Around town

Posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2000

Tuesday, Feb. 15

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.

Social Services Advisory Board meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library conference room.

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.

Docks and Harbors Board Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's Office.

UAS Alumni Board of Director meeting, 5:30 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel lounge. Call 465-6416.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Asthma Workshop for Parents, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10002 Glacier Hwy., 3rd floor. Sponsored by the Juneau Asthma and Allergy Support Group. Call 789-0317.

``The Art of Spiritual Dreaming,'' 7 p.m., Juneau Eckankar Center, 110 Seward St. Beginning a 4-week discussion. Sponsored by the Alaska Satsang Society. Call 586-5955.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Foster care training and orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3036 Vintage Blvd., across from Carr's. Call Paula at 465-1659.

Gastineau Philatelic Society meeting, 7 p.m., 3025 Clinton Dr., Vintage Park. Preparations for Panex XXXX, Philatelic and numismatic exhibition on April 29-30. Call Ted at 586-6785.

Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Station Juneau, upper meeting room. Call 321-2061.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 16

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.

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Celebration, 11:30 a.m., Sealaska Plaza. Parade of Native dancers in full regalia marches to the steps of the Capitol. Evening reception at 6:30, Juneau T&H Community Council, 3235 Hospital Dr.

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.

Association of Government Accountants meeting, noon, T.K. Maguire's. Commissioner of Administration Bob Poe speaks on recent impact of technology on service delivery. Call 789-0247.

Vladivostok Artists, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, oil paintings and carvings by seven Russian artists, sale and exhibit, sponsored by Juneau International Relations Committee and Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.

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.

Introduction to the Internet, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Class is designed for the absolute beginner. Call 789-0125 to pre-register.

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.

Home Buyer Education Seminar, 6-10 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Continues Thursday, Feb. 17, 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by HomeChoice. Free 8-hour seminar. Registration is necessary; call 1-800-459-2921.

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.

American Diabetes Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, room 204. Diabetes basics: what it is, how it affects you, and what you can do about it. Call Kay at 780-4949.

Alaskans for Juneau presentation, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Presentations on the Tulsequa Chief mine, at the headwaters of the Taku River, and on the proposed Juneau Airport expansion into the Mendenhall wetlands. Call Skip at 780-4854.

Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden commons area. Program topic is ``Small Ponds and Fountains,'' presented by Brian McWhorter of Don Able Building Supply.

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.

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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