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Posted: Friday, October 10, 2008

Today

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

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 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.

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.

Rally for governor's proclamation in support of Mental Illness Awareness Week, 12:15 p.m., Capitol steps. Proclamation to be read by Anna Kim, special staff assistant to the governor. Sponsored by NAMI Juneau. Details: Aaron, 463-4251.

Gastineau Channel Senior Center Advisory Committee meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

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.

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: "Into the Abyss: Submarine Exploration of the Largest Undersea Canyon in the World," 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. By Michelle Ridgway. 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 instruction, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited. Quick step and waltz. Details: 463-5327.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool garage, bake sale fundraiser, 8 a.m.-noon, Chapel by the Lake, Smith Hall. A multi-family event with treats, books, toys, clothing and much more. All proceeds benefit ABC Preschool. Details: Amber, 789-2302.

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

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.

"Creating an Energy Efficient Home" clinic, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free.

"Protest Sarah Palin" rally, 10 a.m., in front the Capitol, downtown. Participants encourage to "wear your best Halloween disguise."

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

Vitamin D: Its Role in Cancer Prevention & Good Health" presentation, 10:30 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. By Justine Emerson. Free.

"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.

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

Antiques and collectibles fair, noon, Nugget Mall. Now accepting registrations for this fair and the holiday arts and crafts fairs Nov. 8-9 and 22-23. Details: Bea, 789-4439.

Family fire safety clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: Kathryn, 714-940-3696.

"Installing Interior Lighting: Electrical Safety" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

"Kids Be Fire Safe" event, 1 p.m., Douglas library. Fire stories and songs. Firefighters will be showing off their gear and trucks. Details: 586-5249.

Polaroid Transfer class, 6 p.m., The Canvas. Details: 586-1750 or www.canvasarts.org.

Sons of Norway annual membership dinner, 6 p.m., Baranof Hotel, Treadwell Banquet Room. With social hour at 5 p.m. $25. Details: www.sofn.com.

Juneau Dance Unlimited open house and annual meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., JDU studio, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202. Business meeting at 6 p.m., followed by open house. Featuring studio tours, opportunity to meet instructors, short performance, appetizers, non-alcoholic beverages and door prizes. Public invited. Details: 463-5327 or www.juneaudance.com.

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.

"Blue Skies" ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. With local instructors Dan and Lorinda Kassner teaching waltz at 7:30 p.m. $5. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Sunday, Oct. 12

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.

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.

Antiques and collectibles fair, noon, Nugget Mall. Now accepting registrations for this fair and the holiday arts and crafts fairs Nov. 8-9 and 22-23. Details: Bea, 789-4439.

"Winterizing Your Lawn" clinic, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free.

World of Film Series: "The Golden Door" showing and potluck, 7 p.m., downtown library. Sicilian potluck at 7 p.m., film at 7:30 p.m. Details: 586-5249.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

"My Visit to Gaza" slideshow and lecture by Skip Schiel, 7-9 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Free. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice. Details: Sally, 586-8292.

Monday, Oct. 13

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5267.

"Introduction to Microsoft Access 2007" class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Affordable Housing Summit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. Open to the public. Sponsored by United Way and the city of Juneau's Affordable Housing Commission. Details: 463-5530 or www.unitedwayseak.org.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.



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