Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, January 14, 2000

Friday, Jan. 14

``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

Glacier Bay compensation program open house, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Hickel Room, Centennial Hall. An opportunity to share ideas and concerns about the compensation program and to submit written and verbal comments for the public record. Sponsored by the National Park Service and the State of Alaska. Call Superintendent Tomie Lee at 586-7027 for more information.

4-H Crosscountry Ski Program, 1:30 p.m., call 465-8749 for location. For kindergartners and above, and families.

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

Monday, Jan. 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Peace Pilgrimage to Shrine of St. Therese, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the shrine. Father Jean-Paulin Engbanda Lockulu will lead a day of prayer. Call 780-6112.

Retired teachers potluck, 6 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Call 789-9632.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Andrew Hope Bldg., 320 Willoughby Ave. New members and visiting Alaska Natives are welcome. Call Elizabeth at 790-2560.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 18

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 Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Foster care training and orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3036 Vintage Blvd., across from Carrs. Call Paula at 465-1659.

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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