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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2009

Today, Oct. 2

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

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.

Brown Bag Lunch: Environmental Justice with EPA and DEC staff, noon-1 p.m., downtown library, large conference room. Details: Sandy, 465-5272.

Assembly Subcommittee on Competent Voice Control Verbiage, 1 p.m., Marine View Building, fourth floor, Community Development Department conference room. Details: 586-5240.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

LiveStrong Day Challenge Alaska style with Lance Mackey, 1:30-5 p.m., Juneau. Sign up at JRC The Alaska Club. Donate $50 and pick your ride: 10, 20, 45, 65 or 90 miles. Space is limited. Details: www.thealaskaclub.com or alaskalivestrongarmy@gci.net, or Rachelle Alger, 907-301-1601 or raalger@gci.com.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, 3:30-5 p.m., Lena Point Fisheries Building, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Room 101. "What's genetics got to do with it?" by professor Anthony Gharrett. Details: Louisa, 796-5441.

"Our Place Among the Planets: Extraterrestrial Geography" presentation, 5:30-7 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Science on a Sphere presentation led by Dolly and John Kremers. Details: Lisa, 465-2901.

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 presentation: History professor Robin Walz talks about the popular French crime novel, 7 p.m. Friday, University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. Pre-lecture event to be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the UAS Bookstore, 11798 Glacier Highway. 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.

Candidate Speed Dating Event, 7-8:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Fun, informal conversation with candidates running for public office. Hosted by Elevate Alaska, www.elevatealaska.org. Details: Nils, 907-351-4982.

Live jazz, 7-10 p.m., Zephyr Restaurant. Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax. Details: 780-2221.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" opening night, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Oct. 31. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Dads and Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For dads and their babies, 0-3 years old. Details: Michelle, 796-8463.

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

AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Defensive driver course designed for people ages 50 and older but open to all drivers 18 and older. Details: Norma, 586-2493.

Juneau Community Health Fair, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Alaska Health Fair Inc. Details: Pam, 723-5100 or ahfse@gci.net.

"Interior Painting" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Rotary Spring Bulb Sale pick-up, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. Details: Kaye, 796-2450 or www.rotarybulbs.com.

World Card Making Day event, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Come hand stamp cards for birthdays, Halloween and Christmas. Cost is $1 per card, plus $5 entry fee. Also to include garage sale table with miscellaneous retired Stampin' Up! products, christmas gift tags and Bear-A-Bear Workshop Sizzix dies. Details: www.worldcarmakingday.com.

"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.

Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. Public invited. Come and honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Details: Victoria, 586-0262.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Forest Explorer Programs, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion. For children 4-6 years old and their caregivers to explore the wonders of nature with a Forest Service naturalist. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-0097.

"Dutch-Oven Cooking" workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. $5. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Midnight Suns arean softball registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Dimond Park Field House. $125. Details: John, 209-6272.

Yup'ik Traditions Family Festival, noon-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Guest artist Ossie Kairaiuk, of Chefornak, from the band Pamyua, will teach storytelling and drumming techniques. Multiple centers will allow families to learn hunting techniques from a kayak, work with gut and replicate hunting hats, dance fans and snow goggles in paper form. Details: Lisa, 465-2901.

"Energy" workshops, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Saturdays in October, each one covering different topics about energy efficiency. Details: 463-5034. Oct.

Festival of Seafood fundraiser for K3 public radio stations, 4 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Featuring halibut, salmon and 4 p.m. tutored beer tasting by the Alaskan Brewing Co. Dinner served 5-7:30 p.m., followed by A Night of the Blues, featuring Costa's Construction Co. and a reunion of The Blues Band. Tickets available at KTOO, Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Filipino-American Association of Juneau 2009 scholarship fundraising dinner and dessert auction, 5-7 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. $10 tickets. Details: Benny, 723-7055.

Juneau Dance Unlimited annual meeting, 6 p.m., JDU, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. JDU is still seeking five people to serve on its board of directors. Details: 463-5327.

Live jazz, 6-9 p.m., TK Maguire's, Prospector Hotel. Tom Locher, piano, Wayne Norlund, sax. Details: 586-3737.

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.

"The Skin of Our Teeth" performance, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Details: www.perseverancetheatre.org or 463-8497.

Theatre in the Rough's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Alaska Territorial Hall (Old Elks Hall), 117 S. Franklin. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $5 kids ages 5 and under, $15 students and seniors. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, and Sunday matinees through Oct. 31. Details: Aaron, 586-2115 or 209-0867.



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