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Posted: Friday, December 19, 2003

Friday, Dec. 19

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Board of Education High School Project Team meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall.

Seasonal and holiday music organ concert by J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

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

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

Helicopter Tour of Valley Christmas Lights, sponsored by Coastal Helicopters and Mendenhall Flying Lions Club, 4:30-7:30 p.m., north wing of Juneau Airport terminal. First come, first serve basis, and no prior reservations. Details: Neil, 789-9179 or 723-9168.

Live piano music with Tom Locher, 6-9 p.m., Chinook's Restaurant in the Goldbelt Hotel.

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

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Christmas Turkey Shoot, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Juneau Gun Club, Montana Creek road. Events include a bubble shoot, card shoot and Trap and Annie Oakley. Details: 789-9844.

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Kids Day at the Glacier "Incredible Edible Ice" by Forest Service Naturalist Michelle Warrenchuk, 11 a.m.-noon, covered viewing area in the first parking lot of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

4th Annual Christmas Open House, 1-3 p.m., Auke Bay Fire Station, 11900 Glacier Highway. Cookies, juice, story reading by firefighters and Santa Clause arrival at 2 p.m. Details: 789-0124.

Mendenhall Glacier winter fund-raiser for the Glory Hole, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. View some classic 16 mm films for the young at heart and young in age. Admission is a donation of non perishable food items or suggested donation of $1 per person and $3 per family. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Outdoor Tree-Lighting Ceremony, 3-4:30 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Ceremony will signify the start of the annual Snowflake Festival, Dec. 20-Jan. 4. Details: 789-7388.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m. every Saturday, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Live piano music with Tom Locher, featuring Wayne Norlund on saxophone, 6-9 p.m., Chinook's Restaurant in the Goldbelt Hotel.

Monday, Dec. 22

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Toddler Time at the Mendenhall Valley library starts at 11 a.m. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Tuesday, Dec. 23

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. All women are invited to learn new skills, discover interests and meet other women. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 364-2131 or Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

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