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Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 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.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., Juneau Public Library; 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Details: 586-5267.

Life Ring meeting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A weekly gathering for women. All are welcome. Details: 780-4918.

Good Grief Walk, noon, Twin Lakes shelter, May 23-Aug. 8. (No walk on Memorial Day or July 4.) Gather to walk, share and support each other. Many who lose loved ones say exercising is one of the ways they take care of themselves while grieving. Offered by Hospice & Home Care of Juneau.

Senior Lunch, noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, room 541. Public welcome. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church Nursery. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Bard-a-thon: The First Folio Edition, 12-5 p.m., Juneau Public Library. A play or selected scenes will be read. Everyone is welcome to read.

NOAA Fisheries Lab Tours, 1 p.m., Ted Steven Marine Research Institute. Each tour is limited to 12 people ages 16 and older. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Cameras are welcome. Tours last about an hour. Reservations can be made by calling 789-6050. Monday-Friday excluding holidays.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. All are welcome. Details: 789-9229.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 2500 Sunset Drive. Details: 463-1224.

Cuentacuentos Infantil, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library.

Mount Juneau Cribbage Club, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Tom, 209-1102.

Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6 p.m., Juneau Public Library. All are welcome.

MakerSpace Open Shop, 6-8 p.m., 1759 Anka St.

Our Time Support/Resource Group, 6-8 p.m., 1802 Glacier Highway, Apt #2. Weekly support group for parents of children with diagnosed and undiagnosed special needs. Dinner and child care provided. RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Breastfeeding success and newborn care, 6-8:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administration Building. Free classes designed for expectant parents to learn about the care, feeding and brain development of their new baby.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Mondays are a Drag, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Gigi Monroe presents drag race viewing parties.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Women, Infants and Children walk-in clinic, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau WIC Clinic, 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.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon, Baranof Hotel.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church and the Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

“Tuesday Noon Serenity” Al-Anon family group, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

NOAA Fisheries Lab Tours, 1 p.m., Ted Steven Marine Research Institute. Each tour is limited to 12 people ages 16 and older. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Cameras are welcome. Tours last about an hour. Reservations can be made by calling 789-6050. Monday-Friday excluding holidays.

New parents group, 1-2:30 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other new parents and share the joys and challenges of parenthood. Topics change weekly. Details: 586-1203.

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) monthly meeting, 2 p.m., AWARE. RSVP. Details: Ati, 586-6623 or atin@awareak.org.

An 11th Step Recovery Group, 5 p.m., 5750 Glacier Highway, suite D-13. With Tom Wekenman, PhD. Free and open to all.

Haida Language Learners, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Edward K. Thomas Building (9097 Glacier Highway). Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Children’s Life Skills Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Rotating topics include personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and change, and problem solving and conflict resolution. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.awareak.org.

Women’s Art Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need child care. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.awareak.org.

Women’s Education Group, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesday. Rotating topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.awareak.org.

Women Living Sober, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul’s Catholic Church, downstairs. Details: Dawn, 209-8373.

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