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Posted: Monday, September 11, 2006

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Capital City Fire/Rescue 9/11 memorial and flag-raising, 9:55 a.m., Juneau Fire Station, 820 Glacier Ave., and Glacier Fire Station, and 1700 Crest Ave. Details: Chief Mohrmann, 586-5322.

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

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

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

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

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 West 11th St.

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

Senior Diabetes Support Group "What's New in Diabetes Care" presentation by Cynthia Nickerson, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Linda, 796-8691.

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

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

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

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Editor's Day event, 5:30-10 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. SCBWI will return to its normal schedule in October. Details: Dordie, (907) 736-2311.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living Board of Directors meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive Suite 300. Details: Joan, 586-4920.

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

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

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Prenatal parenting 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.

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

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 7-8 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-3034.

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

Remembrance of 9/11, vigil and prayer service, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Details: 586-1513.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Open to all ages, genres and levels of experience. Sponsored by Poetry Omnibus. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Guys Read reading club, 7:30 p.m., valley library. For boys 4th to 6th grade and their dads or other important guy in their lives. Details: Jonas, 586-5379.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

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

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

Achieving Work-Life Balance for Improved Impact and Success seminar with life coach Honey Smith, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building third floor conference room. Sponsored by Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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.

Earthquake Preparedness workshop, noon-1 p.m., Red Cross office, 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Details: 463-5713.

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, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal 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.

Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors monthly meeting, 4 p.m., Chamber conference room. Details: 463-3488.

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

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.

"How to Parent a College Aged Student" class by Timi Tullis, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $7. Call to register. Details: 523-1774.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 13

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.

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 dismissal is earlier. Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

National Organization of Women candidate forum for mayor and assembly members, 6-7:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center, 895 West 12th St. Details: 209-8602 or www.juneaunow.org.

• 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 to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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