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Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2008

Today

Celebration 2008, Centennial Hall. Dance and culture festival. Three-day passes are $12 for students and seniors, $25 for adults. One-day passes are $5 and $10.

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.

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

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.

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.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

Dimond Park Pool Task Force meeting, 5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 586-5226.

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

Juneau Democrats monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W. 12th St. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Juneau Affordable Housing Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., downtown library conference room. Details: www.heartlandfdn.org.

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

Mount Juneau Tlingit Dancers performance, 5:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Details: Rosa, 321-9741.

"Non-Violent Communication" presentation by trainer Pierre Couvillion, 5:30-8 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Church, 3915 North Douglas Highway. Pay-as-you-can donation, suggested $3. Normal cost of class is $30. All welcome. Details: Robbie, 586-2227 ext. 25 or Betsy, 523-9382.

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

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

Widowed Persons Program dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Rodfather's Restaurant, in the Nugget Mall. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

"Making Energy Security Affordable and Permanent" presentation by Richard Seifert, 7-8:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Glacierview Room. Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service. Details: 796-6221.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, June 6

Celebration 2008, Centennial Hall. Dance and culture festival. Three-day passes are $12 for students and seniors, $25 for adults. One-day passes are $5 and $10.

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

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert and Celebration 2008 dancers, noon, State Office Building.

Four Story Totem Pole restoration project rededication and reception, noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

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.

"Making Energy Security Affordable and Permanent" presentation by Richard Seifert, 5:30-7 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Room 154. Sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service. Details: 796-6221.

Assembly Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0203.

Eagle River Scout Trail run, 6 p.m., Boy Scout Camp trail head. Details: Zane, 789-2583.

Meet & Mingle for seasonal workers and employers, 6-9 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. Last tram ride up is at 8 p.m. Cost is $10 for ride and beer bracelet. Must be 21 or older. Details: Rebecca, 523-2334.

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.

Reading of stories and poems by Alex Gagne-Hawes, 7-8 p.m., Ruby Room, in the Emporium Mall, behind Heritage Coffee. Free. Details: 503-951-8816.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m. every Friday, call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Every Friday from June 6 to Aug. 15. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Saturday, June 7

Celebration 2008, Centennial Hall. Dance and culture festival. Three-day passes are $12 for students and seniors, $25 for adults. One-day passes are $5 and $10.

Moose Lake and Dredge Lake bird walk, 7:30 a.m., parking lot by the bridge over Mendenhall River along Back Loop Road. Lead by Bev Agler. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

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.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

Childbirth preparation weekend intensive series, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center, classroom. Call to register. Details: 796-8422.

"Exterior Painting and Staining" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Foggy Mountain Shop's End of the Road Race, 10 a.m., Auke Village Recreation, picnic area by the totem pole. Sponsored by the Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club.

Southeast Roadrunners Spring Tide Scramble, 10 a.m., Fish Creek Bridge, North Douglas Highway. Three and seven miles out and back across the wetlands. Details: Dave, 586-1363 or thomson@gci.net.



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