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Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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.

Announcement of the 2007 Individual Artist Awards recipients, 1 p.m., Baranof Hotel Gastineau Room, 9th floor. Details: Kathy,(907) 868-4884.

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.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Pat, 463-2609 or 586-6262

"Lessons in Leadership, Innovation and Perseverance" presentation by David Stone, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall Ballroom 3. In celebration of national Preservation Month. $10 adults, $7 seniors/youth 18 and under. Details: 586-3572.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, May 11

Harborview Elementary School Fun Run, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Harborview Elementary School.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

"Understanding Financial Statements" class, noon, intersection of Northern Lights Blvd. and new Seward Highway. Sponsored by Military Families Speak Out. Donations accepted. Details: www.mfso.org.

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

Downtown Neighborhood Association meeting, noon-1 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

"Improving Your Financial Statements" class, noon-2 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Sponsored by the Foraker Group. $65 nonpartner, $25 partner. Details: (907) 743-1200.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.



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