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Posted: Friday, October 12, 2007

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Blood Bank blood drive, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Federal Building, 709 W. 9th St. Details: Carl, 463-2284.

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.

Subdivision Review Committee meeting, noon, Marine View Building, fourth floor conference room. Topic is Heritage Hills Cottage Housing Development. Details: Greg, 586-0761.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Gastineau Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

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

"The Breast Cancer Diaries" Ironweed documentary film series, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.

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

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.

Dance, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. With dance lesson and DJ music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and Salsa Borealis from 9 p.m. to midnight. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Saturday, Oct. 13

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.

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.

Reverse knitting class, 10 a.m.-noon, The Canvas Art Studio, 213 Third St., at REACH downtown. Bring size No. 3, 4 or 5 needles and two colors of knitting worsted weight smooth yarn. $20. Details: 586-1750.

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

"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.

"Fire truck! Fire stories! Fire gear!" presentation, 1 p.m., Douglas library. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.

Ikebana Study Group, 2-4 p.m., The Canvas Art Studio, 213 Third St., at REACH downtown. $15. Details: 586-1750.

"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.

Filipino American Association scholarship fundraising dinner and dessert auction, 5-7 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center. Details: Ben, 723-7055.

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

Barn dance, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Contra Dancers. $8 public, $7 members of Alaska Folk Festival or Juneau International Fold Dancers, $5 students and seniors. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Tongass National Forest 100th birthday party, 8 p.m.-midnight, Hangar Ballroom. $5. With live music, door prizes and pint of beer. Must be 21 or over. Details: SEACC, 586-6942 or emily@seacc.org.

Sunday, Oct. 14

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

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.

Photo workshop with Robert Armstrong and Jeff Gnass, 1-3:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640.

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.

Monday, Oct. 15

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

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

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.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Introduction to Microsoft Excel" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Youth Services regular board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Youth Services Administration Building, 2075 Jordan Ave., board room. Details: Katie, 523-6525.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Douglas Methodist Church. Details: 789-8884.

Breastfeeding success, newborn care and infant car seat safety class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. All expectant parents welcome. Details: 796-8422.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting and potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featuring officer nominations.



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