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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2007

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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.

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.

Task Force Exploring Activities Money meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., Harborview Elementary School library. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

"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. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

Trail Mix annual meeting, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Dessert and coffee provided. Featuring board of director elections, special guests from Juneau Mountain Rescue, door prizes and a raffle. Details: 790-6406.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizens Advisory Group meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Public is welcome. Seats are available for membership. Details: 465-4359.

National Family Caregiver Education Series: "How Hospice and Home Care Can Help" with Sara Chambers, 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.

English country dance workshop, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Live music with Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

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. 30

"Creativity: An Unexpected Business Tool" workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Silverbow Inn and Bakery. Details: Karen, 463-3789.

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.

"Little Elves" gift-making activities, noon-5 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center, 350 Whittier St., Suite 101. For kids 3-10 years old. $10. Details: Joy, 789-1235.

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.

Seminar by Steven K. Davis, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

"Issues the United States Downplays at Its Peril," presentation by Peter White, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: hamoe@gci.net.

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.

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, Dec. 1

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.

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.

Lifeguard training class, 9 a.m.-noon, 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.

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

"A Musical Christmas Bazaar" fundraiser, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, corner of Third and E streets. Collectibles, attic treasures, arts and crafts, homemade baked goods, Christmas cookies, soup, etc. Details: 364-2408 or Beth, 209-3502.

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.

Coffee & Collections Series: "An In-depth Look at Halibut Hooks" with local Native artist Donald Gregory, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

"Little Elves" gift-making activities, 10 a.m.-noon, Juneau Arts and Culture Center, 350 Whittier St., Suite 101. For kids 3-10 years old. $10. Details: Joy, 789-1235.

"Taming the Wild Horse of Mind" Buddhist teachings class, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Vocational Center, second floor. Suggested donation is $75 per day. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Details: Sudie, 321-8300.

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.

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.

Juneau Skating Club skate-a-thon, 1:30-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Featuring JSC skaters and coaches skating laps and demonstrating lap skills, music, live emcee, concessions and performances of jumps and spins by coaches and figure skaters. Details: Katie, 780-4432.



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