Out & About

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.

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.

"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.

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.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 3

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.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

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