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Posted: Thursday, February 03, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Craft 'N Gab, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska, Southeast chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel, Douglas Room. All retired state and municipal employees welcome.

"Where Did All These Kids Come From? Going Back to Work in the Capitol After 25 Years," talk by Press Secretary Mike Doogan, House Democrats, noon, Gold Room, Baranof Hotel. Sponsored by Bill Egan Forum. Details: Bob 790-1897.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

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

"A Curious Ecologist in Juneau: Studies of cabbage, goldthread, dippers," talk by Mary Willson, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Egan lecture hall, Room 112. Sponsored by UAS Biology.

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.

Juneau Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Andrea 790-1897.

"The Hopes for Peace and the New World Order" talk by Jonathan Adelman, 5:30-7 p.m., Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Doug 586-3155.

Weekly Tlingit Language Gathering, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, SEARHC Juneau Administration Building, 1046 Salmon Creek Lane, Second Floor Conference Room. Public is invited. Details: 790-4990.

"Flyfishing Baja on a Budget," with Jon Lyman, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Mendenhall River School library. Sponsored by Raincountry Flyfishers. Details: Mark 586-3424.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, use Sixth Street entrance. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, February 4

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

Juneau International Airport open house, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Aurora Room at the airport. Open for public to review and make comments on the Terminal Building Alternatives.

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

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.

"Charismatic megafauna of the Patagonian coast" with Dr. Milo Adkison, Anderson building, room 221. Sponsored by UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Details: Louisa 465-6441.

Wearable Art exhibit opening, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau Douglas City Museum. Details: Jane 586-3572.

"Eros and Art" exhibit opening, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery. Details: 586-ARTS.

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

Fireside Chat, 6:30 p.m. and 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.

"The Story of the Orphan Train" a one-woman play with Pippa White, 7 p.m., Downtown Public Library.

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

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

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, February 5

AARP Driver Safety program, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Norma Jean 586-2493.

14th Annual Kids Safe Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Hall. All kids and parents welcome. A community service of Bartlett Regional Hospital.

"Southeast Sea Creatures" with naturalist Maegan Cieciel, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Sponsored by Kids' Day. Details: 789-0097.

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. Free. Details: 586-3572.

Fund-raiser auction for Seventh Day Adventist School, 7 p.m., 4890 Glacier Hwy. Details: Nickie 780-4336.

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

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