Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Today

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 23rd 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.

The Gastineau Channel Little League board of directors regular meeting, 6:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Open to the public, league volunteers and members.

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.

West Nile Virus and Alaska presentation by Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: Sandy, 586-2207.

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.

Student Recognition for Juneau-Douglas High School, noon, JDHS library. Details: 523-1588.

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

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Experimental Aircraft Association, Juneau Chapter, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library conference room. Details: 790-3349.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., the Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

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

Prayer for Christian Unity Service with Dr. Walter Soboleff, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Followed by fellowship, coffee and dessert. Details: 789-3218.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly fly tying meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details: 789-9159 or 789-3911.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. All dances taught; no partners necessary; bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Jan. 24

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.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

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.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Kids Day at the Glacier: Scat Attack, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. May go outside on trails so dress accordingly. Children ages 7-12 are invited to attend (younger children are welcome with adult supervision). Details: 789-0097.

Inaugural Family Event, 1:30-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Indoor parade; children's activities; musical groups performing; refreshments. Details: 789-2626.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries presents "Where The Pavement Ends" author Erika Warmbrunn, 7 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Photos and stories from Warmbrunn's 5,000-mile bicycle tour through Asia. Details: 586-0434.

Inaugural Ball, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m., One ticket, entry to three locations: Centennial Hall, Goldbelt Hotel, Merchants Wharf. $35 tickets at Hearthside Books and door. Details: 463-3126 or 586-1790.

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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