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Posted: Friday, May 23, 2008

Today, May 23

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

Arbor Day celebration, 10 a.m., Douglas Fire Station. Participants will check and fertilize trees along Third Street in Douglas. Wear gloves. Refreshments served. Sponsored by the Douglas Fourth of July Committee. Details: 364-2243.

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.

Juneau Jazz and Classics Community Day on Campus, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Free. Noyes Pavilion concert 10 am.-12:15 p.m., Mourant Courtyard concert 12:30-2 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall concerts at 2 p.m.

"Ways to Water in Drought" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Grateful Dogs Sandy Beach broken glass cleanup, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sandy Beach, Douglas. Bring a bucket and gloves if needed. Invite friends. Details: George, 586-3849.

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

Mendenhall Glacier Summer Kids' Day program, 10:45 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their parents. Free. Details: Elayne, 789-6636.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Spanish Club for 7- to 14-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Juneau Tennis Association recreational coaches workshop, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club, in the Mendenhall Valley. Cost $25, includes lunch. Details: Mona, 789-2181 ext. 323 or moyarnall@gmail.com.

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

"Installing a Deck" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Linda, 957-2142.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

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

Sunday, May 25

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

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.

"Combining Annuals and Perennials In Your Garden" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Haida Dance Group practice, 2 p.m. every Sunday, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Ethel Lund Building. Details: 209-9943.

Ikebana class, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas. $5. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Community Christian Counseling Center annual whale watching cruise fundraiser, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Statter Harbor, Auke Bay. Tickets $50 at Hearthside Books. Details: Beth, 789-2595.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, May 26

Parks and Recreation Memorial Day gravesite locating, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Evergreen Cemetery, downtown. Landscape staff discourages use of artificial flowers. Details: 586-5226.

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

American Legion Auke Bay Post 25's annual Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Alaskan Memorial Park and Mortuary on Riverside Drive. Details: Bill, 723-8028.



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