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Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Today

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Dahl-Kenny Lenten lunch lectures, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. With speaker Rep. Andrea Doll. $5 donation for Glory Hole. Van pick-up provided at 12:05 p.m. in front of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 364-2468.

Veterans for Peace weekly vigil and protest, noon-1 p.m., Peace Park, Third and Seward streets. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Bill Egan Forum: "A Legislator's Pro-Choice Stance in a Red State Milieu," noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. With speakers Sen. Bettye Davis and Rep. Berta Gardner.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Physician Recruiting meeting, 5 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center. Details: Toni, 796-8438.

Basics of PowerPoint class, 5-7 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 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.

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

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

Women's Moon Centers workshop by Dr. Guru Terath Kaur Khalsa, 6-8:30 p.m., Rainforest Yoga. Women only. Details: Mukhya, 780-4051 or mukhya@gmail.com.

"A Petroleum-Free Transportation System - Can It Happen? Will It Happen?" presentation by Bill Chamberlin, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building room 221. Details: Lawrence, 789-6016.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Class on recovery from accident, illness or surgery provided by Honey Smith, 7-8:30 p.m., Pavitt Heath and Fitness Center. Free. Open to the public. Details: 463-3864.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Live music with Bean Band and dance caller Odette Foster. $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 16

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

"To Go Lunch" fundraiser, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, second floor lunch room. Sponsored by Grandma's Inc. and Friends of Elaine Knudson Horton.

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.

Dementia Support Group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

Low Vision Support Group meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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.

Sidewalk demonstration, 4-5:30 p.m., Peace Park, 10th Street and Egan Drive. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.

Pet loss support group, 5-6:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

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

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair, 5-9 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Public open house and individual student presentations. Details: 586-4837.

Ski waxing clinic, 5:30-7 p.m., Foggy Mountain Shop downtown. Free. Details: 790-2001 ext. 211.

Fireside Chat: "What I Did on My Summer Vacation" slideshow by Mark Kelley, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Presented by biologists and middle school students. 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.

Saturday, March 17

Community garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: Karen, 523-1607.

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

"Marine Climate Homebuilding Techniques" workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Technical Education Center, 1415 Harbor Way, room 217-218. Free. Details: 465-8749.

Deaddiction through Kundalini yoga, breath work and meditation, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Vocational Resource Training Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Sponsored by Juneau Kundalinin Yogo/Meditation and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency. Details: Mukhya, 780-4051.

Alaska Young Democrats Annual Party, "Sham Jam 007 Irish Spies Are Smiling," 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. $15 includes beer and wine. Prize for the best spy costume. All-ages.

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

Annual Sourdough Pancake Cook Off, 10 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas High School. Participants will cook their favorite sourdough pancakes, with public judging to follow. Details: Community Schools, 523-1773.

Sidewalk demonstration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., "McNugget Intersection," Glacier Highway and Egan Drive. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace and Justice Chapter 100 and Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Ed, 586-2576 or mucknagh@gci.net.



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