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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2006

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Volleyball Camp for middle-schoolers, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center. Cost $100. Details: Phil, 796-6545.

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

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.

Juneau Explorers Week Summer Kids Program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For children 8 years and older. $24.70 for one day. $123.50 for the week. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Native women's cancer support group, 7 p.m., small brown house next to Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 789-9818.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Wednesday, Aug. 9

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Marine Biology research presentations, 9 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Volleyball Camp for middle-schoolers, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center. Cost $100. Details: Phil, 796-6545.

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Explorers Week Summer Kids Program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For children 8 years and older. $24.70 for one day. $123.50 for the week. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Station classroom. Details: Debbie, 586-0767.

Juneau National Organization for Women monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Planning for September candidate forum. New members welcome. Details: 209-8602 or www.juneaunow.org.

Narcotics Anonymous Step It Up 12-step study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-9508.

Suicide loss support group, 6-7:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"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.

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

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Children's Writers Group sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room.

Thursday, Aug. 10

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

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Marine Biology research presentations, 9 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Volleyball Camp for middle-schoolers, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center. Cost $100. Details: Phil, 796-6545.

Court Appointed Special Advocate training, noon, downtown library. Details: 465-2268.

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

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Juneau Explorers Week Summer Kids Program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For children 8 years and older. $24.70 for one day. $123.50 for the week. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Parks and Recreation men's and women's volleyball team registration, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

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

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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

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