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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2007

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

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.

"Print Advertising Basics" class, noon-1 p.m., downtown library conference room. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

28th Annual Home and Garden Show, 3-8 p.m., Centennial Hall.

"Alaska Catch Accounting System" seminar by Jennifer Mondragon, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Rainforest Classic "Oldtimers" Ice Hockey Tournament, 3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Games run through 11 p.m. and resume Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, with 8 and 9:30 a.m. championship games. Free. Public invited.

Pet loss support group, 5-6 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266 or Valerie, 789-9466.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

Read Across America celebration: Dr. Seuss birthday party, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School. The Grinch and the Cat in the Hat will be available for photos. Free. Sponsored by Juneau Education Association and the Juneau-Haines Reading Council. Details: Mindy, 463-1799.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Marbled Murrelet: Southeast Alaska's Signature Seabird" by Matt Kirchhoff, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 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.

"Girl Scouting Through the Years" mother/daughter dance, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $15 per girl/adult pair, $8 individual. Details: 586-1710.

"The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales" event, 7:30 p.m., downtown library. Folklorist Curtis Yehnert of Western Oregon University will discuss the enchanting history of fairy tales and the ways they create enduring childhood impressions. Variations of Beauty and the Beast will be discussed. Presented by the Friends of the Libraries and the Juneau Lyric Opera.

Saturday, March 3

Rainforest Classic "Oldtimers" Ice Hockey Tournament, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Banquet to follow at the Juneau Yacht Club. Championship games are at 8 and 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Free. Public invited.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For fathers and their children up to three years old. Details: 796-8975.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

28th Annual Home and Garden Show, 10 a.m. 6 p.m., Centennial Hall.

"Searching for the Gold" Eaglecrest Winter Games, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Sponsored by Eaglecrest and University of Alaska Southeast Student Government. Details: Laura, 796-6517 or www.skijuneau.com.

Saturday kids program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Introduction to yoga class, 12:30-2 p.m. every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: Francie, 209-0386.

Poetry Omnibus awards ceremony and reading, 5:30 p.m., downtown library. With reception and food provided by Friends of the Library. Details: www.jahc.org.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

Sunday, March 4

Rainforest Classic "Oldtimers" Ice Hockey Tournament championship games, 8 and 9:30 a.m., Treadwell Arena. Free. Public invited.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Community fundraiser for cancer patient Kathy Buss, 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Buss worked for Girl Scouts, training many leaders and young women. Call to help or provide food. Details: Lucy, 586-1741.

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.

28th Annual Home and Garden Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Widowed Persons Brunch, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

Silver art clay class, 2-5 p.m., The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Learn the basics of jewelry making with silver metal clay. Details: Anji, 780-5437.

"Tai Chi for Health" workshop, 3-4:30 p.m., Pavitt Health and Fitness Center. Details: Jo, 321-8520.

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.

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 6-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

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, March 5

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

• 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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