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Posted: Friday, December 18, 2009

Today, Dec. 18

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

Juneau School District Indian Studies Program Board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Breakwater Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Sally, 523-1737.

Special theatre organ and The Reindeer Band concert, noon, State Office Building. Featuring a variety of holiday and Christmas music. With J. Allan MacKinnon on the Kimball Theatre Organ.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Gift wrap fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program, noon-7 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Centers' Advisory Board. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Helping Hands Christmas wrapping, 1-7 p.m., Fred Meyers. Details: Karen, 209-2520.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

Christmas Lights Flights, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Juneau International Airport, Gate 1. Annual helicopter flights to see Christmas lights of the Mendenhall Valley. $30. Proceeds to benefit Children's Tumor Foundation and the Lions Sight Projects. Details: 789-5600.

Santa on the Fire Truck, 6 p.m., starting at Mount Roberts Tramway, up South Franklin to the Governor's Mansion, down 12th Street, down old Glacier Highway, over the bridge to Cordova heights and onto Douglas. Arriving in Douglas around 8:45 p.m. Details: 586-0262.

Kids night archery shoot, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Hunter Education Facility, 5670 Montana Creek Road. Three one-hour sessions at $1 per session per child. With certified instructors. Bows and arrows included. Sponsored by the Juneau Archery Club. Details: Amy, 957-1985.

Trail Mix annual business meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. To include presentation by Juneau naturalist Richard Carstensen and slideshow of past year's projects. Details: info@juneautrails.org or 790-6406.

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

5th annual Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV. Details: Lynda, 789-9028.

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: Lee Ann, 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.

Opera To Go's one-act operas by Michel Chordas: "The Last Leaf" and "The Gift of the Magi," 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students. Details: 586-2255.

Saturday, Dec. 19

Winter arts and crafts fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mendenhall Mall.

HomeChoice home-buying seminar, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Riverbend Apartments, Community Room, 2800 Postal Way. Free eight-hour homebuyer education seminar offered by Alaska Housing Finance Corp. Details: 800-459-2921 or www.ahfc.us.

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: 463-1224.

"Interior Paint" workshop, 10 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

"Staying Alive" Al-Anon Family Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Resurrection Lutheran Church library. Free childcare provided. Details: Erika, 463-2613 or Laura, 463-4440.

"Tiling Floors and Walls" workshop, 11 a.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

Winter Family Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Activites and crafts for ages 4 to 10 and their families. Become a Junior Snow Ranger. Details: 789-0097.

Gift wrap fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program, noon-7 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Senior Centers' Advisory Board. Details: Lee Ann, 463-6175.

"Around the World in 9 Holes" miniature golf, noon-9 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Local artist created miniature golf holes to raise money for the JACC. Available Dec. 19 to 30. $5 per round, $50 for party up to 15 people, $25 for party "bunker," $100 per hour for private party. Details: 586-2787 or www.jahc.org.

"Learn How to Install Crown Moulding" workshop, 1 p.m., Home Depot. Free. Details: 463-5034.

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

Helping Hands Christmas wrapping, 5-7 p.m., Fred Meyers. Details: Karen, 209-2520.

5th annual Live Nativity, 6:30-8 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway, across from DMV. Details: Lynda, 789-9028.

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.

"Grumpsicle," 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. The Juneau Youth Symphony, under the direction of Guo Hua Xia, will perform from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets, $9 for all ages, available at Hearthside books, from participating dancers or at the door.

Performance by Yees Ku Oo at the Hoops for Charity Basketball Tournament, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. Details: Cliff, 523-1971.

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

Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. DJ music suitable for popular ballroom and Latin dances. Lesson with Bat Belec at 7:30 p.m. $5 includes free lesson. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric 209-8367.

Opera To Go's one-act operas by Michel Chordas: "The Last Leaf" and "The Gift of the Magi," 8 p.m., Thunder Mountain High School. $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students. Details: 586-2255.

• 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 or submitted at calendar.juneauempire.com. The deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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