Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2003


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.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center free avalanche awareness presentation, 6 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 364-2692.

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

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gastineau Channel Little League board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Library. Details: 789-9803.

Violence in Juneau & Nonviolent Response community forum, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: K.J., 586-6738.

JDHS Festival Band concert/fundraiser, 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.

Juneau Family Birth Center free childbirth education class, 7-9 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

Christian Community Choir, 7-9 p.m., Auke Bay Bible Church. Searching for Christian singers interested in helping with a musical production. Last date to join is March 11. Details: 796-2241.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

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.

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.

"No cuts to Medicaid services" rally, noon, steps of the Capitol Building. Details: 586-4216.

JDHS Student Recognition for February, noon, JDHS Library.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends & Others Opposing War in Iraq, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

The Juneau Family Birth Center presents "Relationship Changes" group discussion, 1:30-3 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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

"Family to family," a class for families of persons with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

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.

"New Perspectives" presented by the Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

The Alaska Public Interest Research Group's "Dirty Diesel in Alaska" town meeting, 7 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple, corner of Fourth and Seward. Details: 278-3661.

Book Discussion Group, 7 p.m., Valley Public Library. Will discuss "The Thief" and "The Queen of Attolia" by Megan Whalen Turner. This will be a prelude to her visit in March. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

The Southeast Alaska Land Trust presents The Mining History of Juneau: 1895-1966, a slide show by Judge Tom Stewart, 7:30 p.m., Cathedral Parish Hall, 430 5th St. Details: 790-4402.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium. All dances taught, beginners welcome, no partners necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Friday, Feb. 28

4th annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Exhibit opens, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 4th and Main Street. Details: 586-3572.

Workshop on Nonviolence, 7 p.m., Marie Drake School Library. Details: 789-9229 or 586-6738.

"Scrappydoo" Scrapbook workshop, 7 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 W. Willoughby. Scrapbook supplies provided. Details: Nila, 586-2136.

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.

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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