Around town

Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2000

Wednesday, Jan. 12

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room. Call Win at 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Wednesday adult hike, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 28 mile Glacier Highway. Hike to Herbert Glacier, an easy, 9-mile round trip with a 50foot elevation gain. Limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. No dogs or firearms, please. Wear waterproof hiking boots and bring plenty of food and water. Call 586-5226 after 4:30 p.m. for recording of details.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

Cornerstone Home Health free blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Call Teresa at 586-6838.

Mayor's Y2K Task Force meeting, noon, downtown library conference room. The Social Safety Net subcommittee invites participation..

Juneau Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a place. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration board room.

Gastineau Humane Society Board of Directors' meeting, 6 p.m., at the shelter, 7705 Glacier Hwy.

``A Pulmonologist's Perspective on Asthma,'' 6 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building first-floor classroom. Pulmonologist Dr. George Stewart, M.D., speaks to the Asthma and Allergy Support Group. Call Cathy at 789-7936.

Free step aerobics classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.

World Readers Club, 7-8 p.m., downtown public library. Subject is Antarctica. Nina Rajala shares stories of her recent visit there. Call 586-5249.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

Airport Board monthly meeting, 7 p.m., airport Aurora Room.

Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.

Thursday, Jan. 13

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

Litter Free meeting, noon, downtown library conference room.

Juneau Douglas High School Parent Discussion Group, noon, JDHS library. Guest speaker: Vice Principal Ron Osibov. Call Kim at 789-3556.

``Are Alaska's Politicians Y2K Compliant?'' noon, Baranof Hotel. A presentation of the Bill Egan Forum, with speakers Sen. Kim Elton and Rep. Beth Kerttula. Call Cindy at 790-3931.

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.

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.

Twin Lakes Project meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library conference room. Twin Lakes problems will be discussed, along with current activities there and ideas about what the community thinks should happen with Twin Lakes. Call Bruce at 463-5566.

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.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden. Slide show of the bonefish of Christmas Island.

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.

Public meeting for Gastineau Avenue reconstruction project, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Sheffield Ballroom #2. Hear a project overview and give design engineers your ideas. Call Barbara at 586-3141.

Audubon Society monthly general meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Gerry and Kathy Landry present a slide show about the natural beauty of Berners Bay.

Friday, Jan. 14

University of Alaska Southeast downtown registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Call 465-6457.

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

``Mud, Sweat and Tears,'' 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Part of the center's Fireside Program series. Lynn Schooler describes his trip by raft and kayak down the mighty Rio San Cristobal in the Bolivian Andes. Admission will be free for the entire series. Call Dale at 790-7424.

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

Saturday, Jan. 15

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

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.

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.

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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