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Posted: Sunday, October 07, 2007

Today, Oct. 7

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Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

National Alliance on Mental Illness candlelight vigil, 6 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. In celebration of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Details: Aaron, 463-4251 or Susan, 789-4814.

Capital City Fire Rescue annual Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-5322.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Oct. 8

Two-day grant development class, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. For beginning and intermediate professionals with nonprofit, tribal or government agencies. One registration is $295. Second registration is $275. Sponsored by Juneau Montessori School and Alaska Funding Exchange. Details: 789-4420 or www.funding-exchange.org.

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.

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 W. 11th St.

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

Governor's proclamation of Mental Illness Awareness Week, 12:15 p.m., Capitol Building steps. Details: Aaron, 463-4251 or Susan, 789-4814.

Diabetes Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel" 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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70 monthly meeting and potluck, 6 p.m., Northern Lights United Church, Fellowship Hall. Details: Kay, 790-2966 or Andrea, 789-0689.

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.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org.

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.

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.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 9

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

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

Two-day grant development class, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. For beginning and intermediate professionals with nonprofit, tribal or government agencies. One registration is $295. Second registration is $275. Sponsored by Juneau Montessori School and Alaska Funding Exchange. Details: 789-4420 or www.funding-exchange.org.

"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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Fall concert for all Juneau-Douglas High School bands, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Public invited. Free. Details: Ken, 523-1531.

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.

Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team training clinic for trayouts, 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.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 10

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.



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