Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2002


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

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 3-5 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room. Fiscal year 2003 and 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 third 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.

Bill Egan Forum: Commissioner Shirley Holloway will speak on education in Alaska, noon, Baranof. Details: Cindy, 790-3931.

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

GED Orientation Workshop, 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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., Assembly chambers.

Juneau SBDC Seminar: Develop financial projections for your business, 6-9 p.m., Vocational Training Resource Center. Pre-registration required: 463-3789.

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

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the old Capital School Gym). All dances taught, no partner necessary. Details: 463-3214.

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.

Friday, Jan. 25

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

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Public comment on alternative heliport study due today, 4:30 p.m., CBJ Touruism, 155 Seward St., or

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center Level II Backcountry Avalanche Workshop begins today, runs through Monday. Advanced registration required. Details: 586-5699.

Fireside Program: Mother Nature, Moderation, Money and ... Salmon, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Kids Day Program: Why Glaciers?, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Sled 'n Sew, a family activity event held by the Juneau School District Indian Studies Program, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Floyd Dryden Commons area. Native sewing projects, sledding and snacks. Details: 463-1700 x310.

"Scrappy-do," a scrapbook workshop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Salvation Army, 439 Willoughby Ave. Bring photos and scrapbook, and dish for a potluck lunch. Details: 586-2136.

Tryouts for "Man of La Mancha," presented by Broadway and Chocolate, 3 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School music room. Details: 789-3977, evenings.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Hot Salsa, Cool Ballroom, a benefit for Juneau Montessori featuring Salsa Borealis and the Thunder Mountain Big Band. Dance demo and instruction, 7-8 p.m., open dance, 8-11 p.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets at Hearthside and JMS. Details: 364-3535.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Contra Dance trip to Haines, for more information visit the web site:

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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