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Posted: Friday, December 21, 2007

Today, Dec. 21

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

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.

Photos with Santa Claus, 4-8 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Details:586-4990

Christmas dinner, 6:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. With entertainment by Archie Cavanaugh as Elvis. Details: Walter or Linda,586-2049.

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. 22

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.

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.

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

Auke Bay Fire Station annual holiday open house, 1-3 p.m., Auke Bay Fire Station, 119900 Glacier Highway. For families to visit volunteer firefighters, do cookie decorating, read children's stories and meet Santa Claus. Details: 789-0124.

Yoga under the stars with Cynthia Pring-Ham, 6-7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: 523-1774 or ckaivalva@acsalaska.net.

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.

Five Finger Chamber Music concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Featuring San Francisco Symphony artists Steve Paulson and Gretchen Klein. With local pianist, Mary Watson. Tickets are $40, available at Hearthside Books or door. Concert to benefit Five Finger Lighthouse. Details: 364-3632 or 209-4280.

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. With DJ music suitable for ballroom and Latin dances. Featuring Shane Wirtz teaching the electric slide. $5 admission, includes lesson. Sponsored by Juneau International Folkdancers. Details: Eric, 209-8367.

Sunday, Dec. 23

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.

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.

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

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

Adult open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. $4. Details: 523-1774.

Monday, Dec. 24

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

Toddler play group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For ages 10 months to 3 years. Details: 796-8422.

Juneau Lions Club meeting, noon every Monday, Prospector Hotel.

Alzheimer's and dementia support group, noon-1:30 p.m., Wildflower Court. Details: Suzan, 586-6044.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Room 312. Details: 463-4765.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Steve, 586-1053.

Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen,463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 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.; Lego robotics 4-5 p.m.; Keystone Club 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Christmas Eve celebration, 3:30 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Featuring ornament decorating for kids at 3:30 p.m., holiday music by Thrushill Music School and Ann Boochever at 4:30 p.m., traditional torchlight parade on Hooter at 5:15 p.m. and a kids' torchlight parade on Platter Pole at 5:45 p.m. Santa arrives by sled at 6 p.m. Call to register with the Eaglecrest Elves. Details: 790-2000 ext. 211.



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