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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2006

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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 Blueberry Festival Road Race, 9 a.m., 0.5-mile Eaglecrest Road. Details: Jeffra, 790-2000 ext. 219.

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.

Eagles versus Ravens Wellness Challenge Grand Finale, noon-4 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Council Building, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Christa, 364-4460.

Sons of Norway, Svalbard Lodge summer picnic, 1-4 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area large shelter. Free and open to the public. Details: Dave, 789-2857.

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. 28

Association for the Education of Young Children-Southeast Alaska celebration to promote Imagination Library program, 10 a.m., AEYC office, second floor North of the Juneau Empire Building. Details: 789-1235.

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.

Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: Roger, 586-0800.

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, 2:30-7 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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 education meeting, 5 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. To plan November Native American Month activities. Details: Emma, 790-1624.

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Community Services Building, 2075 Jordan Ave.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 Convention Delegates Election, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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.

Early pregnancy class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Prenatal parenting class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free Class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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. every Monday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau Astronomy Club telescope viewing/workshop, 7-8 p.m., every Monday, Marie Drake Planetarium. New members welcome. Details: 586-3034.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday, Rainforest Recovery Center conference room. Details: Sarah, 586-2790.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Al-Anon Family Group Serenity meeting, noon-1 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church library, 740 West 10th St. Details: Marsha, 364-2472.

Retired Public of Employees of Alaska potluck picnic, noon-3 p.m., Sandy Beach. For all retired federal, state and municipal employees and retired teachers. Bring a dish to share. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6 to 18. Details: 957-1608.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Childbirth education class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Featuring the Bradley technique. Leader is Kaye Kanne. Free class. Details: 586-1203.

Al-Anon Family Group Back to Basics meeting, 7-8 p.m., Smith Hall, 8619 Teal Ave., next to St. Vincent de Paul. Details: Marie, 789-3272.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

Ceramics class, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 463-6176.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Details: 789-8884.

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

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

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For youth ages 6 to 18. Details: 957-1608.

Narcotics Anonymous Step It Up 12-step study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-9508.

"Parenting Your Three to Six-year-old" class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Free class. Taught by Sharlyn Berning. Details: 586-1203.

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

• 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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