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Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2007

Today

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

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m., 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.

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.

Task force exploring activities money, 5-6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Room 214. To address accessibility and affordability of school sports and activities. Details: Andi, 789-4292.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 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.

Lifeguard training class, 5:45-8:45 p.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.

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

"Quit Smoking with EFT" class in celebration of the Great American Smoke-out, 6-8 p.m., Healing Touch Alaska, 9000 Glacier Highway, Room 302. Details: Mary, 790-2402.

Holiday program, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Sponsored by Widowed Persons Program of Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: 586-6424 or suen@gci.net.

Widowed persons holiday program, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Designed to help family members navigate the holiday season following the death of a loved one. Sponsored by the Widowed Persons Program. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or suen@gci.net.

"The Process for Permitting Mine Projects in Alaska" workshop, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. For the public to learn and ask questions of state and federal agency representatives. Details: Andrea, (907) 269-0899 or www.dnr.state.ak.us/mlw/mining/largemine/.

National Family Caregiver Education Series: "Alzheimer's and Supporting the Caregiver" with geriatric nurse Merritt Andruss, 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.

Community management meeting on grief and suicide, 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Sponsored by the Juneau School District. Details: Doug, 523-1760.

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. 16

"Working Well in Alaska" employee wellness training, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Details: Bradelle Padon, 364-4404.

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.

"Sport Fisheries Research and Management in Alaska" seminar by Doug Vincent-Lang, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Pizza and shelf-reading party, 5:30-7:30 p.m., downtown library. Join the Juneau Public Libraries in putting books in order while eating free pizza. Children under the age of 12 are not encouraged to attend. To participate, sign the clipboard at the downtown library circulation desk or call and leave a message with your name and number. Details: 586-0446.

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

Cribbage, 7 p.m., 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., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Misery is Optional" Al-Anon meeting, 7-8 p.m., call for location. Details: Toni, 209-8664.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Montessori fundraising garage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School commons. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Friends of Montessori. Details: Cindy, 780-6028.

"Power of Change!" workshop on taking charge of menopause, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. $89. Details: 586-9868.

Keep the Pace walking club, 8:45 a.m., Nugget Mall entrance closest to JoAnn's. 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., 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, 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.

Juneau Senior Center holiday bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 895 W. 12th St. Featuring Heather's hot chili, banana bread, handmade crafts, Mary Kay products, fine china and crystal, handmade wooden toys, knit and crochet work, original art, photos, jewelry and more. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

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.

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

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

Nonfasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free. Sponsored by Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 796-8900.

Pony rides, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swampy Acres indoor riding area. Snow or shine. Dress in layers. $2 for one round, $5 for three rounds. Details: 789-7253.

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.

"Holiday Stress Busters!" workshop on getting the most of your holiday with less stress, 1:15-4:15 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. $69. Details: 586-9868.



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