Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2004


Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

Chamber Lunch with Ron Habeger of the Northwest Cruise Ship Association, noon, Hanger on the Wharf. Details: Chris, 463-3488.

Three Alaska Representatives Explain the Petition Process, hosted by the Bill Egan Forum, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: 463-2624.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau's Kucinich for President Campaign meeting, 5-7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteer Training information meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Laura, 465-2268.

Afghanistan Girls' School Project Fund-raiser Auction, 6:30-10 p.m., Elks Lodge. Details: 780-8602.

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.

Ravenstail Weavers, 7-9 p.m., Salvation Army Church basement, 439 W. Willoughby Ave. Bring your project and come weave. Details: 586-2491.

Friday, Jan. 30

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Organ Concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

"Management of the data-limited weathervane scallop fishery in Alaska" by Dr. Gordon Kruse, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

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

Fireside Chats: "Things That Fly in the Night: Bats, Owls and Flying Squirrels," 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

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.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, Jan. 31

Cross Country Ski Race at Eaglecrest, registration 8:30 a.m., race 9 a.m., meet at the Lower Loop X-C A frame hut. Everyone is welcome, freestyle and classic skiing, juniors and adults able to compete in 5K race. All skiers must have a Nordic season pass or a day pass to enter the race. Details: Jim, 465-5440.

Super Saturday Brunch, 9 a.m.-noon, Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: 790-2001.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Animals in the Sky, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Free non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screening provided by Bartlett Regional Hospital, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. There will be a registered dietitian there to discuss your results. Details: Laura, 796-8918.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. A presentation on "Use of inner-library book loans in your genealogy research" will be given. Details: 586-3695.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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