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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2002

Today

Teen Health Fair, 2:30-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School 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 Introduction 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 Valley library. Details: Amy, 789-0308.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center. Details: 586-8424.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 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., Mendenhall 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.

University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, "Southeast Coastal Monitoring Project: Overview of Auke Bay Laboratory Research on Early Marine Ecology of Juvenile Salmon," 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson Building room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy.

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., Pioneer 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.

Teen Dance Party, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Gruening Park Hall. Ages 11-14; admission is $5. Sponsored by parents of the Janice Holst Dancers.

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

Adult volleyball/basketball open gym, 8-10 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Fee is $4. Details: 463-1700.

Free youth open gym, 8-11 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Grades 5-12. Details: 463-1700.

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, 9-3 p.m. Fee: $30. Details and registration: 463-5713.

Juneau Job Fair, 10-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 465-2987.

Quilting Class with MaryAnn Vaughan, 10-4 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 Lights 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.

Horned Owl Release, 5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni athletic field. Details: Snady, 586-2207.

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.

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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