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Posted: Monday, September 10, 2007

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

"Welcome to the World of Computers" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

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

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

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

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Diabetes Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Linda, 796-8691.

Introduction to keyboarding open lab, 1-2 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

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

Emblem Club monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jean, 463-3258.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463--6134.

Breastfeeding success, newborn care and infant car seat safety class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Health pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Student Symphony Exploratory Orchestra Reading Session, 6-8 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. All instruments and ages welcome. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

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

Focus writing critique group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Vern, 463-6944.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Prostate cancer screenings, call for appointment, office of Dr. Michael Singsaas. Free. Sponsored by Alaska Urological Associates. Details: 586-5656.

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

Sept. 11 memorial ceremony, 9:45 a.m., Riverside Rotary Park, 3300 Riverside Dr. Sponsored by the September 11th Ceremony Committee. Details: Carl, 463-4915.

"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.

"Financial Myths - Demystified!" presentation, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Juneau WNET. Details: Amy, 586-3714.

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.

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

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.

National Organization of Women Juneau Candidate's Forum, 6-7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 West 12th St. Details: 209-8602 or nowjuneau@yahoo.com.

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.

African Children's Choir performance, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Free. Details: www.afrianchildrenschoir.com or (212) 572-0760.

Diabetes Support Group, 7 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Board Room. Details: Christy, 364-4457.

Douglas Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5278.

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.

"Expressive Oil Painting" class with Kylie Manning, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, The Canvas, 223 Seward St., downtown. Sept. 11-27. $100 materials fee. Details: 586-6044.

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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