Around town

Posted: Thursday, January 06, 2000

Thursday, Jan. 6

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Kids' Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 5th St. Call 463-3220.

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

Mayor's Fiscal Task Force meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., downtown library conference room.

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. ``How to start from nowhere - Introduction.'' Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Douglas Indian Association Council meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIA offices, Douglas. Call Lucille at 364-2916.

Childbirth preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hos-pital Administrative Building classroom. What to expect in labor and coping strategies. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Meditation instruction and discussion of the teaching of Mindfulness, 7-8:30 p.m., call for location. Program sponsored by The Mindfulness Center and runs through Feb. 3. Call Linda or Jeff at 789-0140.

Juneau Airport public information meeting, 7 p.m., airport Aurora Room. Discussion of the draft environmental assessment for the airport. Consultant will be on hand to answer questions. Call Lance at 790-2901.

``Staying Negative in a Positive World,'' 7 p.m., Juneau Douglas High School library. What parents need to know about sexually transmitted diseases. Presented by the medical staff of the Juneau Teen Center.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Call 463-3220.

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

Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m., 222 Seward St., Suite 202. Share grief in a confidential setting. Call Becky, 586-3728.

Friday, Jan. 7

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Noon organ concert, noon, State Office Bldg. Alice J. Branton plays easy-listening music on the historic Kimball pipe organ. Bring lunch.

Juneau Time Capsule Committee reception, 4-6 p.m., Federal Building lobby. 5th anniversary reception for the 1994 Juneau time capsule. Call Michael at 586-3034.

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council potluck and social evening for artists, 6 p.m., at the JAHC, 206 N. Franklin St. Exhibit opportunities and Percent for Art proposals will be discussed. Call 586-2787.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Program begins, 7:30-8 p.m., at the center. Landmark trees of Southeast Alaska are discussed. Admission will be free for the entire series.

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

Saturday, Jan. 8

Friends of Recycling glass crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Annual Christmas tree chipping, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., DOT parking lot, 7 Mile, Glacier Hwy. Trees chipped free. Chips donated to the community garder for use as mulch. Call 780-6888.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center winter hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays. Call Dale at 790-7425.

Parks and Recreation Saturday hike, 9:30 a.m. Starts at the Dan Moller trailhead, then up to the water tower to access the Treadwell Ditch trail. About 6 miles. Bring crosscountry skis or snowshoes. No dogs or firearms. Wear warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water. If you need a ride or have questions, call Caroline at 463-1546.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly luncheon, 1 p.m., airport Glacier Restaurant. Call Nancy at 586-1701.

Free step aerobics classes, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Beginners welcome. Call Leah, 789-3993.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Sunday, Jan. 9

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 10

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.

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.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.



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