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Posted: Tuesday, July 03, 2007

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Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Treadwell Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-noon, Treadwell Arena. Monday-Friday until July 20. Registration Required. Details: 586-0410 or 586-5226.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

9th Army Band concert, noon, State Office Building. Details: Valeria, 353-6146.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Advanced English as a second language class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed is earlier. Career launch 4-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 5-6 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

9th Army Band concert, 5 p.m., Marine Park. Details: Valeria, 353-6146.

Tuesday Best Ball League, 5:30-8 p.m., Mendenhall Golf Course. A competition for men and women. Teams of golfers compete for points in a best ball format. No registration necessary. Just show up. $5. Details: Doug, 780-8602.

Soapbox Challenge trials, 5:30-9 p.m., St. Ann's Avenue. For age groups: 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10. Call for pre-registration. Details: Robert, 364-3134.

Rainy Day Stars, 6-7 p.m., every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Summer schedule based on inclement weather. Everyone welcome. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

Healing Circles, 6-8 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive. The Healing Circle helps people within the community address tough issues and offers healthy alternatives to activities. A smudging ritual begins each Healing Circle, and songs are shared by individuals who want to sing. Details: Norene, 364-4445.

Douglas Volunteer Fire Department softball game, 7 p.m., Savikko Park Field 4.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Narcotics Anonymous game night, 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Wednesday, July 4

Treadwell Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-noon, Treadwell Arena. Monday-Friday until July 20. Registration Required. Details: 586-0410 or 586-5226.

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

"Write For Your Life" group, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, valley library. Share a journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Juneau Fourth of July Parade, 11 a.m., Douglas Bridge.

Deep Pit Beef Barbecue fundraiser, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., the corner of Third and E Streets, across from Douglas Fire Hall. Sponsored by Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Age 12 to adult, $12; age 5-11, $8; 4 and under free. Details: Beth, 364-2408.

Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Aurora Room.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., 119 Seward St., Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau 2-mile Fun Run, 12:30 p.m. registration, 1:30 p.m. race, at rotary side of Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Details: Paul, 364-3265.

Great Alaska Steamboat Race, 1-1:30 p.m., from Marine Park, downtown, to Sandy Beach.

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

Thunder Mountain Riders 4H Club pony rides, 1-5 p.m., Savikko Park Field 1. With horse demonstration each hour. $5 per ride.

Douglas Island Fourth of July Parade, 2 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School.

Douglas 2-mile Fun Run, 3 p.m., Douglas-side of Juneau-Douglas Bridge, west end. Details: 364-3265.

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

Dog agility trials, 2:30 p.m., Savikko Park Field 3. Details: Anita, 463-2542 or xsk9@yahoo.com.

Fourth of July field sports, 2:30 p.m., Savikko Park Field 2.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Arts and crafts 2:30-5 p.m.; power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; smart kids 4-5 p.m.; guest speakers 4-5 p.m. on alternate weeks; digital arts 5-6 p.m. details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Final Soapbox Challenge, 3 p.m., St. Ann's Avenue. Call for pre-registration. Details: Robert, 364-3134.

Dog Frisbee contest, 3:30 p.m., Savikko Park Field 3. $5 donation. All dogs must be licensed. Details: 789-0260.

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

Beach dance, 4-9 p.m., Savikko Park Field 4. With bands, Brian Gale at 4 p.m., 9th Army Band at 5 p.m., Woosh.ji.een Dance Group at 6:45 p.m., Brave Monkey 7:15-9 p.m. Sponsored by Rozwick Giles Music and the Douglas Fourth of July Committee.

Beginning/intermediate English as a second language class, 5-6:30 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Al-Anon Douglas Serenity Seekers, 5:15-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Douglas United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

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

Mendenhall Flying Lions meeting, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Details: 321-0524.

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

Fire On McGinnis, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Island Pub.

Thursday, July 5

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Treadwell Summer Camp, 8 a.m.-noon, Treadwell Arena. Monday-Friday until July 20. Registration Required. Details: 586-0410 or 586-5226.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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 Administration Building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia Support Group, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.



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