Around Town

Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2003

Today

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, sponsored by the Black Awareness Association, 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.

Introduction to Word 2000, (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

JDHS parent Safe Graduation Group meeting, 5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. All parents of the Class of 2003 are encouraged to attend. Details: 789-0657.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

Eighteenth Annual Welcome Reception for the Twenty-third Alaska State Legislature, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, 6 p.m., Breakwater Inn. Dinner and installation of officers. Details: 364-3188 or 586-6785.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: 789-3826.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

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.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends & Others Opposing War in Iraq, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition celebration of the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, 5 p.m., State Capitol Building. Details: 463-1548.

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (6 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.

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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