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Posted: Thursday, January 13, 2000

Thursday, Jan. 13

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

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 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.

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

``Stories in the Snow,'' 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mendenhall River school library. Workshop begins with a slide show, followed by several hours outside, tracking and story-telling. Sponsored by Discovery Southeast. $25. To register, call 463-1500.

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

``Medicare and You,'' 9 a.m.-noon, Travelodge, 9220 Glacier. Sponsored by AARP and Alaska Medicare Information. Call 463-2624.

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.

League of Women Voters meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center Conference Room. Annual program planning meeting to prioritize issues. Call Marianne at 364-2614.

Wickersham Society meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Wickersham House, 213 7th St. Tea and membership meeting. Call Elva at 586-9001.

Pacific Northwest Council of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations speaker, 12:30 p.m. Call 586-1608 for location. Rabbi David Fine will address the community. Hosted by the Juneau Jewish Community.

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.

Contradance, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Scottish Rites Temple, 206 4th St., 2nd floor. Live music with Rex Blazer, Sheri Hazeltine and Peter Apathy. Admission is $7. Children 12 and under, free. Students and senior citizens, $6. Call 586-3986 for more information.

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

Sunday, Jan. 16

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

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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