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Posted: Friday, September 26, 2008

Today

Firefighter Conferences: Vendor show, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Part of Alaska State Firefighters Association and Alaska Fire Chiefs Association annual statewide conferences, Sept. 22-27. Details: Eric, 586-0261.

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.

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.

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.

"Developing Tools for Monitoring Marine-Derived Nutrients in Alaska Watersheds" seminar, 3:30-5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Building, Room 221. By Daniel J. Rinella. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Silverbow Bakery wine tasting, 5-7 p.m., $18 per person, including light appetizers and more than 30 wines. Tickets available at the door. Details: 586-4146.

Family Bollywood party, 6:30 p.m., downtown library. Paint with henna and other craft projects, snacks an Bollywood movie.

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 lecture: "Renaissance Utopian Thinking and Genocide: Why is it Still Relevant?," 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Dr. Nina Chordas. 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.

Ballroom dance class, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Quick step and waltz. Details: 463-5327.

Daughters of the New Moon "Raqs Bastet" performance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Buoy Deck, downtown. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. With short bellydance lesson between sets and after performance. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at door, available at Hearthside Books. Details: Shawn, 321-3092.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Pavitt's Health and Fitness Auke Bay run, 9 a.m., Auke Village Recreation Area, large shelter. One mile and 10K. Details: 789-7877 or Megan, 789-5556.

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

Red Cross baby-sitter training class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Room 203. Pre-registration required. Details: 463-5713.

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, juneaubrass@alaska.com or 789-0777.

"Alaska's History - It's Magic" magic show with Jeff Brown, 10 a.m., downtown library. For kids of all ages. Show highlights milestones in Alaska's history with series of magical effects. Free.

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

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

Interplay introduction class, 10 a.m.-noon, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive. Judy Shook combines art, poetry, sacred dance, singing, creative ritual and storytelling to help people relate with each other and the divine in new ways. Details: Judy, 523-2914 or www.interplay.org.

National Public Lands Day volunteer work day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Welcome is at 9 a.m. Lunch provided. First 50 volunteers receive free pass to any U.S. national lands.

Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team training session, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Building, Glacier View Room, Room 221. Free. Details: Rebecca, 206-221-6893, info@coasst.org or www.coasst.org.

"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.

Midnight Suns Softball registration, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. $125. Details: John, 209-6272.

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

Widowed Persons Program tour of Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, 11 a.m., Macaulay Salmon Hatchery (DIPAC). All widows and widowers are invited. Tickets may be purchased at DIPAC. Call for transportation or more information. Details: Sue, 586-6424.

Digital Television information table, noon-2 p.m., downtown library. Also 3-5 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Federal Communications Commission representatives available to answer questions about the digital television transition and the government converter box coupon program. Details: Jessica, 202-257-2765.

Firefighter Conferences: Firefighter Competition, noon-5 p.m., Centennial Hall parking lot. Part of Alaska State Firefighters Association and Alaska Fire Chiefs Association annual statewide conferences, Sept. 22-27. Details: Eric, 586-0261.

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

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Linda, 957-2142.

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

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.

"Voices for Recovery" third annual poetry slam, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Hendrickson Building, Room 113. To support drug and alcohol recovery. With single-elimination contest for participants. Spectators welcome. Details: Patty, 780-3044.

Saturday Night Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, 3412 Glacier Highway, lower floor conference room. Details: 790-4567.

Scrapbooking class with Amber Tingey, 7-9 p.m., The Creating Place. Three complete two-page layouts in one night. $25. Register online at www.thecreatingplace.com. Details: 780-5437.

Sunday, Sept. 28

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.

Hi-Power Rifle and "Sporter" Rifle monthly tournaments, 9:30 a.m., Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Sign-up and target set-up starts at 8:30 a.m. Safety meeting at 9:15 a.m., when registration ends. $20 for Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club members. Rife tourney is $24 others, $5 juniors. "Sporter" rifle tourney is $25 others, $6 juniors. Details: Mal, 789-9025 or Steve, 789-1717.

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.

"Installing Laminate Flooring" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

Digital Television information table, 1-3 p.m., Douglas library. Federal Communications Commission representatives available to answer questions about the digital television transition and the government converter box coupon program. Details: Jessica, 202-257-2765.



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