Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 07, 2003

Today

Juneau Public Library downtown closed today due to a planned power outage. The parking garage elevators will not operate during the outage. Details: Mike Krieber, 586-0481.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Faith-based weight-loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Introduction to Word 2000, (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors regular meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC Macaulay Hatchery Conference Room. Details: 586-5284.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gastineau Channel Little League board of directors meeting, 6:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School, Rm. 101. Planning for upcoming 2003 season; open to public, league volunteers, members.

Free geology and minerals class, 6:30-8:15 p.m., Juneau Mineral Information Center, Mayflower Island, Douglas. Open to children ages 9-11. Call Jane Albrecht during business hours, 364-1553, to register. Classes also offered Jan. 21, Feb. 4 and 18, March 4 and 18 and April 1 and 15.

Friends of Recycling planning meeting, 7:30 p.m., relocated to Douglas Library meeting room. Details: 364-2536.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Ski/Snowshoe, 9:30 a.m. Meet at Eaglecrest parking lot. Group will decide exact destination. Bring cross country skis or snowshoes, wear warm layers of clothing, bring plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms please.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends & Others Opposing War in Iraq, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive/Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administrative Boardroom.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Learn to Skate, Youth Hockey, Figure Skate registration, 6-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Skaters and non-skaters may register for hockey. Details: Juneau/Douglas Ice Association, Ken or Jeannette Collison at 790-2763.

Thursday, Jan. 9

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Administrative Boardroom.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

JDHS parent discussion group meeting, 12:05 p.m., JDHS library. Guest speaker Jane Ginter will discuss the AFS (student exchange) program and Frank Coenraad will speak about the enriched education endorsement proposal. All parents of high school students invited; parking available anywhere on campus. Details: Lisa Rollin, 789-9116.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Introduction to Word 2000, (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

CBJ Sales & Property Tax forms workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., JEDC conference room, 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Free. To register call Brian Johnson, 463-3662.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Juneau Audubon Society Monthly Membership Meeting, Jim King speaks about "The late great Rampart Dam project," 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library (2nd floor). All welcome. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Friday, Jan. 10

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Southeast Alaska Land Trust presents Lynn Schooler showing slides of Southeast Alaska and reading from his new book, "Blue Bear," 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold Street. All welcome, $5 donation. Details: Mike, 586-1682.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Overeaters Anonymous presents Spiritual, Emotional and Physical Recovery from Compulsive Overeating workshop, All welcome. Details: 789-8884.

JEDC Business Counseling. 8:30-12 p.m., 612 Willoughby Ave. Free. Details: Brian Johnson or Eric Stewart, 463-3663 ext. 25.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Hip Hop Fun. Learn about the snowshoe hare, 11a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 7-12 invited to attend (younger children welcome with adult supervision). Details: Michelle Warrenchuck or Denise Wolvin, 789-0097.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Learn to Skate, Youth Hockey, Figure Skate registration, 6-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Skaters and non-skaters may register for hockey. Details: Juneau/Douglas Ice Association, Ken or Jeannette Collison at 790-2763

Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Public Library meeting room (downtown above parking garage). Family and friends welcome. Details: Rick, 789-3678.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m., Unity Room in Valentine Building on Seward Street. Spiritual dances from around the world, all welcome. Details: Leah, 789-3993.

Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., Centennial Hall. Live music with Juneau dance band Michael Sakaris and friends, dance caller Valerie DeLaune. Beginners welcome, no partners necessary. Bring soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Overeaters Anonymous presents Spiritual, Emotional and Physical Recovery from Compulsive Overeating workshop, All welcome. Details: 789-8884.

Community Schools Winter/Spring registration, noon-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Class listing available in Community Schedule at the public library, Parks and Recreation and Community Schools offices. Details: 463-1717.

Mother*/Daughter* (*similar relationships) Book Club organizational meeting, 1:30 p.m., Downtown Library. Details" MJ, 586-5303.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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