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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Wednesday ski or snowshoe at Eaglecrest Ski Area, 9:30 a.m., Eaglecrest parking lot. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5267.

Native Issues Forum, 11:45 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With speakers Rep. Andrea Doll and Rep. Mary Nelson. $10 for full lunch buffet or $6 for soup and hoagie sandwich. Details: 463-7105.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Arts Roundtable, noon, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. 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.

World of Travel Wednesday slideshow: "Ethiopia" by Mandy and Will Judy, noon, KTOO conference room. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534,790-4535.

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall. Details: Debra, 586-0767.

"Introduction to Computer Concepts and Windows XP" class,5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details:586-5718.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Turning the Tides meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, Room 224. Newcomers welcome. Details: 723-0789.

"Parenting Your Three- to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details:586-1203.

Juneau Duplicate Bridge Club game, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Fireweed Place. Details: 586-1015.

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

Snoopy Pet Loss Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila,957-6266.

Freedom from Smoking Group clinic, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Cost is $75 for eight sessions. Details: 796-8422.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Denali Commission Quarterly meeting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Baranof Hotel, downtown, Treadwell Conference Room. Details: Automme,(907) 271-1414.

Parent and tot open skate and lesson, 9:45-10:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. everyThursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Room 154. Details: 463-1750.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten Lunch Series, noon, Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Soup and bread provided. All welcome. Details: 364-2468.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center.Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details:790-4534, 790-4535.

Board of Education worksession, 5-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: Susan, 523-1704.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Knowledge Industry Network's Pub Night, 5:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn & Bakery. To honor local nonprofits. Sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Nonprofit with highest attendance wins $100. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

National Alliance on Mental Illness "Family to Family" course orientation meeting, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Providing education and support for family members of people with mental illness. Details: 463-4251.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Meeting for massage therapists and bodyworkers, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Rebecca, 209-4900 or

"Installing a Bathroom Faucet" workshop, 7 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Rain County Fly Fishers monthly fly tying meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. All materials provided. No experience necessary. Details: Tony, 789-9150.

Trail Mix monthly board meeting, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Agenda includes proposal by the Alpine Working Group for a multi-use trail on Blackerby Ridge, which would provide access from Lemon Creek to the Juneau Icefield for summertime hikers and winter skiers and snowmachines. Public encouraged to attend. Details: 790-6406.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Primrose and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Details: David, 321-3109.

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