Around town

Posted: Monday, January 03, 2000

Monday, Jan. 3

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library and Mendenhall Valley library. Also, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Douglas Indian Association Tribal Council elections, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 1112 3rd St., Douglas. If you need transportation, call 364-3567.

Senior exercise classes, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Northern Light United Church. Call Grace, 789-5453.

Millennium Committee meeting, noon, Chamber of Commerce conference room in the Juneau Empire building.

Taku Toastmasters, noon, 5th floor of Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. Call Peter, 463-6339.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot; additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Andrew Hope Bldg., 320 Willoughby Ave. New members and visiting Alaska Natives are welcome. Call Elizabeth at 790-2560.

Juneau T&H Community Council bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

Valley Toastmasters, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant, Juneau Airport. Weekly breakfast meeting.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Life Ring: support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, 5th and Gold. All women welcome, lunch provided. Call Kathee at 364-2131.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 106. Call Colena, 586-1203.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. To reserve a spot, call the center at 586-5718. Additional spaces will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. ``How to start from nowhere - Introduction.'' Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6-9 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Centennial Hall policies discussed.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058.

``The Calendar and Time: What did the night sky look like in the year zero?'' 7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. A program for an audience of 4- or 5-year-olds.

Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., SEARHC Board Room. For patients living with the diagnosis of cancer and their loved ones. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness foundation. Call Carole at 789-3345.

Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Station Juneau, upper meeting room. Call 321-2061.

Alaska Native Brotherhood bingo, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Wednesday, Jan. 5

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room. Call Win at 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Backroom. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Wednesday adult hike, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 28 mile Glacier Highway. Hike to Herbert Glacier, an easy, 9-mile round trip with a 50foot elevation gain. Limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. No dogs or firearms, please. Wear waterproof hiking boots and bring plenty of food and water. Call 586-5226 after 4:30 p.m. for recording of details.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

Cornerstone Home Health free blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Call Teresa at 586-6838.

Mayor's Y2K Task Force meeting, noon, downtown library conference room. The Social Safety Net subcommittee invites participation..

Juneau Assembly work session,5-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Discussion of tourism revenue, tonnage fees and a draft ordinance for a cruise ship passenger fee. Broadcast live on Cable Channel 4.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a place. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Juneau Housing Trust meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Call 364-3573 for an agenda.

Free step aerobics classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.

World Readers Club, 7-8 p.m., downtown public library. Subject is Antarctica. Nina Rajala shares stories of her recent visit there. Call 586-5249.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.

``What did the night sky look like in the Year Zero?'' 8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium.

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