Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2000

Friday, Jan. 28

``Insights into Alaskan Crab Population Dynamics,'' 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Bldg., room 221. Speaker is marine fisheries scientist Gordon Kruse.

``Using Archaeology and Ethnography to Explore the Hoonah Tlingit Homeland in Glacier Bay,'' 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Part of the center's Fireside Program Series. Admission is free. Call 789-6640.

Juneau T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Open Badminton Gym, 8-10 p.m., Gastineau School. $2.50 per person; $5 family rate. Call 586-3070.

Saturday, Jan. 29

Friends of Recycling glass crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center winter hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays. Call Dale at 790-7425.

Chilkat weaving demonstration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sealaska Plaza lobby. Featuring Chilkat blanket weaver Anna Brown Ehlers. At 2 p.m., Rosita Worl will talk on ``The Significance and Meaning of Naxin: the Chilkat Blanket.'' Weaving demonstration continues Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

Pizza feed, music and crafts fest benefit, noon-3 p.m., Elks Lodge ballroom, 109 S. Franklin St. Proceeds to benefit Juneau Montessori Center. Sarah Hanson and Friends entertain; also open mike for kids. Tickets, $5. Group of 5 children, $20. Adult chaperones free. Call 364-3535.

Winter Birds, noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Learn about winter birds and making bird feeders with the Juneau Audubon Society's Dayna Focht.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. A short talk on the use of census records for genealogical research will be given. Call 586-3695.

Quilters exhibit highlights, 1-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Opening reception for ``Hearts and Hands Across the Americas'' exhibition of quilts, with squares made by Southeast Alaska students. Free. Call Lisa at 465-2901.

Juneau Joeys - Clowns of America meeting, 2 p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church. Call 789-5662.

Free step aerobics classes, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence annual reception, 6-8 p.m., Hangar on the Wharf ballroom. Awards ceremony and membership meeting. Call 463-3755.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Sunday, Jan. 30

``Experiencing the Light and Sound of God,'' 10:30-11:30 a.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Sponsored by the Alaska Satsang Society. Call 586-5955.

4-H Crosscountry Ski Program, 1:30 p.m., call 465-8749 for location. For kindergartners and above, and families.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 31

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library and Mendenhall Valley library. Also, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Senior exercise classes, 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Northern Light United Church. Call Grace, 789-5453.

Juneau Assembly Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon-1 p.m., Assembly Chambers. A noise ordinance is on the agenda. Broadcast live on GCI Cable Channel 2.

Millennium Committee meeting, noon, Chamber of Commerce conference room in the Juneau Empire building.

Taku Toastmasters, noon, 5th floor of Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. Call Peter, 463-6339.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot; additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

``Avalanche!'' 7:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Bill Glude, of SE Alaska Avalanche Center, will present information on the causes and consequences of avalanches. Free.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.

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