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Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Today, Nov. 10

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

"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: Barbara, 790-1029.

Brown-Bag lecture series: "Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian Linguistic Origins and Relationships" with Jordan Lachler, noon-1 p.m., fourth-floor boardroom at Sealaska Plaza. Details: Rosita, 463-4844.

National Family Caregiver Month Education series, noon-1:30 p.m., 895 12th Street, Mt. View Community Room. TEAM BUILDING is the theme for this year's Family Caregiver Month Training The four part series will meet each Tuesday in November. Topics Include how to safely lift and transfer a frail person, navigating Medicare and Medicaid, planning ahead for the end of life and emotional challenges facing caregivers, both hands-on and long distance. Snacks and Parking will be available. Details: 463-6177 or 463-6198.

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.

Theater workshop for teachers by Roblin Gray Davis, 4-6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Introducing the elements of theater, dramatic writing and performance through ensemble-building exercises, expressive movement, artistic transposition or observation and presentation. Snacks and coffee available.

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

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

Grief and the Holidays Program, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Library Conference Room. Jamie McLean, LPC, a counselor in private practice and Debbie Sis, CHTP, Healing Touch Practitioner will present this program for families and friends who have lost a loved one through death. Details: Sue Nielson, 586-6424.

Marine Corps Birthday Ball and potluck, 6 p.m., PP's Douglas Inn. To celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps 234 Birthday. All current and former Marines and all branches of the Military welcome. Please bring your favorite dish to share. Must be 21 or older. Details: 957-2880.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. See the special show on the last Tuesday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com 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.

Marine Corps Birthday Ball and potluck, 6 p.m., PP's Douglas Inn. To celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps 234 Birthday. All current and former Marines and all branches of the Military welcome. Please bring your favorite dish to share. Must be 21 or older. Details: 957-2880.

Juneau School District Board of Education meeting, 6:15 p.m., JSD Central Office Board Room. Details: 523-1702.

Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Performing "Cokata Upo!" ("Come to the Center"). Celebrating the culture of the Lakota people featuring traditional dance, extravagant costumes, and historic narrative. Premium reserved, $25/$20; general reserved, adults $23, youth $18, senior $5, UAS $10. Details: 586-2787.

"Back to Basics" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, first floor, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marsha, 789-1324 or Marie, 789-3272.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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

"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.

Honor ceremony for Southeast Alaska Native Veterans, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. To conclude by march from Centennial Hall to the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Short program, lunch and entertainment to follow. Details: 463-7172.

Veteran's Day annual program, lunch and ceremony, 11:30 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Native Veterans. Everyone welcome. Details: Ozzie, 463-7135.

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

Gastineau Humane Society Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., GHS Building, 7705 Glacier Highway. Free. Open to the public. Details: Sue, 789-1269.



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