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Posted: Thursday, October 09, 2008

Today

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

Women Infant 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.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. With guest speaker Lt. Kris Sell, of Juneau Police Department, presenting "Don't Be a Victim" and "Winter Driving." Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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

Special seminar by Todd O'Hara, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. "Understanding Variability of Organochlorines in Subsistence Species of Alaska." Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

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

Association of Government Accountants Forum: Survival in Southeast, 5:30-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. Representatives from the Juneau Search and Rescue community will discuss what they do when someone is reported missing. Everyone welcome. Details: Ruth, 789-3435.

First Introduction to Wheel Throwing class, 6 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau Partners for Mental and Physical Health kick-off meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. An event celebrating, recognizing and supporting health-based organizations and individuals. With keynote speakers, door prizes, music and entertainment. Public welcome. Bring a dessert to share. Sponsored by Juneau Partners for Mental and Physical Health and NAMI Juneau. Details: Aaron, 463-4251.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Capital City Celebrations volunteer meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. To help support events for the 50th Anniversary of Alaska Statehood. Details: Suzanne, 523-0498.

Juneau Audubon public meeting, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Room 22½22. A photo and healthy snack potluck. Bring 10 slides (film or digital) to share. Details: 321-4738.

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

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. 10

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.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

Rally for governor's proclamation in support of Mental Illness Awareness Week, 12:15 p.m., Capitol steps. Proclamation to be read by Anna Kim, special staff assistant to the governor. Sponsored by NAMI Juneau. Details: Aaron, 463-4251.

Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028.



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