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Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007

Thursday, May 17

Sound off on the important issues at

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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 Administration Building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia Support Group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

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

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. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Wetland Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall room 224. Details: Teri, 586-0755.

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

Special education community training needs assessment, 6 p.m., Frontier Suites Orca Room. Facilitated discussion to develop training priorities for families caring for students receiving special education services in Southeast. Details: Jean, (877) 747-2713.

Adolescent Montessori Program Spring Coffee House music performance of seventh and eighth-grade original compositions, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School portables. Potluck to follow. Free but donations accepted. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or Montessori Adolescent Program, 463-1799.

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

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau history presentation by Richard Stokes, 6-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. $27.33. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Details: 586-3572.

"Is Child Care Ready? Preparing Your Family Child Care Program's Disaster Plan" class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, second floor North, Suite 215.

"Strengthening Families Through Adoption" presentation, 6:30-8:30 p.m., OCS conference room, 3025 Clinton Drive. Sponsored by the Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: Michelle, (800) 478-7307.

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.

Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

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 18

"Making the Business Case for Green Building Development" seminar by Jerry Yudelson, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit. Details: Michael, 463-2421.

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

Board of Education special meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference room.

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.

Low Vision Support Group meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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.

Pet loss support group, 5-6:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

Birth Arts Doula workshop, 5-10 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. $350. Pre-registration required. Details: Shayna, 321-4121 or Rose, 586-1203.

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.

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.

Juneau Jazz and Classics Too Slim & the Taildraggers opening night, 8 p.m., ANB Hall. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door.

Saturday, May 19

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

Juneau Freewheelers Eaglecrest Road race, 9 a.m., Douglas Bridge. Details: www.juneaufreewheelers.com.

May Mud and Mountain Run, 9 a.m., Fish Creek Bridge. Details: Dave, 586-1363.

Broken glass cleanup, 9 a.m.-noon, Sandy Beach parking lot. Sponsored by the Grateful Dogs of Juneau. Details: 586-3849.

"Strengthening Families Through Adoption" presentation, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., OCS conference room, 3025 Clinton Drive. Sponsored by the Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: Michelle, (800) 478-7307.

Birth Arts Doula workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. $350. Pre-registration required. Details: Shayna, 321-4121 or Rose, 586-1203.

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, 10 a.m., Brotherhood Bridge.

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

Kids on the Move child safety seat inspections, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., State Farm Insurance, 720 W. Willoughby Ave. Free. Details: www.chop.edu/carseat.

"Hands-On Preservation at the House of Wickersham" presentation by Doug Gasek, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., House of Wickersham. In celebration of national Preservation Month. Pre-registration required. Details: 586-3572.

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.

Saturday kids program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

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

Solo piano and chamber music recital, 7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Free. Details: Mary, 789-2601.



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