Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 07, 2003

Today

Second Wearable Arts Exhibit opening and public reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

The Juneau Adult Hockey Association referee certification class part 1, 6-9 p.m., City Hall room 224. Must attend both sessions. Details: 789-2841.

Juneau Raptor Center Auction, 6 p.m., Hanger on the Wharf. Tickets are $15 at Hearthside Books or at the door. All proceeds benefit the Juneau Raptor Center.

Fireside Chat with ADF&G biologist Polly Hessing presenting "Walrus Island: Through a Caretaker's Eyes," first show 6:30 p.m., second show 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, Feb. 8

13th Annual Kid Safe Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Hall. Over 25 organizations will be presenting the classes and demonstrations offered at Kid Safe. All kids are welcome, bring the family.

Seventh- and eighth-grade Juneau School District Battle of the Books Competition, 9 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Details: Mary, 586-1900.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Treadwell Ditch trail hike, 9:30 a.m., parking lot on Jackson Street off Cordova Street on Blueberry Hill. No dogs or firearms please.

Third- and fourth-grade Juneau School District Battle of the Books Competition, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Details: Mary, 586-1900.

Black History Month display, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Habitat for Humanity Saturday work party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4888 Kanat'a St. (off Threadneedle St.). Skilled and unskilled volunteers needed. Details: 789-1417 or e-mail jebsan@gci.net.

Fifth- and sixth-grade Juneau School District Battle of the Books Competition, 11 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons. Details: Mary, 586-1900.

Kids Day at the Glacier presents Light of the Night by naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Theatrical Mask Making with Roblin Gray Davis, noon-3 p.m., The Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

The Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group meeting, 1-3 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 789-3678.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited.

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

Juneau Singles dinner at Henry's, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Details: 789-2432.

The Juneau Adult Hockey Association referee certification class part 1, 6-9 p.m., City Hall room 224. Must attend both sessions. Details: 789-2841.

Sunday, Feb. 9

Paper crane folding for Feb. 15 World Wide Peace Walk, 12:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Judy, 789-9229.

Open Gym for GCLL baseball players, 1-4 p.m., Auke Bay School. Coaches will be available to supervise and assist players. Details: Lisa, 789-4486.

Juneau Community Garden membership meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC auditorium. Details: Alan, 586-3856.

Monday, Feb. 10

Polaris House at Gastineau Human Services Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (six-part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

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