The Alaska State Independent Living Council will hear public testimony regarding individuals with disabilities, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Dept. of Education, 1st floor, 801 W. 10th St. Details: Kathy Rathbun, 1-800-330-6488.
Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: Salty, 463-3220.
Community Open House, In Juneau We Love Our Kids, 4:30-7 p.m., Cathedral Hall, 430 Fifth St. Details: Joy, 789-1235.
Parks & Recreation Co-ed Volleyball Manager's meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.
Housing First board meeting, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 463-1276.
Salvation Army Ladies Night Out, 6 p.m., Salvation Army. Dutch treat for dinner and shopping. Reservations: Major Nila Fankhauser, 586-2136.
Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.
Wearable Art Workshop, 6-9 p.m., Kodiak Coat Company, Emporium Mall. Details: 586-2787
Bartlett Regional Hospital Childbirth Preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m. Bartlett Hospital, Administrative Building Classroom. Learn what to expect in labor and coping strategies. Meets weekly. Details: Debi Ballarn, 586-8424.
Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Topics include U.S. Forest Service fish projects and flyfishing secrets of Cowee Creek. Details: Brent Pristas, 586-1454.
Bird Sighting Trends in Juneau meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library on second floor. Sponsored by Juneau Audubon. Mark Schwan to share thoughts on why Juneau area offers the most diverse birding in Alaska, including highlights on rare bird appearances. Details: Linda, 790-2281.
Friday, Feb. 9
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Valley library.
Juneau Economic Development Council, 11:30 a.m., 612 W. Willoughby Ave., Ste. A. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 585-8228.
Ice Skating Working Group, noon, 3rd Floor Marine View Building, Engineering Conference Room. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council exhibit, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Gallery at the Arts Council, 206 North Franklin St. The exhibit is a preview to the Wearable Art Extravaganza. Clothing and other wearable art that goes to extremes. Details: 586-2787.
Mayor's Ad Hoc Bear Committee Public Hearing, 6-8 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.
Unitarian Fellowship Games Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jetta Whittaker, 463-3507.
"Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous" performs, 7 p.m., Travelodge. Come see the Cancan Dancers, Snowshoe Shufflers, and The Rendezvous Queens. Details: 789-2579.
Fireside Series with local diver and underwater photographer, John Lachelt, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7452.
Adult Volleyball/Basketball Open Gym, 8-10 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Details: Joyce Kitka, 463-1700 ext. 327.
Saturday, Feb. 10
Juneau Alpine Club Mt. Alan James Climb, 6:30 a.m., meet at the road to Montana Creek Trail. Details: Turley's, 789-7058.
7th Annual Nifty, Thrifty, 50/50 Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Cathedral Parish Hall, 430 5th St. Proceeds benefit Harborview School Montessori Program. Details: Catherine, 789-1825.
Valentine Celebration with author Nancy White Carlstrom, "We Love Jesse Bear", 10:30 a.m., Valley Public Library. Stories read by the author, refreshments and crafts.
Free Immunizations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Valley Medical Care, 3320 Hospital Drive. Newborns to 18-year olds. Details: Colleen McNulty, 465-3353.
Salvation Army Scrapbook Workshop for women, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Salvation Army. Bring pictures and scrapbooks to work on. Details: Nila Frankhauser, 586-2136.
Kid's Day Program, Lookin' at Litter with Forest Service Naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 7-12 are welcome. Details: 789-6640.
Wearable Art Workshop, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Kodiak Coat Company, Emporium Mall. Details: 586-2787.
Miniature 18th Century Peddler Doll Making Class with Toni Brock, noon-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Youth 12 and older. Pre-registration required. Details: 586-3572.
Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Travelodge banquet room. Details: Mary, 789-0691.
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