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Posted: Friday, June 26, 2009

Today, June 26

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.

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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park, downtown (if rainy, at Juneau Arts & Culture Center). Daughters of the New Moon, Middle Eastern dance, at 7 p.m.; The Boobie Traps, rock 'n' roll, at 7:30 p.m.; and Juneau Lyric Opera Broadway Showcase, at 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or

Saturday, June 27

Juneau Amateur Radio Club field day, 9 a.m.-9 a.m. Sunday, Hagevig Regional Fire Training Center, Sherwood Lane. 24-hour exercise with the purpose of preparing the amateur radio operators to practice skills to be used in the event of an emergency. Public invited to observe between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. Details: David, 789-3431.

19th annual Gold Rush Days: Mining events, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Savikko Park, Douglas. Children's carnival, 1-3 p.m. Including food, crafts and informational booths. Details: 523-3615.

Juneau Golf Club Hole In One Contest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mendenhall Golf Course. Equal prizes for men and women. $300 for the first hole in one, $200 for second, $100 for each thereafter. If no hole in one, $200 for the closest to the pin. Details: Donna, 789-3996.

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

"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.

Cooperative Weed Management Area invasive weed pull, 10 a.m., Jensen-Olson Arboretum, 23 miles north of downtown Juneau. Weeds to be pulled include orange hawkweed, dame's rocket and bishop's weed. A tour of the arboretum will follow at 11:30 a.m. Details: Marie, 796-6241 or

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.

"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.

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.

"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. June

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

Juneau Rowing Club annual regatta: Gastineau Channel Challenge, 2 p.m., Gastineau Channel, between DIPAC and Juneau Yacht Club. Men's race starts at 2 p.m. at the marker by DIPAC. Women's race starts at 3 p.m. Those interested in watching may come to the Juneau Yacht Club transient float. Details: Rebecca, 586-3388.

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