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Posted: Sunday, March 04, 2007

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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.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Juneau School District curriculum review, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Harborview Elementary School, Office of Instructional Services. Public opportunity to view the working draft of the Skills for a Healthy Life Curriculum Guide. Details: 523-1730.

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 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Basics of Excel 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.

A.B.A.T.E. (Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education) membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Planning for the Southeast Native Women's Conference.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0203.

Emblem Club meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jean, 463-3258.

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

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463--6134.

Citizenship class, 6-8 p.m. every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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.

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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70 meeting, 7 p.m., SEARHC executive offices, conference room. Details: 790-2966.

"The Ground Truth" documentary showing, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Free. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, March 6

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 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.

Juneau School District curriculum review, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Harborview Elementary School, Office of Instructional Services. Public opportunity to view the working draft of the Skills for a Healthy Life Curriculum Guide. School Board's first reading will be at 6 p.m. in the Juneau-Douglas High School library. Details: 523-1730.

"WNET: Taking Your Business to the Next Level" class, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Details: Amy, 586-8714.

Juneau School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall classroom, 820 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

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 dismissed 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.

KTOO family night, at KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

View the Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Enjoy informal presentations or help make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetaqrium.org.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

"Vagina Monologues" production, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Student Recreation Center. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Hosted by UAS Student Wellness. Details: 790-9859.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

• 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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