Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 05, 2003

Wednesday, March 5

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.

"Archaeological Investigations in Prince William Sound: Palugvik, a National Register Landmark," presented by archaeologist Linda Finn Yarborough, and, "Rediscovering the Iditarod Trail," presented by archaeologist Tony Largaespada, 7-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-7477.

Poetry Against The War, 7 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater. Juneau and Gustavus poets reading their own pro-peace/antiwar 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.

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.

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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Susan Suzuki will speak on Medicare.

"Moving the Economy Forward," by Special Assistant to the Governor Jack Phelps, presented by the Alaska Business Roundtable, 11:30 a.m., Hanger Ballroom.

Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: Marie, 789-3218.Bill Egan Forum: Rural Issues, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

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.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

"Ancient Fish Traps of Southeast Alaska," presented by archaeologist Mark McCallum, and, "A History of Totem Pole Park," presented by archaeologist Terry Fifield, 7-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-7477.

Workshop on Spiritual Healing Based on Science and Health, 7 p.m., Aspen Hotel, 1800 Shell Simmons Drive. Details: 789-4992.

Friday, March 7

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.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 3 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

Juneau Cooperative Preschool's 1st Annual silent Auction and Art Show, 4:30-8 p.m., Empire Gallery. Details: rosier-polley@gci.net.

"100 Years of Maps" public reception, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

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

Fireside Chat: Spiritual India, 6:30 p.m., and again at 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

First Friday Healing Mass, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Free childcare will be provided. Details: 789-0624 or 789-9222.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Saturday, March 8

Kids Day at the Glacier: "Tree"-mendous Trees, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group meeting, 1-3 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: Rick, 789-3678.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Singles dinner, 6 p.m., Squire's Grill, 11806 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-2432.

Sunday, March 9

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

Open Gym for GCLL baseball players, 1-4 p.m., Auke Bay School. Coaches will be available to supervise and assist players. Details: Lisa, 789-4486.

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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