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Out & About

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2010

• Beginning Jan. 1, Out & About information must be submitted online at http://calendar.juneauempire.com. Submissions via e-mail, phone, fax or other will no longer be accepted. For more information e-mail webteam@juneauempire.com.

Today, Jan. 15

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

Fireside Lectures: "Coast Guard Arctic Operations," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With Commander Michelle Webber. Free. Details: 789-0097 or www.mendenhallglacier.net.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Saturday, Jan. 16

"The Culture of Learning" songs and stories with Grammy Award winner Bill Harley, 9-11 a.m., downtown library. A program for parents, educators and other adults. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $110. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Teapots class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Forest Explorer Programs for 4- to 6-year-olds and their caregivers, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Dress for outdoor activities but meet inside the visitor center. Details: 789-0097.

"Ted Merrell: A Lifetime of Scientific Research in Alaska" presentation by retired fish biologist Ted Merrell, 2 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Free. Hosted by the Alaska State Library Historical Collections. Details: Anastasia, 465-2924.

Intermediate wheel throwing class "Throwing Big!" with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-30. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula hula classes, 3 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, upstairs. Learn ancient and modern hula. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Bill Harley concert, 7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium.

Sunday, Jan. 17

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Vinyasa Yoga Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

Intermediate wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Sundays Jan. 10-31. $145. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Jan. 3-31. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Monday, Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Day celebration, 2 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. With choral music, short video clip from "MLK-A Historical Perceptive," and fundraiser for clothes and diapers for community children in need, forwarded to Love INC for distribution. Free. Everyone invited. Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association. Details: 957-0630.

Beginning wheel throwing class with Thomas Weise, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-Feb. 8. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Special Assembly meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. To discuss education curriculum and programs with the Juneau Board of Education. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Beginning jewelry making class with Rowan Law, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Mondays Jan. 4-25. $150. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Tornados Youth Wrestling Club, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Southeast Alaska Gymnastics Academy. For boys and girls ages 5 to 18 who are interested in learning wrestling skills. Registration $65. Details: juneautornados.org/index.php, Bob, 789-0874, or Chad, 523-5240.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.



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