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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Today, 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.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Help make the stars shine. Free. Everyone welcome. Details: or 586-1517, after 5 p.m.

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.

Cancer Survivor's Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

"Rethink Afghanistan" film screening, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Free. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Rich, 957-1956.

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. 21

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.

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.

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.

"Social Work Ethics in the Workplace" seminar, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court, 2000 Salmon Creek Lane, board room. First of eight seminars for continuing education credits on ethics for social workers. Details: Betsy, 463-2125 or

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

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.

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marie Drake building upstairs, Room 311. Public invited. Details: Sally, 523-1737.

"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: 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.

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