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Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Today, Nov. 17

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.

Community Café, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Snacks provided and childcare provided if needed.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Commercial lending, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., 3100 Channel Drive, Juneau Empire, third-floor conference room. Workshop to help you understand all that is involved to prepare and apply for a small business loan. Details: April, 463-3789.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Brown-bag lecture series with Daniel Lee Henry, noon-1 p.m., Sealaska Plaza, fourth-floor boardroom. Nineteenth century encounters between Natives and non-Natives in Chilkat country. Details: Rosita, 463-4844.

National Famiy Caregiver Month Education series, noon-1:30 p.m., 895 12th St., Mountain View Community Room. Four part series will meet each Tuesday in November. Theme is team building. Snacks and parking available. Details: 463-6177 or 463-6198.

"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. Free! Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly Details: 586-1203.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 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 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 School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Marie Drake Building upstairs, Room 311. Public invited. Details: Sally, 523-1737.

Parent Information Night, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. This seminar is part of the new high school drug testing program as entitles "Policies and Procedures of the new JSD Drug Testing Policy." Details: Rhonda, 790-1910.

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

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. Second session of two. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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

Juneau Yacht Club annual meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Informal program. 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:15 p.m. meeting. Meeting to focus on election of officers for 2010. Details: David, 723-7786.

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

"The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan" presentation by Dahr Jamail, 7-9 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Details: 586-4409.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

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.

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.

"Cut Your IT Costs" seminar, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Featured speaker Dave Robbins, NetApp CTO will deliver seminars in Juneau. Attendees at each event will be entered into a raffle for a STIHL chain saw. Details: Dick, 907-272-2888 or

Seminar on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues, noon, Wildflower Court, 2000 Salmon Creek Lane. Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Alaska Chapter. Details: Betsy, 463-2125 or

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.

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 Web Design" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"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.

"Parenting Your 3- to 6-year-old" class, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Montessori School, class is free with free childcare and light dinner. Details: 364-3535.

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