Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2002

Today

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.

Friday, Feb. 8

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees meeting, 8-5 p.m., conference room at APFC, 801 W. 10th, Ste. 302. Regular business will be discussed. Details: Betty Sorensen, 907-269-7960.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Council meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen Northup, 463-6196.

Seminar by Jack Piccolo, UAF, "The Coho/Steelhead Velocity Project: An Experiment, a Model, and a Video," 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Building, Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

Opening reception for exhibition of pottery by Tom Meyer & beadwork by Salty Hanes, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Juneau workshop retreat begins, 6 p.m. Workshop runs Feb. 8, 9 and 10. "Introduction to the Culture of the Clubhouse Model"; keynote speaker NAMI-Alaska's Executive Director Jill Ramsey. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Dance Unlimited Reception to welcome new ballet master Eckhard Heidrich, 6:30-8 p.m., The Back Room Restaurant. Light appetizers and no-host bar available, public invited. Details: 463-5327.

"Quilt: A Soldier's Story," with storyteller Brett Dillingham, 7 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Winter Fireside Series, "Preserving Underwater History - A Look at Juneau Shipwrecks," with John Lachelt, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Saturday, Feb. 9

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Juneau workshop retreat, 9-4:30 p.m. Workshop runs Feb. 8, 9 and 10. "Introduction to the Culture of the Clubhouse Model"; keynote speaker NAMI-Alaska's Executive Director Jill Ramsey.

Family Fun at DIPAC, "Dive Into Adventure," 10-11 a.m., DIPAC. Make your own diver. Details: Rich or Rob, 463-4810.

Super Shot Saturday free immunizations, 10-2 p.m., Valley Medical Care, 3220 Hospital Dr. Details: Jan Beauchamp, 586-8413.

Kids Day Program, "Nature Journals," 11-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details, 789-6640.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group, 1 p.m., Mi Casa. Dr. Gordon Preecs, M.D., will present information on optic neuritis and other eye problems. Details: Jamie 789-4867.

Juneau World Affairs Council presents Dr. Glynn Wood of the Monteray Institute of International Studies, 4 p.m., 1st floor of the Dimond Court Building. Topic: "Playing Nuclear Chicken in the Himalayas."

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 4th and Main Streets. Details: 586-3572.

"Quilt: A Soldier's Story," with storyteller Brett Dillingham, 7 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

New England Barn Dance, instruction, 7:30 p.m., contra and square dancing, 8-11 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Life-Mask Making Class with Roblin Gray Davis, 1-3:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Registration required: 586-3572.

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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