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Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2008

Today

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, 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.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Litter Free meeting, noon, Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Lunch will be provided. Annual Litter Free clean-up is May 10.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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 Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference opening ceremony, 4:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. With speech by Gov. Sarah Palin. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Six-week class started March 6. May join mid-way. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Hare Hair and Marmot Maulings: Climate Change is One Piece of the Wildlife Conservation Puzzle" presentation by Dr. Scott Mills, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall.

Public Nature Series: "Juneau's Underwater Neighborhood" presentation by Annette Smith, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 22½22. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 321-4739.

Presentation on conservation of wildlife populations in the face of rapid climate change, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Dr. Scott Mills, professor at the University of Montana and member of the Western Governors Association Climate Change Scientific Advisory Panel. Details: David, 796-6330.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference general assembly, 8:30-10:15 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

Friday, April 11

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference general assembly, 8:40-11 a.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

Alaska Folk Festival Coffee & Jam, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Bring dancing shoes and a dish to share.

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.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference keynote address by Ishmael Hope, 11:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

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

"Print and Online Advertising" presentation, noon, downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

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

"Print and Online Advertising - Multi-Media in the 21st Century" presentation, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Sponsored by the Juneau Small Business Development Center. Details: 463-3789.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 364-2701.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Elizabeth A. Mathews, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

"100 Dresses" completion party, 4:30-7 p.m., The Canvas. To celebrate the completion of Nicole Bauberger's exhibit of encaustic paintings. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Juneau Yacht Club Sail Squadron open house, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. All interested in sailing are invited.

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.

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.

Folk Festival dance performance by Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School eighth-grade jazz band, 7-7:50 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference general assembly, 7-8:45 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

Saturday, April 12

Airport Dike Trail bird walk, 8 a.m., Radcliffe Road entrance to the wetlands. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

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.



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