Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, February 11, 2000

Friday, Feb. 11

10-state domestic violence task force start-up, 3-5 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital main lobby. Celebrating the beginning of Alaska's participation in a 10-state domestic violence and sexual assault awareness program. Call Laura at 586-8447.

Fishing phase-out and marine reserves in Glacier Bay, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Anderson Bldg., room 221. A seminar with S. James Taggart, Glacier Bay Field Station Leader.

Juneau Community Charter School 4th Annual Valentine's Bake Sale, 4-6 p.m., Foodland A&P. Also on Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Funds raised will support the arts-based curriculum at the school.

Anti-defamation Director speaks, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Pacific Northwest Regional Director of the Anti-defamation League, Brian Goldberg, speaks on cultural diversity, prejudice and bias. Reception follows. Free.

``Octopus Garden,'' 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. John and Sue Lachelt present a new program of video and slides. 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. 12

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Airport Glacier Restaurant banquet room. Call Nancy at 586-1701.

Valentine Crafts, noon, Mendenhall Valley library.

``Great Decisions'' Discussion Groups planning meeting, 3:30 p.m., downtown library conference room. This year's issues include U.S. interests, Russia, Indonesia, the Middle East, Africa, the U.S. military, the Euro and the dollar, and humanitarian intervention. Call Joe at 463-2624.

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.

Sunday, Feb. 13

Day of Mindfulness Mini Retreat, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Methodist Camp, Mile 28 Glacier Hwy. Call Linda at 789-0140.

Eagle Opener Nordic Ski Race, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest Lower Loop. 4 and 8 kilometer; 1 kilometer for kids. Open division, both skating and classic.

4-H Crosscountry Ski Program, 1:30 p.m., call 465-8749 for location. For kindergartners and above, and families.

18th Annual Sweetheart Relay, 2 p.m., Douglas Fire Hall. Runners preregister at either JRC location, Foggy Mountain or on race day at least half an hour before the start. Call Becky at 586-3728.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 14

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. Call Caryl at 586-0218.

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.

American Diabetes Association, 1-2 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church conference room, 10th and Glacier. Pills and oral medications discussed. Call Kay at 780-4949.

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.

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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