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Posted: Friday, June 12, 2009

Today, June 12

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Around the Americas Ocean Watch sailboat open house, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., NOAA Dock, downtown near the Coast Guard building. Public vessel tours, photo exhibit, dockside science demonstrations. Details: Theresa, 364-2577.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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: Lee Ann, 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.

Performance by local rock band The Revengencers, 7-8 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. Pay-as-you-can. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown. Every Friday through Aug. 14. Musicians, dancers, comedians, theater groups, storytellers, etc., all are invited to perform. Downloaded applications online. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Bearfoot in concert, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Must be 21 or with a parent or guardian to attend. $17, $12 and $7. $2 discount if purchased before June 12. Details: www.jahc.org or 586-2787.

Screening of "A Sea Change" documentary, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Sponsored by Around the Americas and the Ocean Watch crew. Details: Theresa, 364-2577.

Saturday, June 13

Juneau Symphony annual Pops concert, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Advance tickets $20 general, $15 students or seniors, available at Hearthside Books, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, symphony office or online. Tickets $2 extra at the door. Details: www.juneausymphony.org.

Charity yard sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Valley Chapel parking lot, 9741 Mendenhall Loop Road. Antiques, kayaks, furniture, etc. All proceeds go to Love Inc.

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

Family Fishing Day at the Lake, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes. Bait, rods and life jackets provided. Games for kids who can't fish start at 11 a.m. Hot dogs, soda and chips for sale starting at 11:30 a.m. Details: PeggyAnn, 723-8642.

"Interior Paint" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Interior paint techniques and how to protect places you don't want to paint. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Vinyasa Yoga, 10-11:15 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Everyone welcome. $10. Mats are limited, so bring your own if you have one. Details: Lindsay, 209-8713.

SEAS Cup Round 3: Juneau to Admiralty Cove, 10:30 a.m. start, Marmion Island starting line. Two-day sailing race. For race registration, visit seasailing.us. Details: Ed, 957-0824.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"Installing Laminate Flooring" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. How to plan and install laminate flooring that fits your style and budget. Details: 463-5034.

National Cancer Survivors Day celebration: Celebration of Life Walk and award luncheon, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. Cancer survivors and their families are welcome. Free, but call to register for noon luncheon at Baranof Hotel. Details: Tish, 796-2273.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

No Trash Bash, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. A trash-free community potluck featuring local musicians, speakers and 50th Anniversary of Statehood cake provided by Capital City Celebrations. Details: 463-5530 or leadership@unitedwayseak.org.

Juneau Community Gardens annual rhubarb potluck and orange hawkweed weed pull, 11:30 a.m., Juneau Community Gardens. Potluck at 11:30 a.m. Presentation and hands-on weed pull at 12:15 p.m. Details: Marie, 796-6241.

"Deck Installation, Maintenance & Repair" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Discussion about labor-saving tips and new materials to make the best of your time and dollars. Details: 463-5034.

Widowed Persons Program annual picnic, 1 p.m., Lena Beach picnic area. Burgers and hot dogs provided. All widows and widowers invited. With tour of Jensen-Olson Arboretum at noon. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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.

"Destination Juneau" ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5, includes mambo lesson at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Juneau Symphony Pops Concert, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, at the door or online. $20 general, $15 students and seniors, $2 more at the door. Details: juneausymphony.org.

Sunday, June 14

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.

Vinyasa Yoga, 10-11:15 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. Everyone welcome. $10. Mats are limited, so bring your own if you have one. Details: Lindsay, 209-8713.

Flag Day celebration, 11 a.m., Marine Park, downtown. Sponsored by Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 420. Details: 209-5641.

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.

"Installing a Ceiling Fan" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Easy Window Projects: Repairing Screens and Installing Window Film" workshop, 2 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Felted Wall Hangings" class with Lynn Schell, 2-5 p.m., The Canvas, 223 Seward St. $40. Parent-kid teams welcome. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Open gym, 3-5 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $3 per person. Details: 780-2073.

Douglas Fourth of July Committee Flag Day contest, 5 p.m. judging, 8 p.m. awards announced, Douglas Island. Please leave decorations up through the Fourth of July. Awards will be posted at Pat Douglas Inn. Details: Susanne, 364-2243 or swill38776@aol.com.

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

Monday, June 15

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

Beginning and intermediate English as a Second Language class, 10-11:30 a.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Intermediate English as a Second Language class, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Learning Connection Gruening Park location, across from Wal-Mart. Free. Details: 586-6718.

Affordable Housing Commission Subcommittee meeting, noon, Gruening Park. First of three meetings to review and finalize the housing coordinator position. Details: Diane, 586-5240.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jean, 463-5885.

Public hearing on the 2007 Community Development Block Grant for homeless shelter upgrades, 1 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth, 586-0465.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 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: 463-1224.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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

HomeChoice home-buyer education class, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. Free. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register at www.ahfc.us or call. Details: Sam, 800-459-2921.

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

Assembly Committee of the Whole work session, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. No public testimony heard. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7 p.m. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Live & Let Live" Al-Anon Family Group, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: Terry, 463-3372.

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