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Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003

Today

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

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

The League of Women Voters Board of Directory Meeting and Annual Planning Meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., CBJ Conference Room. Details: 789-1253.

Habitat for Humanity volunteer opportunity, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4448 Kanat'a Street. Building experience welcome but not necessary. Details: 789-1417 or jebsan@gci.net.

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 nonfasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 796-8918.

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

Magic and stories with Jeff Brown, Cindy Boesser and MJ Grande, noon, Douglas Public Library.

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.

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

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

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.

Habitat for Humanity volunteer opportunity, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4448 Kanat'a Street. Building experience welcome but not necessary. Details: 789-1417 or jebsan@gci.net.

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.

Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall. Keynote speaker is state Sen. Bettye Davis. Details: 790-9371.

Retired Teachers Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Dottie, 789-1848.

Human Rights Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m., room 224 of the Municipal Building. Details: 789-0413.

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.

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.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Meeting of the School District Facilities Committee, noon, School District Central Office. Details: 463-1750.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Alaska Native Women's Cancer Support Group, 4:30 p.m., SEARCH Boardroom. Details: Chris, 364-2224.

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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