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Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Today

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m., 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, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m., downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m., 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.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or 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.

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.

"History of Filipinos in Juneau" presentation by Jenny Strickler-Pro and Dante Reyes, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., 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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m., valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. 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., 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 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.

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

"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.

"Financing Your Business" class, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Small Business Development Center, third-floor conference room, Juneau Empire Building. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m., 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.

Holiday garlands class with Gina Shirey-Potts, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $42. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

Juneau-Douglas Officials Association basketball officials meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Interested basketball referees for the adult Ordway City League or high school officiating should attend every Wednesday. Details: Mike, 789-3295 or Dave, 586-5226.

"Freedom From Smoking" program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

"Second Beginner's Technique" class, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. $26. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

"Living Well with Chronic Illness" self management class, 6:30-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert Valliant Building. Free six-week class. Details: Bob, 796-8622.

Thursday, Oct. 25

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

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

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., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m., 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.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 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.

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

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

"Quick and Easy Pumpkin Cards with Envelope and Gift Bag" class, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. $28. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

"Rats! In the Maritime Refuge of Alaska" presentation by Poppy Benson, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221-222. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

Jim and Jean Strathdee congregational concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. $10 for adults, $7.50 for youth and seniors at Hearthside Books. Details: Debra, 789-3236.

"Rats! In the Maritime Refuge of Alaska" presentation by Poppy Benson, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221-222. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 321-4739.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 790-6406.

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

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Live music with Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: Odette, 586-1787.



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