Around town

Posted: Thursday, February 03, 2000

Thursday, Feb. 3

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. Call Sue at 364-3193.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Call 790-3931.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

``Making Healthy Communities for Youth,'' 3-5 p.m., Municipal Bldg. A Seven Circles Coalition Youth and Adult Partnerships presentation. Nine Southeast communities present their community projects, with a new presentation every 15 minutes. Reception follows.

English language and citizenship classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by South East Alaska Literacy. Call 586-5718.

Mayor's Fiscal Task Force meeting, 5-6:30 p.m., Municipal Bldg., room 211.

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Childbirth preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. What to expect in labor and coping strategies. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Call 463-3220.

Waltz Class II, 7-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 4th and Gold. All levels welcome, even those with two left feet. Taught by Chuck and Charli Meacham. $3. Call 586-6882.

Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m., 222 Seward St., Suite 202. Share grief in a confidential setting. Call Becky, 586-3728.

Juneau Sailing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., at the Harbor Room of the Breakwater Inn. Program features slides and videotape of Round 3 of the America's Cup series in New Zealand. Call 586-5856.

Friday, Feb. 4

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Alaska Business Roundtable luncheon, noon, T.K. Maguire's, at the Prospector Hotel. Joe Perkins speaks on Alaska's Statewide Transportation Plan. $13. Call 586-2323.

School Board Grievance Committee hearing, 3:30 p.m. District Office.

JDHS Art Show reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., City Museum, 4th and Main.

Author Nick Jans reads from ``Alaska'' and ``Trails of the Unseen'', 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The author reads from his works. Part of the center's Fireside Program Series. Free. Call 789-6640.

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

Saturday, Feb. 5

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.

Parks and Recreation Saturday hike, 9:30 a.m. Starts at the Dan Moller trailhead, then up to the water tower to access the Treadwell Ditch trail. About 6 miles. Bring crosscountry skis or snowshoes. No dogs or firearms. Wear warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water. If you need a ride or have questions, call Caroline at 463-1546.

2nd Annual Juneau Job Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by the Juneau Job Center, the Juneau Advisory Committee, Workstar. Call 465-2964.

Alaska Gold Rush Women, 3 to 5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Alaska Humanities forum guest presenter Fairbanks author Jane Haigh will do a performance on gold rush women, in costume and in character. Free.

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.

Dances of Universal Peace, 7-9 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Beginners welcome. Call Leah, 789-3993.

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

Sunday, Feb. 6

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, Feb. 7

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.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 meeting, 6 p.m., Andrew Hope Bldg., 320 Willoughby Ave. New members and visiting Alaska Natives are welcome. Call Elizabeth at 790-2560.

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