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Posted: Sunday, January 16, 2005

Today

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. 17

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

Dr. Martin Luther Kings birthday celebration, 10 a.m.-noon, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Tongass Alaska Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts of all ages and adults are welcome to attend. Details: 789-1004.

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

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

Special Music by Sherry Patterson, Salissa Cooper, Alaska Children's Choir and Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Black Awareness Association of Juneau. Details: 586-0348.

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.

Juneau Youth Services Regular Board of Director's Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 2075 Jordan Ave. Details: 796-4125.

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

Juneau Linux Users Group monthly meeting, 6-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 780-6046.

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.

ANS Camp 2 meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

Lakota Artist Kevin Locke Performance, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Sponsored by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Featuring traditional Lakota hoop dancing, cedarwood flute playing and storytelling. Tickets available at book stores. Details: 586-ARTS.

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.

Tuesday, Jan. 18

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 10:30 a.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave. Board Conference Room. Details: 463-1750.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

Dzantik'i Heeni Parent Teacher Organization Letter Writing to the Troops, 5-5:45 dinner served, letter writing until 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. All families are invited to a free chili dinner and evening of letter writing to Juneau service men and women. Details: 586-2817.

Microsoft Excel class, 5-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 10, Juneau Adult Education Center. Cost of class is $200. Space is limited, call to register. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital's finance meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom in hospital. Details: 796-8438.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

"I Called For Help and 100,000 People Came: The Use of the Media in Democratic Development in the Balkans," by Rich McClear, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6-7 p.m. talk, Dimond Courthouse. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: 586-1400.

Puppy Kindergarten, 6-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-4232.

Basic Dog Obedience, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. Details: 789-1245.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

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

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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