Around Town

Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2002


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.

Eaglecrest Olympic Torch Celebration, including snacks, a video on the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics, and Eaglecrest's own torchlight parade and light display. Begins around 4:30 p.m., light display at 5:15 p.m.

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. Downtown and Douglas libraries closed. University of Alaska Southeast 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Street Closure: Fourth Street between Main and Seward streets, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., for the Alaskans for Life Rally. Details: 789-9622.

Juneau Energy Advisory Committee meeting, noon, City Hall Conference Room #224.

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

Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall Classroom.

Assembly Committee of the Whole Work-session with Egret Communications, 5 p.m., Chambers.

Indian Studies Program Parent Board meeting, 5-6 p.m., Juneau School District office conference room. Public welcome.

Community Schools Registration, 5-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden and JDHS. Details: 463-1717.

Roe vs. Wade Anniversary Celebration, held by the Juneau pro-choice coalition, 5 p.m., Capitol steps. Reception will follow at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 463-1548, or

Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administrative boardroom.

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

Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

International Union of Operating Engineer's Local No. 302 meeting, 7:30 p.m., Operating Engineer's Meeting Hall, 214 North Franklin Street.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Community Schools Registration, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Community Schools office in Harborview School. Details: 463-1717.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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.

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

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

JDHS Student Recognition, noon, high school library.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

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

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 4-8 p.m., Downtown Library. Rules taught, sets provided, all welcome. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

"Writing a business plan: Your blueprint for success," seminar to be given by Jackie Stewart, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building 3rd Floor Conference Room. Details and registration: 463-3789.

Animal Hearing Board Appeal Hearing, 7 p.m., City Hall Conference Room #224.

Fly Fishing 101, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Class continues on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. Details and registration: 463-1717.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Community Schools Registration, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Community Schools office in Harborview School. Details: 463-1717.

Olympic Torch Grand Entrance, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. For more information about the torch's route, visit

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

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Admin. Building Classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library.

Assembly Committee of the Whole Public Forum and Adoption of Tourism Plan Outline, 5 p.m., Chambers.

Housing First, Inc., class on financing a home purchase for low-income buyers, 7 p.m., Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood. Details: 463-1276.

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