Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 06, 2002

Today

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., Valley 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.

Just For Dads prenatal class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center. Details: 586-8424.

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.

Alaska Business Roundtable Lunch with Patrick N. Poe, Regional Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration, noon, Ballroom at the Hangar on the Wharf. Lunch is $13. Details: 586-2323.

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., Valley 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 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.

Free preview of "The Wooden Breeks," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 364-2421 ext. 35.

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.

Friday, March 8

Information session regarding the new GED test, 10-11 a.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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

Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6196.

Wine Tasting Class, 5:30 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Fee is $28 for tasting opportunities and hors d'oeuvres. For reservations: 586-4146.

Spring Fling Dance with JDHS Jazz Band, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Tickets: Donation.

Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council Mother/Daughter Dessert in honor of Women's History Month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pioneers' Home. Bring dessert or donation of canned food. Details: 586-1710.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Bicycle Touring in Siberia and the Russian Far East with Mike Blackwell and Jim Johnson, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Opening night for "The Wooden Breeks," 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35.

Saturday, March 9

Juneau Alpine Club ice field practice, near Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Larry, 586-0152.

American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee: $30. Details and registration: 463-5713.

Quilting Class with MaryAnn Vaughan, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Will be offered March 9, 16; quilters bring their own materials. Create modern versions of the "Soldier's Quilt." To register and for list of supplies: 465-2901.

Kids Day Program presents "Adventures in a Rainforest" with naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Bowl for Kids' Sake team sign-up, 11-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters; bowling event on Saturday, April 27 at Channel Bowl. Details: 586-3350.

Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Mi Casa. Topic: Drug treatment therapies. Details: Janie, 789-4867.

Polaris House, 1-2 p.m. NAMI Juneau consumer directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to weekly clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

"Zip A Dee Doo Dah," A Family Concert, 1:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Admission: Adults, $5; kids, $3; families, $15. Details: Diane, 586-0423.

Rabies Clinic, 2-4 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Hwy. All dogs in Juneau must be licensed by 3/31; rabies vaccination is a requirement of licensure. Details: 789-0260.

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

Juneau Singles Celebration of Birthdays, 6 p.m., Mi Casa. Details: 780-4426.

"Tolerance, Unity, Compassion and Justice," 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. A program of thoughtful discussion hosted by the Juneau Jewish Community.

Juneau Jumper Rope Skipping Team Show and Pie Auction, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley School Gym. $5 for adults, $3 for children. Details: 789-7485.

Play, "The Wooden Breeks," 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35.

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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