Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Today

Airport Board Committee of the Whole, 3-5 p.m., Aurora Room. Topic: Capital Improvement Projects list for Juneau Airport.

Juneau Chess Club, 4-8 p.m., downtown public library. Sets provided, rules taught, all welcome. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

American Red Cross First Aid class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Fee is $30. To register: 463-5713.

Alaska Deptartment of Transportation and Public Facilities public workshop, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Topic: Information and public forum regarding proposed design for reconstruction of Egan Drive between Whittier and Main Street to improve pedestrian and traffic safety.

Thursday, Feb. 28

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas library.

Lenten Lunch, noon, McPhetre's Hall, Holy Trinity Church. Weekly through March 21. Donation: $5.

Bill Egan Forum presents Rep. John Davies, noon, Baranof. Topic: "To Plan or Not To Plan. THAT is the Question." Details: Rich, 586-1842.

The Alaska Business Roundtable presents Rep. Bill Hudson, noon, Ballroom at Hangar on the Wharf. Lunch is $13. Topic: "Are You Ready for an Income Tax?" Details: 586-2323.

Eaglecrest Marketing Committee, noon, Room 224, City Hall, 155 S. Seward St. Details: Pauline, 586-5284.

Society for Human Resource Managment luncheon with Dave Palmer, city manager, noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: 789-8114.

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

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

The Green Party of Juneau Meeting, 5 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library. Details: Jed, 463-3507.

Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., room 224, City Hall.

Alaska Children's Trust Five-Year Celebration, 5:30-7 p.m., Fiddlehead Restaurant/Di Sopra. Details: 465-4870.

Juneau Yacht Club Annual Meeting, from 6 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by business meeting at 7 p.m. Free for TSI members, $5 for guest attendees. Door prizes, sponsored by Territorial Sportsmen.

Harbor Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers, City Hall.

Raincountry Flyfishers fly tying meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Featuring Tony Soltys demonstrating new techniques. Details: 465-4311.

Free Astrology Monthly Discussion Group, 7-9 p.m., Northern Light Church. Topic: "Where are the Planets Now?" Details: Starflower Astrology, 463-3259.

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

Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building. Band is Mike Sakarias and Friends and callers are Tom Paul and Valerie DeLaune. Details: 463-3214.

Slide Show by Joel Bennett, "Travels in India," 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Holy Trinity Church, 4th and Gold streets. Details: 586-3100.

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, March 1

Seminar: "Smart Money: Financing Your Business with Debt Equity," 8:30-noon, Cedar Room, Goldbelt Hotel. To register: www.alaskainvestnet.org.

Downtown Revitalization Committee, 10:30 a.m., Assembly chambers.

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

Kids Day Program presents "Northern Lights: A Natural Spectacle," 11-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Presenter is naturalist Allen Vaira. Details: 789-6640.

Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building.

Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting on new homes for sale, noon, downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

Seminar by Dr. William Smoker, Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks professor of fisheries, 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Building, Room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy. Topic: "Regional Nonprofit Corporations - An Institutional Model for Marine Stock Enhancement."

23rd Annual Glacier Valley Rotary Regional Boat Show, 4-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $5 for adults, $2 for children under 12.

Assembly/Legislative Delegation Luncheon, noon, Assembly chambers, City Hall.

Program Evaluation, 4 p.m., Juneau School District Office.

Third Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show, 4:30-6:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Alaska Women's Lobby Annual Auction, 5-8 p.m., Silverbow. Tickets are $15. Art, dinners, airline tickets and more. Details: Ruth, 780-4345.

"Read Across America" celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday, 5:30-7 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School. Mayor Sally Smith, storyteller Eve Dillingham, state lawmakers and school teachers will be attending.

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.

Pulitzer Prize Nominated author Susan Griffin presents, "The Private Life of War" for Women's History Month, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: Abigail, 465-4937 or Kim, 364-3225.

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

Fireside Program Series, "Simply Keeping Wilderness in Mind," 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Presenter Dr. Gregory Heming. Details: 789-6640.

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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