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Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2006

Thursday, March 23

Sound off on the important issues at

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. University of Alaska Professor of Accounting Anselm Staack will discuss "Retirement & Benefits Issues; Alaska's Future." Details: Bob, 723-2124.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11 a.m. Topic is Alaska Marine Highway System by speaker Deputy Commissioner and Director of Marine Operations Robin Taylor. Details: 463-3488.

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

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 (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

Grandparents Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church, 3921 Mendenhall Loop Road. For grandparents who are supporting their grandchildren. Childcare provided. Details: Jayne, 463-3755 or 321-8577.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

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.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 790-6406.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym. Details: David, 321-3109.

Friday, March 24

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.

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

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 (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

"Mendenhall Valley Earth History: Then and Now" presentation by Cathy Connor, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Laurie, 789-6635.

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. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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

Saturday, March 25

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

"Scat Chat" Saturday Kids Program, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 4-6 meet 11 a.m. to noon, and children 7-9 meet 2-3 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. General discussion on genealogy interview questions. Beginners welcome. Details: 586-3695.

Scandinavian Folk Dance workshop, 1:30-4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Potluck between sessions at 5 p.m. $10 donation. Details: 790-3038.

Panhandlers MC S.E. Alaska benefit auction for Mike Kinter, 6 p.m., Squires Rest. Proceeds will go towards the cost of his medical treatment in Seattle. Details: Kirk, 209-7372.

"Beyond Petroleum: The View From Hubberts Peak" lecture by Ken Deffeyes, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Details: Marquam, 796-6124.

Fundraiser performance, 7 p.m., Tlingit-Haida Community Council Building on Hospital Drive. Juneau-Douglas High School Early Scholars Program will perform "Raven's Tale." Children of All Nations will also perform. Concessions, silent auction, Chinese auction, raffle tickets.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, March 26

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.

Folkdancing, 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.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital.

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