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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Today, Dec. 12

Sound off on the important issues at

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Southeast Conference, 612 Willoughby Ave. Details: Tricia, 463-3488.

Wednesday Hike at Herbert Glacier Trail, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 27.6-mile Glacier Highway. Moderate hike. Approximately nine miles round-trip. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

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.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Court Appointed Special Advocate program informational meeting, noon, Office of Public Advocacy, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: Lynn, 465-2268.

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: 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 dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Finance Committee meeting, Committee of the Whole meeting and special Assembly meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Three separate meetings, one after the other. Special Assembly meeting is to introduce Ordinance 2007-65, and ordinance providing a temporary sales tax exemption for the sale of heating oil, propane and wood fuels. Details: Angela, 586-5240.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Court Appointed Special Advocate program informational meeting, 5:30 p.m., Office of Public Advocacy, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: Lynn, 465-2268.

"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.

"Bookkeeping with Quickbooks Simple Start" presentation, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Jackie, 463-3789.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness Support Group, 7-8 p.m., Polaris House, 434 Willoughby Place. Details: Susan, 789-4814.

Children's Writers Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Details: Dordie, (907) 736-2311 or dordiecarter@yahoo.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-9 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Building. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Meetings usually involved planning events and volunteer opportunities. Details: Melissa, 364-5201.

Thursday, Dec. 13

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

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

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

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.

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

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 dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Task Force Exploring Activities Money meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Solid Waste Subcommittee meeting, 5 p.m., Southeast Waffle Co., 11806 Glacier Highway, Unit 1F. Details: Bob, 789-1897.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall conference room.

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.

Lifeguard training class, 5:45-8:45 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Participants must be 15 years old and able to pass a swim test prior to enrolling. $52.50 registration, plus $42.99 materials and certification. Details: 586-5325.

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

Widowed Persons Program Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Fireweed Place, parlor. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Six-week series Nov. 1-Dec. 13. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau-Douglas High School orchestras holiday concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. With Julia Bastuscheck conducting.

"Unraveling the Elusive Kittlitz's Murrelet" presentation by Michelle Kissling, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 321-4739.

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, Dec. 14

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

Holiday 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: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Impacts of Fishery Policy on the U.S. Coast Guard" seminar by Capt. M.B. Cerne, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau-Douglas High School choirs holiday concert, 6:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. Directed by Richard Moore.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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