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Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Today

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

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 dismissal 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.

American Red Cross welcome reception for new Program and Services Manager Valerie Strasburger, 4:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Southeast District Office. Details: 463-5713.

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

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., 2075 Jordan Ave.

"From Rainforest to Desert: Juneauites in Cairo" Tuesday Night Travelog, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Free. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-8292.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Cancer Connection Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Dr. Singsaas' office, 3227 Glacier Highway.

Douglas Service Area Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library conference room.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group meeting, 7 p.m., valley library. Details: 465-4359.

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.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 11

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.

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Children of Noble People Native dance group fundraiser, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, second floor lunch room. $8 donation. Call for deliveries. Details: 209-7717.

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., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

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 dismissal is earlier. Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Juneau National Organization of Women monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. New members welcome. Details: 209-8602 or www.juneaunow.org.

Computer basics class, 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Suicide loss support group, 6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

"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.

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

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

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

Juneau-Douglas Officials Association Basketball Officials meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Room C109. Details: Mike, 789-0934 or Dave, 586-5226.

Airport Board meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

"Eye Witness to War, Witness to Peace: The Further Invention of Nonviolence" presentation by Kathy Kelly, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Children's Writers Group sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Dordie, (907) 736-2311 or marlee@jasonscustomcharters.com.

Thursday, Oct. 12

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

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 administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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 dismissal is earlier. Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; Member and Computer Lab Orientation, open lab 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Knowledge Industry Network Venture Panel, 5-7 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Details: Jess, 463-3662 ext. 34.

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

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

"Rory O'Shea Was Here" disability awareness movie, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Free. Details: Katy, 586-0104.

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

"Alaska Native Fatherhood is Sacred" workshop, 6-8 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 West Willoughby Ave. Childcare provided. Details: Harold, 463-7138.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Juneau Audubon public meeting, 7 p.m., Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC). Following a short annual meeting, personnel will give a tour of the facility. Refreshments provided. Details: Brenda, 789-4656.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Beaded Heart Ornament class, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Free. Taught by local artist Wendy Rabung. Details: Caro, 523-1774.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Sponsored by Juneau Contra Dancers. Details: David, 321-3109.

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

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



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