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Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Open skate, 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 4-6:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"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.

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

"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.

Pond hockey, 12:15-2 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. All ages. Full gear required. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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.

Kids art class, second of two-day session, 1-3:30 p.m., The Canvas. Oil painting, drawing and pottery. $85 for both sessions. Suggested for kids 8 and up. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Stick N' Puck, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. All ages. Full gear required. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

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. 31

Open skate, 8:30-9:30 a.m., 12:15-2 p.m., and 4-7 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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.

"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.

Pond hockey, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. All ages. Full gear required. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Lenne, 586-0152.

"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.

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.

Snoopy Pet Loss Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

New Year's Eve contra dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. With two local bands, Impromptu and Happy to Be Here, joined by dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners required. Details: Tom, 463-3214.

New Year's Eve salsa dance with Salsa Borealis, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Salsa lesson by Alysia McLain at 8:30 p.m., band plays at 9 p.m. All ages welcome. Bar available for 21 and older. $10 adults, $8 students at the door. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

New Year's Eve youth party lock-in, 9 p.m.-8 a.m., beginning at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. With overnight stay at the Juneau Church of the Nazarene. For all teens 13 and up, still in school. Once you're in, the only way out is for a parent to pick you up. Details: Josh, 723-6603 or Gene, 957-6303.

Thursday, Jan. 1

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

Women Infant 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.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. 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.

17th annual Polar Bear Dip, 1 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area, main shelter. Awards given to every dipper. Everyone encouraged to bring hot drinks and leftover holiday cookies and candies. With bonfire. Please bring arm-load of wood. Details: Len or Eva, 789-9195.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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