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Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2009

Thursday, July 2

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

Special Native Issues Forum, 11:30 a.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With Sen. Mark Begich speaking. With buffet-style lunch offered at $10. Details: Ashli, 463-7142 or Myrna, 463-7105.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. 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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

Prayer Shawl Group, 6-8 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall, 416 Fifth St., downstairs. A weekly group to crochet and knit shawls to be given to individuals in need of comfort. All skill levels welcome. Details: Rhiannon, 586-3137.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, 6-9 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4719.

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

Widowed Persons Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave., Parlor Room. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Relay for Life Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library, conference room. Volunteers needed to organize and recruit teams, etc. Details: Sharon, 789-1821 or www.RelayForLifeofJuneau.org.

First Thursday Reviewers' Circle, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Book club for adults and young adults who love to read. Come prepared to talk about a book or audiobook. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

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

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

Friday, July 3

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, at F/V Tia Lynn in Harris Harbor, by the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. $6 per pound. Average size is 14 to 20 pounds. Call for special orders. Details: 780-6547.

New England Barn Dance, 8:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Hall. With Full Circle band playing and Jim Grammel calling. Free. No partners or experience required. New dancers always welcome. Details: 586-1787.

50th Statehood Celebration: The Diamonds, 8:30-11:45 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets must be bought in advance: $20, available at Hearthside Books and U.S. Postal Service Miners contract station on South Franklin St. With cash bar and snacks. Sponsored by Capital City Celebrations. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665 or Kathy, 723-3621.

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.

Relay for Life bake sale fundraiser, 2-5 p.m., Safeway. Assortment of homemade baked goodies. Details: Betty, 789-4390.

"Let's Get It On!" 50th Statehood Celebration: Community barbecue and concert, 5:30 p.m., Marine Park. Sponsored by Capital City Celebrations, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and Sysco. Hot dogs and hamburgers served by Juneau-Douglas High School track and cross-country team. Music by youth band Firepower, 5:30 p.m.; bluegrass band Tidewater, 6-7 p.m.; and jazz combo Fleet Street, 7-8:30 p.m. If rainy, location to be at Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665 or Kathy, 723-3621.

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.

Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 1969 40-year reunion: Pre-fireworks gathering, 8 p.m., T.K. Maguire's Bar, Prospector Hotel. Details: Diana, 789-2932 or the-reids@gci.net.

Fourth of July Fireworks, midnight, downtown Juneau.

Saturday, July 4

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, at F/V Tia Lynn in Harris Harbor, by the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. $6 per pound. Average size is 14 to 20 pounds. Call for special orders. Details: 780-6547.

50th Statehood Celebration: Fourth of July flag raising, 9 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, corner of Fourth and Main streets. Commemorating the first raising of the 49-star American flag on July 4, 1949. Featuring performances and local officials, including the 1959 Fourth of July princesses and queen. Reception immediately following. Cake and punch to be served at museum at 10:30 a.m. Details: 586-3572 or www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.

50th Statehood Celebration: Capitol open house, 9 a.m.-noon, Capitol, downtown. Open for free public tours with anniversary gifts.

Annual Deep Pit Beef Barbecue fundraiser, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, corner of Third and E streets in Douglas. $12 adults and youth age 12 and older, $8 children age 5-11, free for children age 4 and younger.

Fourth of July Juneau parade, noon, downtown Juneau. Beginning at Egan Drive and West Eighth Street.

Fourth of July Douglas parade, 3 p.m., Douglas.

Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 1969 40-year reunion: Open house, 6 p.m., Arbe and Jim Williams' house, 412 H St., Douglas. Details: Diana, 789-2932 or the-reids@gci.net.

Sunday, July 5

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, at F/V Tia Lynn in Harris Harbor, by the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. $6 per pound. Average size is 14 to 20 pounds. Call for special orders. Details: 780-6547.

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.

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.

Widowed Persons Program monthly brunch, noon, Baranof Hotel, Nugget Room. All widows and widowers invited to this social event. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

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

Juneau-Douglas High School Class of 1969 40-year reunion: Dinner/gathering, 4 p.m., Thane Ore House. Former teachers invited. Details: Diana, 789-2932 or the-reids@gci.net.

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

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