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Posted: Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Today

Wednesday ski/snowshoe hike, 9:30 a.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Bring snow shoes or skis, plenty of food and water. 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.

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Heather, Nancy or Shgen, 523-1745.

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

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

"Planning for Endowments, Wills and Estates" class, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. $65 nonpartner, $23 partner. Details: www.forakergroup.org or 907-743-1200.

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

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.

Special seminar by Courtney Carothers, 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. "Rationalized Out: Discourses and Realities of Fisheries Access Privatization in Kodiak, AK." Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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.

Meet and greet for Ethan Berkowitz, congressional candidate, 4-6 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Call to RSVP. Details: Kelly, 907-947-0323 or kelly@ethanberkowitz.com.

Neighborhood meeting on the 2007 Transit Development Plan, 5 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Ben, 586-0758.

Special Assembly meeting with Docks and Harbors Board, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Room. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting regarding smoking ban ordinance amendments, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Immediately following the special Assembly meeting at 5 p.m. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Lecture by architect Einar Jarmund, of Oslo, Norway, 6 p.m., Silverbow. Details: 586-6150.

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details:321-0524.

Suicide Loss Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ron, 790-4371.

"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.

Thursday, March 6

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

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 www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Heather, Nancy or Shgen, 523-1745.

Story time, 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.

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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 1:15 p.m., Zen Restaurant in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 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.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Six-week class. May join mid-way. Details: 796-8422.

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

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

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Impromptu and dance caller Tom Paul. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: David,321-3109.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, March 7

Lifelong Learning Series: "Basic Computer" with Alice Sollie, 9:30 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast Whitehead Building, Room 102. $30 for two classes; second class is March 14. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

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

Juneau School District All-Elementary-School Art Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Heather, Nancy or Shgen, 523-1745.



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