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Posted: Friday, February 06, 2009

Friday, Feb. 6

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. To discuss fiscal year 2009-10 budgets. Details: John, 789-7821.

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: 586-5267.

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.

"Endocrine Studies in the Pinniped Program" fisheries seminar by Dr. Shannon Atkinson, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Center, School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences, 17101 Lena Point, Room 101. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Pajama Storytime, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Join Betsy Sims, Martha Stey and Jim Stey as they share music about time and beds.

Fireside Lecture: "Glaciers of Alaska" with geologist Bruce Molnia, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Author of the new U.S. Geological Survey's publication will reveal images of Alaska's glaciers. Details: 789-0097.

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. 7

Kids Safe Saturday, 9 a.m., Centennial Hall. Registration at 9 a.m. with classes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kids welcome. Free. Details: 796-8900 or

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 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 Pro" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details:

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

"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 Tile" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details:

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

Fifth annual Community Arts Celebration, 1-4 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School commons. Make-and-take art workshops, guest artist, demonstrations and sweets for sale. Free. Open to kids of all ages. Sponsored by Arts for Kids. Details: Sherri, 209-7173.

Nutrition seminar with Bill and Sharon Wildes, 1:30-3 p.m., Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel, near the airport. $25. Details: 775-220-4422 or

"Cultures of Peace with InterPlay" workshop with Masankho K. Banda, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. With InterPlay leader and storyteller from east Africa. Suggested donation $20. Details: Judy, 523-2914,,

Hula class, 3-4 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Wear comfortable gym clothes. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or

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.

Fundraiser and dance to help transport food relief to Western Alaska, 8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. With live music by Spank the Dog. Details: Helen, 463-6155.

Sunday, Feb. 8

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.

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.

Title 49 Committee meeting, noon, Community Development Department, Marine View Building, fourth floor, Conference Room 426. To review an ordinance amending Title 49 Chapter 15 Article IV: Minor & Major Subdivisions. Details: 586-0715.

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.

"Install Interior Lighting" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details:

College Goal Sunday, 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Recreation Center, off Back Loop Road. Details: or 465-2962.

A World of Film: "Duck Season" Mexican comedy showing and Mexican potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Bring a Mexican dish to share. Details: Jonas, 586-0436.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

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