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Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2008

Today

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

Women Infant and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Story time, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Beginning English class, 2-3 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 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.

Meet-and-greet with Rep. Andrea Doll, 4-7 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Snacks and refreshments provided. Details: Bob, 723-2124.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Icefield helicopter landings open house and public meeting, 5-8 p.m., downtown library. Forest Service's review of the 2002 Environmental Impact Statement for helicopter landing tours on the Juneau Icefield. Juneau Ranger District representatives will be present. Details: Pete, 789-6244 or pgriffin@fs.fed.us.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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

Introduction to Native Arts and Culture workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. With instructors Kathy Ellis and Ross Soboleff. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Raincountry Flyfishers fly-casting session, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Free. Everyone welcome. Details: Christopher, 364-3444.

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

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, May 9

Juneau World Forum: South Asia, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Featuring four diplomatic and academic speakers on political affairs in South Asia, including Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. Details: Dave, 209-1597 or jwac.org.

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.

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.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

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.

Demonstration protesting the rate hikes of Alaska Electric Light & Power Co., 3 p.m., Capitol steps. All citizens encouraged to attend.

Emotional Freedom Technique class, 5-6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classrooms. Free. Details: 796-8422 or staffdevelopment@bartletthospital.org.

Freewheelers Bicycle Club North Douglas time trial, 6 p.m., False Outer Point. Details: Kevin, 523-0308.

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.

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

Saturday, May 10

Auke Bay Volunteer Firefighters pancake feed, 7-11 a.m., Auke Bay Fire Station. Details: 789-0124.

Airport Dike Trail bird walk, 8 a.m., Radcliffe Road entrance to the wetlands. Wear rubber boots. 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.

Windfall Lake Challenge, 9 a.m., mile 27 trailhead.

Annual Super Plant Sale, 9-11:30 a.m., Safeway parking lot. Bedding plants, hanging plants, vegetable plants, perennials, annuals and bare root trees and shrubs. Details: Elfrida, 789-6974.

Community-wide Litter Free Cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon, various locations. Pick up yellow trash bags and green recycle bags (plastic and aluminum only) at the following sites: Douglas Fire Hall, Alaskan & Proud market, Western Auto Marine, Lyle's Home Furnishings, Super Bear, Duck Creek Market and the University of Alaska Southeast bookstore. Place tied full bags at a prominent location on a main roadway for pickup by 2 p.m. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Juneau World Forum: South Asia, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Featuring four diplomatic and academic speakers on political affairs in South Asia, including Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. Details: Dave, 209-1597 or jwac.org.

"Painting with Egg Tempera" class with Charles Rohrbacher, 9 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Third of five classes. $115, plus $35 materials fee. Details: 586-1750.

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

"ReEngergizing Juneau: A Community-Wide Conference on Energy Use," 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mendenhall Mall and Mendenhall Valley library. Free. Details: Sarah, 586-0871.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. 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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