Out & About

Posted: Sunday, February 01, 2004

Feb. 3: Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Douglas library meeting room next to the Douglas Fire Hall. Annual elections take place and pizza will be served. Details: Don Larsen, 789-2036.

Feb. 4: Eaglecrest board of directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., in the downtown library's large conference room. Details and agenda: 586-5284.

Feb. 4: Public trap shooting 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek Road. Details: 789-9844.

Feb. 4: Parks and Rec Wednesday hike. For ages 18 and older. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-0428.

Feb. 5: Territorial Sportsmen Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., at the Juneau Yacht Club. Free food and beverages for members. Door prizes.

Feb. 6-8: 2004 Nordic Ski Workshop, co-hosted by the Juneau Nordic Ski Club and Eaglecrest Ski School will co-host this popular Nordic ski clinic that takes place on Feb. 6-8 at Eaglecrest Ski Area. The course opens on Friday, Feb. 6, with an advanced classical course from 9 a.m. to noon and an advanced freestyle/skating class from 1-4 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 7, novice skiers (skiers should be comfortable moving about on skis) can take a classical lesson from 9-10:30 a.m. with a freestyle/skating class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. An intermediate/advanced freestyle/skating class takes place from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, Feb. 8, there is another intermediate/advanced classical class from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by an intermediate/advanced freestyle/skating session from 1-4 p.m. Classes are limited to 10 skiers each and the price is $25 for a 1 1/2-hour class and $35 for a 3-hour class. An all-day Friday special is $60. There will be a free ski waxing clinic from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturday night, Feb. 7, at a venue TBA. Details: Jeffra Clough of Eaglecrest Ski School, 790-2001, or Bart Watson of the Juneau Nordic Ski Club, 586-4139.

Feb. 7: Parks and Rec. Saturday hike. For ages 18 and older. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-0428.

Feb. 7: Mendenhall Lake Ice Climbing with the Juneau Alpine Club. Climb around on the glacier, waterfalls, or icebergs. Bring crampons, harness, helmet and ice ax/tools. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Feb. 9: Science for Alaska Lecture Series: "The Lives of Alaska's Bears: New Research Techniques" by ADF&G Wildlife Biologist Sean Farley, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Feb. 10: 4-H Shotgun shooting program, 7 p.m., at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek. The program will last for nine Tuesdays and is being led by Tammy Kramer. The cost of the program is $50, is limited to 10 members, and shooters must be 11 or older to attend. Details and enrollment: Tammy, 790-7273.

Feb. 11: Public trap shooting 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek Road. Details: 789-9844.

Feb. 11: Parks and Rec Wednesday hike. For ages 18 and older. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-0428.

Feb. 13: Fireside Chats: "Fjords, a River and the Outer Coast," 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Second show at 8 p.m. Details: 789-0097.



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