Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. 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.

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

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Affordable Housing Commission Trust Fund Subcommittee meeting, noon-1 p.m., Gruening Park Recreation Center. To discuss review of information and suggestions Colleen Bickford and Jeff Jessee provided on Sept. 4. Details: Diane, 586-5240.

"Ten Strategies to Simplify Your Business" presentation by Amy Lea, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Details: April, 463-3789.

"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.

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 earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Board of Education executive session, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. With regular meeting at 6 p.m.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Friends of the Libraries board meeting, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Public welcome.

Healthy Relationships Group for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., call to register. A 10-week course on Tuesday evenings. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Red Cross standard first aid class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Room 203. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-5713.

FASD Awareness/wellness walk and suicide vigil, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dimond Courthouse plaza. Ends at Marine Park, where there will be speakers and music by flutist Morgan Fawcett and didgeridooist Ash Dargan. Details: Ric, 463-7373.

Diabetes Support Group, 7 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, Women Infant Children classroom, first floor Dental/Behavioral Health Building. With guest speaker, discussion and supportive environment for those with diabetes on a path of wellness. Details: Christy, 364-4457.

"Back to Basics" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marsha, 789-1324 or Marie, 789-3272.

Family Caregiver Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 10

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.

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, noon, Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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: 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.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Diabetes Education class, 3-5:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Details: 796-8422.

Turning the Tides meeting, 5 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery. To plan a beach cleanup and concert. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

"Introduction to Computer Concepts and Windows XP, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

Gastineau Humane Society board meeting, 6 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society Building. Details: 789-0260.

"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.

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

Storytelling and music with didgeridooist Ash Dargan and flutist Morgan Fawcett, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Free. Sponsored by One Heart Creations and Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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