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Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Today

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

"Crossing the Lines" documentary video on Israeli and Palestinian conflict, 7 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 586-4409.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

Litter Free Inc. meeting, noon, Downtown Public Library. Lunch will be provided, while planning for the next annual spring clean up.

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

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Introduction to Word 2000, (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., City Hall room 224. Details: 586-0715.

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents "Going Global: What's Ethics Got to Do With It?" by Paula Mirk, 6 p.m., first floor of the Dimond Courthouse.

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death, and Grief, a free seminar for parents, 7-8:30 p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church, 3921 Mendenhall Loop Road. Free child care available. Details and reservations, 790-3522.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Presentation on cruise ship industry by author and professor Ross Klein, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Kim, 586-2113.

Friday, Jan. 17

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Juneau Singles game night, 7 p.m., 3649 Portage Blvd. Bring snacks, beverages, and your favorite game. Details: 789-7687.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Jan. 18

Kids Day at the Glacier: Flea Frenzy on the Glacier with Naturalist Michelle Warrenchuk, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Bartlett Regional Hospital FREE non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 796-8918.

PEO Founders Day Luncheon, noon, Northern Lights Presbyterian Church.

Arctic Winter Games support rallies, Airport Upstairs Lobby and Taku Room, 1:10-2:10 p.m.; Eaglecrest Lodge, 2:30-3:45 p.m.; Gastineau School, 3:45-4:05 p.m.; and Douglas Ice Arena, 4:20-4:40 p.m. Be at any or all of the locations with support signs saying "Juneau 2006." Details: 586-5226.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Friends of Admiralty Island potluck-slideshow with Juneau wildlife photographer John Hyde, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-6738.

Sunday, Jan. 19

6th Annual Little League Spaghetti Feed, Dessert Auction and Early Registration, 4-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details and donations, 586-6823.

Juneau Jumper Rope Skipping team performance, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Details: Judy, 789-0317.

Monday, Jan. 20

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Housing First, Inc. no-interest, forgivable loan program class for low-income homebuyers, 7-8 p.m., Gruening, 1800 Northwood. Details: 463-1276.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

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



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