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Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2008

Today

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.

Memorial Day celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Outdoor rosary on Good Shepherd Trail at 11 a.m. Outdoor Mass at Shrine Columbarium with Archbishop Roger Schwietz at 12:30 p.m. Free spaghetti luncheon to follow. Details: Thomas, 780-6112.

Memorial Day ceremony, noon, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Including program speakers, laying of memorial wreaths, roll call with taps, lunch and performance by Woosh.ji.een. Hosted by the Southeast Alaska Native Veterans. Details: 723-2776.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.

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

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Breast-feeding success, and newborn care and brain development class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Early pregnancy and prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: Cheri, 586-1203.

Talking Circle, 6:15-8 p.m., SEARHC Behavioral Health Department, 3245 Hospital Drive, Suite 109 Room 121. Ceremony to experience interconnection and spiritual balance, share songs and Native food, and heal our spirits. Participants may smudge with sage and sweet grass. Participants will smudge outside to accommodate those with allergies. Free and open to the public. Details: Cathy, 364-4472 or Norene, 463-6670.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

• 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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