Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Today

Starting Your Own Business presented by the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., 3rd Floor conference room of Empire Building. Details: 463-3789.

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

Thursday, Feb. 13

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

The Bill Egan Forum: Health Issues, noon-1 p.m., Back Room of the Silverbow.

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

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

Introduction to Word 2000, (6 part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

Paper crane folding for Feb. 15 World Wide Peace Walk, 4:30-6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Judy, 789-9229.

CBJ Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office. Details: 586-5255.

Tlingit & Haida Indian of the City and Borough of Juneau council meeting, 5:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Open to the public. Details: 463-5680.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Library. Details: Tony, 789-9159.

Fran Ulmer speaking on "Women in Transition," 7 p.m., Back Room Restaurant at the Silverbow. $10, proceeds benefit AWARE and the Alaska Women's Network. Seating is limited. Tickets available at Hearthside Books and at the door. Details: 780-8602.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. All dances taught, beginners welcome, no partners necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Feb. 14

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.

The Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting, noon, Downtown Public Library. Details: 463-1276.

Valentines Day Dance, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center Ballroom, 895 West 12th Street. Free for senior citizens.

Fireside Chat with climber Jim Jurrens presenting "Denali: West Buttress," first show 6:30 p.m., second show 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 586-8800.

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

Jeanne Cotter in concert, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Ave. Details: Robert, 586-2227 ext. 33.

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. 15

World Wide Walk for Peace and Justice, 10:30 a.m., meet at Northern Light United Church. Family, friends, banners, peace cranes, and music encouraged. Details: 586-4409.

Gastineau Humane Society rabies clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, 7705 Glacier Highway. All dogs must be on a leash, all cats or other small animals must be in carriers. Details: 789-0260.

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.

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

Juneau Hash House Harriers run No. 52 - Red Dress Run, 3 p.m., Western Auto parking lot.

Evening of Entertainment, 4-8 p.m., Catholic Church Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St. Food, entertainment, guest speaker Dr. Lester Monts.

Zip A Dee Doo Dah concert, dinner and ice cream social, 5 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. Benefits the Juneau Co-op Preschool. Concert tickets are $5 per person, $20 per family. Dinner and ice cream social tickets are $5.

Sunday, Feb. 16

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.

Ursa Major String Ensemble performance and film presentation, 4-7 p.m., Nickelodeon Theatre. Donations encouraged to help support Ursa Major's trip to perform in China. Details: 586-8282.

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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