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Posted: Friday, April 06, 2007

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Pressure canner gauge testing at the Juneau Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Helen, 465-8545.

Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaska Electric Light and Power. Details: Michelle, 463-6337.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 10 a.m., Juneau International Airport Aurora Room. Details: 789-7821.

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

Demonstration of Northwest Coast carving techniques by Duane Bosch, Doug Chilton and Ray Watkins, 4-7:30 p.m., Raven's Journey Gallery. With recent work by the three artists to be displayed along with a variety of Alaska Native art and new jewelry by gallery owner Johnny Ellis 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Details: 463-4686.

Community Good Friday service, noon, Northern Light United Church.

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, 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.

"Dispersal of North Pacific Flatfish Larvae: Processes, Mechanisms, and Potential Implications" presentation by Dr. Janet Duffy-Anderson, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Pet loss support group, 5-6:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

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

Discovery Southeast annual "Wade into Spring" gathering, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $20 adult, $5 children, $45 family. Details: Jan, 463-1500.

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. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

Northwest carving techniques, 7:30 p.m., Raven's Journey Gallery. Demonstrations by Duane Bosch, Dough Clinton and Ray Watkins. New jewelry display by gallery owner Johnny Ellis.

Saturday, April 7

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Helen, 790-4072.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Bartlett Dads and Baby Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH 213 3rd St. For fathers and their children ages 0-3. Free. Details: 796-8975.

Zach Gordon Youth Center Easter egg hunt, 10 p.m., Adair-Kennedy Park. Registration required at ZGYC. Details: 586-2635.

Glacier 10K run, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier parking lot. Registration at 9 a.m. To benefit the Juneau-Douglas High School Track and Field Team. Details: Scott, 790-4544.

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

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

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Introduction to yoga class, 12:30-2 p.m. every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

Movie under the stars, 6-7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. View the stars as Wallace & Grommet in a "A Grand Day Out" have a 24-minute adventure on the moon. Details: www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org or 586-1517.

University of Alaska Southeast literary and art journal "Tidal Echoes" launch party, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Details: 796-6113.

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

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

Social dance, 7-11 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Brave Monkey at 9 p.m. and DJ music and dance lesson from 7 to 9 p.m. $10 general, $5 students. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Sunday, April 8

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m. every Sunday, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Open to women and men over 18 years old. Participants must bring their own volleyball or basketball. Details: Eric, 523-1775.

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

Classical guitar with Dan Hopson, 6-8 p.m., Baranof Hotel.

Monday, April 9

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

"Board Rules and Responsibilities" class, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. $65 nonpartner, $25 partner. Details: www.forakergroup.org or (907) 743-1200.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Assembly Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers.

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.

English as a second language class, noon-2 p.m. every Monday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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