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Posted: Friday, August 04, 2006

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

Storytime and 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.

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.

Opening reception for gallery art exhibit by Lucy Daigle and Terra Parker, 4:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council gallery, 206 North Franklin St.

Opening reception for photography exhibition from France by Leit Downing, 4:30 p.m., Jaded in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: 586-1551.

Vincent's Not Here art studio opening and art sale by Diane Baxter and Roxanne Turner, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Triangle Building, 114 S. Franklin St., Suite 102. Details: Diane, 364-3273.

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.

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.

Bearfoot Bluegrass concert, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $15 in advance at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books, Observatory bookstores and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council office. Details: 586-2787.

Saturday, Aug. 5

15th Frank Maier Memorial and Douglas Island half marathon, 7 a.m. for the full 26.2-mile marathon, 9 a.m. for the half 13.1-mile marathon, Savikko Park in Douglas. $30 entry fee; $15 for half marathon. Details: Bob, 586-6200 or runjueneau@gci.net.

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

Alaskan Camp of Champions for grades 6-12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Sponsored by the Juneau Youth Wrestling Club. $20. Bring a sack lunch. Details: Lee, 723-2879, kadingerl@hotmail.com.

End of summer Reading Program party, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Kids come dressed as their favorite animals. Details: MJ, 586-0434.

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 child care provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Safe at School training, 11 a.m., Juneau International Airport meeting room. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. Details: Michelle, (907) 272-1424.

"Squirrels Just Wanna Have Fun" 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.

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

Sunday, Aug. 6

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.

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

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

Monday, Aug. 7

Volleyball Camp for middle-schoolers, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center. Cost $100. Details: Phil, 796-6545.

"Further investigation of biophysical factors affecting the marine growth and survival of coho salmon from Auke Creek, Alaska" by Joshua Robins, 9:30 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

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

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

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 Summer Kids Program, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For children 8 years and older. $24.70 for one day. $123.50 for the week. Preregistration and prepayment required. Details: Alysia, 586-3572.

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

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

Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Chambers.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

• 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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