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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2002

Today

Free Consultations with Mike Taylor of UA Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, all day. Confidential sessions with disadvantaged, handicapped or woman entrepreneurs interested in doing business with city, state or federal agencies. Appointments: 1-800-478-7232.

"PC Repair Technician Training Course," begins today, Adult Basic Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Course is 18 weeks or 450 hours long. Details and to register: 586-5718.

Export Council Meeting with Gunnar Knapp, UAA Institute of Social & Economic Research, 8 a.m., Mayor's conference room. Topic: "Fish Farming & the Future of Alaska's Salmon Industry." R.S.V.P.: 271-6237.

Seafood Marketing Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UAS Bill Ray Center Room 154. Details: 465-5464.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., meeting room in Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Bill, 789-7586.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th St. Everyone welcome, bring bag lunch. Quilts are donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Juneau Public Library. Details: 586-0434.

Baby-Parent Support Group, "The Cloth Diaper Alternative," 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Juneau Economic Development Council, noon, 612 Willoughby Ste. A.

Peace Vigil sponsored by Juneau Friends meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m., Federal Building. Every Wednesday. Details: Louise Champlain, 586-4460 or 465-8536.

Juneau Chess Club, 4:30-8 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Sets provided, rules taught, all welcome. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Parent Potluck, 5 p.m., JDHS library. Topic: Impact of school renovations on classes and activities at JDHS. Bring a dish to share.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., City Museum.

ADA Committee, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

Housing First Low-income Homebuyers Assistance class, 7 p.m., Gruening Park community room, 1800 Northwood. Details, 463-1276.

Marie Drake Planetarium Show, "The Eight Planets Plus Pluto," 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Details: 586-3034.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Childbirth Preparation, Classroom at Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building. To register: Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference, 7 a.m., administrative boardroom. Details: 586-2611.

Government Certifications Overview Seminar, Juneau Empire 3rd floor conference room. Speakers Mike Taylor, Eileen Oliver and Erin Collins. Free. Pre-register: 463-3789.

Training for Juneau fund-raisers national radio audio conference, "The Ask and the Follow Through: The Winning Combination to Big Gifts," 9-10:30 a.m., UAS Egan Library, Room 210. Limited seating, call for reservations: 465-2848.

Free Juneau SBDC Seminar, "Government Certifications Overview," 9-noon, Juneau Empire 3rd floor conference room. Pre-registration: 463-3789.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-0434.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska (RPEA) Juneau Chapter luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Mi Casa.

Bill Egan Forum with Scott Sterling, chair of Alaska State Democratic Party, noon, Silverbow Back Room. Topic: "A Democratic Majority in the Making." Details: Cindy, 790-3931.

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

Juneau Garden Club Business Meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Vivian Meyers, 790-2156.

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees meeting, 4-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Will discuss public comments. Details: Betty Sorensen, 907-269-7960.

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

Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., downtown library.

Juneau Manufacturers Meeting, 5-6 p.m., Alaskan Brewing Co. Details: Geoff Larson, 780-5866 or Lance Miller, 463-3662 ext. 24.

Adult Coed Volleyball Managers Meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Greater Juneau Democratic Precinct meeting, 5:15 p.m., Mike's Place. Details: 790-3931.

American Cancer Society "Relay for Life" meeting, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 789-3826.

"Clarity and Focus: Mission & Vision Statements" workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., JEDC, 612 W. Willoughby. Pre-registration required. Details: Brian, 463-3662.

American Red Cross Adult CPR Class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive No. 203. Registration fee is $30. Details: 463-5713.

Free astrology monthly discussion group, "Where the Planets Are Now," 7-9 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Shawn: 463-3259.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can 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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