Around town

Posted: Tuesday, February 22, 2000

Tuesday, Feb. 22

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.

Mayor's Fiscal Task Force meeting, 5-7 p.m., Municipal Bldg., romm 211.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers meeting, 5 p.m., Mendenhall Public library. Call Judith at 789-9229.

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration board room.

``Effective World Wide Web Searching,'' 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Free class offering more advanced instruction. Call the library to pre-register, 789-0215.

Retired Teachers meeting, 6 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Surprise program. Call 789-7328.

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

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

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

Tourism Advisory Committee meeting, 7-9 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Voluntary compliance measure will be discussed. Call Caryl at 586-0218.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 23

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.

Alaska Commission on Aging, 9 a.m.-noon, Cathedral of the Nativity, parish hall, second floor, 430 5th St. Call 465-3250.

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.

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.

Tourism Advisory Committee Voluntary Compliance Program Subcommittee meeting, noon, Juneau fire station.

Airport Board Operations Committee meeting, 2:30 p.m., Glacier Restaurant conference room.

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.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 6-8 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

Mendenhall Watershed Partnership meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden commons. Call 586-3141.

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.

Mexicolor, a Spanish cultural event, canceled, slated for 7-8:30 p.m., Juneau Community Charter School. Canceled due to the death of a staff member. For more information, call Cristina Della Rosa at 586-2526.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

World Readers Club, 7 p.m., downtown library. This week Walt Chapman leads exploration of animal adaptation, using Alaska's animals as illustration. For kids 7 and up. Call 586-5303.

Juneau Native Education Commission Public Forum on Equity in Education, 7-9 p.m., T&H Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Dr. Call Phyllis at 586-1432.

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.

Parents for a Safe Graduation 2000 meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. General meeting for all JDHS seniors' parents, family and friends. Call 790-3098.

Thursday, Feb. 24

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. Call Sue at 364-3193.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Reps. Reggie Joule and Mary Kapsner talk about ``The Bushkins.'' Call 790-3931.

Free evening computer classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

English language and citizenship classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by South East Alaska Literacy. Call 586-5718.

Introduction to the Internet - for absolute beginners, 6-8 p.m., downtown library. Call 586-5267 for reservations.

Childbirth preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. What to expect in labor and coping strategies. Call Debi at Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Call 463-3220.

Support group for friends, family members of suicide victims, 7 p.m., 222 Seward St., Suite 202. Share grief in a confidential setting. Call Becky, 586-3728.

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