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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007

Today, Dec. 13

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Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

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

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., Juneau-Douglas High School Room 206. Details: Lara, 523-1702.

Solid Waste Subcommittee meeting, 5 p.m., Southeast Waffle Co., 11806 Glacier Highway, Unit 1F. Details: Bob, 789-1897.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall conference room.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 100 monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: John, 586-4409.

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.

Widowed Persons Program Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., Fireweed Place, parlor. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.

Childbirth preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Robert F. Valliant Center classroom. Six-week series Nov. 1-Dec. 13. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau-Douglas High School orchestras holiday concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. With Julia Bastuscheck conducting.

"Unraveling the Elusive Kittlitz's Murrelet" presentation by Michelle Kissling, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building, Room 221. Sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society. Details: 321-4739.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, Dec. 14

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

Holiday 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.

"Impacts of Fishery Policy on the U.S. Coast Guard" seminar by Capt. M.B. Cerne, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building, Room 221. Details: Louisa, 796-6441.

Juneau-Douglas High School choirs holiday concert, 6:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free. Directed by Richard Moore.

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

Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV in the Mendenhall Valley. Refreshments provided. Details: 790-4267.

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.

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. 15

Lifeguard training class, 8:30 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.

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.

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" 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.

Photos with Santa Claus, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Details: 586-4990

Holiday cracker making, 3-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Make a holiday cracker, a tube wrapped in shiny paper and ribbons, filled with confetti. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. $6.28 youth, $8.38 adults. Details: 586-3572.

Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV in the Mendenhall Valley. Refreshments provided. Details: 790-4267.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir "Songs of the Season" concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets $10, $20 per family, at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: Heather, 790-3310.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. They also can be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive or faxed to 586-3028. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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