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Posted: Friday, April 14, 2006

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

"National Marine Sanctuaries: An Overview (and some observations about sanctuaries in Alaska)" presentation by Brad Barr, noon, University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

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 Youth Concert, 4:30 p.m., 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Guest artist Isaac Paris and the Awkward Situations. Details: 790-4534.

"Developing the theory needed to predict the migratory routes and distribution of salmon at sea" seminar by Nicholas Hughes, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

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

"Unlocking the Tongass: Balancing Opportunities for the Future" slide show, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall Hickel Room. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Details: SEACC, 586-6942.

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. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Ballroom dance and waltz instruction by Shane Wirtz, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. Sponsored by Juneau International Folk Dance. Details: Tim, 789-4690.

Saturday, April 15

University of Alaska Southeast French student/faculty garage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 4367 Taku Blvd. To support an academic study tour abroad in France. Details: Robin, 796-6433.

Zach Gordon Youth Center Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park, adjacent to Floyd Dryden Middle School. For children up to 10 years old. $3 for early registration, $5 for registration on the day of the event. Details: 586-2635.

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

"Home Canning Fish in Cans" workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School home economics kitchen. $5. Sponsored by The University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service. Details: Judy, 465-8749.

Earth Day Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Annual ski/snowboard Bill Tugman Memorial Obstacle Course, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area, top of Sourdough. For all ages. $1 per run. Details: 790-2000 ext. 227.

Advanced beading workshop: Two-needle Technique, 1-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For experienced beaders to learn the two-needle technique with Master Beader Florence Marks Sheakley. Youth, $23.03. Adults, $29.33. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

"Spring Symphonic Celebration" joint concert, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Free performance by the Juneau Student Symphonies and the Anchorage Youth Symphony.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Juneau Student Symphonies concert, 7:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Sunday, April 16

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.

Eaglecrest Easter Celebration, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Easter bonnet contest, bunny chase, egg hunt, egg toss. Details: 790-2000 ext. 227.

Easter Bowling for registered Girl Scouts, 2-5 p.m., Juneau Bowling Center. Free. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

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.

Monday, April 17

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

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

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.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Southeast Alaska Funders Forum, 4-8 p.m., Centennial Hall ballroom 2. Details: 463-5480.

English as a Second Language class, 5-7 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Administration Building classroom. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Joan, 586-6806.

Juneau Youth Services board of director's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 2075 Jordan Ave. Details: 796-4125.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting and dessert potluck, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

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