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Around Town

Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2002

Today

Harbors CIP/Planning Committee, 5 p.m., Room 325, Marine View building.

City and Borough of Juneau Open House, 5-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Discussion of designs for improvements to Marine Park/Steamship Wharf area.

"Completing the Financial Picture" workshop, 6-8:30 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 612 W. Willoughby. Preregistration required: Brian, 463-3662.

"How to Take Advantage of the New Tax Laws," presented by Southeast Alaska Estate Planning Council, 6-9 p.m., Aspen Hotel conference room. Details: Mary, 586-2210.

Capital City Emergency Planning Committee, 7 p.m., Glacier Fire Station.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

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.

Friday, Feb. 22

Alaska Fire Standards Council, 10 a.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin. Topics: Emergency response, anti-terrorism curriculum and council funding matters.

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

Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building.

Advanced skate ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest.

Advanced classic ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 3 p.m., Eaglecrest.

Juneau Home Show, 3-8 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Sponsored by Home Builder's Association of Juneau. Details: 789-0090 or 463-5774.

Antique Appraisal Fair, 3-8 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Fees go to student scholarships. Details: Susan, 790-9330.

Free Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Seminar, "Understanding Sea Lion and Other Marine Ecosystem Dynamics of the Gulf of Alaska in the 20th Century: A Merger of Science and Oral History" by Dr. Gordon Kruse, UAF professor of fisheries, 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Building room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy.

Board of Education Policy Committee, 4:15 p.m., District Office.

Free Gospel Concert for Black History Month, 7 p.m., Restoration Grace Outreach Center, 5636 Glacier Hwy. Details: Sherry, 790-9371.

"Going to Extremes II," 2nd Annual JAHC Wearable Art Show, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall. Tickets at Hearthside, Rainy Day and door. Details: 586-ARTS.

Winter Fireside Series, "Williamsburg Through the Seasons" with Pamela Finney, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

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.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Juneau Alpine Club offers ice ax practice near Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-7058.

Beginning classic ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 8:30 a.m., Eaglecrest.

"How to Take Advantage of the New Tax Laws," 9-1 p.m., Aspen Hotel conference room. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Estate Planning Council. Details: Mary, 586-2210.

Kids Safe!, 9-3 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free. Details: John, 586-8491.

AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. To register: 586-2493.

American Red Cross adult CPR/First Aid course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. No. 203. Fee is $30. Details: 463-5713.

Juneau Home Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Sponsored by Home Builders Association of Juneau. Details: 789-0090 or 463-5774.

Antique Appraisal Fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Fees go to student scholarships. Details: Susan, 790-9330.

Alaska Fire Standards Council, 10 a.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin. Topics: Emergency response, anti-terrorism curriculum and council funding matters.

Ladies Gathering sponsored by the Women of Restored Destiny, 10 a.m., Restoration Grace Outreach Center. Speaker: Vickie Casey of Anchorage. Details: Sherry, 790-9371.

Family Fun at DIPAC, "The Great Aquarium Caper," 10-11 a.m., DIPAC. Find out how to make your own fish collage. Details: Rich or Rob, 463-4810.

Advanced classic ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 10:30 a.m., Eaglecrest.

"Wild Wonderful Wolves" with Forest Service Naturalist Mary Ellen Ergle, 11-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Day of Storytelling and African American History, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Soul food samples, music and dramatic performances. Details: Ernest and Michelle Monts, 790-2685.

Beginning skate ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest.

"Tunes, Tales and Tricks," 1 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Children's entertainment at Juneau Home Show. Entrance, $1.

Life-Mask making class with Roblin Gray Davis, 1 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. To register: 586-3572.

Gastineau Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. Presentation on "New Technological Tools (Gadgets) for Genealogists."

Polaris House, Every Saturday, 1-2 p.m. Consumer input on Clubhouse development. Details: 780-6775.

Advanced skate ski techniques class with Adam Verrier, '98 Olympic team member, 3 p.m., Eaglecrest.

"Tunes, Tales and Tricks," 3 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Children's entertainment at Juneau Home Show. Entrance, $1.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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