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Posted: Friday, March 09, 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.

Poetry Omnibus installation ceremony, noon, Marine Park, as part of the Arts Festival celebration.

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

Gastineau Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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 lab1-3 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.

"Optimal Model Complexity for Bayesian Decision Analysis" by Milo Adkison, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

"Evening of Entertainment" in celebration of Black History Month, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. A night of dance, dramatic and vocal performances, soul food dinner and door prizes. Non-alcoholic event. Tickets $22 adults, $15 students, $8 children 10 and under, and $60 family of four. Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association. Details: 790-9371.

Mendenhall Glacier winter Fireside Series: "Bones on the Beach: Marine Mammal Strandings in Alaska" by Aleria Jensen, 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.

Alaska Ocean Film Festival, 7 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Sponsored by the JUMP Society and Alaska Center for the Environment. Films focus on saltwater adventure, marine science and coastal cultures. Details: Butch, (907) 223-2100.

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.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. With guest instructors Don and Vickie Carney teaching East Coast Swing. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Juneau Symphony youth chamber recital, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-4676.

Saturday, March 10

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

"Sat Nam Rasayan Healing" workshop by Dr. Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, 419 Sixth St. Details: Sushma, 586-6952.

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

Annual quilt show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. By Capital City Quilters. Free.

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

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

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

Juneau Tennis Association tennis open house, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., JRC/The Alaska Club in the valley. For ages 5 and older. Free. Wear non-marking athletic shoes. Details: Sandi, 789-6164.

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: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

"Sunny Point Accident Generators" presentation, 3-6 p.m., valley library conference room. On victims of the Juneau road system, past, present and future. Victim registration. Free. Details: 789-4671.

AWARE Women of Distinction dinner, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets $50 at AWARE. Details: 586-6623.

Alaska Ocean Film Festival, 7 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Sponsored by the Jump Society and Alaska Center for the Environment. Films focus on saltwater adventure, marine science and coastal cultures. Details: Butch, (907) 223-2100.

Restoration Recital by Dr. Douglas Smith, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. In celebration of the complete restoration of 1920 Steinway grand piano. $10 suggested donation. Proceeds go toward St. Paul's Music Ministry. Details: Alan, 789-7589.

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.

New England barn dance, 7:30 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Center, Fifth and Harris streets downtown. With live music by Full Circle and dance caller Odette Foster. $8 public, $7 members of Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors. Details: David, 321-3109.

Sunday, March 11

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

Flapjack Feed fundraiser, 9 a.m.-noon, Gastineau Elementary School gym. $5. To help raise money for the Primary Room's class trip on the White Pass Yukon Route Railroad. Details: Dirk, 463-1999.

"Mending Your Broken Heart" workshop by Dr. Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mukhya, 780-4051 or mukhya@gmail.com.

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.

Annual quilt show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. By Capital City Quilters. Free.

Folk dancing, 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.

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.

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

• 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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