Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2002


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 Service and are not affiliated with any government agency. Appointments required, call 789-4622.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 3-5 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room. FY 2003 and FY 2004 budgets to be discussed.

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.

Asthma and Allergy Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital cafeteria. Details: Cathy, 789-7936, or Judy, 789-0317.

Public Hearing on Alternate Heliport Study, 7 p.m., Chambers.

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., Lakeside Classroom, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Open to the public.

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.

Friday, Jan. 18

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

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, School District Office.

Gruening Park Drama Shop, begins today, held every Friday through April 26, 3:15-5 p.m., Gruening Park Rec Room. Details: J. Althea, 586-4933.

UAF Juneau Center Seminar: Play and survival to independence in brown bears of Pack Creek, Admiralty Island, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

Palestinian Dinner, 6 p.m., McPhetres Hall. The event includes Middle Eastern food, a slide show and folk dancing instruction, sponsored by Alaskans for Understanding. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Subject: Digital photos with iPhoto. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Fireside Program: Autumn through the Pacific ecoregions, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Board of Education Retreat on Strategic Plans, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Schiable House.

Juneau Chapter of the American Primrose Society meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Library. Details: Pam, 586-5080.

Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners lecture: Roses that do best in Juneau, 10 a.m.-noon, Bill Ray Center Room 153. Details: 364-2243.

Kids Day Program: Why glaciers? 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Crafters Anonymous, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Salvation Army, 439 Willoughby Ave. Bring a craft idea, supplies (enough for 5 to 10 people) and a potluck dish to share. Details: Major Nila, 586-2136.

Play reading at Perseverance Theatre, "Art," by Yasmina Reza, 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. Details: Terry, 586-2758.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Burns Night, held by the Stroller White Pipes and Drums, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Ecumenical Prayer Service, 7 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Held by the Juneau Cooperative Church Council to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Desert potluck will follow service.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Registration for Community Schools Winter/Spring Courses, noon-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-1717.

Whitehorse Sourdough Rendezvous free mini-review, 1 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-2579.

Alaska Youth Choir Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Auction, 5:30 p.m. (auction begins at 7 p.m.), the Elk's Club, 109 S. Franklin.

Monday, Jan. 21

Martin Luther King Day: CJB Offices closed. Dowtown and Douglas libraries closed. UAS campus closed.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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.

Juneau Retired Teachers meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mt. View Senior Center. Details: Jim, 586-6115.

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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