Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2002


Americans with Disabilities Act Committee, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Friday, Jan. 4

Theatre Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building. Alice Branton, organist and former Juneau resident, will present a program of music on the Kimball Theatre organ.

"Intertidal Explorations," new Juneau Arts and Humanities Council exhibit and opening reception, 4:30-6 p.m., JAHC Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Collection of x-rays, photographs, cyanotypes and found objects by David Job. Show runs through Jan. 29.

Memorial service for Mel Flood, 5 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church on 10th and Glacier. A gathering to remember Flood will follow at the Hangar Ballroom from 6-8 p.m. Details: 586-HORN.

Alaska Native Brotherhood, Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 installation of officers and reception, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 West Willoughby Ave. Public welcome.

"Buddhism in the East - People and Temples," 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. First in the 2002 Fireside Program Series. Hosted by Linda Buckley.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Waste Management Inc. free Christmas tree chipping, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Capital Disposal Landfill, 5600 Tonsgard Court. Tree must be free of all decorations and nails. Food bank donations also accepted. Public is encouraged to bring cardboard, newspaper, glass and cans for recycling. Proceeds go to Red Cross. Details: 780-6888.

Juneau Singles Twelfth Night Party, 6 p.m., 8617 Marilyn Ave. Bring a potluck item and beverage for a celebration to end the Christmas season. Details: 789-5654.

Sunday, Jan. 6

Juneau-Douglas High School Baseball Clinic, 4-6 p.m., Marie Drake gym. Open to players ages 10-14. Featuring former JDHS players Chad Bentz and Rob Conway. Cost is $25 at the door. Details: Jim Ayers, 586-9832, evenings.

Monday, Jan. 7

Salt Lake City Olympic Torch Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., City Hall Conference Room 224.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Public comment on the alternate heliport study invited.

Tlingit Story Telling, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen Northrup, 463-6175.

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care and Infant Carseat Safety, Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. Class for expectant parents. Details and registration: 586-8424.

Glacier Valley Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #70 meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau library conference room. New officers will be elected. Dues must be paid by Jan. 4 to assure members can vote. Details: Teddy Castillo, 586-3128.

Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #2 meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Gastineau Philatelic Society annual dinner and meeting, 6 p.m., Breakwater Inn. Plans will be made for spring PANEX Show and Sale. Details: Virginia, 364-3188 or Ted, 586-6785.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home. About two hours. Details: 789-7058.

"Learning to Live Healthy with Diabetes," 7-9 p.m., SEARHC WIC Classroom, 3245 Hospital Drive. SEARHC support group discusses how to feel great staying on track. Details: Joni Leet, 463-4092 or Emma Widmark, 465-8746.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can 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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