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, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. All women are invited to learn new skills, discover interests and meet other women. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 364-2131 or Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.
Kimball Theatre Organ Concert by Alice Branton, noon, State Office Building.
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 Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.
MADD Victim Impact Panel, 6:15-7:45 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church downstairs, 4th and Gold. Victims of drunk driving will tell their stories in hopes of preventing future incidents. Public is welcome. Details: 463-2562.
Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Brian, 790-1934.
Wednesday, Dec. 31
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: 463-6175.
Assembly Emergency Planning Review Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers.
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.
"Juneau Friends of Dr. Rodney Howard-Browne and family" Celebrate New Year's Ablaze, 4-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-2632.
Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.
Thursday, Jan. 1
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.
Annual Polar Bear Dip, 1 p.m., North end of Auke Village Recreation Area. A piece of wood for the fire would be appreciated. Details: 586-1988.
Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.
Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.
Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.
Eaglecrest and 4th of July Crew New Year's Day Celebration, 3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Live music and fireworks display. Details: 790-2001.
Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.
Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.
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 email@example.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.