Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Today, Aug. 4

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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. All welcome. Bring your baby to meet other new parents. Details: 586-1203.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 5

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

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates: Student Research Seminar, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

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.

Juneau School District Budget Review Advisory Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m., JSD Central Office, conference room. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans monthly meeting, 11:45 a.m. lunch, noon meeting, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third floor conference room. All veterans and any organization or individual who has information or services to share with veterans welcome. Details: Ozzie, 463-7135.

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.

Marine Electronics Clinic, 2-6 p.m., Western Auto Marine. Four staffers, with 75 years of combined experience, from Lowrance Electronics will conduct a marine electronics clinic. Lowrance users and general public invited. Software updates, troubleshooting and hands-on coaching will be provided. Details: Dave, 780-4909.

"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 Drug Task Force meeting, 5:30-8:30 p.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave. (Old Dairy Building), Board Room. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

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.

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

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

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, Aug. 6

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.

Assembly Subcommittee meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhal Valley library, conference room. To review the intent language of the Tobacco Tax ordinance. Details: 586-5278.

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.

Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: 463-6177. second Thursday

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.

"Clay Dungeons & Dragons" class, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Kids ages 7 and older will create their own castle, kings and queens, and a dragon. $35. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

"Northwest Passage Discovery, 1957" presentation by Coast Guard veteran Jim Loback, 2-6 p.m., Historical Collections, State Library, State Office Building, eighth floor. Loback will speak about his experiences on the historic journey through the Northwest Passage aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Storis. Details: Damon, 465-2565 or Anastasia, 465-2924.

Zach Gordon Youth Center basketball court dedication and reception with Carlos Boozer, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: www.juneau.org/parkrec, 586-3572 or 586-2635.

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

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