Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. downtown. Call: Salty, 463-3220..
Board of Education Special Meeting, 4 p.m., District Office. Topic: Executive session: JESS Negotiations.
Housing First Inc. and the Juneau Housing Trust joint board meeting, 4:45 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Info: 364-3573.
Board meeting of Juneau Douglas Housing Inc., 5:15 p.m., in the Green Doors Rooms at 310 Second St., followed by the regular board meeting of Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc.
Family Info Night for the Rotary Youth Exchange Program, 7 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel. Info: 586-2787.
Join 4-H, 7-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. For youth grades K-12. Parents must accompany children.
Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 S. Franklin. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Sign language classes, 7:30-9 p.m., LDS Church next to Chinese Palace. This basic beginners' class is free. Call: Ann, 465-8726.
Thursday Night contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m. All dances are taught and called; no previous experience or partners needed. Wear flat, soft-soled shoes. $3 donation. Info: 586-1787.
Friday, Sept. 29
Organ concert, noon, 8th floor State Office Building. Alice Branton playing, bring your lunch.
Seminar, University of Alaska Fairbanks Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy.
Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Call: 790-4102.
Bun Family Concert, 6:30-7:30, McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold. Storyteller and music group. Tickets available at door, $5 per person or $10 for a family. Snacks will be for sale. Info: 463-3113.
Saturday Sept. 30
Drop your glass, aluminum cans, and steel food cans off at Juneau recycling center, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 6860 Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek.
Speed techniques workshop, 8-11 a.m., Glacier Valley School Gym. The workshop will cost $20. Register at door or call Paula, 780-5467.
Windwalkers International, 9:30 a.m.-noon, 1:30-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Valley Chapel in Juneau. Spiritual gathering. No fee. Call: 789-4025.
Meet the Candidates Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Info: Sandy: 789-4439..
Duck Creek restoration public open house, 1 p.m., Field trip at 3 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Info: 586-3141.
The Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. Beginners welcome. Info: 586-3695..
First Ladies Build Habitat for Humanity Greater Juneau Area, 4 p.m., 4450 Kanat'a Deyi, will raise the wall on the first all-women-built Habitat home in Alaska. If you're a woman and would like to volunteer, please bring a hammer, tape measure, and framing square. Will meet every Tues., Wed., Thurs., and all day Saturday. Info: 364-3935.
Introduction to healing touch for Bartlett Hospital Healing Touch volunteers, 6-9 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Administration Building room 204. Info: 790-2402.
Sunday Oct. 1
The Universal Dances of Peace Group, 10 a.m., Zach Gordan Youth Center.
Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association is soliciting letters of interest from those members interested in serving on its committees. Letters must be submitted by Oct. 10. Call: Julie Decker, 907-874-3110.