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Posted: Friday, August 07, 2009

Today, Aug. 7

Alaska Workplace Solutions worksite wellness research project, call for times and locations. For businesses interested in worksite wellness. Project uses evidence-based recommendations to help your business implement best practices in chronic disease prevention. Details: Jeni, 866-851-5664, 907-729-2905 or alaskaworkplacesolutions@anthc.org.

Southeast Board of Realtors continuing education class: "One Size Does Not Fit All - Marketing to the Generations," 9 a.m.-noon, Nugget Mall, across from Hearthside Books. $75 for realtors, $105 for non-realtors. Details: Kay, 586-2021.

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

"Getting Noticed: Image, Design and Product Display" workshops by Coral Howe, 10 a.m.-noon and 7-9 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Suite 208. Same workshop offered twice. Details: Coral, 907-474-1512 or coral.howe@uaf.edu, or 796-6221.

Stories and crafts for all ages, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Organ concert with T.J. Duffy, 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.

Southeast Board of Realtors continuing education class: "Blog Your Way to Listings and Sales," 1-4 p.m., Nugget Mall, across from Hearthside Books. $75 for realtors, $105 for non-realtors. Details: Kay, 586-2021.

"Clay Masks" class with Barbara Lydon, 1-3 p.m., The Canvas. Kids ages 7 and older will create their own mask out of clay. $25. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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

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., Marine Park, downtown. Patshiva, belly dance, 7 p.m.; and Rumbalaska, various Latin dance performances, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Perseverance STAR performance: "Annie" musical, 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

"Pure" bouldering film showing, 8-11 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Profits support Juneau Mountain Rescue. $10 at the door. Details: 586-4982 or climb@rockdump.com.

Burlesque performance with Princess Farhana, 9 p.m., The Rendezvous. Also with the Luminous Pariah, Noodle of Doum and Patshiva. $8 in advance at Hearthside Books or the Rendezvous. $10 at the door. Details: 586-1270.

Saturday, Aug. 8

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

"Clay Birdbaths" class with Barbara Lydon, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., The Canvas. Create a work of art for your garden. $55. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

"Interior Paint" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Saturday Wild: Tour of Jensen-Olson Arboretum, 10 a.m., Jensen-Olson Arboretum, 23 Mile Glacier Highway. Hosted by Merrill Jensen. Details: Mark, 789-9841.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Organizational meeting for Taylor White Foundation, 10-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. To address potential projects for the foundation. Details: Carol, 790-2488.

"Labeling for Success" workshops by Coral Howe, 10 a.m.-noon, Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Suite 208. Coral, 907-474-1512 or coral.howe@uaf.edu, or 796-6221.

"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.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

"Repairing Drywall" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Perseverance STAR performance: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.



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