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Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 02, 2001

Today

Southeast Alcohol & Drug Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building, Classroom 204. Details: 586-8488.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wellspring Healthcare Center. Details: 789-1812.

Friday Night Skiing, 4-9 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: 790-2001.

New Exhibit Opening Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Gallery at the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 206 North Franklin St. Details: 586-2787.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 5, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Read Across America, 5:15-7 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School. Children and families are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. Refreshments and books provided. Details: Dirk Miller, 463-1999.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: Karmen Moreno, 790-4102.

Poet Joy Harjo at UAS, 7-9 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Poetry reading and lecture. Free for students; pay as you can for the general public. Details: Alexis, 465-6415.

Women of the 20th Century-Gone But Not Forgotten, 7-9 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

ARGS China Expedition presentation, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center theater. Fireside Series program will feature master gardener Ed Buyarski. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.

Saturday, March 3

Pen-Pal Pancake Fundraiser, 7:30-9 a.m., Gastineau Elementary School gym. Mr. Miller's class is holding a pancake breakfast to help send the class to Gustavus in May to meet their pen-pals. Details: 463-1999.

Estate Planning Basics and Conservation Options, 9 a.m.-noon, DIPAC Ladd MaCauley Visitor Center, 2697 Channel Drive. Registration is $20 per person. Details: 586-3100.

Water Safety Instructor Aide Course, 9:45-11:45 a.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Course runs through April 28. There is a $37.50 fee for the course, plus tax. Details: 586-5325.

Little League Registration, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Register for softball or baseball. Details: 789-9803.

Visitor Information Volunteers Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Davis Log Cabin, Third and Seward. For those interested in becoming volunteers. Details: 586-2201.

Nature Journal Jive Kids Day Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12. Children under 7 welcome with adult supervision. Details: 789-6640.

Free Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, noon-4 p.m., Fourth and Main St. Details: Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.

Ravenstail Weavers at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 1-3 p.m. Discussion and demonstration on the early Northwest Coast weaving technique. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Singles Dinner, 6 p.m. at the New Dragon Inn Restaurant, 213 Front St. Details: 789-7870.

"Antonia's Line" screening, 8 p.m., Silverbow Backroom Cinema. Details: Kathy Stepien, 789-5942.

UAS Mardi Gras, 9 p.m., Student Activity Center. Open to public. Cajun food, Bob Family Band, prizes and beads. $5 non UAS students. Details: Tish Griffin, 465-6529.

Sunday, March 4

Baseball Little League Tryouts, noon: 9-10 year olds; 1:30 p.m: 11-12 year olds; 3 p.m.: 13-14 year olds; 4:30 p.m.: 15-16 year olds, Floyd Dryden. Details: Jim O'Donnell, 789-7400 or Mary Lou Bavard, 789-7458.

Softball Little League Tryouts, noon: 9-year-olds; 1 p.m: 10-year-olds; 2 p.m.: 11- and 12-year-olds; 3 p.m.: 13- and14-year-olds; 4 p.m.: 15- and 16-year-olds, Floyd Dryden. Details: Jim O'Donnell, 789-7400 or Mary Lou Bavard, 789-7458.

Spring Telemark Series #1, 1-4 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Series runs for 3 weeks and is open to telemark skiers of all ability levels. $30/session or $85 for all 3. Details: 790-2001.

Monday, March 5

English as a Second Language, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Vincent de Paul, Smith Hall. Meets Mon-Fri. Details: Paul, 790-4102.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley public library. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau public library. Details: 586-5267.

Become a United States Citizen, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Smith Hall, St. Vincent de Paul. For advanced ESL students. Details: 790-4102.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH Infant Learning Room. Details: Debi Ballam, 586-8424.

Women in Religion in America, noon-1:30 p.m., UAS Lake Room. Lecture by Michael Price.

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