Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2004


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

Alaska-Canada Rail Connection Conference, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: Richard, 465-4921.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

New School Board Member Orientation, noon-1 p.m., District Office. Details: 463-1700.

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

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

SAIL Low-Vision Support Group meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. All are welcome. Details: 586-4920.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Capitol Planning Committee meeting, 3-5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

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

Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Kucinich for President Campaign meeting, 5-7 p.m., downtown library conference room. All Kucinich supporters welcome. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

"Hope For Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Peacemakers Working Together" with photojournalist Skip Schiel, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. An evening of Schiel's photos, observations and dialogue based on his recent travels in the Middle East. Sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice and The Juneau Friends Meeting.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Meeting will review the Cope Park Master Plan. Details: Diane, 586-0424.

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.

Ravenstail Weavers, 7-9 p.m., Salvation Army Church basement, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. Bring your project and come weave. Details: 586-2491.

Friday, Jan. 16

Low-Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Native Women's 12-Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Dog Task Force Wildlife/Sensitive Subcommittee meeting, 12:15 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: Diane, 586-0424.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

Fireside Chats: "Dog Sledding in the Arctic," 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

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

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, Jan. 17

Super Saturday Brunch, 9 a.m.-noon, Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: 790-2001.

Collaboration Juneau work session, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aspen Hotel. New participants are welcome to meet as early as 8 a.m. with facilitators for an update. Details: Paula, 586-3451.

Snow Sculpting Contest, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area near base of Hooter. Judging at 3:30 p.m. Details: 790-2001.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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