Around Town

Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2002

Today

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. Day care 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 Courthouse, 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. Day care may be available.

Youth on the Street meeting, 4:45-6 p.m., Marie Drake Building 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. No. 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

"Working Together: Tourism in Southeast Alaska," a 3-day symposium at Centennial hall, begins today. Registration required, call Marti, 586-8872.

Alaska Travel Industry Association marketing meeting, 8 a.m., Ray Renshaw Room of the Aspen Hotel, across from the airport. Details: Mark, (907)646-3311.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Quilting Resource Center, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 2-4 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room. FY03 and FY04 budgets to be discussed.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Meeting regarding kidney dialysis, patients, families and friends invited, 7 p.m., BRH Admin. Building.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: 586-1612.

Winter Classics Concert, featuring musicians of the Sitka Festival, 8 p.m., Northern Light Church. Tickets at Hearthside or at the door.

Thursday, Jan. 31

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Bill Egan Forum: Senate Democratic leader Johnny Ellis will speak, noon, the 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.

Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development public meeting on health and safety in Alaska's workplaces, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Becky, 269-4939.

Amnesty International Meeting, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Details: Amy, 789-0308.

Parks department meeting with Mendenhaven area neighbors to discuss planning for the park, 6-8 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Library.

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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