Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2003

Today

Valentine's Day Dance, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center ballroom, 895 West 12th St. 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

"We Love Snow Weekend" free skiing, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Eaglecrest. Details: 790-2000.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike/Ski/Snowshoe of the John Muir Cabin Trail, 9:30 a.m., meet at Spaulding Meadows trailhead at 12.6 mile Glacier Hwy. No dogs or firearms.

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.

Ullr's Obstacle Course, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Eaglecrest. Free and open to boarders and skiers of all ages and abilities. Details: 790-2001.

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 for Black History Month, 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 Light 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

"We Love Snow Weekend" free skiing, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Eaglecrest. Details: 790-2000.

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day celebration, luncheon 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tlingit and Haida Community Council building, 3235 Hospital Drive.

Snowbirds' Dual Slalom, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest. Free and open to boarders and skiers of all ages and abilities. Details: 790-2001.

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.

Perseverance Theatre performs Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" as part of V-Day, movement to end violence against women, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Ticket sales benefit AWARE.

Monday, Feb. 17

"We Love Snow Weekend" free skiing, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Eaglecrest. Details: 790-2001.

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.

Human Rights Commission monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., room 224 of the Municipal Bldg.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 potluck meeting, 6:30 p.m., ANB Hall.

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.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

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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