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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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

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

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Rich, 586-1842.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Constitutional Convention 50th anniversary celebration honoring Alaska's founding fathers, 1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Sponsored by UAS. Details: Kevin, 796-6530.

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

Special Harbor Board meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor office. Topic of discussion: Marine Park lightering float gangway replacement. Details: Cecelia, 586-0292.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Association meeting, 5:30 p.m., Bullwinkle's, 318 Willoughby Ave. Meet Vice Chancellor Jake Poole and UAFAA Director Joe Hayes. Details: Laurie, 209-3002.

"War and Peace in East Timor: Doing Justice After the Shooting Stops" by Justice Philip Rapoza, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Details: Sally, 586-8292 or http://www.jwac.org.

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

Alaska Legal Services Family Law Self-help Clinic, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Free. Details: Leona, 586-6425.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

"Frog Woman: A Legend of the Kiks.di People" performance by Auke Bay Elementary fourth- and fifth-grade students, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School gymnasium. $5 donations.

English as a Second Language class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by SERRC. Details: Rosa, 586-5718.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details: Mark, 586-3424.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

"I Would Love God More: Three Kingdom Parables for Today" presentation by Earl Palmer, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: Donovan, 789-7592.

Friday, April 21

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free health screenings and low-cost blood tests. University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will provide pressure canner dial gauge testing. Details: 790-4072.

Volunteer clean-up around Eagle Beach for National Youth Service Day, 9 a.m., Riverside Rotary Park. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Guidance Association. Rally at 9 a.m. Barbecue at 1 p.m. Details: 957-6369.

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

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 (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.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Alaska Lighthouse Association Point Retreat fundraiser, 5-8 p.m., Prospector Hotel. Wine tasting and auction. $25. Tickets through Association members, at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: Chris, 321-2796.

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.

"I Would Love God More: Three Kingdom Parables for Today" presentation by Earl Palmer, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: Donovan, 789-7592.

Saturday, April 22

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free health screenings and low-cost blood tests. Details: 790-4072.

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

Earth Day festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Details: Irene, 789-0097.

Earth Day at the Planetarium, noon, Marie Drake Planetarium. First of four shows; additional showings at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Dave Irish concert, 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Free. Details: Donovan, 789-7592.

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

Sunday, April 23

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.

"Empty Bowls" dinner, 5-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. To benefit The Glory Hole. Tickets $25 at Hearthside Books or from The Glory Hole board members. When accompanied by an adult, children under 12 receive a complimentary bowl of soup. Details: Jetta, 586-4159, 209-7984.

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.

• 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 586-9097 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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