Around town for Monday, Nov. 7

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.

Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free foundational writing class that can help you prepare for the GED Test or increase your writing skills for college or a training program.

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.

What’s Up Current events and GED social studies class, 11-11:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Join TLC’s daily discussions about Juneau, Alaska, the U.S., the whole wide world. Whether you’re studying for your GED, if you want to improve your English, if you have an opinion … or not, or if you want a hot cup of coffee. Come see “What’s Up?”

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.

Applied Math 1A class, 1-1:50 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free foundational math class that can help you prepare for the GED Test or increase your math skills.

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

Applied Math 2A class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free math class that is taught by a TLC instructor online to adult learners across the state. Prepare for the GED Test or increase your math skills for college or training programs.

English as a Second Language Class, 2:30-4 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Learn English with these free classes for learners of all levels. Increase your speaking, writing, reading and listening skills with other learners from all over the world.

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.

Douglas Neighborhood Association meeting, 6-8 p.m., Douglas Public Library, conference room. Details: Robert Sewell, 723-0147.

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

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.

 

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