Around Town

Posted: Monday, January 08, 2001

Today

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Free dinner and childcare provided. Details: 790-4102.

Floyd Dryden Parent Meeting: Building Assets in Alaska Youth, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Commons. Presented by Derek Peterson, director of Alaska Association of School Boards. Details: 463-1850.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. All members are expected to attend. Visitors welcome. Details: Alberta, 586-2602.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Juneau Family Birth Center meeting, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Sue Zahnd will lead a discussion of Babies, Brains and Bonding. Details: Ami, 586-1023.

Bartlett Hospital Guild meeting, 1:15 p.m., Hospital Conference Room. Details: Marilyn, 789-7243.

Juneau Docks and Harbors Operations Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office.

Housing First annual meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Public welcome. Details: 463-1276.

Sixteenth Annual Welcome Reception for the 22nd Alaska State Legislature, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Setting Goals for the New Year, presentation and discussion, sponsored by Healing Touch Alaska, 7 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Details: 790-2402.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Storytime at the downtown Juneau library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Alaska Safety Advisory Council meeting, 2 p.m., State Office Building Room 707, 333 Willoughby Ave. Video and teleconference available. Agenda items include discussion of the new ergo standard and title protection. Details: Kathy Miller, (907) 269-4922.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snacks provided (no child care). Details: 790-4102.

Small Business Tax Primer, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. John Logan, CPA of Logan General Tax Practice, will instruct small business owners on tax laws and preparation for tax season. $25 fee; call 463-3789 to pre-register.

Wednesday evening classes begin, 6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Topics include: How to Manage Your Money, The Zen of Fly-Tying and Too Busy Not to Pray. Classes are free. Details and sign-up: 586-3131.

Teamsters Local 959 Membership meeting, 7 p.m., Teamsters Hall, 306 Willoughby Ave.

Southeast Alaska Land Trust slide presentation and informative discussion, 7-8:30 p.m., Hammond Room, Centennial Hall. Issues covered include land trusts and conservation easements in Southeast. Details: 586-3100.

Thursday, Jan. 11

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference meeting, 7 a.m., administration boardroom.

Storytime at the Douglas Public Library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Litter Free meeting, noon, downtown public library large conference room. Lunch provided, call to request sandwich. Details: Laurie, 790-4768 or ytboss@ptialaska.net.

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Sue, 789-0892.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Juneau Airport Wetlands Watch, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Laurie Ferguson Craig will speak on her human and bird observations at the airport dike trail. A short report on SEALTrusts refuge project will also be given. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Capital School. New and beginning dancers welcome. Partners not necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Jan. 12

Storytime at the Valley Public Library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 586-8228.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

Saturday, Jan. 13

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Travelodge banquet room. Details: Nancy, 586-1701.

Fun with Straws class, 1-4 p.m., City Museum. Taught by Jeff Brown. Youth 10 and older, pre-registration required. Each student will make a straw star two feet in diameter. Materials are provided; cost is $11.55. Details: 586-3572.

>Sunday, Jan. 14

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship membership service, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Continued discussion of "community" with Jim Nelson. Public welcome.

GCLL's Fourth Annual Spaghetti Feed, Early Registration and Dessert Auction, 4-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5 per person, $15 per family. Registration continues through Feb. 11. Team sizes are limited. Details: 789-9806.



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