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Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2005

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

"Good Grief" walk, noon-1 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, between Fifth and Sixth streets on Harris. Weekly walk to support each other through the grieving process. Details: Jean, 463-6134.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Eaglecrest board of directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, Room No. 224. Details: 586-8811.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Friday, Aug. 19

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

Juneau Student Symphony performances, noon at the State Office Building, and 7:30 p.m. at Marine Park. Admission is free, donations are gratefully accepted.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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

Second Annual All Cannery Reunion Days banquet, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Families will share memories, food and songs of the cannery life of the past. Details: 463-7168.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous "Friday Freedom Group," 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower-floor conference room.

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

Sound Conference, 8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Hear Juneau's talent. A benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters and American Red Cross.

Saturday, Aug. 20

Saturday Wild nature walk, 10 a.m., Peterson Creek. Meet at end of North Douglas Highway. Leader is Dave Gregovich. Details: 789-7540.

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

"Clues From the Past" Junior Rangers program, 10 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Outdoor event. For children ages 7-11. Details: 789-6640.

"Gakky Glaciers" Kid's Day, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier, covered viewing area. Outdoor event. For children ages 4-7. Details: 789-6640.

Memorial service for former Gov. Jay Hammond, 1:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Hall.

Block party, 4-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Featuring Caribe Latin music. Sponsored by Holy Trinity Church. Details: 780-4842.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower conference room.

Sunday, Aug. 21

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent 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.

Folkdancing, 6 p.m., downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers, there is no charge for instruction. Partners are not required and beginners are welcome. Details: 364-2334.

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

Monday, Aug. 22

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, 12-1:30 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: Peter, 321-1499.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Monday (noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; and Power Hour 3-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Healthy pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Planetarium volunteer training workshop, 6-7 p.m. every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New volunteers are welcome. Details: 586-3034.

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

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

Foster care orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Center for Resource Families. Details: 465-3740.

• 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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