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Posted: Friday, November 16, 2007

Friday, Nov. 16

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"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. 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.

"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. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Northern Lights Junior Theatre's "Bye Bye Birdie" performance,7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

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. 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. 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 christy.wallace@searhc.org.

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.

National Survivors of Suicide Day satellite broadcast conference, 9-10:30 a.m., SEARHC board room, 3245 Hospital Drive, second floor. Sponsored by the Office of Prevention and Early Intervention Services Division of Behavioral Health. Details: James, 465-8536.

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.

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 childcare 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.

Operation Christmas Child, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Drop off shoe box gifts for children overseas. Details: Andi, 789-4292.

Northern Lights Junior Theatre's "Bye Bye Birdie" performance,2 and 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Bluegrass gala and auction, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Train Mix. $35 Trail Mix members, $40 nonmembers, $16 children under 12. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 790-6406.

World of Film Series and potluck: Caribbean, 7 p.m., downtown library.

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

Sunday, Nov. 18

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

Knight's of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Operation Christmas Child, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Drop off shoe box gifts for children overseas. Details: Andi, 789-4292.

Hospice and Home Care of Juneau Remembrance Gathering, 2:30 p.m., The Bridge Adult Day Center, 1803 Glacier Highway. With refreshments, live music and conversations. Ceremony at 3 p.m. Details: Jean, 463-6134 or jean.jasmine@ccsjuneau.org.

Narcotics Anonymous "Sunday New Beginnings" group, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center, 3240 Hospital Drive, behind Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 790-4567.

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Nov. 19

Operation Christmas Child, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Last day to drop off shoe box gifts for children overseas. Details: Andi, 789-4292.

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

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Mendenhall Valley library Toddler Time is at 11 a.m.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details:463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen,463-6175.



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