Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, January 21, 2000

Friday, Jan. 21

Board of Education Budget Committee meeting, 4 p.m., District Office.

Juneau Nordic Ski Club waxing demonstration, 7 p.m., McPheter's Hall, 325 Gold St. Demonstrations on how to glide wax, kick wax and repair ski bases. $10.

``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.

``Unexpected Gifts,'' 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. A 50-minute reader's theater piece presented by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Special performance benefits Hospice and Home Care. Tickets, $50. Saturday and Sunday performances, $10. Tickets at Hearthside Books or by calling Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 463-3113.

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.

Sled and Surf, a family activity, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Have fun sledding on the hill and surfing the Net inside. A small lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Indian Studies Program.

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

Southeast Native Science Fair, 1:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Featuring the work of students from Juneau schools and other schools in Southeast. Awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m.

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.

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.

``Unexpected Gifts,'' 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 914 3rd St., Douglas. A 50-minute reader's theater piece presented by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Tickets, $10, at Hearthside Books or by calling Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 463-3113.

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.

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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