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Posted: Friday, April 04, 2008

Today, April 4

Camp 2 Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Continental breakfast. With keynote speaker Florence Sheakley and arts and crafts sales all three days. Details: 790-1624.

Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Federal Building, Room 150. Sponsored by the Coast Guard Officer Association of Juneau. Details: Carl, 463-2284.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley 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.

Judy Domery presents storytelling songs from the ballads of the Ozarks, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

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.

"Marketing on a Shoestring" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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.

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.

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.

"Everyday Healing - It's Not Rocket Science" healing service, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. By Fr. Peter Gorges. Free. Details: Vicki, 789-0624 or Mary, 789-9222.

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, April 5

Camp 2 Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Continental breakfast. Healing ceremony lead by Mike Jackson and Ruth Demmert at 9:30 a.m. Also featuring dance performances, afternoon ice-cream social, keynote speaker Florence Sheakley and arts and crafts sales all three days. Details: 790-1624.

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.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Flea market and sourdough pancake cook-off, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Details: 463-1773.

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

Southeast Roadrunners glacier 10K and 1-mile races, one-mile at 10 a.m., 10K at 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier parking lot. Fundraiser for Juneau-Douglas High School track and field team. Details: Scott, 790-4544.

"Water Conservation at Your Home" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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.

"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.

Travel Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. With more than 25 tables, including fishing charters, whale watching tours, sea kayaking, glacier trekking, etc. Sponsored by the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau. Details: Elizabeth, 586-1737.

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

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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.

"Meet the Musher" with Deborah Bicknell, noon-4 p.m., Southeast Paving Office, 10000 Crazy Horse Drive.

Celebration of Life for Thomas B. Stewart, 1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Details: Alison, 463-3126.

"Selecting and Planting Perennials" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Juneau Family Birth Center's tile decorating party fundraiser for its new facility, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive #106. Tiles will be permanently mounted in the new facility. Blank tiles are $25 each. Paint pans provided. Kids welcome. Details: Rose, 586-1203.

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.

Halau Hula class, 2-4 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club downtown. Introduction to basic hula steps. Learn some Hawaiian language through hula. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708.

Susan George spaghetti feed and auction fundraiser, 5:30-8 p.m., Moose Family Center. $10 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, children 5 and under are free. Details: Details: 209-1972 or 209-3768.

Teen gaming night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library.

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.

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

Juneau Symphony Spring Classics concert, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. With concert conversation at 7 p.m. Featuring guest conductor Brian Stone and cellist Jared Carlson. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-4676.

Sunday, April 6

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.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, 11:30 a.m., Capital Café in the Baranof Hotel. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Creating an Organic Garden" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

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.

Juneau Symphony Spring Classics concert, 3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. With concert conversation at 2 p.m. Featuring guest conductor Brian Stone and cellist Jared Carlson. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 586-4676.



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