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Posted: Friday, January 07, 2005

Today

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Diversity Working Group meeting, 10 a.m., City Hall Conference Room 224. Details: 789-6855.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

"An Elvis Birthday Bash!," 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Have lunch and celebrate Elvis' birthday. Proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army for those left destitute by the tsunami.

Tsunami Relief Donations, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Rainbow Foods. Effort is sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: 586-2410.

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

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Artists' Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Humanities Council gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Reception for Lori Stenberg and Melissa Goese-Goble. Details: 586-2787.

"Elvis Lives in Juneau! & Mickey Mouse Memorabilia" opening reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

Annual Cookie Kick Off Training Rally, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Girl Scouts of all ages are encouraged to come and get insider information about Girl Scout cookies. Details: 723-2262.

Fireside Chat, 6:30-8 p.m. every Friday, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6636.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Floor Conference Room.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Recycle Catalogs and Magazines, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Department of Transportation parking lot at 6 1/2 mile on Old Glacier Highway. Sponsored by Friends of Recycling. Details: 463-3372.

Halibut Hook Making Class, noon-4 p.m. Jan. 8, 15, and 22, Juneau-Douglas City Museum at Fourth and Main streets. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required before class begins. Details: 586-3572.

Saturday Cultural Activities, noon every Saturday, 3235 Hospital Drive (bingo hall). Sponsored by Tlingit & Haida Community Council. Details: 463-5680.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. This drop-in and free activity is offered every Saturday through April. Details: 586-3572.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, Lower Conference Room.

Sunday, Jan. 9

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, 11-12:15 a.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., Downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Monday, Jan. 10

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249

Toddler Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class and support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Peter, 321-1499.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Diabetes Senior Support Group monthly meeting, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center Meeting Room, 12th and Egan streets. Speech on "Medication Interactions" by Merritt Hogan, ANP. Details: 796-8691, 465-3353.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Planetarium Volunteer Training Workshop, 6-7 p.m. every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers are welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Pioneer Home. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 7 p.m., Downtown library Conference Room. Details: 586-2408.



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