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Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Today, Nov. 19

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

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

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

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, JSD Central Office Board Room. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

Brown-Bag Lecture Series: Wally Olson, noon-1 p.m., Sealaska Plaza, fourth-floor Board Room. Early Exploration in Southeast Alaska and the pragmatic partnerships formed between explorers and Alaska Natives. Details: Rosita, 463-4844.

Bartlett 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.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"Law and Politics of Alaska's Cruise Vessel and Cruise Passenger Legislation" seminar by attorney Joe Geldhof, 3:40-5 p.m., Lena Point Fisheries Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

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

Trailmix annual gala auction and barbecue by The Spinnin' Pig, 5-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Music and dancing with The Great Alaska Bluegrass Band. Tickets on sale at Hearthside Books. Proceeds to support the organization's work on several Juneau trails in 2010, including major work on the Treadwell Ditch Trail and the new Under Thunder Trail in the Mendenhall Valley. Details: George, 790-6406.

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. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Live jazz concert, 6-8 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Free. For all ages. Clay Good, drums; Tom Locher, piano; Adrian Minne, bass; Wayne Norlund, saxophone.

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

"Psychedelic Psax" concert, 6-8 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Tom Locher , piano; Wayne Norlund, saxophone; Adrian Minne, bass; and Clay Good, drums. Details:

Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Educational Classroom 203. New members welcome. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Juneau Raptor Center Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 586-8393.

Press night open studio for wood and linoleum carvers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Canvas. Every third Thursday. Bring own supplies and use presses at The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750.

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

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Nov. 20

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, 3:30-5 p.m., Lena Point Fisheries Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. "Bering Sea Pollock Catch History: Spatial and Temporal Fidelity," by Jonathan Kamler and Steve Lewis. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Annual Sled-head Party, 4 p.m., Henry's Food & Spirits. All ages welcome. With two snow machine films. $5. Proceeds go to the Darryl "D-Rail" Tait fund. Details: 796-3765.

Live music by Room4to, 6-9 p.m., Jaded, Goldbelt Hotel. Easy listening music featuring acoustic guitars and keyboards with harmony vocals by "LZ" and "BC." All appetizers $5. Details: Brian, 209-8207.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Evening at Egan Lecture Series: "Predator Control in Alaska: Is Sound Science Constrained by Politics?" by Victor Van Ballenberghe, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

Northern Lights Junior Theatre performance: "Sound of Music," 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Directed by Cinnamon Simpson, choreography by Janice Hurley, costumes by Shelly Wright, vocal direction by Charlotte Truitt. Details:

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) annual benefit auction, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets $25, available at Hearthside Books. Entertainment and dessert provided. Details: 780-4090.

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