Around town

Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2000

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.

Wednesday adult hike, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 28 mile Glacier Highway. Hike to Herbert Glacier, an easy, 9-mile round trip with a 50foot elevation gain. Limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. No dogs or firearms, please. Wear waterproof hiking boots and bring plenty of food and water. Call 586-5226 after 4:30 p.m. for recording of details.

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.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a place. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.

Douglas land-swap meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Douglas Advisory Board hosts Douglas Neighborhood Association in discussion of proposed land swap between Juneau and the Mental Health Lands Trust. Trust officials will be in attendance; assembly members have been invited.

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.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.

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.

Talk on the Senior Service Corps, noon, Northern Light Fellowship Hall, 11th and A. Ellen Northrup speaks after AARP meeting and lunch. Call 463-2624.

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.

Mayor's Fiscal Task Force meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., downtown library conference room.

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Childbirth preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. What to expect in labor and coping strategies. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

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

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.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley Home, 1136 Slim Williams Way, call 789-7058.

Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m., 222 Seward St., Suite 202. Share grief in a confidential setting. Call Becky, 586-3728.

Friday, Jan. 21

Denali Commission quarterly meeting, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. The group addresses infrastructure and utility needs in rural Alaska and is comprised of representatives of the Alaska Federation of Natives, the University of Alaska, the AFL-CIO, the Associated General Contractors of Alaska, and the Alaska Municipal League.

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

Juneau Public Health Fair planning meeting, 12:10-1 p.m., downtown library. Call 790-4072.

``The Spanish Expeditions to Alaska, 1775-1792,'' 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. UAS Professor of Anthropology Emeritus Wallace Olson presents an illustrated lecture. Part of the center's Fireside Program Series. Admission is free.

Juneau T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Saturday, Jan. 22

Friends of Recycling glass crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center winter hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays. Call Dale at 790-7425.

Parks and Recreation Saturday hike, 9:30 a.m. Starts at the Dan Moller trailhead, then up to the water tower to access the Treadwell Ditch trail. About 6 miles. Bring crosscountry skis or snowshoes. No dogs or firearms. Wear warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water. If you need a ride or have questions, call Caroline at 463-1546.

Alaska Primrose Group meeting, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall library conference room. Slide program by Robert Daniels. Call Ed at 789-2299.

Free step aerobics classes, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Beginners welcome. Call Leah, 789-3993.

Contradance, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Scottish Rites Temple, 206 4th St., 2nd floor. Live music with Rex Blazer, Sheri Hazeltine and Peter Apathy. Admission is $7. Children 12 and under, free. Students and senior citizens, $6. Call 586-3986 for more information.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Sunday, Jan. 23

4-H Crosscountry Ski Program, 1:30 p.m., call 465-8749 for location. For kindergartners and above, and families.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 24

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library and Mendenhall Valley library. Also, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Senior exercise classes, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Northern Light United Church. Call Grace, 789-5453.

Millennium Committee meeting, noon, Chamber of Commerce conference room in the Juneau Empire building.

Taku Toastmasters, noon, 5th floor of Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. Call Peter, 463-6339.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot; additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Andrew Hope Bldg., 320 Willoughby Ave. New members and visiting Alaska Natives are welcome. Call Elizabeth at 790-2560.

Juneau T&H Community Council bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

Valley Toastmasters, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant, Juneau Airport. Weekly breakfast meeting.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 106. Call Colena, 586-1203.

Millennium Committee evaluation meeting, noon, Chamber of Commerce room, Juneau Empire bldg., 3100 Channel Dr.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

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

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.

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

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

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Call 789-7058.

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.

Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Station Juneau, upper meeting room. Call 321-2061.

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

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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