Out and About

Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2003

Feb. 23: 4-H Nordic Ski Club meeting, 1:30-3 p.m. For location and activity, call the 4-H office, 465-8749.

Feb. 23: High-power rifle and sporting rifle meet at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 8:30 a.m. registration, shoot at 9:30 a.m. Details: www.go.to/jrpc/.

Feb. 23: Juneau Alpine Club slide show and potluck, 5:30 p.m. Call Tom and Eva Bornstein, 790-4050, for directions.

Feb. 24: "Linking Alaska's Landscape to Salmon Populations," lecture by Patricia Heiser, assistant professor, UAA Department of Geology, part of the Science of Alaska series coordinated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute. 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 465-6530.

Feb. 28: "Images and Stories of Backpacking the Lee Metcalf Wilderness," with Michael Wilcox, who spent three summers backpacking and photographing the area in southwest Montana, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, part of the Fireside Chat series. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Details: 789-0097.

March 1: "Water World," Kids Day at the Glacier program, Forest Service Naturalist Michelle Warrenchuk presents information about aquatic insects, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12; younger children welcome with adult supervision. Details: 789-0097.

March 2: Steel Plate Handgun Speed Shoot, registration 9 a.m. Divisions for DA revolvers, SA revolvers and Semi-Autos. Bring 100-plus rounds. Hank Harmon short range. Details: www.go.to/jrpc/.

March 3, 5, 10 & 12: Raincountry Flyfishers Fly Tying Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Call 463-1717 to register. Details: Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

March 4: Juneau Alpine Club monthly public meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall library. Details: Don Larsen, 789-2036.

March 8: Juneau Gun Club ATA or PITA registered shoot, registration 9 a.m. Details: www.go.to/jrpc/.

March 9: Smallbore rifle silhouette shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 8:30 a.m. registration, shoot at 9:30 a.m. Details: www.go.to/jrpc/.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Ongoing: Parks and Rec hikes, Saturdays and Wednesdays starting about 9:30 a.m. Call 586-0428 for time and location or check www.juneau.lib.ak.us/parksrec/hike/schedule.php.

In season: Black bear (Sept. 1-June 30), wolf (Aug. 1-April 30, Douglas Island closed), and red and blue king crab (Oct. 1-March 31). (Seasons and limits are more complex than can be detailed here. Always check regulations before heading out.)

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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