Around town for Monday, Dec. 26

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Tlingit Language Learners Group, 5 p.m., Juneau Public Library. All are welcome.

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

Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, 6-7:30 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Weekly support group for parents of loved ones who struggle with addiction. Details: palgroup.org.

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.

Haida Language Learners Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Edward K. Thomas Building, 9097 Glacier Highway. Open to all interested in learning Haida.

Free Holiday Drive-In Movie, 7-11 p.m., Juneau Urgent and Family Care, 8505 Old Dairy Rd. Continuous 15 minute loop of holiday movie for children and adults. Ongoing until Jan 6. Tune in to 97.9 FM.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 27

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.

Brain injury peer support group, noon-1 p.m., SAIL offices, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-4920.

“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.

Teen Talk Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. A weekly place for teens to discuss issues they want to address such as social justice, healthy relationships, violence prevention and more.

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.

“Christmas in Space”, 6:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. A humorous look at the holiday season, followed by “The Stars Tonight.” Free. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.org or 500-2941.

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

Free Holiday Drive-In Movie, 7-11 p.m., Juneau Urgent and Family Care, 8505 Old Dairy Rd. Continuous 15 minute loop of holiday movie for children and adults. Ongoing until Jan 6. Tune in to 97.9 FM.

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