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Posted: Friday, November 06, 2009

Today, Nov. 6

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.

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.

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.

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

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

Saturday, Nov. 7

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

"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.

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

Taproot Yoga, instructor Christin Gelinas is inviting everyone to join her yoga practices in the valley this fall. Students receive a discounted $10 drop-in rate for all classes with a valid student ID. Classes are Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. for hatha yoga, level one, and Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., all levels. Go to www.taproot-yoga.com/schedule.php for more information.

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.

Sunday, Nov. 8

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

Book and Bake Sale, 2-4 p.m., 8825 Mallard Street behind Nugget Mall. The Valley Youth Club is having a Book and Bake Sale to help raise money to keep the club open. They are accepting book donations. Details: Taralee Ellis, 790-4535.

Monday, Nov. 9

Alaska Bikers Advocating Training and Education membership meeting, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: Dan, 321-2313.

Armoured sword fighting by Karl Marx, 6-8 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Cost: $44. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Toddlertime, 10 a.m., downtown library. At 11 a.m. at the Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Bartlett Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Playtime for toddlers and support group for parents. No need to register. Details: 796-8975.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

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

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital classrooms, Robert F. Valliant Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

Prenatal Yoga class, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. This ongoing class encourages gentle exercise and stretching for the pregnant woman. Details: 586-1203.

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

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Sewing circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, 6-7 p.m., ages 8-12, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. See the special show on the last Tuesday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 5 p.m.

Stitch 'N Knit, 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

New Parents Group, 1-2:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. All welcome. Bring your baby to meet other new parents. Details: 586-1203.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Mount Juneau-Gastineaux Lodge 21 Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska monthly business meeting, 7 p.m., 9315 Glacier Highway. Details: Jeff, 463-1532.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 1-6:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Judo - the gentle way by Jay Watts, age 13 and up, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5. Uniform is recommended. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Fencing by Beth Peluso, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Cost: $80. Students provide fencing equipment. Details or to register: 780-2075.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: hotline, 586-0428.

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

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

Thursday, Nov. 12

Lifeguard class, Mandatory Pre-Course Session, 6:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Pool. You only need to attend and pass one. The pre-course consists of a 300 yrd swim (100 freestyle, 100 Breast Stroke, 100 either Free or Breast), and 10lb brick retrieval from deep water and swim it 20 yrds. Participants must be 15 years old before the end of the course and mus successfully complete the Pre-Course in order to take the lifeguard class. Cost: Registration fee payable to CBJ, $52.50, Materials and Certification fee payable to Red Cross, $42.99. Details: Augustus Brown Pool, 586-5325.

Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3245 Hospital Drive, first floor. Free nutrition services for income-eligible women who are pregnant, breast-feeding or just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099.

Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym, Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Yoga class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Taproot Yoga, 2211 Dunn St. Drop-in, $15. Four-week session, $50. Details: Christin, 523-9848.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Toddler Time Group, 3-4:30 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Family Birth Center. All welcome. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out in our large activity room. Details: 586-1203.

"Breath and Stretch" yoga exercise group, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

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