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Posted: Friday, August 06, 2004

Today

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Open Gym 2-4 p.m.; and Big Movie 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Native Education Issues Forum, noon-3 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center at Salmon Creek, 3235 Hospital Drive. Lunch will be served.

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

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

Kid's Art Night: Fresh Ideas Start Here, 5-7 p.m., Big Brothers Big Sisters, 110 Seward St., Suite Two. Details: LaToya, 586-3350.

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. Details: 463-6175.

Popcorn and a movie at Polaris House, 7-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Aug. 7

JYFL and JDHS Cheerleaders Sidewalk Sale, 8 a.m., Riverbend School. All proceeds travel and program costs for JYFL Bears JV and Varsity Cheerleaders. Details: Toni, 321-3281, or Michelle, 789-1661.

Beta Sigma Phi garage sale on behalf of Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation, 8 a.m.-noon, 9344 Center Court. Proceeds go directly to provide artwork for Reifenstein Kidney Dialysis Center.

Second Annual Blueberry Festival, 10 a.m., Eaglecrest, Hooter chairlift. Blueberry picking and Cropley Lake trail hike. Bring berry buckets. Details: Debbie, 463-4400.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Smokey Bear's Birthday Party, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Covered Viewing Area. Activities will include games, songs, crafts and a special appearance by Smokey Bear. Details: 789-6640.

Saturday at the Garden: What is Eating My Plants? by Sarah Moore, Integrated Pest Management Tech., 11 a.m.-noon, Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Bring a sample of plant. Details: 465-8722.

American Red Cross babysitting course for 11 to 15-year-olds, 1-5 p.m., American Red Cross office, 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 203. Details: 463-5713 to register.

Poop Scoop with Grateful Dogs of Juneau, 2-3 p.m., Dredge Lake trailheads. Details: Linda, 789-1245.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Juneau PFLAG Potluck Picnic, 5-10 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area. Details: 463-4203.

Sunday, Aug. 8

Second Annual Blueberry Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Farmer's Market, craft show, live music, games and more. Details: Debbie, 463-4400.

Annual Democratic Picnic, noon-3 p.m., Sandy Beach in Douglas. Hear candidates' speeches and eat free food. Details: 463-2624.

American Red Cross babysitting course for 11- to 15-year-olds, 1-5 p.m., American Red Cross office, 3200 Hospital Drive Suite 203. Details: 463-5713 to register.



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