AroundTown

Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2003

Today

The DZ PTO presents an evening of storytelling, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Storytellers include Brett Dillingham, Grace Elliott, Greg Brown and students.

"The Roots of Violence: Life under Occupation in Palestine" presented by Judith Kolokoff, 7-9 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-4409.

Blankenship Ordination singing group meeting, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-3131.

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.

Friday, Jan. 31

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Dr. Jennifer E. Purcell, 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway Room 221.

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

Fireside Chat with Gary Miller, two shows, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services snack and a Movie, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Saturday, Feb. 1

P.O.P., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 321-9200.

Snowflakes & Stars Beading Creations, 1 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Ages 9 through adult.

The Juneau Bead Society, 2-4 p.m., The Cathedral of the Nativity on the corner of Fifth and Harris streets. Details: 586-3223.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Blankenship Ordination singing group meeting, 1:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-3131.

Monday, Feb. 3

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

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

Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting, noon, downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (6 part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

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

Science for Alaska Lecture Series presents Gentle Giants: Alaska's Humpback Whales by Jan Straley, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 465-6530.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 2 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Sounding Room. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

Introduction to Word 2000, (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

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



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