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Posted: Sunday, July 02, 2006


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Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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.

Eagles vs. Ravens Challenge 8-week wellness event kick-off, noon-4 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Building. Open to everyone. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

Juneau Volunteer Marching Band concert, noon, Marine Park. Details: Peter, 789-2552.

Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 1996 10-year Reunion potluck picnic, 5:30 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area big shelter. Bring dishes depending on last name: A-G bring sides, H-M bring dessert, N-S bring salads and T-Z bring chips and dip. Bring your own beverage. $10 donation per family preferred. Details: Jason, 586-1574.

Family Night at KTOO, 5:30-7 p.m., KTOO, 360 Egan Drive. Details: Susan, 586-1670.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

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


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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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

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, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Summer Swim League, 3:15-5:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Ages 5-14. $100. Scholarships available. Sponsored by the Glacier Swim Club. Details: Scott, 523-0840.

"Creature Feature" sixth- and seventh-grade book club meeting, 3:30-4:30 p.m., valley library. Details:

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

A.B.A.T.E. (Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education) membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70 meeting, 7 p.m., SEARHC executive offices, conference room. Details: 790-2966.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 7-8 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Turning the Tides Benefit Concert "Ocean Celebration" with What Remains and Brown Haven, 8-10 p.m., Marine Park. To raise awareness about the negative effects of plastics on our ocean. Sponsored by KTOO, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, University of Alaska Southeast and Juneau Youth Services. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Pre-Fireworks Barn Dance, 8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Live music with Jerry Fiscus and friends, Grateful Celtics and dance caller Odette Foster. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. $8, public. $7, members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers. $5, seniors and students. Details: 321-3109.


Southeast Alaska Native Veteran's parade float judging, 8 a.m., parking lot near Department of Labor on Eighth Street and Egan Highway. Come at 11 a.m. to just participate in the parade. Details: 463-7135, 463-7105.

Sandcastle Challenge, 11 a.m., Sandy Beach. Details: Gerald, 586-3552.

Deep Pit Beef barbecue fundraiser, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, Third and E streets. $12 adults, age 12 and over; $8 children, ages 5-11; children 4 and under free. Sack lunches $6.

Thunder Mountain Riders 4-H Club pony rides, 1-5 p.m., Sandy Beach Field 1. Horse demonstration at beginning of each hour. $5 per ride.

Douglas 2-mile Fun Run, 1:30 p.m., rotary side of Douglas Bridge. Register from 12:30 to 1:25 p.m. Free. Details: Paul, 364-3265.

Hot dog sale, 2 p.m., in front of Douglas Fire Hall.

Gastineau Humane Society Dog Agility Trials, 2:30 p.m., Sandy Beach Field 3. Details: Anita, 463-2542.

Final Soapbox Challenge, 3 a.m., on St. Ann's Avenue, from Summers Street down to Third Street. Details: Bobby, 364-3134.

Gastineau Humane Society Super Dog Frisbee Contest, 3:30 p.m., Sandy Beach Field 3. $5. Register at the Humane Society or 30 minutes before the event. Details: 789-0260.

"Make & Break" Olde Time Firemen's Hose Race, 4 p.m., in front of Douglas Fire Hall.

Beach dance and other entertainment, 4-9 p.m., Sandy Beach Field 4. With bands Brain Gale at 4 p.m., Moses Kane at 5:30 p.m. and Denise Rodgers at 7:15 p.m.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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