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Posted: Thursday, May 22, 2008

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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, breast-feeding or just had a baby and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Cycle Alaska Jack & Jill time trial, 10 a.m., False Outer Point. Details: John, 586-3641.

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

Information session for the Language Interpreter Center, 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room. Details: Barb, 907-279-2457.

Brown bag concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring Misha Amory, Alexander Fiterstein, David Brown and Marija Stroke. Free.

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.

Parent training/student orientation for Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, Calif., 3-4 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Education. For parents, students or tribal members. Details: 951-276-6325 ext. 287.

Dimond Park Pool Task Force meeting, 4:30 p.m., downtown library conference room. Details: 586-5226.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions for 2008-'09 season, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6-18. May 19-23. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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

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

Knowledge Industry Network Pub Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sandy Beach, Savikko Park Shelter 2. Sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

Outdoor casting lessons and demonstrations, 6-8 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, Raincountry Flyfishers and 4-H. Free. With instruction on various casting techniques and rod demonstrations. Equipment provided. Hot dogs, burgers and soft drinks available. Details: 586-3754.

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

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

"Drum Making" class with Linni Esther, 6:30-9 p.m., The Canvas. Second of two-day class. Place an order for drum size when registering. $55 class fee. Drum fees vary depending on size. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Juneau-Douglas High School orchestra concert and silent dessert auction, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Desserts to be on display at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds to help students travel to spring music festival in Ketchikan.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Come to share trail comments and concerns. Details 790-6406.

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 23

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

Brown bag concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring Marco Granados and John Ferrari. Free. Juneau Jazz and Classics.

Ground-breaking ceremony for the Juneau Salvation Army's new thrift store, noon, Willoughby Avenue, next to the current store. Details: Jack, 586-2136.

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.

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.

Juneau Jazz and Classics open rehearsal, 3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Chamber musicians and composer Bruce Adolphe will rehearse prior to performing at the Community Day on Saturday.

Parent training/student orientation for Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, Calif., 3-4 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Education. For parents, students or tribal members. Details: 951-276-6325 ext. 287.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions for 2008-'09 season, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6-18. May 19-23. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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 24

Sheep Creek bird walk, 8 a.m., Sheep Creek trail head. Long uphill walk. Lead by Beth Peluso and Patty Rose. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

Boy Scouts Maritime District pancake breakfast, 8-11:30 a.m., Juneau Moose Lodge. For all Scouts, military and veterans. Donations benefit American Legion and local Scouts.

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.

Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership tree care and maintenance session, 9 a.m., Millennium Grove on Calhoun Street. Volunteers of all ages welcome. No experience required. Hands-on tree education provided. Bring tools and work gloves. Details: 364-2536.

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

18th annual Seacoast Relay, 9, 9:30 and 10 a.m., Lena Beach picnic area. Finishes at University of Alaska Southeast. Register by May 21. Details: Sherry, 321-8559 or sherry.tamone@alaska.edu.

"Surviving Lights Out: Helping Tribal Members Cope With Juneau Energy Crisis" presentation, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With continental breakfast, handouts, door prizes, etc.

• 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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