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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2007

Friday. Aug. 10

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Junk car disposal event, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Anka Street, follow signs. Sponsored by the City of Juneau. Details: www.juneau.org/ pubworks/JunkCarEvent_000.php.

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.

Parent and tot skating lessons, 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Treadwell Arena.

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.

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.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

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, 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.

Parks and Recreation men's and women's volleyball teams late registration, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details, 586-5226.

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. 11

Clark's Traverse hike, call for time. Sponsored by the Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Steve, 790-1900.

Saturday market fundraiser for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 8 a.m.-noon, Catholic Cathedral of the Nativity, 430 Fifth St., Parish Hall. Details: Mary, 790-2306.

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. Earn special points for Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge, which ends Sept. 30. 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.

Treadwell Twosome Traverse, 9 a.m., Savikko Park. Details: Paul, 586-6709.

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.

"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 2" 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. Registration required. Details: 586-6044.

Juneau Dance Unlimited fall semester registration, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-5327.

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.

"Smokey's Birthday Celebration" Saturday kids program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. For children ages 4-6. Dress for the outside. Wear walking shoes. Details: 789-6640.

Children's movie under the stars, 6 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Juneau's version of a Saturday night drive-in movie. Details: 586-1517 or www.mariedrakeplanetarium.org.

SEARHC health promotion open swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Earn points for Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

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. 12

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.

Annual Democratic picnic, noon-3 p.m., Sandy Beach. Meet the candidates for Assembly. Hot dogs, salads and soft drinks served. Bring a salad if you can. $3 individuals, $5 family. Details: Barbara, 364-3152.

Sons of Norway annual summer picnic, 1-4 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area, large shelter. Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, beverages and table service provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Details: David, 789-2857.

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

Monday, Aug. 13

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.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

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.

Diabetes Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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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