Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2002

Today

Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall Classroom.

Free Intro. to Excel 2000 class: Part 1, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life meeting, 5:15 p.m., DIPAC meeting room. A representative from ACS will be present; public welcome. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Library.

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

School District Budget Reading for Fiscal Year 03/04, 6 p.m., School District central office board room, 1208 Glacier Ave. Will meet again March 12. Details: 463-1700 ext. 229.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Actions items include Frisbee Golf at Dimond Park and air modelers at Amalga Meadows.

American Red Cross Adult CPR Class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. #203. Fee is $30. Details: 463-5713.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Preparations for Panex exhibition and sale at Nugget Mall, April 27-28. Details: Virginia, 364-3188.

SEARHC Diabetes Support Group, 7 p.m., SEARHC WIC classroom, Salmon Creek. Details: Joni, 463-4092 or Emma, 465-8746.

Juneau Alpine Club Meeting, 7 p.m., JAC Headquarters. Details: 789-7058.

Free Women's History Month presentation by Yarrow Vaara, "Studying My Ancestors," 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: Abigail, 465-4937.

Between the Lines: Poetry and Play with Nita Nettleton, 7 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Tickets at the door.

Free Marie Drake Planetarium Show, "Space and Time," 7-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Topic: Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? For children 4-5 years old. Details: 586-3034.

Health seminar sponsored by SEARHC and Cooperative Extension Service - UAF, 7-9 p.m., SEARHC WIC classroom. Topic: Sick day care: Critical check points to healthy recovery from flu, colds and other illnesses. Details: Joni, 463-4092 or Emma, 465-8746.

Practical Fly Tying Course, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Also offered March 7, 11 and 12. Raincountry Flyfishers annual course for beginners and others to learn to tie the flies that work locally. To register: 463-1717.

Wednesday, March 6

Just For Dads prenatal class, Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center. For times and details: 586-8424.

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Public Works and Facilities Committee, noon, Assembly Chambers.

Juneau Economic Development Committee, noon, 612 Willoughby Ave. Suite A.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-1612.

Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting on new homes for sale, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., City Museum.

Americans with Disabilities Act Committee, 5:15 p.m., Mendenhall Library.

Free Intro. to Word 2000 class: Part 7, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

Public Reception and Opening for Southeast Alaska Drug and Alcohol Conference, 6 p.m., Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. Presentation: An Overview of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) with Robin LaDue, Ph.D. Details: 586-9508.

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club Spring Meeting, 7 p.m., Valley Library. Details: Dave, 790-7249.

Free Marie Drake Planetarium Show, "Space and Time," 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Topic: Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? For families and adults. Details: 586-3034.

Juneau Small Business Development Center seminar, "Where's the Money? Sources of Small Business Financing," 6-9 p.m., 3rd floor conference room, Juneau Empire building. Cost is $25. To register: 463-3789.

Juneau Arts and Humanities monthly film, "The Other Side of Sunday," 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Details: 586-ARTS.

Slideshow and travel presentation, "Australia Flyabout with Larry Musarro," 7:30 p.m., Douglas Library. Part of "Spring Fever Cure: Take and Armchair Adventure" program every Wednesday in March.

Thursday, March 7

Childbirth Preparation Class, Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center. For times and details: 586-8424.

Era Aviation discusses satellite heliport sites, 10 a.m., Era Heliport in N. Douglas. Details: Amy, 586-2030.

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

Patrick N. Poe, Federal Aviation Administration Alaska Region Administrator, addresses joint meeting of the Juneau and Alaska State Chambers of Commerce, noon, Merchants Wharf.

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

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

Juneau Garden Club Business Meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Vivian, 790-2156.

Teen Health Fair, 2:30-5 p.m., JDHS commons. Free snacks, blood pressure readings, height and weight measurements, vision tests. Details: Christina, 463-5437.

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

Free Intro. to Excel 2000 class: Part 2, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

Parks and Recreation Annual Hike Program meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Details: Kristi West, 586-0456.

Federal Aviation Administration public meeting on airspace procedures affecting air traffic in the Juneau area, 5:30-9 p.m., Ray Renshaw Room, Aspen Hotel, Shell Simmons Dr. Details: Clarence Goward, (907) 271-5464.

Amnesty International meeting, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Details: Amy, 789-0308.

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

Practical Fly Tying Course, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden library. Also offered March 7, 11 and 12. Raincountry Flyfishers annual course for beginners and others to learn to tie the flies that work locally. To register: 463-1717.

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.

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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