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Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008

Today, Aug. 15

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

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Pond hockey, 1:45-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Open skates, 3:30-4:45 and 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Glacier Swim Club U.S. Olympic Splash Bash Party, 5-8 p.m., Filipino Community Hall. To support the U.S. Olympic team in Beijing. With interactive games and event prize giveaways for all swimmers. Details: Virginia, 723-4250.

Heartstrings performance, 6:30-7:30 p.m., downtown library. Evening of music and story with Lisa Miles directing.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

"Keys to Lifetime Recreational Running" presentation by Olympic Hall of Fame runner Frank Shorter, 6:30-8 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club, upstairs aerobic studio. Details: Clayton, 465-6198.

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. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Saturday, Aug. 16

Waterfowl clinic, 9 a.m., Juneau Gun Club, Montana Creek Road. With presentations on hunting on Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge, refuge hunting tips, information on waterfowl hunting regulations and practicing ethical hunting behavior. $10 covers targets and one box of steel shot. Details: 465-4265.

Windfall Challenge Run, 9 a.m., Skaters Cabin. Sponsored by Southeast Roadrunners. Preregister until 5 p.m. Friday at JRC The Alaska Club, Pavitt's Health and Fitness or the Nugget Alaskan Outfitter. Race-day registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Details: Sharon, 586-4384.

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

"Installing a Toilet" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

"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.

"Life on a Log" Mendenhall Glacier Summer Kids' Day program, 10:45 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their parents. Free. Details: Elayne, 789-6636.

Birthday party for the Imagination Library graduates, 11 a.m., downtown library. Sign up new children, under 5 years old, for the Imagination Station at noon.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" clinic, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

"Installing a Speed Connect Faucet" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Book signing of "Gastineau Channel Memories Vol. III" by the Pioneer Book Committee, 1-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Book orders may be picked up. Details: Marie, 586-3637 or Malin, 789-9423.

Juneau Family Health and Birth Center grand opening, 1-5 p.m., 1601 Salmon Creek Lane. Bring the family for cake, clowns and a tour. Details: Kaye, 586-1203.

Stick N' Puck, 1:15-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Open skates, 3:30-4:45 and 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

"Looking At Dance" lecture by Dr. Jody Weber, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Free. Details: 463-5327.

Helping Hands benefit dinner and live auction, 5 p.m., Valley Chapel, 9741 Mendenhall Loop Road. Turkey dinner at 5 p.m. $10 donation for dinner. Live auction at 6 p.m. Complete list of more than 125 auction items available on Helping Hands Web site. Details: Kathy, 789-1672 or Betty, 789-4390 or http://home.onemain.com/~helpinghandsjuneau/.

Annual Blues Barbecue with BRAVEmonkey, 6-9 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. 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.

Havana in Alaska dance, 6:30-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Salsa rueda instruction with teachers from around the world, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Alaska's largest rueda de casino, 7:30-8 p.m. Salsa dance with DJ Melao playing Cuban music, 8-10 p.m. New dancers welcome. $10. Sponsored by Dancefest and Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Cristina, 723-6142.

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

John Prine in Concert, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets available at Hearthside Books. $48 premium seating, $40 standard. Sponsored by the Alaska Folk Festival. Details: 463-3316 or info@alaskafolkfestival.org.

Sunday, Aug. 17

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Stick N' Puck, 10:15-11:45 a.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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.

Open skate, noon-1:30 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Family Wheel Day, noon-4 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

"Decorative Paint Techniques" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Pond hockey, 1:45-3:15 p.m., Treadwell Arena. For all ages. $5 adults, $4 youth, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Midnight Suns arena softball and baseball registration, 3-5 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. $35. Details: John, 209-6272.

"Honoring Andrew John Hope III" memorial, 4 p.m., Centennial Hall. A reception will follow. Details: Gerry, 907-738-3377.

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



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