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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2006

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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.

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.

Airport Board Operations Committee meeting, 3 p.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

Ordway basketball scorekeepers meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Details: 586-5226.

"Why the U.S. Should Care About Africa" presentation by Peter Gishuru, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 321-3402.

Juneau National Organization for Women meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Douglas library. Details: 209-8602 or juneaunow.org.

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.

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

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.

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

"Sharing the HU: Opening to Divine Love in Your Life" presentation by the Juneau Eckankar Center, 7 p.m., downtown library.

Marie Drake Planetarium show: Transit Mercury, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Mercury transits the Sun only 13 times a century. Juneau will be able to see it Nov. 8. Details: 586-1517.

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, Nov. 9

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.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Southeast Alaska Native Veteran's special totem pole ceremony, 1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Native clan leaders will officiate the ceremony outside, then proceed into the ANB Hall. Details: 463-7135.

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.

Parks and Recreation adult basketball managers meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

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.

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

Thane Neighborhood Association annual potluck and meeting, 6 p.m., Thane Ore House. Details: 586-9768.

"The Wished For Child" grief support group for those who have experienced infant loss, miscarriage, infertility, failed adoption or abortion, 6 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Cathryn, 463-6106.

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

Family Caregiver Education Series working caregiver panel, 6:30 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center. Hear tips about managing stress; learn about local resources; and talk with other people who are balancing the roles of working and caregiving. Details: Jessica or Mary Lou, 463-6177.

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.

Handmade Christmas Cards and Tags class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. $25. Taught by Rachel Phelps. Details: Carol, 523-1774.

"Odd Girl Out" presentation about coping with female bullying, 6:30-9 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. For girls ages 11 and older. Requires signed parent permission form. Sponsored by Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council and AASB. Details: Gail, 586-1710.

Southeast Wild Public Nature Series: "A Tale of Two Cedars: Life and Death of Cedar Trees in Southeast Alaska" by Paul Hennon, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan library room 112.

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.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. 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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