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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2009

Friday, April 10

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

Storytime, 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.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Stone Soup Group Autism Awareness Month celebration, 6-8 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Showing of either "Autism is a World" documentary about Sue Rubin or "Snow Cake" starring Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver. No-host bar and menu. Details: Lori, 321-8311.

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: Lee Ann, 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.

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

Alaska Women's Lobby dance and auction, 7-11 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Salsa dance and lessons, auction. $10 at the door, free for children 12 years and younger. Doors open at 7 p.m. Details: 789-5003.

Water survival gear testing session, 8:45-10:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Free. Session to test any water survival gear you plan to use this summer, such as survival suits, life jackets, etc. All equipment must be cleaned prior to arriving at the pool. All ages encouraged to attend. Free swimming not allowed. Details: 586-5325.

Saturday, April 11

All-Hazard Homeland Security Initiative Community Partnership and Awareness Training, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. With complementary continental breakfast. Free. Details: Ken, 586-1737.

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

Waterfront AWAREness Race, 10 a.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. 5K walk or run hosted by AWARE and Southeast Road Runners in honor of survivors of child abuse and sexual assault. Registration forms available at JRC The Alaska Club, Pavitt's Health and Fitness, Foggy Mountain, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters and AWARE. Details: Candice, 586-6623.

Zach Gordon Youth Center Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park, next to Floyd Dryden Middle School. For children 10 years old and younger. Pre-register from March 23 to April 10 at the center, or between 9 and 9:45 a.m. the day of the event. Pre-registration is $3 per child, $5 on the day of teh hunt. Details: 586-2635.

Southeast Alaska Tongass Chapter of Harley Owners Group general membership meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library meeting room. Details: Chris, 586-2248.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

"Installing Interior & Exterior Doors" clinic, 10-11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: Kathryn, 714-940-3696.

Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts collection for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., door-to-door around Juneau. Details: Chris, 790-2557.

Easter celebration, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. "Breakfast with the Bunny," egg hunt, egg coloring, etc. Details: 789-4439 or

Pre-Folk Fest jam session, 10:30 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. All musicians and music lovers welcome. Bring your own instruments or just your ears. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m.-noon, Home Depot. Free. Details: Kathryn, 714-940-3696.

"The Bears of Jordan Creek" presentation, 1 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Learn about bears that live around Jordan Creek. All ages welcome. Details: Beverly, 586-6853.

"Eco Options" clinic, 1-2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: Kathryn, 714-940-3696.

Adult hula class for beginners, 3-4 p.m. Saturdays, Halau Hula 'o 'Olili'ula Dance Studio, 5750 Glacier Highway, E1. This class concentrates on the fundamentals of hula basic steps, movement, posture, chanting and body strengthening. Space limited. Bring water bottle. Wear comfortable gym clothes. Details: Leimomi, 723-2708 or

Juneau Karma Krew and the Body Shop at Home Spa Day fundraiser, 4-7 p.m., Taproot Yoga Studio, 2211 Dunn St., second floor. Free. To raise money and donations for the AWARE shelter. Details: 523-9848.

Gaming night for families and kids, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Enjoy pizza, games, Wii and more. Bring your own laptop or use the library's. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

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.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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