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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2007

Today, Nov. 8

Sound off on the important issues at

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.

World Art Market, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Mourant Building, Lake Room. Sponsored by the Academic Exchange Office and Global Connections Club. Details: Marsha, 796-6455.

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.

"Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007" class, 5-7 p.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Parks and Recreation adult basketball managers meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. One representative must be present in order to receive a win, which will count toward final standings. Details: 586-5226.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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

"Emotional Freedom Technique" class with Mary Szczepanski, 6-8 p.m., Healing Touch Alaska office, 9000 Glacier Highway No. 302. Details: 790-2402.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or

Christmas tag workshop with Gina Shirey-Potts, 6:30-8 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $17. Details: Carrie, 523-1774.

Caregiver Education Series: "Legal Issues and Caregiving" with attorney Holly Handler, 7-8 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. Details: Mary Lou or Jim, 463-6177.

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

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. 9

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. 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.

"AFA Fishing Cooperatives" presentation by Joseph M. Sullivan, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau Student Symphonies rehearsal, 6-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Rick, 723-3564 or

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

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

Ironweed Documentary Film Series: "Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea" presentation, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Jonas, 586-5267.

Teton Gravity Research's "Lost and Found" ski film showing, 7 and 9 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets at $10 at Hearthside Books or $12 at the door. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center. Details: Bill, 586-5699.

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. 10

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

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Cornerstone, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Sponsored by Juneau Youth Services. Details: Brad, 523-6549.

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.

Coffee & Collections Series: "U.S. Bureau of Mines - Assay Lab" with Addison Field, 10 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

International Music Day celebration for kids, 10 and 11 a.m., 8505 Old Dairy Road. With Douglas DeSilva, of New York. For 2- to 6-year-olds and their families. Free. Donations to AWARE encouraged. Sponsored by Juneau Urgent and Family Care. Details: 790-4111.

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.

Sons of Norway holiday bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Featuring Scandinavian baked goods, sandwiches, soup, fruit cups, waffles, etc. Dale Wygant will play songs on his accordion. Details: Barbara, 790-3038.

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.

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

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.

High Tea for Hospice, 2 p.m., Mountain View Senior Center, 12th and Egan. Featuring a fashion show of handmade items, silent auction and door prizes. Details: Cindy, 789-2331 or

Teen gaming night, 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: Amelia, 586-5383.

Commemoration ceremony in memory of Baha'is who suffered and gave their lives, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Glacier Room 221. Details: Mansour, 723-3952.

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


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