Around town for Monday, Dec. 21

Social Media & Its Uses in the Workplace, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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

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

Applied Math II Problem Solving, 11 a.m., The Learning Connection.

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

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon, Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-0272.

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.

Writing Skills class, 2:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.

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.

Juneau Retired Educators Association, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Social at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Warm winter socks are requested to be donated to the Glory Hole.

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

Mount Juneau Cribbage Club, 6 p.m., Rockwell Restaurant. Details: Tom, 209-1102.

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

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.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 22

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.

Open lab computer training, 9 a.m.-11 a.m, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way.

English learners, 9 a.m. beginners, 10 a.m. all levels, Gruening Park; 2:30 p.m. all levels, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free classes designed for non-English and beginning English speakers. Details: serrc.org/tlc.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon, Baranof Hotel.

Senior Center lunch, noon, Douglas Methodist Church. $5 or $10. Details: 463-6175.

Coffee with a Cop, noon, Douglas Capital City Fire & Rescue. Meet local police officers, converse about concerns and have a cup of coffee.

“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.

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.

PowerPoint Presentations for Work and School, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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 childcare. 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.

Mt. Juneau-Gastineau Lodge 21 of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska meeting, 7 p.m., 8401 Airport Blvd. Details: Jeff, 321-7077.

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