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Posted: Thursday, October 04, 2007

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Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Zen Restaurant in the Goldbelt Hotel. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Moose Lodge. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia support group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Using the Internet and Email for Beginners" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Democrats meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W. 12th St. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Childbirth perpetration class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team training clinic for tryouts, 7-9 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Tryouts are at 5 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Marie Drake gym. Details: Kayla, 523-8077.

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices, old Capital School gym. Live music with The Jig is Up and dance caller Jim Grammel. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Use Sixth Street entrance. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Oct. 5

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

Storytime plus crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

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.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 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. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Alaska's Commercial Fisheries" seminar by John Hilsinger, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

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

"Digital Kids, Digital Storytelling and the Future of Learning" presentation by Dr. Jason Ohler, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. In connection with the Alaskan For Language Acquisition conference, "Languages in a Digital World." Followed by a performance of songs in different languages by Teri Tibbett. Details: lelchukj@jsd.k12.ak.us.

"Freshly Rooted" book reading with Emily Wall, 7 p.m., downtown library. For First Friday. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.

"Garlic" presentation by Joe Orsi, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners. Details: Susanne, 364-2243.

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, Oct. 6

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, rain or shine, at Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Pedometers, water and snacks are available for club members. Free membership. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or christy.wallace@searhc.org.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

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.

Coffee & Collections Series: "1880s Voyage of the Steamship ANCON" presentation of Southeast Alaska historic photographs with Jim Geraghty, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

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

Spanish play group for 2- to 6-year-olds, 10-11 a.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Al-Anon Family Group Staying Alive meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Barbara, 790-1029.

Prenatal yoga class, 10:30 a.m.-noon every Saturday, Rainforest Yoga, upstairs from Heritage Coffee in the Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St., Suite 202. Details: 209-0386 or rainforestyoga.org.

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

Spanish Club for 2- to 6-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Learn Spanish through songs, stories and play. Details: 209-3566.

Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team training clinic for tryouts, noon-2 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Tryouts are at 5 p.m. on Oct. 10 in the Marie Drake gym. Details: Kayla, 523-8077.

"Identifying Our Needs" survey, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. For Tlingit and Haida enrolled members age 60 years and older. Details: Andrea, 463-7168.

Juneau Dance Unlimited annual meeting and open house, 5:30-7 p.m., JDU Studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Meeting is 5:30-6 p.m., open house is 6-7 p.m. Details: 463-5327.

World of Film musical themed series and potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Featuring a variety of Asian foods. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.

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

Gold Street Music concert, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: Terry, 523-6999 or Elva, 463-5416.



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