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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 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.

Weatherization class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Free two-day class. Find out what it takes to make your home more energy efficient and take advantage of Alaska Housing Finance Corp.'s energy efficiency rebates. Sponsored by the Alaska Building Science Network. Details: Sasha, 907-322-5669.

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.

Arts & Crafts Fair, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-9014 or www.nuggetmalljuneau.com.

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

"Spring Outdoor Preparation" clinic, 1-2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: Kathryn, 714-940-3696.

"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 People for Peace and Justice community potluck, 5 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Potluck at 5:15 p.m. "Nonviolent Activism in a Violent World" speech by the Rev. Louie Vitale at 6:15 p.m. Details: Judith, 789-9229.

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 23

Airport Manager Search Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

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.

Spring Break Explorers Week, 12:30-4:30 p.m., The Canvas the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. March 23-27. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum/juneauexploers.php.

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

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

"Medicare 101" presentation with Judith Bendersky, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Low vision, hearing assistive devices available. Details: Doug, 586-4920 ext. 229.

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

Children and families support group, 6-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Registration required. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

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

Focus Critique Writing Group, 6:45-8:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: Burn, 463-6944.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

"Citizen Diplomacy with Iran" presentation by the Rev. Louie Vitale, 7:15 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan lecture hall. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Judith, 789-9229 or 586-6738.

Tuesday, March 24

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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

KTOO family night, 5:30 p.m., KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Planetarium show, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Make the stars shine. Free. Details: 586-1517 or mariedrakeplanetarium.com.

Healthy Relationships Class for Women, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Tuesdays from Jan. 20 to March 24. Facilitated by Saralyn Tabachnick and Ellen Naughter Andrews. Details: Ellen, 586-6623.

Savvy Caregiver Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Free. Six-week class for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Details: Amber, 586-6044.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, March 25

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Write For Your Life" group, 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

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