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Posted: Friday, April 13, 2007

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Southeast Alaska Caregivers Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., ANB Hall, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Senior Info Office, 463-6177.

Folk Festival "All-Day Coffee & Jam" event, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. Locals are asked to bring a dish to share with out-of-town dancers and musicians.

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

"Bingo Schmingo" storytime with musician Kathleen Rushing, 11 a.m.-noon, valley library. For ages 3-8. Details: 586-5303.

Brown bag lunch with presentation by Marcus Eriksen, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Lake View Room. Details: Kay, kaygouyton@gci.net.

"Plastics in the Marine Environment" presentation by Dr. Marcus Eriksen, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Marcus Eriksen presentation to the Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Dixie, dixiebelcher@hotmail.com.

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.

Folk Festival annual membership meeting, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

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.

Folk Festival dance, 7 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, Fifth and Gold streets. With Jig is Up at 7 p.m., Rumblefish at 8 p.m. and Zahasky Family String Band at 9 p.m.

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.

33rd Annual Alaska Folk Festival, 7 p.m.-close, Centennial Hall. Details: 463-3316.

Folk Festival dance, 11:15 p.m., Centennial Hall. With Fire on McGinnis at 11:15 p.m., C-Notes at 12:15 a.m. and Salsa Borealis at 1:15 a.m.

Saturday, April 14

Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club garage sale and pony rides, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres. Toys are free after noon. Pony rides start at 11 a.m. Details: Wendy, 463-5174.

Basic hunter education course, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. $10. Details: 586-4101.

League of Women Voters Alaska Convention, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Kay, kaygouyton@gci.net.

Southeast Alaska Caregivers Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., ANB Hall, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Details: Senior Info Office, 463-6177.

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

Sons of Norway Norwegian breakfast, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. $12 adults, $10 seniors/students, $6 child 12 and under and $35 family. Details: Dave, 789-2857.

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

Folk Festival family concert and dance, 10:30 a.m., Centennial Hall Sheffield Ballroom 1. Dance noon-1:30 p.m., with Happy to Be Here and dance caller Odette Foster.

"Step It Up" Juneau Climate Changers rally, 10:30-11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Details: Jennifer, 586-3165.

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.

Bowl for Kid's Sake, 12:30 p.m.-midnight, Channel Bowl. Six sessions of bowling. Details: 586-3350.

Folk Festival songwriters showcase, 3-6 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Hosted by Rainee Godwin.

Eaglecrest Downhill Dummy competition, 4:15 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: skijuneau.com.

"Step It Up" Juneau Climate Changers rally, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Marine Park. Details: Jennifer, 586-3165.

33rd Annual Alaska Folk Festival, noon-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-close, Centennial Hall. Details: 463-3316.

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.

Tingstad and Rumbel concert, 8 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. $18 adults, $12 seniors/students, $20 at door. Tickets at Hearthside Books and University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building, room 106.

Folk Festival dance with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, 11:15 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Sunday, April 15

League of Women Voters Alaska Convention, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Kay, kaygouyton@gci.net.

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

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

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.

33rd Annual Alaska Folk Festival, noon-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-close, Centennial Hall. Details: 463-3316.

Eaglecrest Slush Cup season finale, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Register at the lodge. Details: skijuneau.com.

Folk Festival songwriters showcase, 3-6 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Hosted by Rainee Godwin.

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.

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 16

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

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com.



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