Around Town

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2003


Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St. on the Gastineau Human Services campus. 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. 22

Garage Sale to benefit the Riverbend Breakfast Program, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Riverbend Learning Community Commons. The benefits go toward feeding children on school mornings without charge.

Treadwell Arena Grand Opening. Hockey exhibition game, 9:30 a.m.; opening ceremony, 11 a.m.; figure skating exhibition, 11:30 a.m.; free skate, 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.; youth hockey exhibition, 2 p.m. Details: 586-5226.

The League of Women Voters Board of Directory meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., CBJ Conference Room. Details: Ellen, 789-1253.

Habitat for Humanity Saturday work party, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 4888 Kanat'a St. (off Threadneedle Street). Skilled and unskilled volunteers needed. Details: 789-1417 or e-mail

Gastineau Channel Little League registration of tee-ball, softball and baseball players, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Kids Day at the Glacier: It's Snow Time, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited.

Mad Hatter Tea Party and Hat Auction, 3 p.m., T.K. Maguire's Prospector Hotel. $20, tickets available at Hearthside Books and at the door. Benefits Team Survivor Perseverance, a nonprofit organization providing fitness and exercise programs for women affected by cancer.

Montessori Adolescent Program presentation and informational meeting, 3-5 p.m., Harborview Elementary School library. Details: Maria, 789-2947.

Juneau Soccer Club Family Fun Luau and Fund-raiser, 5-8 p.m., Tlingit-Haida Center Salmon Creek. Fund-raiser for three state champion teams competing in Honolulu. Details: 364-3772.

Dinner for the Rev. Hankins, 5-8 p.m., Buoy Deck at Coast Guard station.

Juneau Singles dinner, 6 p.m., Red Dog Bar and Restaurant. Afterward will either go to dance at St. Ann's Hall or to the ice skating rink. Details: 789-7870.

SEARHC free pool event, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. The first 100 SEARHC beneficiaries can use the pool for free. Details: 463-5850.

New England Barn Dance, 7:30-11 p.m., St. Ann's Parish Center, 430 Fifth St. Features live music by the Grateful Celtics and calling by Odette Foster. All dances taught, beginners welcome and no partners necessary. Details: 586-1787.

Sunday, Feb. 23

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

The Rev. Hankins, 10 a.m., Restoration Grace Church.

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.

String Workshop Recital, 4 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Hendrickson Building, room 113. Children ages 3 to 16 play classical music by Vivaldi, Beethoven, Mozart and others. Reception will follow.

International Folkdance, 6-8 p.m., Downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Instruction, no charge, no partner required. Details: 364-2334.

Monday, Feb. 24

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. 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.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught, all are welcome. Details: 790-1934.

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. 25

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

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

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

The Juneau Housing Trust new homes orientation meeting, 5 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Will offer applications for the houses, house plans and other information. Details: 463-1276.

JDHS Festival Band concert/fund-raiser, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Will play some music that they will play at the Heritage Music Festival in Orlando, Fla., in March. Details: 523-1531.

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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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