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Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. 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.

Gift wrap fundraiser, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Board. Proceeds go to Juneau Senior Center's Meals on Wheels. Details: Toy, 586-3388.

Microchip and rabies vaccination clinic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society. All dogs must be on leash. All cats must be in carriers. Details: 789-0260.

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

Juneau School District Program Evaluation Committee meeting, noon, JSD Central Office, conference room. Details: Susan, 523-1704.

"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, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Pertussis vaccines available for Juneau School District students, parents and staff, 2-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Free. Parents must either provide consent form or accompany child under age 18 and should bring child's shot records. Details: Greg, 907-269-7285.

"Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, BRH Board Room. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Auke Bay Elementary School's Ballroom Dance Extravaganza, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gym. With Thunder Mountain Big Band and dance performances by fifth-graders. Open dancing after dance demonstrations. Suggested donation of $10 per family. Details: Ann, 463-1775.

Juneau Cancer Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Connection Office, St. Ann's Building. Details 796-2273.

Juneau-Douglas High School winter holiday concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. The bands will play a variety of favorite melodies. Free. Donations welcome. Details: 523-1583.

Juneau Yacht Club monthly dinner and program, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Public invited. Details: Don, 789-9273.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 17

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.

Gift wrap fundraiser, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Board. Proceeds go to Juneau Senior Center's Meals on Wheels. Details: Toy, 586-3388.

"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.

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

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Women Infant 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.

Pertussis vaccines available for Juneau School District students, parents and staff, 2-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Free. Parents must either provide consent form or accompany child under age 18 and should bring child's shot records. Details: Greg, 907-269-7285.

"Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007" 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: Lenne, 586-0152.

City Emergency Management community meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. For residents, boat owners and property owners who live in avalanche areas at the bast of Mount Juneau. Details: Tom, 586-0419.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

• 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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