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Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009

Today, Nov. 27

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.

Drop 'N Shop and gift wrap, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School auxilary gym. Supervised TMHS cheerleaders will provide child care, light snacks, fun for kids of all ages and gift wrapping services. By donation, $10 per hour. Details: Julie, 957-0380.

Douglas Community Tree Lighting, 6 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 3rd Street, outside church. Bring a flashlight and please leave dogs at home Details: Susanne Williams, 364-2243.

Skate With Santa & His Merry Elves, 7:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Free to children 12 years and under. Wear holiday garb! Details: Susanne Williams, 364-2243.

Saturday, Nov. 28

"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.

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.

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

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

Home Depot energy workshop: "Check and Install Water Heaters," 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Sunday, Nov. 29

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.

Vinyasa Yoga Class, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Family Health and Birth Center. $10, Yoga for 'every-body': a gentle stretch to open up your day. Details: 586-1203.

"Small Bath Updates" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Monday, Nov. 30

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

HomeChoice eight-hour home-buying seminar, 6-10 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, 2800 Postal Way, Community Room. First session of two. Sponsored by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Register by calling or visiting www.ahfc.us. Details: Samantha, 800-459-2921.

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, Dec. 1

Erin and Hig McKittrick book signing and presenting their journey, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. The two traveled from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, the couple encountered pelting rains, ferocious winds, blizzards, and bears, as well as with the tiny communities that dot this wild region. Details: Chris Martin, 586-6942 or chris@seacc.org.

World AIDS Day event: Candlelight vigil, 6:30 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

Downtown parking management public meeting, 6:15-7:15 pm., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: www.juneau.org/cddftp.

World AIDS Day event: Red Ribbon distribution, 10 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast campus. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

Planetarium show, 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Marie Drake Planetarium. Free. Make the stars shine. Everyone welcome. Details: mariedrakeplanetarium.com or 586-1517, after 6 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 2

World AIDS Day event: "Life Support" film showing, 8 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

Raincountry Flyfishers Special Meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Library. The Raincountry Flyfishers will sponsor a showing of an excellent DVD entitled DRIFT. This exceptionally filmed and narrated DVD covers fly fishing in several exotic locations around the world. Everyone is welcome to this special event. Details: Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

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, Dec. 3

World AIDS Day event: 20-minute HIV testing, 1 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast campus. Details: www.alaskanaids.org.

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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