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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2008

Today

"Matters of the Heart" women's empowerment weekend, 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Lunch provided. Free. Childcare for children 4 and under available. Details: 790-9371 or 789-4391.

Lifelong Learning Series: "The Environment of Southeast Alaska" presentation by Clay Good, 9:30 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast Whitehead Building, Room 210. $20. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

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

Story time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

School Joint High School Project Team meeting, noon, city Construction Job Shack, Thunder Mountain High School site. Details: 463-1750.

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

"Marketing Successfully in a Big Box Town" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Lifelong Learning Series: "History of Southeast Alaska: Shipwrecks" presentation by Annette Smith, 1-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221, Glacier View Room. $10. Details: Heather, 796-6147.

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.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Dr. Ginny Eckert, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Recreational target shooting, 5-7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair public open house, 5-9 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Details: AkScienceFair@gmail.com or Koren, 586-4837.

Juneau Watershed Partnership 10th anniversary party, 5:30-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Treadwell Ballroom. Free. Food, no-host bar and dancing with Salsa Borealis. All welcome. Details: Beverly, 586-6853.

Glacier Fireside Series: "Alaska's Wild Swans" presentation with Jim and Mary Lou King, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Journey to Statehood-Seward's Day Gala, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Featuring Alaska history storytelling about the adventures of William Henry Seward and Judge James Wickersham. Including music by Alaska String Band and Buddy Tabor. Details: John, 523-4953 or Elva, 463-5413.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Healing Power of Humor" show by comedian Susan Rice, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-2787.

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.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, March 29

Haines Day and Geek Fest, Nugget Mall. Details: Patrick, 523-9010.

Juneau Soccer Club "Gale Force" girls team garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Details: Keela, 463-1801.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers and incentives for walkers. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

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

KTOO used record, CD and video sale, 9 a.m.-noon, KTOO Studios. Details: 586-1670.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"Matters of the Heart" women's empowerment weekend, 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Lunch provided. Free. Childcare for children 4 and under available. Details: 790-9371 or 789-4391.

Snow and ice shoveling volunteer work, 10 a.m., at Adair-Kennedy Football Field for the Juneau Douglas High School soccer tournament. Details: 209-7314.

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

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

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

Spanish Club for 7- to 14-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Capital City Celebrations 50th Anniversary of Statehood volunteers meeting, noon, downtown library. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665 or Kathy, 723-3621.

Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair public open house and student presentations, noon-1:30 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Details: AkScienceFair@gmail.com or Koren, 586-4837.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Details: 586-3695 or ggsalaska.org.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Saturday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Discussion and film screening by Stefan Quinth, 7 p.m., downtown library. Quinth will discuss the film making process and show selection from his films. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Sunday, March 30

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.

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.

Recreational target shooting, 1-6 p.m. every Sunday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. With possible league matches to follow from 3-6 p.m. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Ikebana Japanese flower arranging class, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas. New and experienced students welcome. $5, plus $10 materials fee. Details: 586-1750.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.



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