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Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008

Today

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Lifelong Learning Series Lecture: "The Technological Evolution of Aviation" by Doug Wahto, 1-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Glacier View Room 221. $10. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

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.

Seminar by Hal Geiger, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Book signing for Mary Ellen Frank's "500 Handmade Dolls, 4:30-7 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown. Details: 586-1726.

Open recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details:586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

"Signs of Spring" annual auction and dinner fundraiser for Discovery Southeast, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Tickets available at all book stores and at the door.

Glacier Fireside Series: "Coastal Surveying in the 21st Century: Mapping the Ocean, Unlocking History and Serving the Nation" presentation by Matthew Glazewski, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

First Friday Literary Event: Reading by broadcast host, writer and producer Katie Bausler, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Juneau Student Symphony "Fantasia" concert, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Free. Donations welcome. Details: Rick,723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/.

Saturday, March 8

"Yes You Can!" 9th annual ski workshop for women, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Event include continental breakfast, gourmet lunch, aprés ski all-day coaching and guest speakers. Meet in the mezzanine for breakfast, introduction and goal-setting. Details: 790-2000 ext. 211 or www.skijuneau.com.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

"Take Better Pictures: Learn Your SLR" class, 9-11 a.m., The Creating Place. Bring SLR or DSLR camera, manual and tripod. $35. Advance registration required. Details: 780-5437.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Coffee & Collections Series: "The History of Coffee" presentation with Grady Saunders, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

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

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.



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