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Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2006

Today

Sound off on the important issues at

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

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11 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.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 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.

Docks and Harbors Operations Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0292.

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.

Hypnobirthing class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Liz Vazquez. Details: 586-1203.

"I Love to Read, Too" second-grade book club meeting, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: www.juneau.org/library.

"I Love to Read 3" third-grade book club meeting, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: www.juneau.org/library.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

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

Friday, July 21

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

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., valley library.

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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (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.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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

"Coming Into the Country: A Land Gone Lonesome" lecture by Dan O'Neill, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan library. Details: Eileen, 796-6434.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room.

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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Marine Park. Sponsored by Juneau Arts & Humanities and Holland America Line. Details: 586-2787.

Saturday, July 22

Juneau Ridge hike and Granite Creek descent, 8 a.m., Perseverance Trail head. Sponsored by the Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Steve, 790-1900.

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

Mount Roberts Tram run, 9 a.m., lower Mount Roberts Tram. Details: Paul, 586-3469 or Dirk, 463-6751.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday Kids Program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. For children ages 4-6. Please note the afternoon program has been canceled. Details: 789-6640.

Bartlett Regional Hospital nonfasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 796-8900.

Rainforest Recovery Center third annual alumni potluck picnic, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center, 3250 Hospital Drive. For all graduates of the Juneau Rainforest Recovery Center, Juneau Recovery Hospital or Juneau Recovery Unit from 1980 to present, and their families. Details: 796-8690.

Dance workshops with Rachel Lidskog and Jay Gilberg, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall. The couple will teach the 3-Count Hustle at 2 p.m., the Night Club 2-Step at 3:15 p.m., and the West Coast Swing at 4:30 p.m., on July 22 and 23. Each workshop is $5. Details: 586-2828.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5. Details: 586-0885, 586-2828.

Sunday, July 23

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.

Dance workshops with Rachel Lidskog and Jay Gilberg, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall. The couple will teach the 3-Count Hustle at 2 p.m., the Night Club 2-Step at 3:15 p.m., and the West Coast Swing at 4:30 p.m., on July 22 and 23. Each workshop is $5. Details: 586-2828.

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

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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