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Posted: Sunday, February 18, 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.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

Meet the Cat in the Hat, 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. Refreshments, storytime, prize drawings, etc. Details: 789-2750.

Annual Zip-a-dee-doo-dah Family Concert, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Silent auction at 5 p.m.; concert at 5:30 p.m. Featuring magician Jeff Brown as emcee and special guests Jim and Martha Stey, Max Blust, storytellers Margie Hamburger and Rhonda Gardinier, The Cat's Meow String Band and the Go Dad Go Band. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds benefit Juneau Co-op Preschool. Details: 586-2656.

"Reflections of Our Rich Culture" educational event for Black History Month, 5 p.m., First Church of God on Ka-See-An Drive. Details:790-9371.

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.

Winter Fireworks Spectacular, 6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. With live music by the Free Radicals beginning at 4 p.m., bonfire, and snacks and drinks for purchase. Details: 790-2000 ext. 211.

National Heart Month celebration with Tlingit actor Gene Tagaban "One Crazy Raven", 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Free. Details: Gail, 364-4451.

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. 19

"Vessels and Embellishing" felting class, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at The Canvas Community Studio, 223 Seward St. Taught by Lisa Oberle. Open house to follow from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Details: 586-1750.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

"Sir, No Sir!! The Suppressed Story of the GI Movement to End the War in Vietnam" documentary showing, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Free. Donations accepted. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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.

Science For Alaska lecture series with Hajo Eicken, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Eicken will present an overview of the first International Polar Year event in 1882 and opportunities the fourth IPY holds for Alaska. Mondays in February. Details: www.scienceforalaska.com.

"What Does Climate Change Mean for Alaska's Fisheries" lecture by Dr. Gordon H. Kruse, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 796-6441.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

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

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.

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.

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee and Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: 796-8438.

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.

• 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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