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Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2008

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.

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.

"Up the Mountain" prayer and worship, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Church of God. Sponsored by local churches, this event is a concert to honor Jesus and pray for the community. Details: Jason, 321-5646.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, March 31

Annual Seward's Day pancake breakfast fundraiser, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. For the Juneau Senior Center nutrition program. $10 adults, $5 children 12 years old and under. Details: 463-6175.

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

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

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

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

Parent and tot open skate, 2:15-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Board of Education worksession, 5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Glacierview Room. Details: 523-1702.

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

Recreational target shooting, 5-8 p.m. every Monday, Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-4101 or www.huntereducation.alaska.gov.

Juneau School District Montessori Program informational meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. For parents to learn more about the program and how to register for next year. Details: Susan, 523-1707.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Breastfeeding success, newborn care and brain development class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

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

Beginning oil painting class, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Fourth of five-week introduction to oil painting. $105 for all five, plus $25 materials fee. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

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

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.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, April 1

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power, 5601 Tonsgard Court, The Lineroom. Details: Michelle, 463-6337.

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

"Make a Guest Dress" drop-in encaustic painting activity, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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.

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Introduction to computer concepts, Windows XP, Internet and e-mail 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.

Juneau School District Montessori Program informational meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. For parents to learn more about the program and how to register for next year. Details: Susan, 523-1707.

Planning Commission Committee of the Whole meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, conference room 224. Details: 586-0758.

Knowledge Industry Network's Pub Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Prizes given to a member of the organization with the most attendees. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

Juneau School Board regular meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Assembly Chambers. Action item: Savikko Park master plan. Information item: Chava Lee will speak on dogs in city parks and enforcement. Details: 586-5226.

Planetarium show with Jason Ginter and volunteers, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. All welcome to see the stars and make them shine. Details: Jason, 586-6862, jason_ginter@jsd.k12.ak.us or mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

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