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Posted: Friday, September 19, 2008

Today, Sept. 19

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Story time and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Public review of current renovation and expansion design of airport terminal, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Details: Catherine, 586-0452.

Society for Human Resources Management luncheon, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Prospector Hotel, Douglas Room. Details: Kelly, 586-0227.

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.

Homeschool Back to School potluck lunch and park day, noon-3 p.m., Twin Lakes playground. Please bring a dish to share and drinks for your own family. Paper plates, napkins and plasticware provided. Details: Suzanne, 523-0498.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 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. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Data Sharing and the Reproducibility of Science" seminar by Matt Jones, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

QuickStart tennis workshop with Anne Davis, 5-8 p.m., JRC The Alaska Club, Mendenhall Valley. Interactive on-court workshop for beginning tennis teachers, physical education teachers, recreational coaches, parent coaches or volunteers to work with beginners ages 10 and under. Free. Open to public. Details: Ron Dangeli, 789-2181 ext. 305.

Alaska Statehood Extravaganza fundraiser, 6-9 p.m., Mendenhall Auto. For Capital City Celebrations' 50th anniversary of statehood celebration. Tickets available at Hearthside Books.

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.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Evening at Egan: "Remote Sensing of Mountain Goats in Southeast Alaska" lecture, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Mark Riley. Details: Katie, 796-6530.

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, Sept. 20

Red Cross adult CPR/AED with first aid and child and infant CPR class, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Room 203. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-5713.

Adult court rentals, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at various Community Schools gyms. $20 per court per hour. Details: 523-1774.

Prostate cancer screening, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Office of Dr. Michael Singsaas, 3227 Glacier Highway. Free. Details: 586-5656.

AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Norma, 586-2493.

Juneau Concert Band rehearsal, 9:30-11 a.m., Salvation Army Church, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. For adult wind ensemble concert on Nov. 9. Details: Bill, or 789-0777.

"Closet Organization" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

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

"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.

FIRST Lego League season kick-off, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Teams, coaches, volunteers and fans are invited to learn about this year's challenge, "Climate Connections," meet other interested folks, test some robots and do other activities relating to climate. Details: Becca, 523-2334.

Health screenings, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Non-fasting cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure screenings. Children under 18 must have written permission from parent or guardian. Details: 796-8422.

"Fall Clean Up Made Simple" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

"Falling for Gardens" educational presentations, 1-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Three presentations: "Bulbs for Spring Flowers," by Merrill Jensen; "Growing Garlic," by Joe Orsi; and "Preparing Your Garden For Winter and Next Spring," by Ed Buyarski. Free. All welcome. Details: Nancy, 463-5698.

Neighborhood meeting to discuss future plans for Treadwell Ditch Trail on Douglas Island, 3-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Second of three meetings. Sponsored by Trail Mix Inc. Details: George, 790-6406.

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