Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2002

Today

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

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.

Wearable Art meeting, noon, JAHC Gallery, 206 N. Franklin St. Artists or volunteers welcome. Details: 586-ARTS.

Public comment on alternative heliport study due today, 4:30 p.m., CBJ Touruism, 155 Seward St., or tourism@ci.juneau.ak.us.

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.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., the Family History Center, Church of Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Beginners welcome.

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: www.ptialaska.net/~ddonalds.

Juneau Alpine Club will climb at the Rock Dump. Details: Kathy Landry, 789-7058.

Monday, Jan. 28

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Meeting with the Rasmuson Foundation to describe grant guidelines, noon, UAS Mourant Building's Lake Room. Details: 465-6416.

Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Chambers.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Court House, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Youth on the Street meeting, 4:45-6 p.m., Marie Drake School Room 316. All welcome. Details: Ric, 463-5226, or 789-2728.

Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Chambers.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Chambers.

Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Chambers.

Foster Care Orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, 3032 Vintage Blvd. #102 (across from Carrs). Details: Candice, 465-3740, or Janna, 790-4246.

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.

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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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