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Posted: Friday, November 06, 2009

Today, Nov. 6

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-0434.

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: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar series, 3:30-5 p.m., 17101 Point Lena Loop Road. Rampant drift in the endangered tidewater goby. Details: Tyler, 796-5441.

Hunter Information and Training Basic Course, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. $10 course fee. The course includes instruction on firearms safety and handling, wildlife conservation and management, game laws and regulations, and hunter ethics and responsibility. Study modules must be completed prior to the start of the course and brought to the class.

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 Series: "Where Cold is Hot: A Murrelet's Eye View of Glacier Bay" by Matt Kirchhoff, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. 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.

Juneau Lyric Opera's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," 7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. $20 adults, $15 students and senior, $10 children ages 10 and under. Buy tickets at www.juneauopera.org, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council or at Hearthside Books.

Saturday, Nov. 7

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8 a.m., 5th and Main corner. GARAGE SALE, raising funds for upcoming trip to Chicago to attend sistersingers Choral Festival - all weather inside sale. Lots of houses, lots of variety. Details: Christina, 463-3442.

Basic hunter information and training course, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. $10. Course includes instruction on firearms safety and handling, wildlife conservation and management, game laws and regulations, and hunter ethics and responsibility. Study modules must be completed prior to the start of the course and brought to the class.

K3 used record, CD and video sale, 9 a.m.-noon, KTOO Studio, 360 Egan Drive, conference room. Clear your closet and shelves and donate their excess LPs, CDs and videos to the semi-annual sale. Details: Jeff, 463-6425.

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.-2:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Baked goods, many crafts, holiday decor and attic treasures. Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Details: 586-3131 or 586-9562.

Valley Youth Club book and bake sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 8825 Mallard St., behind Nugget Mall. To help raise money to keep the club open. The club also is accepting book donations. Details: Taralee, 790-4535.

"Repairing Drywall" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 463-1224.

Classic Tibetan text "37 Practices of a Bodhisattva" taught by Khentrul Rinpoche, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Vocational Training Center. Sponsored by Katog Choling Inc. Details: Peggy, 723-7062 or emagecko@yahoo.com.

56th annual Ski Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. $2, ages 12 and under free. With door prize of a season's pass donated by Eaglecrest Ski Area.

"Leave No Trace Certification" workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SAGA's Eagle Valley Center, 24600 Amalga Harbor Road. Leave No Trace is an national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impacts when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike, hunt, paddle, ride horses, fish, ski or climb. Free. Details: 789-7035 or adventure@servealaska.org.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Coffee & Collections Series: "Perspectives from the USS Juneau," 10:30 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Commander Kyle Kaker will share his impressions of Juneau during his visit on July 4, 1976, for our country's bicentennial celebration. Details: Alysia Mclain, 586-3572.

Mandatory pre-course session for lifeguard class, 10:30 a.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Participants must be 15 years old before the end of the course and must successfully complete the pre-course session. Registration fee payable to the city of Juneau is $52.50. Materials and certification fee payable to Red Cross is $42.99. Details: 586-5325.

"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.

"Laminate Flooring" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

American Diabetes Association barbecue and auction fundraiser, noon, G.W. Teals. Silent auction starts at 4 p.m., live auction runs 6-9 p.m. Smoked ribs and fixings for $15 donation per plate. Sponsored by the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club. Call or e-mail to make a donation. Details: www.mendenhallflyinglions.org, mflc@mendenhallflyinglions.org or Neil, 723-9168 or Chris, 723-7017.

"Explore with Paint and Color" kids art workshop with Dan Fruits, Jane Stokes, Jim Heumann, Barbara Craver and Cristine Crooks, noon-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-22901.

Home Depot energy workshop: "Installing Insulation," 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Juneau Dance Unlimited used dance gear sale, 2:30-4:30 p.m., JDU, 8420 Airport Blvd., Suite 202.

Slow Food Southeast meeting, 3-5 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Organization that promotes the value of sitting down to a dinner of freshly harvested, hopefully local, delicious food with friends and family. Details: Nancy, 586-8282.

Flag Football, 4 p.m. every Saturday, turf field near Juneau-Douglas High School. Free. For youth of all ages. Details: 586-2635.

Special Olympics spaghetti feed and dessert auction fundraiser, 4:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Tickets: $10 per person, $25 per family of two adults and two small children. Tickets may be purchased from a volunteer or at door. Details: Chris, 500-2611.

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.

Juneau Lyric Opera's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," 7:30 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auditorium. $20 adults, $15 students and senior, $10 children ages 10 and under. Buy tickets at www.juneauopera.org, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council or at Hearthside Books.

"Pink Tie" benefit fundraiser for Cancer Connection, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Must be 21 or older. Wear something pink and swanky. With music by Thunder Mountain Big Band and Brave Monkey. Refreshments provided by Alaskan Brewing Co. and The Rendezvous. Details: meghan.grunow@juneauempire.com.

Gold Street Music featuring Yukon country singer Art Johns, 7:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th Street and Glacier Avenue. With Juneau's Kray Van Kirk, Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger. $5 at the door. Details: Terry or Frederick, 523-6999 or Elva, 463-5413.

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