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Posted: Friday, July 03, 2009

Today, July 3

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

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 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.

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.

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.

Fourth of July Fireworks, midnight, downtown Juneau.

Saturday, July 4

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, 19 a.m.-8 p.m., 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: Capital Building open house, 9 a.m.-noon, Capital Building, 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 ★ St., Douglas. Details: Diana, 789-2932 or the-reids@gci.net.

Sunday, July 5

Hawthorne Peak climb and glissade, 8 a.m., Sheep Creek Trail head. Annual ascent of Hawthorne Peak. All welcome. Call for actual meeting time and equipment. Details: Dave, 789-4099.

Thunder Mountain High School Football Team whole halibut sale, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 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.

Monday, July 6

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

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences special seminar, 11 a.m., Lena Point center, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. "Competition and Recruitment on Southeast Alaskan Subtidal Kelp Communities" by Master of Science in fisheries candidate Daniel Okamoto. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

Assembly Public Works and Facilities meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

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.

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

Assembly Lands and Resources Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Laurie, 586-0216.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Ravenstail Weavers' open weave, 5-9 p.m., Douglas library. Northwest Coast and other artists welcome for open project work session. Details: 586-2498.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 463-1224.

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Ken, 723-4450.

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

Tuesday, July 7

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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

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

"Tuesday Noon Serenity" Al-Anon Family Group, 12:05-12:55 p.m. every Tuesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 W. 10th St. Details: Barbra, 790-1029.

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

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, downstairs at the Juneau Family Birth Center. All are welcome. Details: Shayna, 321-4121.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

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

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



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