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Posted: Friday, August 03, 2007

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall 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.

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

"Irene and Anne Shima Memorial Garden" dedication, 1:30-3 p.m., 1803 Glacier Highway. Sponsored by Catholic Community Service. Details: Mary, 463-6171.

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. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. 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.

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

Saturday, Aug. 4

Heintzelman Ridge hike, call for time. Sponsored by the Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Steve, 790-1900.

Frank Maier Memorial Marathon and Douglas Island Half-Marathon, 7 a.m. for 26.2 miles, 9 a.m. for 13.1 miles, Savikko Park in Douglas. Certified course. One-hour early starts are available for slow runners. Details:586-6200.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, rain or shine, at Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Pedometers, water and snacks are available for club members. Free membership. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

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

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.

"Decorate an Art Caddy for Back to School" kids' workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Home Depot. Free.

Tai Chi and Qigong with Kamala, 9:30-11 a.m., Montessori School on St. Ann's Street in Douglas. $15. Details: Mary, 586-2212.

"Wireless Networking and Innovative Solutions for Your Home" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"African Beading Part 1" class with Waitiri Boylen, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas, 223 Seward St., downtown. $25 per class or $45 for both, plus $15 materials fee. Details: 586-6044.

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

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

"Crafty Corvids" Saturday kids' program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Learn more about ravens, crows, jays and magpies. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

Somatics class with Kamala, noon, Rainforest Yoga, Emporium Mall, downtown. Classes run until Aug. 9. Details: Kamala, 789-4932.

Meditation instruction and practice with Dr. Maureen Longworth, noon-1:15 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., Suite 1. Free. All welcome. Details: 523-9355 or www.alaskaholistic.com.

Holy Trinity ground-breaking ceremony, 4 p.m., Holy Trinity Church lot, Fourth and Gold streets, downtown. With cornerstone blessing, performances and tea.

SEARHC open swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. First 100 swim free. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. With guest instructor Alysia McLain teaching swing dance. $5. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

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. 5

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.

Widowed Persons Service monthly brunch, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

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

Community Shindig Hoe-down, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. An evening of upbeat music and dance entertainment. Sponsored by Cruising Square Dancers. Details: Paul, (352) 241-9886.

Monday, Aug. 6

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Back-to-school "Lunch to Go" fundraiser, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall second floor lunchroom. $8 donation. To support the Juneau Tlingit and Haida Community Council efforts to purchase and distribute free school supplies to children. Sponsored by Grandmas Inc. Details: Myrna, 463-7105.

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.

Juneau Explorers Week, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Aug. 6-10. Registration required. $25 per day or $125 for the week. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen,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. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

• 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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