Around Town

Introduction to Using Computers, 9-11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., Salmon Creek Dam Trail. Details: 586-0428.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Write for Your Life, 10-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Downtown Library. Details: 586-5267.

Shriners’ weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon, Juneau International Airport, Alaska Room.

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

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Juneau Amateur Radio Club, noon-1 p.m., Safeway Deli. All welcome. Details: 789-3431.

Capital Toastmasters of Juneau, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Alaska Office Building, room 115. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Joyce, 321-3820.

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.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

LEGO Club, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Assembly Building, suite 106.

Mendenhall Valley Flying Lions Club meeting, 6 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church.

Open trap shooting, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap shooting year-round. Loaner shotguns are available. Details: 789-9844.

Children’s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting the library, planetarium, climbing wall. 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 childcare. Free. Details: 586-6623 or www.awareak.org.

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

Women only NA meeting, 7 p.m. Rainforest Activity Center. Details: 586-1161.

“Back to Basics” Al-Anon family group, 7-8 p.m., St. Vincent Community Hall. Details: Sally, 321-6884.

Back to Basics Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall Activity Room, 8619 Teal St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

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

Juneau Amateur Radio Club Monthly meeting, 7 p.m., National Weather Service office, 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. Folks interested in amateur radio are welcome. Details:789-4331.

Karaoke Night, 9 p.m., Rendezvous.

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