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Posted: Friday, May 19, 2006


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Bike to Work and School Day celebration, 6:30-9 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club, both valley and downtown locations. Free continental breakfast prior to cycling, running, walking or rollerblading to work/school. Bring helmet for a free shower at JRC. Sponsored by Juneau Freewheelers. Details: Cheryl, 463-5001.

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

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.

"Arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias) diet and prey consumption near Kodiak Island, Alaska" presentation by Brian Knoth, 1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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 (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.

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.

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.

Saturday, May 20

Third annual Discovery Southeast Cruise to Tracy Arm, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., AJ Dock downtown near the Than Road rock dump. Proceeds benefit Discovery Southeast. Purchase tickets online, at Hearthside Books or by calling. Details: Dana, 463-1500.

Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run and Pledge Drive for Special Olympics Alaska, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes. Details: Judy, 463-5886.

March of Dimes WalkAmerica 2006 march/walk, 10 a.m., Alaskan & Proud market parking lot. Registration is at 9 a.m. Details: Tiffany, (907) 244-4143.

Douglas Fourth of July Committee meeting, 10 a.m., Douglas Fire Station. Wear gloves; participants will check, fertilize and replant where needed along Third Street. Details: 364-3707 or 364-2243.

Safe Kids Juneau free inspections of child safety seats, 10 a.m., State Farm Insurance, 720 W. Willoughby Ave.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday Kids Program at the Glacier, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 4-6 meet 11 a.m. to noon, and children 7-9 meet 2-3 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

High school senior recognition ceremony, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. To celebrate the achievements of Juneau-Douglas High School and Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School seniors. Sponsored by Juneau Indian Studies Program and Alaska Native Sisterhood Glacier Valley Camp 70.

Bartlett Hospital Guild art show, noon-2 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital. Artwork by the Juneau and Douglas elementary schools and home-schooled students. Details: Jan, 364-3415.

Southeast District of the American Red Cross of Alaska volunteer appreciation picnic, 1:30-4 p.m., Twin Lakes park.

Filipino American Association general membership potluck/meeting, 6 p.m., Gruening Park Hall. To discuss upcoming fundraising events during Gold Rush Days and July 4. Friends and guests welcome. Details: Benny, 723-7055.

Filipino American Association of Juneau meeting, 6-11 p.m., Gruening Park Hall. Details: Benny, 723-7055.

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

Sunday, May 21

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.

Widowed persons brunch, 12:30 p.m., Breakwater Restaurant. Sponsored by AARP Widowed Persons Service program. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

Memorial/arboretum dedication for Caroline Jensen, 1:30 p.m., 24-mil North Glacier Highway, one mile past the Shrine of St. Therese. Public is invited. Details: Sharron, 789-5028.

Bridging and end-of-the-year celebration, 4-6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Ceremony for girls moving up to the next level in Girl Scouting. Details: Sheila, 790-3313.

Folk dancing, 6 p.m., downtown JRC The Alaska 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, May 22

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.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

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.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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