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Posted: Friday, December 07, 2007

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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.

"Music of Bach and Mozart for the Holiday Season" performance by the Juneau Bach Society, 3 and 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets $12, $10 students and seniors, at Hearthside Books.

Seminar by Julie Nielsen, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: 796-6441.

"Crafts & Coffee" event, 4:30 p.m., 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.

"Rip Some Lips" book signing with J. Kevin Curry, 4:30-7 p.m., Rainy Day Books, 113 N. Seward St. Featuring a live model window display by Perseverance Theatre to promote upcoming production of "Black Comedy." Details: Don, 463-2665.

Native Arts and Craft Fair, 4:30-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Jazz and Classics open house, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Arts and Culture Center, 350 Whittier St., former National Guard Armory. With performance by the Juneau String Ensemble. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

Gallery walk book signings authors M.J. Kirchhoff and Ernestine Hayes, 5-9 p.m., Hearthside Books. Kirchhoff will sign "Jack Dalton: Alaska Pathfinder." Hayes will sign "Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir." Details: 789-2605.

Spaghetti feed silent auction fundraiser for Sean Cropley, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Details: 463-5526.

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

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

First Friday Literary: Celebrate Winter, 7 p.m., downtown Library. Holiday literary. Bring your writing, poems or readings to share. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Singing Christmas Tree, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Free. Details: Barbara, 789-2176.

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.

Moonlight open swim, 8:15-10:15 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. $4.75 adults, $2.75 youth, $2 seniors. Details: 586-5325.

Saturday, Dec. 8

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.

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.

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.

"Crafts & Coffee" event, 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.

Profile portraits event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. $5 per portrait. Details: 586-3572.

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.

Pet photos with Santa Claus, noon-4 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. $10. Please bring your clean pet on leash or in a suitable pet carrier. Details: Pat, 789-2979.

Native Arts and Craft Fair, 1-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main streets. Details: 586-3572.

Star Wars fan costume group bell ringing for the Salvation Army, 3-6 p.m., Wal-Mart. Three members of the 501st Legion will ring the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army. Details: 586-2136.

Disco skate, 6:30-8 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. $4 adults, $3 youth, $2 skate rental. Details: 586-0410 or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

Family karaoke, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sweet Dream Teas and Anime, 8585 Old Dairy Road, in the same building as the Canton House. Details: 789-4401.

World of Film Musical Series, 7 p.m., downtown Library. Details: Carol,586-0434.

Singing Christmas Tree, 7 p.m., Juneau Christian Center. Free. Details: Barbara, 789-2176.

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 Pride Chorus 10th Anniversary Concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Christina, 463-3442.

Winter Ball, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, with fox trot lesson at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Theme is "Crystal Elegance." $10 general, $5 students. Formal attire encouraged. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Sunday, Dec. 9

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.

Photoshop basics class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The Creating Place, 226 Seward St. Learn the basics of graphic design and photo editing. Computer available. Advance registration required. Details: Anji, 780-5437.

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.



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