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Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Today, May 26

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.

"Ready 2 Vote" voter registration for 18-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Bring picture ID. Sponsored by Juneau School District and League of Women Voters. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

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 of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

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

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

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 27

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.

"Ready 2 Vote" voter registration for 18-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Bring picture ID. Sponsored by Juneau School District and League of Women Voters. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

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.

Juneau Commission on Sustainability Energy/Green House Gas Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power Co., conference room. Details: Beth, 586-0465 or Beth_McKibben@ci.juneau.ak.us.

"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.

"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.

"Immigration from a Catholic Perspective" presentation by Kevin Appleby, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Ave. Director of the Migration and Refugee Policy for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will discuss the church's history and position on immigration and how Catholics in Alaska can help influence the national debate on immigration reform. Details: Robbie, 586-2227 ext. 25.

Juneau Volunteer Marching Band's first rehearsal, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School band room. All band musicians, middle-school age or older invited to join. Details: Peter, 789-2552 or www.tinyurl.com/JuneauCommunityBand.

Thursday, May 28

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.

"Ready 2 Vote" voter registration for 18-year-olds, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Bring picture ID. Sponsored by Juneau School District and League of Women Voters. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

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

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Caregiver Education Series: "Making Your Home Safer for Aging Residents" with Linni Esther and Sara Boesser, noon-1:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Free. Details: Mary Lou, 463-6177 or seniorinfo@gci.net.

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

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.

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

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 586-8393.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

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 29

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.

"Ready 2 Vote" voter registration for 18-year-olds, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Bring picture ID. Sponsored by Juneau School District and League of Women Voters. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

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

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

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

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. With instructor Bryan Nord teaching waltz and cha cha. $10 singles, $15 couples. Drop-ins welcome. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

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