeting, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Details: Jessica, 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, May 9

Alaska Committee monthly meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Board Room, downtown across from Alaskan and Proud market. Details: 463-3488.

"Leadership Series: Strategy for Successful Advocacy" presentation, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Sponsored by The Foraker Group. $75 nonpartner, $25 partner. Details: (907) 743-1200.

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, 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.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

End of legislative season special Native Issues Forum, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and ANB Camp 2.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, noon, Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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

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

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. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau Chapter National Organization for Women meeting, 5:15 p.m., location to be announced. Details: Barbara, 209-8602 or www.juneaunow.org.

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.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7 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) 736-2311 or marlee@jasonscustomcharters.com.

Thursday, May 10

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 2 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: Patty, 789-7821.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

"China Bear Rescue Centre - Much More Than a Sanctuary" presentation by Jill Robinson, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Renee, 321-0782.

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.

Pregnancy and Infant Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6206.



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