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Posted: Friday, August 29, 2008

Today

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

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, Juneau School District Central Office, conference room.

Juneau Student Symphony performance of music by American composer John Williams, noon, State Office Building, atrium. With organ concert by J. Allan MacKinnon for the first minutes of the hour. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 5-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. For ages 6-18. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

A celebration of life for Henry McCullough, 6 p.m., Lucky Lady.

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

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.

Juneau Student Symphony performance of music by American composer John Williams, 7 p.m., Marine Park. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or juneausymphony.org/studentsymphony.

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.

Saturday, Aug. 30

Prostate cancer awareness fundraiser run, 8 a.m., Mendenhall River Community School. 5K.

Beat the Odds women's race against breast cancer, 9 a.m., Mendenhall River Community School. Two-mile walk and 5K race. For females.

Farmer's Market and Food Festival, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Details: Nancy DeCherney, 586-2787.

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.

Northern Light Junior Theatre car wash fundraiser, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Valley Auto Parts, 9151 Glacier Highway. Volunteers needed. $10 per car, $20 for RVs. Details: Sara, 796-3469 or 957-1250.

"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.

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.

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

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

Juneau Hair Drive, Locks of Love, 1-3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Locks of Love provides hair prosthetics to children under the age of 18 who suffer from medical hair-loss. Donated hair must be 10" clean and dry and bundled in a ponytail or braided. Bleached hair cannot be used. Details: volunteer@locksoflove.org.

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.

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.

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. 31

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.

Adult Learn to Play hockey, 9-10 a.m., Treadwell Arena. For ages 18 and older. $42 for four weeks. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

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.

"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.

Ikebana class with Annie Geselle and Hizuko Eldridge, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Adult pond hockey, 8:30-10 p.m., Treadwell Arena. $5 adults age 18 and older, $2 skate rental. Full gear required. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Monday, Sept. 1

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

Juneau Central Labor Council AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic for union members, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sandy Beach, Shelter 2. Details: Pete, 586-2334.

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: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

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