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.
Low Vision Support, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.
Home Choice Seminar, 6-10 p.m., Bill Ray Center, Room 153. Must pre-register. Details: 1-800-459-2921.
Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah Family Concert, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Proceeds benefit the Juneau Co-op Preschool. Details: Michelle, 790-2429.
World Readers Club slideshow presentation with Theresa Svancura and Jeff Sauer, 7 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: 586-5267.
UA Bartlett Lecture Series features Hugh Gallagher, disability rights activist, 7 p.m., Egan Library, UAS Campus. The lecture will be on physician assisted suicide. Details: Scott Foster, 465-6530.
Adult Volleyball/Basketball Open Gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Joyce Kitka, 463-1700 ext. 327.
Fireside Program Series: The Angoon Bombardment of 1882, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.
Saturday, Feb. 17
Juneau Alpine Club Eagle Glacier Overnight Trip. Details: Kathy Landry, 789-7058.
YunShuKa Dance Group Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Northern Lights Church. Fund-raiser to send kids to Native Arts Festival. Details: After 5 p.m., Victoria Johnson, 586-5055.
Capital City Quilter's Guild workshops, 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Workshops feature Charlotte Warr Andersen, call for supply list and registration. Details: Willa Allison, 789-1725 or Bonnie Goodrich, 463-3836.
Gastineau Channel Little League Registration, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sign up for softball or baseball. Details: 789-9803.
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Family Weekend, 11 a.m., Glacier Visitor Center. Activities include Kids Day programs, activity tables, and Smokey's Scavenger Hunt. Details: Karen Lechner, 789-6640.
Free Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, noon-4 p.m., Fourth and Main St. Details: Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.
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