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Posted: Sunday, October 18, 2009

Today, Oct. 18

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

"Ropes Course Facilitation, Level 1" workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $60. Details: 789-7035 or

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Juneau School Board annual retreat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., UAS Glacierview Room.

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.

"Crown Moulding" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Make a Difference!" gathering of women, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas, Seward Street. Gathering to talk about women's strengths and what can be done about violence again women. Free. Bring a donation of any size for Women for Women International and/or AWARE. Details: Barbara, 209-8602.

"Family Fire Safety" workshop, 2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $15 general, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $10 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Nov. 1. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

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

Monday, Oct. 19

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

Family to Family class, 5-7 p.m., NAMI Juneau. Free. Nine-week class for family members or friends of seriously mentally ill people. Sept. 14-Nov. 9. Details: 463-4251 or 586-4882.

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

Juneau Retired Educator's Association, social will begin at 5:30 p.m., potluck at 6 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Guest speaker will be Mary Becker regarding United Way. Details: Betty Marriott, E-mail,

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care and Brain Development classes, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Focus Critique Group, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Creative writing group. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 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.

"Live and Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences special seminar, 8:20 a.m., 17101 Lena Loop Road, Room 101. "Environmental gradients and prey availability relative to glacial features in Kittlitz's murrelet foraging habitat" with Mayumi Arimitsu. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

"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.

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.

"Speaking with Butterflies in Formation" workshop, 2-4 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Bob Price will lead participants through three key areas of speaking: speaking to inform, social speaking and speaking extempora. Details: April, 463-3789.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administration Building, Board Room. Details: Jim, 796-8463.

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

Juneau Yacht Club Monthly Dinner and Program, Social 6 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Program presenter is Wally Olsen from UAS, he will speak on Spanish Exploration Voyages in Southeastern Alaska form his book, "Through Spanish Eyes". Details: David Carnes, 586-4886.

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