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Out and About

Posted: Sunday, March 02, 2003

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 2: 4-H Nordic Ski Club meeting, 1:30-3 p.m. For location and activity, call the 4-H office, 465-8749.

March 3: "Easter Island: A Far Corner of Polynesia," lecture by archaeologist Pat Bower, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

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 4: "An Archaeological Update: Caves, Rock Art, and Partnerships on Prince of Wales Island," with archeologist Terry Fifield, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

March 5: "Archeological Investigations in Prince William Sound: Palugvik, a National Register Landmark," with archaeologist Linda Finn Yarborough; and "Rediscovering the Iditarod Trail," with archaeologist Tony Largaespada, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

March 6: "A History of Totem Park," with archeologist Terry Fifield; and "Ancient Fish Traps of Southeast," with archaeologist Mark McCallum, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

March 7-9: Cross-country ski workshops with Olympic skier Adam Verrier, Eaglecrest Ski Area. $25-$35 per session. Details: 790-2001 or see article, this page.

March 7: "Spiritual India," a slide show about the sights and sounds of the Indian subcontinent with Elizabeth Medgyesy, a veteran traveler to India, Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Part of the Fireside Chat series.

March 8: Youth race series No. 1, Eaglecrest. Details: 790-2001.

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

March 8: "Tree-mendous Trees," Kids Day at the Glacier program, Forest Service naturalist Laurie Lamm presents information about trees, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12; younger children welcome with adult supervision. Details: 789-0097.

March 9: Adult telemark series, 1-4 p.m., Eaglecrest, $30 a session. Also March 16 and 23. Details: 790-2001.

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/.

March 13: Jim and Judy Hauck slide show on their three-week wildlife and photography safari to major game parks in Kenya, Juneau Audubon Society meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: www.juneau-audubon-society.org.

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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