Around town

Posted: Friday, February 04, 2000

Friday, Feb. 4

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

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. Meet at the Eaglecrest parking lot. Hike is to Cropley Lake, a ski or snowshoe tour that is moderate to slightly difficult. No dogs or firearms. Wear warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water.

``Thumbprint Aquariums,'' 10-11 a.m., DIPAC. Part of DIPAC's February Family Fun program. For children in grades K through 5. Call Kelly, Rich or Ami at 463-4810 for reservations.

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.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meeting, 11 a.m., Mendenhall library conference room. Call 463-4203.

Art show and author's dramatic presentation, noon-2 p.m., City Museum, 4th and Main. Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show. Followed at 3 p.m. by Alaska author Jane Haigh's dramatic presentation of ``Alaska Gold Rush Women,'' In costume and in character. Refreshments. Free. Call 586-3572.

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.

Seamus Kennedy concert, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Irish musician and comedian entertains. Sponsored by Alaska Airlines and the Knights of Columbus. Tickets $20 at Hearthside Books, Breeze Inn, Western Auto and at the door. Call Brian at 463-6155.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Valley Toastmasters, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant, Juneau Airport. Weekly breakfast meeting.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr., Suite 106. Call Colena, 586-1203.

Millennium Committee evaluation meeting, noon, Chamber of Commerce room, Juneau Empire bldg., 3100 Channel Dr.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

English language and citizenship classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. To reserve a spot, call the center at 586-5718. Additional spaces will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., SEARHC Board Room. For patients living with the diagnosis of cancer and their loved ones. Sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness foundation. Call Carole at 789-3345.

Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Station Juneau, upper meeting room. Call 321-2061.

Alaska Native Brotherhood bingo, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

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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