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Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2009

Today

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

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

"Spring Outdoor Prep" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: www.homedepot.com.

"The Taming of the Shrew" performance, 2 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall, old Elks Hall, 117 South Franklin. $5 for children 5 and younger, $10 everyone else. Details: 209-0867.

Open gym, 3-5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $3 per person. Details: 780-2073.

Juneau Student Symphony and Alaska Youth Choir concert, 4 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. World premier of Alaska Sinfonietta by Thomas Reiner. Text by Nora and Richard Dauenhauer. Pay-as-you-can.

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 16

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

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Poetry Out Loud competition, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Regional winners from annual high school poetry contest will recite poems. Winner will be named state champion and proceed to Washington, D.C. Details: 586-2787 or nancy@jahc.org.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Retired Educators' Association monthly potluck meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center. Hor's d'oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. With speaker James Lunsford from Senior Services. Details: Denise, 586-6115.

Prescription Drug Forum, 5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Join local agencies, health professionals and other concerned community members to learn about the issues surrounding prescription drug abuse in Juneau. Details: Dawn, 523-1605 or Bob, 780-1970.

Juneau School District Board of Education community forum on the search for the next superintendent, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Filipino Community Hall. Dinner and public discussion on the qualities necessary for future leader of the school district. Public comment taken. Details: Kristin, 523-1707.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.



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