Port Advisory Committee annual meeting, 3-5 p.m., City Hall Conference Room, 2nd floor. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Kids Beading Circle, every Thursday, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: Salty, 463-3220.
Juneau Alliance for Mental Health board meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Green Doors, 310 Second St. Details: 463-3303.
Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.
Class of 1981 20-year reunion planning meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Bullwinkles in the valley.
Gastineau Avenue Reconstruction Public Informational Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Details: 586-5278.
Juneau Parks & Recreation Community Forum on feasibility study for the new Dimond Park Community Recreation Center, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-5226.
Harbor Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., assembly chambers. Details: 586-5278.
Contra Dance with live band, Ladies Choice, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Bldg., 6th Street entrance. Beginner dancers welcome, no partners necessary, Details: 463-3241.
Friday, Jan. 26
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Library.
Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 585-8228.
Ice Skating Working Group meeting, noon, 3rd floor of the Marine View Building, Engineering Dept. Conference Room. Details: 586-5278.
University of Alaska Fairbanks Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, Steller sea lions: Why have they declined?, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.
Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.
Juneau Macintosh Users Group presentation, Speech Recognition, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Library Conference Room. Details: Danette Mae-Nugent, 789-8470.
Fireside Series, A Summer in Shangri-La by Mary Noble, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center theater. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.
Saturday Jan. 27
Kids Day Program presents, Plant Succession with Forest Service Naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages 7-12 are invited to attend. Details: 789-6640.
Juneau Singles Family Night, 5:30 p.m., Bullwinkles in the valley. Details: 789-1945.
Tornados Youth Wrestling Club registration, noon-2 p.m., 8345 Old Dairy Rd. For ages 5-17. Details: Bob, 789-3477.
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, 34th Annual Reception and Membership Drive, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel Treadwell Room. Guest speaker will be MADD National President, Millie Webb. Details: 463-3755.
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council presents SamulNori, drummers from Korea live in concert, 8 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and Rainy Day Books.
Monday, Jan. 29
Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, Physician Recruiting Committee, 7 a.m., Administration Boardroom. Details: 586-2611.
Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Library.
Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library.
Parents Anonymous, 6:30-8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.
Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415. Details: Salty, 463-3220.
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