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Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Today

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

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Brown bag concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring Lauren Skuce, Mark Steinberg and Marija Stroke. Free.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom. Details: 463-1750.

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.

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 English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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 earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions for 2008-'09 season, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6-18. May 19-23. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

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

"Rainy Day Stars" planetarium program with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Only on days of poor weather. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Oil painting open studio, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Bring own materials. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Vitamin D and its role in Cancer Prevention and Good Health" Cancer Support Group presentation, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Threshold Choir rehearsal, 6:30-8 p.m., Wildflower Court. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. New members welcome to sing at the bedsides of homebound community members. Details: Bonnie, 586-2594.

"Figure Drawing 101" class with Barbara Lydon, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. $90 for series of four, $25 individual class. All experience levels welcome. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Don, 789-9273.

Al-Anon Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Barb, 789-2831.

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 21

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, Mendenhall 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.

Brown bag concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring The Apollo Trio. Free.

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: 789-8884.

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

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions for 2008-'09 season, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6-18. May 19-23. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Turning the Tides meeting, 5:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery. Working to reduce use of plastic bags and restore ocean health. Everyone welcome. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

Freedom From Smoking Group clinic, 6-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. $75 for eight sessions, which started April 9. Details: 796-8422.

"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.

"Watercolor Basics" class with Barbara Lydon, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Canvas. $90 for series of four. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Drum Making" class with Linni Esther, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. First of two-day class. Place an order for drum size when registering. $55 class fee. Drum fees vary depending on size. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: www.juneau.org.

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

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, 907-530-7018 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

"Plays Out Loud" meeting, 7:30 p.m., Valentine's Coffee House. 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.

Thursday, May 22

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.

Cycle Alaska Jack & Jill time trial, 10 a.m., False Outer Point. Details: John, 586-3641.

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