Juneau Chess Club meeting, 4-9 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Youth Chess 4-6 p.m., Adult Chess 5-9 p.m. Details: Brian, 790-1934.
Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5278.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee, 5:15 p.m., hospital Administration Building boardroom. Details: 586-5278
Parents Anonymous, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. No child care. Details: 790-4102.
English as a Second Language class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, downtown. All levels welcome. Details: 586-5718.
Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building, Room 204. John Bursell, M.D., speaks on diabetic neuropathy. Details: Sally, 465-3353.
Thursday, Feb. 15
Board of Forestry meeting, 8 a.m., DEC Building, conference room, 410 Willoughby Ave. Will cover forestry issues in Alaska. Details: Claudia Dwyer, 269-8463.
Alaska Commission on Aging meeting, 9 a.m., Centennial Hall, Egan Room. Details: Lillan Bradley, 465-3250.
English as a Second Language classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Smith Hall, St. Vincent de Paul. Meets Mon-Fri, all levels welcome. Details: 790-4102.
Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5267.
Alaska Business Roundtable lunch with Clark Gruening, chairman of the Alaska Permanent Fund, noon, Hangar on the Wharf Ballroom. Details: 586-2323.
Juneau Assembly Committee of the Whole with the Mental Health Trust Board, noon, assembly chambers. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel Gold Room. Mano Fry, president of Alaska AFL-CIO, will speak on the minimum wage, gasoline, ANWR, etc. Details: 790-3931.
Adult Education Classes, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Smith Hall, St. Vincent de Paul. Meets Mon-Fri. Details: 790-4102.
Weekend Retreat at the Shrine of St. Therese, 5 p.m., reservations due. Details: Thomas Fitterer, 780-6112.
Juneau Docks and Harbors C.I.P. Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office.
Wetlands Review Board, 5:15 p.m., City Hall conference room. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Juneau Women's Council, 5:15 p.m., downtown library. Applications being accepted for vacancies on the council. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Douglas Indian Association recall meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau T&H Building, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 586-3942.
Forum on National Missile Defense, 6 p.m., 2nd Floor, Dimond Courthouse. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Details: Susan, 586-1670.
Mayor's Ad Hoc Bear Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., assembly chambers. Public hearing. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.
Home Choice seminar, 6-10 p.m., Bill Ray Center, Room 153. Must pre-register. Details: (800) 459-2921.
Senior Investment Club, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jim & Bev Rodewald, 789-7543.
Benefit Concert and Auction for Bill Bosse, 7-10 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. No admission charge, donations will be taken. Details: Cathie, 586-4767 or Kate, 463-5657.
Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building. Beginning dancers are welcome. Details: 463-3214.
Friday, Feb. 16
Museum Collections Advisory Committee meeting, 10 a.m., via teleconference. Will discuss membership and acquisitions for the museum's permanent collection. Details: 465-2901.
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley public library. Details: 586-5267.
Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 586-8228.
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day program, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tlingit Haida Council Biulding, Hospital Drive. Program will honor native civil rights workers. Light lunch will be served. Details: Connie Davis, 586-1477.
Ice Rink Working Group meeting, noon, 3rd Floor, Marine View Building Conference Room. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.
Free Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, noon-4 p.m., 4th and Main St. Details: Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.
Creative Movement Classes, 12:30-1 p.m. for 2 to 3-year-olds; 1-1:50 p.m. for 3 to 4-year-olds; 1:50-2:40 p.m. for 4 to 5-year-olds. Shotokan Karate Studio. Details: 463-5327.
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