Around Town

Posted: Monday, January 14, 2002


Airport Board Committee of the Whole meeting, 3-4 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Discussion of federal funding for airport projects.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Between the Lines Reading Series, 7 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. First reader in the series will be Michael Christenson. Sponsored by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-ARTS.

Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Bartlett Hospital Planning Committee meeting, noon, Bartlett Regional Hospital administration boardroom.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, School District central office board conference room, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Mayor's Task Force on Youth, 12:05 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

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

Juneau Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's office. Proposed rate changes to be discussed - public encouraged to attend.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance/Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom.

Citywide Legislative Reception, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Everyone welcome.

"Investing in People," a presentation by Deborah Marshall on how to attract and motivate high-quality employees, 5:30-8:30 p.m., JEDC, 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Details and registration: 463-3662.

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

Breast Cancer Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Assembly Luncheon work session with lobbyists, 11 a.m., Mi Casa Travel Lodge. Contact the CBJ clerk's office, 586-5278, to attend.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Subject: "Birth Stories." Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

AARP Chapter 865 meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Trish, 790-3613.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 4-8 p.m., downtown public library. Sets provided; rules taught; all welcome. Details: 790-1934.

Assembly Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Chambers.

Fisheries Development Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC.

Starting Your Own Small Business, a two-evening seminar at the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., Third Floor Conference Room, the Juneau Empire Building. Pre-registration: 463-3789.

Douglas Service Area Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Seven Circles Coalition Youth/Adult Partnership Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Assembly chambers.

Immigration attorneys will offer free half-hour sessions today and tomorrow, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul's Smith Hall. Attorneys work with Catholic Community Services and are not affiliated with any government agency. Appointments required, call 789-4622.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Capital City Emergency Planning Committee meeting, noon, City Hall Conference Room #224.

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

Bill Egan Forum on Public Policy Issues first session: Jim Ayers will speak on "Pollution and prejudice: What is happening to us?" Noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Cindy, 790-3931.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

Opening reception for the exhibition "Eight Stars of Gold: The Story of Alaska's Flag," 4:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: Mark, 465-2901.

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

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