Around Town

Posted: Monday, February 18, 2002


Retired Teacher's Association meeting, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Bonnie, 789-1848.

Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m., Room 224, City Hall.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

"Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care and Infant Carseat Safety," Bartlett Beginnings class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital's Administration building. To register or for details: 586-8424.

Juneau Retired Teachers (JRT) meeting, 6-8 p.m., Mountainview Senior Center. Details: Jim, 586-6115.

Free lecture, "The Birth of the Valley of 10,000 Smokes" with John Eichelberger, University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Volcano Observatory, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Energy Advisory Committee, noon, Room 224, City Hall.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, School District central office board conference room, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Wearable art exhibit, noon-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Free admission thanks to Harold Fossum. Details: 586-3572.

Mayor's Task Force on Youth, 12:05 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library.

Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Topic: "Purchase of new affordable homes being built by a nonprofit group." Details: 463-1276.

Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall classroom.

Social Services Advisory Board, 5:15 p.m., downtown library.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

"Putting the Plan Together" workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., JEDC, 612 W. Willoughby. Preregistration required: Brian, 463-3662.

American Red Cross Adult CPR class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. #203. Fee is $30. Details and registration: 463-5713.

North Douglas neighborhood meets with Totem Creek Inc. and other state and city agencies to discuss the proposed golf course at the end of N. Douglas Hwy., 6:30-8:45 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: Ellen, 463-3532.

Planning Commission interviews, executive session, 7 p.m., Room 224, City Hall. Assembly will sit as full Human Resources Committee.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: Linda, 790-3225.

Free lecture by Winona LaDuke, Native American Indian activist, 7:30 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Topic: "Politics, Motherhood and Environmental Justice." Details: 465-4937.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activity Center. Details: Lily at

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Joint Public Works and Facilities Committee and Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Regarding Steamship Wharf/Marine Park.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-1612.

Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3032 Vintage Blvd. #102. Details: Candice, 465-3740 or Janna, 790-4246.

Wearable art exhibit, noon-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Free admission thanks to Harold Fossum. Details: 586-3572.

AARP Chapter 865 meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Allan Heese, airport manager, will discuss airport security as it affects senior citizens and disabled persons. Details: Rosalee, 586-2873.

Youth Activities Board, 5 p.m., Room 224, City Hall.

Fisheries Development Committee, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC.

Mendenhall Watershed Partnership public education subcommittee meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. Details: 790-1083.

Juneau Small Business Development Center Seminar, "Introduction to Internet Marketing," 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building third floor conference room. Fee is $25. To preregister: 463-3789.

Douglas Service Area Advisory Board, 7 p.m., Douglas library.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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