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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2009

Today, Aug. 14

63rd annual Golden North Salmon Derby, 7:30 a.m., Juneau. Details: www.goldennorthsalmonderby.org.

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

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.

"Clay at Lunch" tile-making class, noon-1:30 p.m., The Canvas. From a baby's handprint to an elegant wall tile, make art during lunch. $15 per tile. Donations welcome for Five Fingers Lighthouse. 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.

Silverbow annual August Beer Tasting, 5-7 p.m., Backroom, Silverbow Inn. Shows through August. Details: 586-4146.

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

"Mud & Mirrors" class with Barbara Lydon, 6-9 p.m., The Canvas. Create a unique mirror frame out of clay for hanging. $45, includes mirror. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

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. Juneau Tlingit Dancers, 7 p.m.; Tony Tengs & Friends, original acoustic music, 7:30 p.m.; and Tyler Preston and the Downsideup, sunny reggae rock, 8 p.m. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org/concert.php.

Ballroom Dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. $5 includes free cross-step waltz lesson at 7:30 p.m. with Bruce Botelho. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 15

63rd annual Golden North Salmon Derby, 7:30 a.m., Juneau. Details: www.goldennorthsalmonderby.org.

Thunder Mountain High School Football and Cheer fundraiser, 8 a.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon; car and dog wash, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; and barbecue, noon-3 p.m. Donations for rummage sale accepted 5-7 p.m. Friday. Details: Sarah, 723-4150.

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

Blessing of Animals, 10 a.m., Skater's Cabin, Montana Creek Road. Come to have your pet blessed and give thanks for their lives in an interfaith Blessing of the Animals with Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Saint Brendan's Episcopal Church and Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Please bring dogs on leashes. Details: Judy, 789-4050.

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

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

Interplay class, 10 a.m.-noon, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Uses incremental "forms" to lead participants to movement and stories, silence and son, ease and amusement. For adults of all ages and physical abilities. No experience necessary. $10-20 sliding scale donation to Aldersgate's greater missions, outreach. Details: Judy, 523-2914 or www.interplay.org.

"Kids Wheel Throwing" three-week class with Sarah Arntson, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas. Saturdays through Aug. 29. $115 for three classes. Details: www.canvasarts.org or 586-1750.

"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.

JDHS Football Cheerleaders Cheer Clinic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Registration starts at 10:45 a.m. Parent show at 2:30 p.m. $35. Each participant to receive clinic T-shirt and snack. Details: Carlene, 723-6580.

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

Perseverance STAR performance: "Kóoshdaa Kaa," 2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.

Spectacular Summer Diversity Celebration, 3-8 p.m., Sandy Beach, Savikko Shelter 1. End-of-summer picnic and barbecue for families, friends and supporters of gay and lesbian citizens of Juneau. Burgers and hot dogs provided. Please bring a potluck dish to share. Details: Bronze, 780-6467.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Live jazz, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Timberline Bar & Grill, Mount Roberts Tramway. Tom Locher, piano, and Wayne Norlund, saxophone. Details: 463-3412.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Juneau Lyric Opera's Mid-Summer Vocal Festival concert, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Conducted by Dr. Byron McGilvray. Details: 586-2742.

Perseverance STAR performance: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," 7:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Noyes Pavilion. $10 adults, $5 students, $25 pass for three shows. Details: 364-2421.



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