AroundTown

Posted: Monday, March 03, 2003

Today

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

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

"Easter Island: A Far Corner of Polynesia," presented by archaeologist Pat Bower, 7-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-7477.

Raincountry Flyfishers Eighth Annual Practical Fly Tying Course, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details and registration: 463-1717.

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.

Tuesday, March 4

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

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

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Assembly chambers.

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

ANS Camp No. 70 monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Housing Authority Building, 5446 Jenkins Drive, ground floor conference room, entrance at rear of building. Details: Andrea, 789-0689.

"An Archaeological Update: Caves, Rock Art, and Partnerships on Prince of Wales Island," presented by archaeologist Terry Fifield, 7-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-7477.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught to anyone interested. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, March 5

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.

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.

Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: Marie, 789-3218.

"Breastfeeding" support group with Kaye Kanne, 1:30-3 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

Gastineau Elementary School public reception for principal candidates, 4-6 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School Library.

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

Early pregnancy class taught by Colena Jones, 6 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details and registration: 586-1203.

"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.

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

"Poetry Against The War," 7 p.m., The Goldtown Nickelodeon Theater. Juneau and Gustavus poets reading their own pro-peace/anti-war poems, plus an open mic session. Details: 789-2084 or 463-8484.

Thursday, March 6

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

Gastineau Elementary School principal candidates interviews, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Gastineau Elementary School library. Open to public.

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.

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

Mendenhall River Community School public reception for principle candidates, 4-6 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School library.

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

• 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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