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Posted: Monday, August 17, 2009

Today, Aug. 17

Latseen Hoop Camp, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Aug. 17-21. Free. Open to boys and girls from seventh to 12th grades. Details: Mischa, 586-9260 or

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Assembly Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, noon, City Hall Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Assembly Lands and Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care and Brain Development classes, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Support group for expectant parents to learn about care, feeding and brain development of their new baby. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

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

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, call for appointment, Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6 to 18. Call or e-mail, Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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.

Kids Marima class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Tuesday through Friday. For ages 7 and older. $75. With Zimbabwean musiciain Paul Mataruse and his band, Ruzivo, of Whidbey Island. Details: or 586-1750.

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.

Early Learning Fair, 2-6 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School. For all Juneau children ages birth to 6 years old and their families. Also with free hearing, vision and developmental screenings, and free chicken pox and Tdap shots. Details: Maggie, 796-7278 or

Empire Dance Shop dance wear and accessories sale, 2-8 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Phillip Broadbent, of the Spokane, Wash., dance shop, will be in town to sell all types of dance wear. Details: 463-5327 or

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

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.

Diabetes Education Class, 6-8 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Administration Building, BRH classrooms. First of four-part series: Aug. 18, 20, 25 and 27. Topics include living with diabetes, nutrition, physical activity and medication. Details: 796-8649.

Board of Education special meeting, 6:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Cancer Survivor Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health & Birth Center, 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

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. 19

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.

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