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Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2007

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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.

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Microsoft Public Sector Developer Conference, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, 801 W. 10th St. Details: Julie, v-jhend@microsoft.com.

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, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"Welcome to the World of Computers" 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.

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

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

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, noon, Marine View Center, Room 426. Subject is the city historic preservation working lunch. Public invited.

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.

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, 2:30-7 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.

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

Wetlands Review Board Airport Expansion Project site visit, 5:15 p.m., Glacier Fire Station parking lot, Yandukin Drive. Public invited.

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

"Ethan Casey, Alive and Well in Pakistan" presentation, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

"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.

African Children's Choir performance, 6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Free. Details: www.afrianchildrenschoir.com or (212) 572-0760.

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

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 780-4212.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821 or www.juneau.org/airport/meetings.php.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Strategy workshop for Historic District Standards Revision. Public invited.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

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.

Rosh Hoshanah begins, 7:10 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. With Northern lights at 7 p.m. Details: 586-1517.



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