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Posted: Monday, May 18, 2009

Monday, May 18

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

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

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 10-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

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

Intermediate English as a Second Language class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Juneau Retired Educators' Association potluck picnic, 4-7 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area, large shelter. Hamburgers and hot dogs provided. Annual dues to be collected. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Assembly meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Capital City Fire & Rescue to honor four members: Sandi Kelly, Capt. John Krebsbach, Lt. Scott Fergusson and Lt. Sean Huntley.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, May 19

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

"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.

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-6718.

"Introduction to Web Page Design" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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

Juneau World Affairs Council Travelogue: "Jews in Belarus" with Susan Fitzgerald, 5:30 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Fitzgerald recently returned from a trip to Europe, including a week in Minsk, Belarus. Details: 586-2875.

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

Juneau Yacht Club monthy dinner and program, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. With Mike Folkerts presenting the 2009 Recreation Boating Safety Requirements. Details: David, 586-4886.

The Grand Finale: Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School band concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.

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 20

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society's 27th annual National Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cetennial Hall. Details: www.nafws.org or 303-466-1725.

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.

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 10-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

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

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

"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.

Intermediate English as a Second Language class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

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.

"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.

Presentation by Joseph Montville, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Director of Toward the Abrahamic Family Reunion and founder of Preventive Diplomacy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Details: Clayton, 465-6198.

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

Fly casting clinic, 6 p.m., Twin Lakes. Annual event co-sponsored by Raincountry Flyfishers, Trout Unlimited and Juneau Fly Fishing Goods. Hot food provided at no charge. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

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.

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.

50th Anniversary of Statehood volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall valley library. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665.

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

"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.

• 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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