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Juneau Skating Club 11th annual Basic Skills Competition, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Figure skaters and skaters will compete in a variety of ice skating disciplines, including elements, freestyle, interpretive and other events. Skaters will have the opportunity to demonstrate both skating skill and artistic expression. There will also be an exhibition by higher-level skaters. Admission is free.

Open trap shooting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Trap Club, 1 Mile Montana Creek Road. The Juneau Trap Club is open to members and public trap shooting year-round. Loaner shotguns are available. Details: 789-9844.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park.

Weekly ukulele jam, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Prospector Hotel, TK McGuire’s Lounge. All ages and abilities welcome. Details: www.juneaujambusters.com

Widowed Persons Program brunch social, noon, Baranof Hotel. For widows/widowers. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or suen@gci.net or Sandy, 789-0355.

Juneau Board Game Club, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Community Room. Join fellow board game enthusiasts as we play longtime favorites and new games every month. Details: Corinne, juneauboardgameclub@yahoo.com.

Duplicate bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6174.

Science on Screen Free Talks & movie showings, 4 p.m., 7 p.m., Goldtown Theater. Free screenings of David Lynch’s film The Elephant Man with talk by Robin Walz at 6 p.m.

Archery shooting with the Juneau Archery Club, 6 p.m., 5670 Montana Creek Road. Bow rentals are available, suitable for ages 6 and older. Details: www.juneauarchery.com.

“New Beginnings” NA meeting, 7-8 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Public Health Center, conference room.

Sing Your Stress Away Karaoke, 9 p.m., Suite 907. For those 21 and up. Details: suite907.com.

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