Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Today, Oct. 6

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. 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.

Friends in Deeds lunch fundraiser, noon, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Choice of corned beef or chicken stew, $5. Turkey or ham sandwich, $2.50. Mickey's fry bread, $2. Details: Myrna, 723-7269."Writing a Business Plan" seminar, 2-4 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

"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, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. All welcome. Bring your baby to meet other new parents. Details: 586-1203.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice meeting, 5:15 p.m. every Tuesday, Northern Light United Church. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

Family Night for Preschoolers, 5:30-7 p.m., downtown library. Stories, music, film and light supper. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"Israel-Palestine: Beyond the Headlines" presentation by Alison Weir, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Journalist and executive director of "If Americans Knew" seeks to provide Americans with information on topics of importance that are misreported or under-reported on in the media. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Six-week series covering relaxation techniques, labor and birth, preventing complications, breastfeeding, bonding and birth plans. Details: 586-1203.

Wednesday, Oct. 7

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 11 a.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

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

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans regular luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third floor conference room. Details: Ozzie, 463-7135.

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: 463-1224.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Committee meeting, 12:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

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

City of Sitka Electric Department scooping meeting, 1-4:30 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor, Room 541A, U.S. Forest Service Conference Room. Concerning proposed Takatz Lake Hydroelectric Project, located on the eastern side of Baranof Island. Second meeting to be held 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in Sitka. Details: Chris, 907-747-1870 or chrisb@cityofsitka.com.

Women, Infants, 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.

"Financing Your Own Business" workshop, 2-4 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week series start Sept. 16, Jan. 6 and May 12. All family members welcome. Details: www.juneaubirthcenter.org or 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.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., CAP Hangar, Juneau International Airport. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Douglas library conference room. Details: Tamara, 463-3211.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

"Including Samuel" movie showing, 8 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery. Free. Sponsored by SAIL in recognition of Disability Awareness and Employment Month. Details: Tristan, 586-0104.

Thursday, Oct. 8

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Mark Choate, Juneau School Board president. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Family Caregiver Support Group, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 West 10th St. Drop-in support group for those caring for elderly friends or family at home or long distance. Sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: 463-6177.

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