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Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-0434.

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1800 Northwood Drive, apartment G49. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

Shiners' weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans regular luncheon meeting, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, third-floor conference room. Details: Bob, 463-7172.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Virtual vacation: "Egypt" with Cristine Crooks and Dean Guaneli, noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Juneau Business Resource Expo, 1-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Expo to offer series of free workshops geared to small business needs. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Juneau Economic Development Center. Details: 523-2339.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 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.

Federal financial aid and scholarship workshop, 3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Room 105. Bring your tax return and W-2. Details: 796-6255.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Douglas Serenity Seekers" Al-Anon Family Group, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Special Assembly meeting to immediately follow. Details: 586-0216.

Juneau International Airport Board Operations Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Airport Project Office, old LAB terminal space. Details: www.juneau.org/airport/pdf/20100127031613-a.pdf.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Assembly Building, Suite 106.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 796-2092.

Relay for Life kick-off party, 6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Everyone welcome. This year's theme is "Celebrate More Birthdays." Details: Johna, 500-7383.

Hip-hop class for kids ages 5 to 7, 6-6:45 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $40. Ten-week series held Wednesdays. Registration required. Details: 586-1203.

Bipolar/Depression Support Group, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, downtown library. A consumer-led-consumer support group with confidentiality and understanding.

Juneau School District Budget Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"Parenting Your Infant: Birth to Age One" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Wednesday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

"Knowledge is Power! Learn All About Cancer: Community Cancer Forum" event, 6:30-8 p.m., SEARHC Ethel Lund Medical Center. Details: Charmayne, 463-4058 or chars@searhc.org.

Civil Air Patrol meeting, 7 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Details: Ken, 789-1492 or CAP, 789-0245.

Bipolar Disorder/Depression Peer Support Group, 7-9 p.m., downtown library conference room. Free. Details: bp_belle@mac.com.

Rotaract meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., location varies. A social club for young people age 18 to 30. Details: Marc, 321-2261 or www.juneaurotaract.org.

Thursday, Feb. 4

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 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.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, JSD Office, Board Room. Details: 463-1750.

Bartlett Baby Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

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

Beginning wheel throwing class with Sarah Arntson, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Thursdays Jan. 7-Feb. 11. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"English as a Second Language" class for adults, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: Heather, 586-5718.

"Introduction to Web Design" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Hearing Voices That Are Distressing" mental health training, 5-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Free. Sponsored by the Trust Training Cooperative in collaboration with NAMI-Juneau. Snacks and beverages provided. Space is limited. Details: 463-4251.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

University of Alaska Southeast informational night about applying for the Master of Art in Teaching elementary and secondary programs, 5:30 p.m., UAS Egan class room 218. Details: Kent, 796-6525.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Our Time Support Group, 6-8 p.m., 419 Sixth St. Weekly support group for parents and children with special needs. Dinner and child care provided. Please RSVP. Details: 321-8311.

"Parenting Your Toddler: Ages One to Three" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Eight-week class held every Thursday. Free. Details: 586-1203.

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Abstract figure painting class with Jackie Manning, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Thursdays Feb. 4-25. $125. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, 6-9 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.

Weekly exercise seminar: "Introduction to Weight Training," 6:30 p.m., Pavitt Health & Fitness, 10004 Glacier Highway. Free and open to the public. Need not be a gym member. Details: 789-5556.

Widowed Persons Program monthly dinner, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Broiler. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Meeting about bringing the Arctic Winter Games to Juneau, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Jim, 209-5676 or jimpowell@gci.net.

Science for Alaska lecture series: "Raising the Dead: Hibernating animals give scientists clues to help victims of cardiac arrest" by Kelly Drew, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: Jenn, 907-474-5082.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by National Geographic, The North Face and UAS Student Government. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $10 per night for UAS students, $15 per night for general public, discount for both nights. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and the UAS cashier.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau Alateen meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Church, Parish Hall classroom 4. A 12-step program for teens who are bothered by a family member or friends drinking or drugging. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Feb. 5

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Fireside Lectures: "Canada's Hudson Bay Polar Bears," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With Leah Magowan. 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.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Feb. 6

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies up to 3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

"Paint Like a Professional" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

"Hand Building with Clay" class with Joyce Payne, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-March 13. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Saori weaving class with Sarah Newsham, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Four-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-27. $112. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"How to Lay Ceramic Tile" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

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.

Kids marimba class with Annie Geselle and Michael Bucy, 11 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Five-week class held Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 6. $60. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Small Bath Updates" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Community Arts Celebration, 1-6 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School commons. Free. "Make and Take Home" art projects, artist demonstrations, SmART candy bars and baked good for sale. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: Suzanne, 789-4950.

Next Saturday Dixieland Band practice, 1:30 p.m., at the Big Blue Music Studio, West Eighth Street, downtown. For adults who like to play, rather than count measures of rest. Flex your fingers, strengthen your embouchure and have some fun. Performances are not on the agenda. Details: Larry, 586-3689.

Beginning wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Saturdays Feb. 6-March 13. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Spaghetti feed and auction fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Moose Lodge. For Thunder Mountain High School and Juneau-Douglas High School robotics teams. $10 adults, $8 students, $5 ages 3-12. Details: Carol, 780-1988 or carol_may@jsd.k12.ak.us.

Hot Salsa, Cool Ballroom fundraiser for Juneau Montessori School, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Silent auction, 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Salsa Borealis and Thunder Mountain Big Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Tickets at Hearthside Books or from Montessori parents. Dinner and dance: $45, $25 students and seniors. Dance: Adults $17.50, $20 at the door, students and seniors $12.50, $15 at the door. On-site childcare from 5:30 to 11 p.m. $10 per child, $5 per sibling. Detais: 364-3535.

Beer/wine tasting social and charity auction, 6 p.m., TK McGuire's, Prospector Hotel. Dress is cocktail. $28. Funds raised will go to local charities and student scholarships. Attendees may also take advantage of a $25 room rate for Feb. 6 at the Prospector. Sponsored by the Juneau Coast Guard Military Family Association. Details: Rebecca, 209-9613 or rebeccafrench@hotmail.com.

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.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St. Irish tunes, topical blues, finger-picking guitar and intriguing songs by Celtic musicians Lis and Leif Saya and Greg McLaughlin, bluesman Pat Henry, guitarist and singer Stewart Ely, vocalist Glenn Hoskinson and songwriter Tony Tengs. $5 at the door. Details: Ed, 723-9004.

"Singin' in the Rain" performance by jazz pianist Barney McClure, 8 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Tickets $15 general, available at JAHC, Hearthside Books and at www.jazzandclassics.org. Details: 586-2787 or jazzandclassics.org.

Sunday, Feb. 7

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 "everyone," it involves gentle stretching to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

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

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Installing Interior Lighting" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Mugs and Pitchers" wheel throwing class with Joyce Payne, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas. Six-week class held Sundays Feb. 7-March 14. $210. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Kids drawing class with Matt Butler, 2:30-4 p.m., The Canvas. $15 per class, attend one or all four, held Tuesdays Feb. 7-28. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Adult marimba class with Annie Geselle, Tasha Walen and Michael Bucy, 6:30-8 p.m., The Canvas. Five-week class held Sundays Feb. 7-March 7. $75. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

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