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Posted: Thursday, October 25, 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.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. 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.

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 E-mail for Beginners" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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.

"Quick and Easy Pumpkin Cards with Envelope and Gift Bag" class, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. $28. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

"Rats! In the Maritime Refuge of Alaska" presentation by Poppy Benson, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221-222. Details: 321-4739 or www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

Jim and Jean Strathdee congregational concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. $10 for adults, $7.50 for youth and seniors at Hearthside Books. Details: Debra, 789-3236.

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: Karen, 790-6406.

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Live music with Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. 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. 26

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.

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.

Steller Sea Lions and the Perfect Storm of Fisheries Management, Science, Policy, and Law by Michael LeVine (Oceana), 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Building, Rm 214. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Bring-your-own-pumpkin carving class, 4-7 p.m., The Canvas Art Studio, 213 Third St., at REACH downtown. Free. Details: 586-1750.

"Stepping into Your Light" energy healing self-balancing workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., 119 Seward St., Suite 1. $225. Details: www.alaskaholistic.com or 523-9355.

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

Alaska Youth Choir fall concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Free. Donations accepted. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

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.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Senior Health Fair, 8 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

"Felting Cushions" class, 9:30 a.m., The Canvas Art Studio, 213 Third St., at REACH downtown. Details: 586-1750.

"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" 1-mile/5K run fundraiser, 10 a.m., Sandy Beach. To celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Run in your Halloween costume or walk a mile in high heels. $20 adults, free for children 10 and under. Scholarships available. Details: AWARE, 586-6623.

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.

"Stepping into Your Light" energy healing self balancing workshop, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 119 Seward St., Suite 1. $225. Details: www.alaskaholistic.com or 523-9355.

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

October Pony Rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres indoor riding area. $2 for one round or $5 for three rounds. All horses will be in costume and proceeds fund all horse 4-H travel throughout the state and Canada.

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

Saturday kids program at the glacier, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 4-6. Details: 789-6640.

"Starter Strokes" kids painting class, 11 a.m.-noon, Floyd Dryden Middle School. $14. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

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.

Introduction to Precious Metal Clay, 1-4 p.m. or 2-5 p.m., The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Details: Anji, 780-5437.

"Slick Strokes" preteen-teen painting class, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $22. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

"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.

Family program with Don Sineti, 4 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Folksinger, songwriter and part time sea chantey man sings about his love for whales. Details: Carol, 586-0434 or carolr@juneau.lib.ak.us.



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