Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.
Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.
Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.
Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.
Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.
Juneau Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA) community meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Council Building. Light dinner. Panel and presentation on CCTHITA programs.
Gastineau Philatelic Society, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Christmas potluck and philatelic gift exchange. Details: Virginia, 364-3188, or Ted, 586-6785.
Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.
Juneau Cancer Support Group Christmas Potluck, 6:30 p.m., at Bill Schrader's. Details and directions: Carole, 789-3345.
Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Friends of Berners Bay Potluck/Auction/Slideshow, 6:30 p.m. potluck, 7:30 p.m. live auction, 7:45 p.m. slideshow, Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 790-2227.
"From Gaza to al-Jazeera: Palestinian-American Ramzy Baroud," sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Discussion of media coverage in the Middle East and America. Details: 790-5586.
Juneau-Douglas High School's Winter Holiday Band Concert, 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Will feature the JDHS Jazz Band, Intermediate Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. Details: 523-1531.
Learning to Live Healthy with Diabetes, 7-9 p.m., SEARHC, 3245 Hospital Drive. Details: Tiffany, 364-4457.
North Douglas Neighborhood Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Douglas library. Topics include second crossing and mile one. Details: Mike, 586-6925 or 586-6077.
Wednesday, Dec. 10
Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
Free Individual Immigration Consultations, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal St. Details and appointments: Joyanne, 789-4622.
Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.
Ecumenical Advent Lunch with Rev. John Stevens, noon-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: Marie, 789-3218.
Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., 3032 Vintage Blvd. No. 102. Details: Candice, 465-3740, or Janna, 790-4246.
Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.
"Howard Dean for President Interim Meet-up," 5-7 p.m., downtown library, small conference room. Details: Joe, 463-2624.
Italian dinner fundraiser for Andrew Gibb, 5-8 p.m., Hanger Ballroom. $15 suggested donation. Details and tickets: Susan, 364-2305, or Monica, 790-2773.
"Reporting the Palestinian Conflict - Comparing the Journalism of al-Jazeera with the Western Media" by Ramzy Baroud, a Palestinian-American journalist, presented by the Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, first floor of the Dimond Court Building.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.