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Posted: Friday, August 01, 2008

Today

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

"Last Week of July and a Little Bit More" book sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Amazing Bookstore, Airport Shopping Center. Details: 780-4913.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

First practice for high school tennis team, 11 a.m., JRC The Alaska Club. All levels welcome. Make sure physicals are current. Physicals available at noon on Aug. 5 at Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: Amy, 780-4649 or askilbred@gci.net.

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.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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.

Concert in the Park, 7-8:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park, downtown. Every Friday from June 6 to Aug. 15. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Saturday, Aug. 2

Frank Maier Memorial Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon, 7 a.m. full run, 9 a.m. half run, Savikko Park, Douglas. One-hour early starts available for slower runners only. Details: Deborah, 586-6200 or www.southeastroadrunners.org.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Rain or shine. Pedometers available. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

"Decorative Paint Techniques" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"Little Gems Beaded and Embellished Mini Bottle Flask: Netting and Peyote" class with Ella Johnson-Bentley, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Last Week of July and a Little Bit More" book sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Amazing Bookstore, Airport Shopping Center. Details: 780-4913.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

Mendenhall Glacier Summer Kids' Day program, 10:45 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their parents. Free. Details: Elayne, 789-6636.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Juneau Youth Sailing hot dog and soda fundraiser, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Super Bear Supermarket. Details: Shana, 523-4907 or www.juneauyouthsailinginc.org.

Widowed Persons Program annual picnic, 11:30 a.m., Jensen-Olson Arboretum and Lena Beach picnic area. Arboretum tour will be at 11:30 a.m. Picnic at 1 p.m. Burgers and hot dogs provided. Bring a potluck dish to share. Call to RSVP. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

"Installing a Ceiling Fan" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Sunday, Aug. 3

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.

"Last Week of July and a Little Bit More" book sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Amazing Bookstore, Airport Shopping Center. Details: 780-4913.

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, Capital Café, Baranof Hotel. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

"Decorative Paint Techniques" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

"Cigar Box Travel Art Kit" class with Barbara Craver, 1-4 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Presentation on relief efforts for West Africa, 6:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Presentation by Eric Toumieux, national director of World Vision Senegal. Details: David, 586-2685 or Capedec@alaska.com.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Aug. 4

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

Five-day kid's painting class with MK MacNaughton, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Aug. 4-8. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

First practice for high school cross country team, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Make sure physicals are current. Physicals available at noon on Aug. 5 at Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: Merry, 586-1692 or Guy, 463-8442.

Special Assembly meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Assembly Chambers. To discuss the status of negotiations with the state of Alaska regarding property for the Transit Center and Parking Garage. Details: 586-5278 or 586-5240.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Public Heath Center, downstairs conference room. Details: 789-8884.

Youth Activity Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, conference room 224. Details: 586-5226.

• 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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