Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, January 07, 2000

Friday, Jan. 7

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.

Whiteman's Gospel seminar, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Church of God. Chippewa Craig Stephen Smith, author of ``Whiteman's Gospel,'' discusses Christianity and Indian history and culture.

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 garden 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.

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

4-H Nordic Ski Club meeting, 1-2:30 p.m. Call for location. Open to young people from kindergarten through grade 12 and their parents. Call 465-8749.

``Bach to Broadway,'' 3 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. A Juneau Lyric Opera presentation of the Festival Chorus and some of Juneau's finest soloists. General admission, $10; students and seniors, $5. Available at Hearthside Books or at the door. Call 789-4604 for details.

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.

American Diabetes Association meeting, 1-2 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church conference room, 10th and Glacier. Dr. Gordon Preecs, of the Tongass Regional Eye Clinic, talks about diabetic retinopathy and vision loss. Call Kay at 780-4949.

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.

Hydrofit Water Exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. $40 for eight one-hour classes; $24 for seniors. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 586-5226.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 11

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.

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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