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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2007

Today, Nov. 30

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"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.

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.

"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.

"Crafts & Coffee" sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday in December, Paradise Cafe, downtown. Contemporary crafts will be sold by the local craft team "The Craft Addicts." Featuring prints, boxes, cupcakes, artful coffee mugs, never-before-seen bookmarks, quilted cup cozies and beanies. Details: 500-9004.

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.

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.

International Smorgasbord dinner and auction fundraiser, 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Sponsored by the JDHS volleyball team, swim/dive team and choir. Details: Sandi, 523-1580.

"Holiday Scrapbook Layout" class with Amber Tingey, 5-6:30 p.m., 226 Seward St. Details: Anji, 780-5437.

Juneau Jumpers winter show, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. $5 adults, $3 students, $10 family. With dessert and gift auction before, during and after the show. Details: Lynn, 789-5060.

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

Juneau Symphony Showcase, 8 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. $12. Details: 586-4676 or www.juneausymphony.org.

Sunday, Dec. 2

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.

"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.

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.

Widowed Persons Program brunch, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

"Tai Chi for Health" group practice and demonstration, 1-2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Free. Details: taichi.jnu@gmail.com

November holiday shopping spree, 1-5 p.m., 4433 Windfall Ave., off Back Loop Road. Refreshments, door prizes and attic sale. Details: Cindy, 780-6028.

Skate-a-thon, 1:30-3:45 p.m., Treadwell Arena, Douglas. Featuring live emcees, costumes, skating and concessions. During the second hour, the club will accept pledges for jumps, spins and speed skating to be performed by coaches, figure and hockey skaters. Sponsored by the Juneau Skating Club. Details: 586-9115.

Juneau Symphony Showcase, 3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Lecture Hall. $12. Details: 586-4676 or www.juneausymphony.org.

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



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