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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2009


Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

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.

Renewal Weekend services, 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. With guest speaker Dr. Kenneth Bailey, author of "Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes." Details: Linda, 209-3003 or

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

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.

"A Night at the Oscars" Academy Awards showing, 7:30 p.m., The Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Includes full gourmet meal and atmosphere fit for the stars. $30 per person, $50 per couple. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. Details: Kristina or Candice, 209-9478.

Monday, Feb. 23

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

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

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

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

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

Registration for 2009 Master Gardener training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Training begins Feb. 23. Details: 796-6221.

Special seminar by fisheries candidate William Bechtol, 2 p.m., Lean Point Fisheries Facility, 17101 Lena Point, Room 101. Title: "Abundance, Recruitment, and Environmental Forcing of Kodiak Red King Crab." Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Arts Roundtable, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. To talk about current local events in the arts world. Bring questions, updates on happenings in your organization, gallery or studio, and other topics of interest in the arts. Details: or 586-2787.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Early pregnancy and 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.

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.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Children's Dental Health Fair, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., SEARHC Juneau Dental Clinic, 3245 Hospital Drive. Free. For children ages 5 or younger. Details: Lexi, 463-6678.

"Business Planning for Nonprofits" Foraker Group class, 1-5 p.m., 213 Third St. With Terry Horton. Open to the public. $125 non-partner, $50 partner. Details: 907-743-1200 or

School Board budget workshop, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Title 49 Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Marine View Center, 230 S. Franklin St., fourth floor, Community Development Conference Room 426. To review ordinance amending Title 49 Chapter 15 Article IV: Minor & Major Subdivisions. Details: 586-0715.

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

"1,000 Moons" planetarium show, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Help make the stars shine. Call Monday-Friday after 6 p.m. Details: 463-2614 or

"Flyfishing 101" class with Tony Soltys, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, library and gym. Learn fly casting, to tie a great roadside fly and when, where and how to flyfish roadside waters. $21. Details: 780-2074.

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featured speakers include Rep. Sharon Cissna and Sen. Bettye Davis. Everyone welcome. Bring a lunch or purchase buffet-style lunch. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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