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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Today, Oct. 3

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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.

"Children With Mental Illness" education session with Diana Grieser, noon-1 p.m., HESS Conference Room 123. Sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference meeting, 12:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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.

"Math Boot Camp" for students preparing for the high school graduation qualifying exam, 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., The Learning Connection. Details: 586-5718.

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

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

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

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

Just for Dads prenatal class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

"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.

"Starting Your Own Business Part 1" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Small Business Development Center, third floor Juneau Empire Building. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

"Health, Nutrition, and Eating Disorders" presentation, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Free. Details: 463-5327.

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

"Internet Astronomy" planetarium show, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Even if you don't have a computer, you can learn about interesting ways to view the stars. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.org or 586-1517.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people ages 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Oct. 4

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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Zen Restaurant in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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 Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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.

"Using the Internet and E-mail for Beginners" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Democrats meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W. 12th St. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team training clinic for tryouts, 7-9 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Tryouts are at 5 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Marie Drake gym. Details: Kayla, 523-8077.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices, old Capital School gym. Live music with The Jig is Up and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Use Sixth Street entrance. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Oct. 5

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Alaska's Commercial Fisheries" seminar by John Hilsinger, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.



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