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Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008

Today, 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.

March of Dimes meet-and-greet and rally for local "March for Babies" walkers, 5 p.m., Baranof Hotel. "March for Babies" will be May 10. Details: Gina, 586-1650.

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.

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

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.

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

Sons of Norway Norwegian breakfast fundraiser for student scholarships, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. With live accordion music by Dale Wygant. Waffles, strawberries, egg and sausage casseroles, hashbrowns and orange juice. Suggested donations: $12 adult, $10 students and seniors, $6 child 12 and under. Details:

Community Health Fair, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free health screenings, health education, low-cost blood tests, comprehensive blood tests ($40 and must fact for 12 hours prior), thyroid blood tests ($30), prostate blood tests ($25), etc. Details: 796-8918 or www.alaskahealthfair.org.

"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.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference general assembly, 10-11:45 a.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

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.

University of Alaska Southeast Dog Walk, noon, UAS Noyes Pavilion. Organized by Humanities 120 students. Details: Brandon, 907-738-2334.

Juneau Commission of Sustainability retreat, 1 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Details: Maria, 586-0218.

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

"Encaustic Painting: Wax and Pigment" class, 1-4:30 p.m., The Canvas. $75, includes materials. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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.

Third Cabin Reunion Day celebration, 2-6 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Celebrating 40 years of rope tows on Douglas Island. With platter-pull slalom fun races at 2 p.m., free hot dogs at 3 p.m., awards and door prizes at 4:30 p.m., blast from the past audio/video clips. Details: Bob, 364-2471.

Alaska Association of Student Governments Student Council Conference final general assembly, 2:15-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. With banquet and closing ceremonies to follow from 4 to 6 p.m. in the commons. Details: 523-1508 or 321-5064.

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.

Piano recital by students of Alexandar Tutunov, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 112. Free. Details: Alison, 463-3126.

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

Sunday, April 13

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.



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