Around town

Posted: Tuesday, February 08, 2000

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.

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.

NAMI IRIS Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Juneau family educational meeting, 7-9 p.m., Valley Senior Center, at St. Paul's Catholic Church on Atlin Dr. JAMI's Rose Piper will speak on psychosocial treatments.

Douglas Neighborhood Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Douglas library. Discussion of revised Douglas land swap to be proposed to CBJ Lands Committee on Feb. 9. Call 463-5074.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Alaska Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Conference Room. Call Win at 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Wednesday adult hike, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at 28 mile Glacier Highway. Hike to Herbert Glacier, an easy, 9-mile round trip with a 50foot elevation gain. Limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. No dogs or firearms, please. Wear waterproof hiking boots and bring plenty of food and water. Call 586-5226 after 4:30 p.m. for recording of details.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

Cornerstone Home Health free blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Valley Senior Center. Call Teresa at 586-6838.

Tourism Advisory Committee Voluntary Compliance Program subcommittee meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Station. Call Caryl at 586-0218.

Housing First education session for low-income home buyers, noon-1 p.m., Gruening Park activity room, 1800 Northwood St. Anyone interested in applying for the loan program is required to take one of these classes. Call 364-3573.

Chess Club meeting, 4-6 p.m., downtown library.

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

Free step aerobics classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Gastineau Humane Society monthly meeting, 6 p.m., at the society's facility, 7705 Glacier Hwy. Call Andrea at 789-0260.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.

Alaska Women in Travel monthly dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Travelodge. Call 790-1471 for reservations.

Juneau Friends meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Slide show and discussion of photographer Skip Schiel's ``Pilgrimage on the Middle Passage,'' a journey retracing the historic Atlantic slave route, in an area where slavery still exists today. Call 364-3155.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

World Readers Club, 7-8 p.m., downtown library. This week the program looks at navigation by following naturalist Jeff Sauer and Theresa Svancara on an around-the-world voyage. For kids 7 and up. Call 586-5303.

Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.

Parents for a Safe Graduation 2000 steering committee meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Call Kalei at 790-3098

Thursday, Feb. 10

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.

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Speaker James King Jr., of Trail Mix, talks about ``Our Local Trails.'' Call Myrna at 789-2352.

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.

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.

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.

Tornadoes Wrestling Club, 6:30 p.m., 8345 Old Dairy Rd., next to Oliver's Trophy. Registration for all young people ages 5 and up. Call 789-3477.

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

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.

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