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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2007

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"Roots: Where Tree Planting Begins" workshop, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 3220 Mendenhall Loop Road. Sponsored by the Alaska Division of Forestry Community Forestry Program and the Pacific Northwest International Society of Arboriculture. $80 ISA member, $100 nonmember, $45 afternoon only. Includes lunch. Details: (907) 269-8465, (907) 269-8466 or patricia.joyner@alaska.gov.

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

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

Juneau School District Policy Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference room. Details: www.jsd.k12.ak.us.

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.

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.

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.

"The Journey to Statehood" presentation and celebration of the 150th anniversary of Judge James Wickersham's birth, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Presented by Southeast Alaska Housing Storytelling. Details: John, johnhenryvenables@yahoo.com.

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. 25

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.

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.

AARP driver's safety program, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Norma Jean, 586-2493.

"Wild Berries of Eaglecrest" walk, 10 a.m., Eaglecrest parking lot. Led by Mary Lou King and Brenda Wright. Bring berry containers. Details:789-7540.

"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.

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

"Who Was Here Last Night?" Saturday kids program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

Anna Scharen fundraiser, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park field. Combined with the Juneau Youth Football League Round Robin games. With bake sale and 50/50 raffle, to benefit Scharen, 12, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Details: Casey, rcmurphy1120@aol.com or 364-2551.

Juneau Community Garden Harvest Fair, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Community Garden, Montana Creek Road. Exhibits, farmer's market, food, garden tours and children's activities. Details: Pat, 790-4388.

Rainforest Recovery Center fourth annual alumni picnic, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center, 3250 Hospital Drive. Details: 796-8690.

Helping Hands annual dinner and auction fundraiser, 5 p.m., Valley Chapel, 9741 Mendenhall Loop Road. Live auction at 6 p.m. Includes all-you-can-eat buffet, grab bags for the kids and items for sale. $10. Details: 789-4390 or home.onemain.com/~helpinghandsjuneau/.

Fish fry, 5-9 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. With music by the Zahasky Family Band. Details: 463-3412.

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. 26

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

Eaglecrest Road race, 9 a.m., base of Eaglecrest Road. 5-mile and 1-mile races. Preregister at Pavitt Health and Fitness, JRC The Alaska Club or Nugget Alaskan Outfitter until 3 p.m. Saturday. Same-day registration starts at 8 a.m. Details: Anne, 523-9336.

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.

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. 27

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. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

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

Juneau School District Program Evaluation Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Office conference room. Details: www.jsd.k12.ak.us.

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.

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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 Southeast Alaska Women's Conference planning meeting, 5 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: Emma, 790-1624.

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

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



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