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Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Today

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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.

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.

Cancer Survivor's Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

"Stories Alive" summer reading group for grades 6-8, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Cancer Survivor's Support Group: "Let's Talk Training," 6:30-9 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Program to provide cancer patients with someone to talk to who has "been there and done that." Details: Beth, 321-1265.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, July 22

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: Hotline, 586-0428.

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.

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

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

"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.

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.

"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.

Juneau School District Committee on Drug Testing, 6-8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"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.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Thursday, July 23

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

Buoy Tender Roundup blood drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Appointments available online at www.militaryblood.dod.mil. Walk-ins welcome. Details: Kelly, 463-2265 or Michelle, 808-433-6148.

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.

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

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

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, Conference Room 224. To interview applicants for the Airport Board and Docks and Harbors Board. Special Assembly and Assembly Finance Committee meetings to immediately follow. Details: 586-5278.

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.

"Strengthening Families through Adoption" pre- and post-adoption training, 6-9 p.m., 9109 Mendenhall Mall Road, Suite 6A. Sponsored by Juneau's Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 790-4246.

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

"I Love to Read" summer reading group for grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Come and share trail comments and concerns. Details: 790-6406.

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

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