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Posted: Friday, August 18, 2006

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

Juneau Student Symphony Summer Jazz performance, noon, State Office Building atrium. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, featuring the Juneau Student Symphony with Rick Trostel, 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.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

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 (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.

Nicotine Anonymous, 5-6 p.m. every Friday, 211 Fourth St., Suite 101. Details: 463-3755.

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.

Juneau Student Symphony summer jazz performance, 7 p.m., Marine Park. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

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.

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

Saturday, Aug. 19

Grandchild Peaks hike, 8 a.m., Montana Creek Trailhead. Details: Odin, 463-3703.

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, Douglas. Details: Paul, 586-6709.

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

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Saturday Kids Program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. For children ages 4-6. Please note the afternoon program has been canceled. Details: 789-6640.

Perennial Sowthistle Weed Pull, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., North Douglas Outer Point Loop Trail, second pull-off after False Outer parking lot. Details: Sarah, 465-8722.

"Back to Cool" decorating cloths party, 5-7 p.m., Douglas library. Bring your own jeans, shirts, hats, cloths, accessories, etc., to decorate. Details: Amelia, 586-5303.

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

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Includes one-hour lesson of country two-step, provided by Vickie and Don Carney. $5. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers.

Sunday, Aug. 20

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Sunday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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

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.

Auke Bay Cruise, 5:15 p.m., Don Statter Harbor, Auke Bay. Call for tickets. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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. 21

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

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

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.

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

Chess demonstration and discussion by Susan Polgar, 5-6:30 p.m., downtown library. Free. Everyone invited, especially youth. Polgar, the first woman in history to be rated Chess Grand Master, is the number one ranked woman in the U.S. and winner of four women's World Chess Championships and 10 Olympic medals. Sponsored by the Juneau Chess Club. Details: Suzanne, 523-0498 or www.susanpolgar.com/polgarchess/.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting and potluck salad supper, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Convention Committee selection.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Rick, 586-1915.

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

• 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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