Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2000

Tuesday, Jan. 18

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Social Service Advisory Board meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library conference room.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. ``Introduction to Word 97, Part I.'' To reserve a spot, call the center at 586-5718. Additional spaces will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tourism Advisory Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Juneau Fire Station. Call Caryl at 586-0218.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Gastineau Philatelic Society dinner, 6:30 p.m., Prospector Hotel Lounge. Annual dinner. Prospective members and guests invited. Call Ted at 586-6785.

Mendenhall Wetlands Citizen Advisory Group, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Call Ben at 465-4288.

Gastineau Channel Little League board meeting, 7 p.m., SEARHC annex bldg., next to Valley Medical on Hospital Dr. Player registration and the recruitment of managers, coaches and umpires will be discussed.

Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners meet, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Program is ``Caring for Herbs,'' by Mike Bennett and Tina Smiley, of Auke Bay Gardens.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Foster care training and orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3036 Vintage Blvd., across from Carr's. Call Paula at 465-1659.

Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., SEARHC Board Room. For patients living with the diagnosis of cancer and their loved ones. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness foundation. Call Carole at 789-3345.

Alaska Native Brotherhood bingo, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room. Call Win at 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

Cornerstone Home Health free blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Call Teresa at 586-6838.

Airport Board Budget Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m., Airport restaurant conference room.

Free step aerobics classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

American Diabetes Association, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration bldg., room 204. Physical therapist Denise McPherson talks about exercise and diabetes. Enjoy a special dessert - a sugar-free chocolate eclair. Call Kay at 780-4949.

Reader's Club World Readers, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. Looking at foreign currency from around the world. Call 586-5303.

Thursday, Jan. 20

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. Call Sue at 364-3193.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Teleconference on exit exam students with special needs, 7-9 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. Hosts are Parents, Inc., and Alaska Disability Law Center. Call Jan at 586-6171.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.



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