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Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2007

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Teen health clinic, call for appointment time, Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Sponsored by Juneau-Douglas High School Teen Health Center. Details: 586-2635.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall. Details: 463-1750.

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.

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

Pressure canner gauge testing, 1-5 p.m. every Tuesday, Cooperative Extension Service, 3032 Vintage Blvd., Suite 104. Free. Details: 465-8749.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: 796-8463.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Planning Commission Committee of the Whole meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Roundtable discussion with Uzbekistan's Ambassador, 5:30 p.m., downtown library conference room. Details: Frank, 586-1256.

Tuesday Best Ball League, 5:30-8 p.m., Mendenhall Golf Course. A competition for men and women. Teams of golfers compete for points in a best ball format. No registration necessary. Just show up. $5. Details: Doug, 780-8602.

Eagle River Scout Trail 6K race, 6 p.m., Eagle River Trailhead. Register at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Southeast Road Runners. Details: Zane, 789-2583.

Rainy Day Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Summer schedule based on inclement weather. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Juneau Cancer Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Connection Office. Details: 796-2273.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Commodore Lawrence Oldacker, 789-5847.

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.

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. 22

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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library.

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: 789-8884.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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

Book signing by Mike Doogan, 7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Details: Katrina, 789-2605.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, 907-736-2311 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Thursday, Aug. 23

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

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 Administration Building 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: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Wildlife Cruise for Sight" fundraiser tour to Stephen's Passage aboard an Allen Marine catamaran, 3:30-7:30 p.m., G.W. Teal end of the Mendenhall Mall. $75. Tickets available from any Mendenhall Flying Lions Club member or at G.W. Teal. Proceeds got to the Lions Club's SightFirst II campaign. Hosted by the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club. Details: Neil, 723-9168.

Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library large conference room. 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.

Juneau Youth Services regular board of director's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Administration Building, 2075 Jordan Ave., board room. Details: Katie, 523-6525.

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

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.



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