Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2003

Today

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

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Come share your ideas and concerns for Juneau trails. Details: 790-6406.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

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.

Organ concert by J Allan MacKinnon, noon, Kimball Theatre organ in the State Office Building. Details: 723-3644.

UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar with Dr. Mike Sigler, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

U.S. Forest Service Fireside Chat with local author and photographer Lynn Schooler, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

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

Alaska People's Forum, "In Time of Need," 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive. Learn to survive in times of disaster. Free continental breakfast at 8 a.m. and box lunch provided. Details and registration: 465-8749.

Habitat for Humanity Saturday work party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4888 Kanat'a Street. Skilled and unskilled volunteers needed. Details: 789-1417.

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.

Crafters Anonymous, 11 a.m., The Salvation Army, 439 Willoughby. Bring a craft, directions and supplies for 10 people, or just come and learn new crafts. Potluck lunch. Details: 586-2136.

Juneau Singles hike on the Treadwell Trail, 1:30 p.m., parking lot at Sandy Beach. Dress for the weather. Details: 789-2849.

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.

Juneau Hash House Harriers 51st run, 2:30 p.m., in front of state museum.

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

Northern Light Junior Theatre presents "The Children's Story," 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-4933.

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.

Monday, Jan. 27

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.

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.

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

The Indians Studies Program Parent Board meeting, 5-6:15 p.m., 1801 Glacier Hwy. Details: 463-1716.

Special Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., 2nd-floor City Hall room 224. Details: 586-0755.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

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.

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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