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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2007

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Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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 Service brunch, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Bears Fans Unite, 1 p.m., watch the game with true Bears fans, Glacier Avenue. Details: Lovie, 321-8005.

Juneau Symphony "Winter Wonders" performance, 3 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 586-4676.

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.

"Cold-water Corals of Alaska" lecture and videos by Bob Stone, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Glacierview Room, room 222/221. Details: 789-4656.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m. every Sunday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Open to women and men over 18 years old. Participants must bring their own volleyball or basketball. Details: Eric, 523-1775.

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

Monday, Feb. 5

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

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 W. 11th St.

English as a Second Language class, noon-2 p.m. every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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

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

Basics of Computer class, 5-7 p.m. every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 5:15-7:15 p.m., YaaKoosge Daakahidi High School. Details: 523-1704.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

A.B.A.T.E. (Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education) membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 6-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Details: 523-1704.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

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

The Next Generation: Our Kids, Our Community forum on strengthening high school education, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: 523-1704.

"Focus" a weekly creative writing critique group, 6:45-8:45 p.m. every Monday, downtown library small conference room. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70 monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Huna Totem Offices, 9301 Glacier Highway. For all members and anyone interested. Details: Kay, 790-2966.

"Embodying the Spirit of Meditation" presentation by Lama Zangpo, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building, Lake Room. Sponsored by Chagdud Gonpa Foundation. Details: Bob or Kim, 790-4845.

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

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Writer's workshop, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Open to all ages, genres and levels of experience. Sponsored by Poetry Omnibus. Details: Kristan, 789-9489.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Pacific Health Policy Group presentation on Alaska's Medicaid Program, 9 a.m., Capitol Building, Senate Finance Committee Room 520.

Yoga-Stretch Exercises, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

"Pricing for Profit" training, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Sponsored by Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

KTOO Family Night, at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Microsoft Word class, 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-1517.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Learn how to make the stars shine. Details: 586-1517.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

English as a Second Language class, 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous Tuesday Game Night, 7-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

• 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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