Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2007


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Mandatory pre-course session for those interested in taking a lifeguard training class, 5:30 a.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Participants must be 15 years old and able to pass a swim test prior to enrolling. $52.50 registration, plus $42.99 materials and certification. Details: 586-5325.

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

Alaska Health Fair, 7:30 a.m.-noon, University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building Lake Room, off the cafeteria.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m., 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., Goldbelt Hotel restaurant. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

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.

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

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

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m., 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.

Juneau Democrats' monthly meeting, 5:15 p.m., IBEW Hall, 811 W, 12th St. Topics under discussion include event planning, central committee meeting planning and the 2008 election year. 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.

"Identity Theft: Learn to Protect Yourself" with guest speakers from the FBI, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Sheffield Ballroom. Beverages and snacks. Free. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Investments. Details: John, 523-4989.

Showing of Warren Miller's film "Playground," 5:45 and 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $8. Sponsored by the Eaglecrest Snowsports School. Details: 790-2000.

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

"Underage Drinking Prevention" presentation fundraiser with motivational speaker Joe Tompkins, 6:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $28 adults, $18 students. Funds go to the Juneau Tennis Association. Details: Vicki, 465-1251 or

Caregiver Education Series: "Diabetes Police: Good Cop or Bad Cop" by Colleen McNulty, 7 p.m., Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Details: Jim, 463-6177.

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

Contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. With live music by Jerry Fiscus and Friends and dance caller Odette Foster. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. $3 donation. Details: David, 321-3109.

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

Friday, Nov. 2

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., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m., 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.

"Implementation of Ecosystems Management in U.S. Waters Off Alaska" by Dave Witherell and Diana Evans, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau Shambhala Center open house, 6 p.m., Emporium Mall, second floor. Event includes refreshments, Tibetan Buddhist Thangkas and a short talk on meditation practice. Details: Roman, 586-1994.

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

Bra-Dazzler auction and wine tasting, 7 p.m., Friends of Alaska State Museum Gallery, 124 Seward St. Tickets available at the gallery or by calling. Details: Nicki, 957-0381.

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

First Friday Literary, 7 p.m., downtown library. Nora and Richard Dauenhauer, Ernestine Hayes and Andrew Hope III will share their readings. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

"The Soul Cages" with storyteller Brett Dillingham and bassist Adrian Minne, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center. Sponsored by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-2787 or

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, Nov. 3

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool garage and bake sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Chapel by the Lake, Smith Hall. Details: Kristie, 790-3592.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m. every Saturday, Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. Pedometers, water and snacks are available for club members. Free membership. Details: Christy, 364-4457 or

Community work service project, 9 a.m., 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 up to 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.

Holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. Ninth St. Featuring crafts, baked goods, gifts from around the world, attic treasures and lunch of homemade soups, breads and pies served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 586-9562 or 586-3132.

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.

Annual ski sale fundraiser, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Juneau Ski Patrol and Juneau Ski Club. Details: Sean, 789-1224.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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