Wednesday, March 8
First Annual Small Passenger Vessel Industry Day, 8-4 p.m., Juneau Travelodge Hotel. Sponsored by U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office.
Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.
All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.
Home Opportunity Program, noon, Gruening Park activity room, 1800 Northwood Street. Sponsored by Housing First. Call 364-3573.
``On Her Their Lives Depend: The Reformation of Gender Roles in the Great War of 1914'', part of Women's History Month speakers series. Noon, Mourant Building, UAS Campus.
Southeast Alaska Fisheries Hearings, 5 p.m., Centennial Hall.
Free Evening Computer Classes for Beginners, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a place. Additional space on a first-come, first-served basis.
Chess Club,. 6-9 p.m., downtown library. Chess boards provided, opponents needed.
Juneau Worlds Affair Council, 6 p.m., Dimond Court Building, second floor. ``Rebuilding Croatia.'' Reception at 5:30 p.m.
International Women's Day Event, 6 p.m., Silverbow's Back Room. Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer and Rep. Mary Kapsner will speak. $5 students, $7 for non-students. Sponsored by UAS Amnesty International Club.
Gastineau Humane Society: Annual Board of Directors Meeting, 6 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society, 7704 Glacier Highway. Everyone is welcome.
Free Step Aerobics Classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.
Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. Call 463-3113.
Phoenix Foundation, ``Education for the 21st Century, How Do I Get It At JDHS?'' 7 p.m., JDHS Commons. Guest speaker, Ron Gleason. All students and parents are invited, desserts will be served.
Airport Board Monthly Meeting, 7 p.m., Aurora Room at airport.
City and Borough of Juneau Informational Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Assembly Chambers, 155 S. Seward Street. Topic: The Transition of CBJ Health and Social Services to Non-Profit Organizations and Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Douglas Neighborhood Association Meeting, discussion of proposed Douglas land swap, 7-9 p.m., Douglas library.
Marie Drake Planetarium Show. ``Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis'', 7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Show for young children, show for older audiences begin at 8 p.m.
Juneau Youth Football League, monthly board meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden library.
``Two Alaska Pioneering Women'', a discussion about women's roles from territorial days to statehood, 7 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Part of the women's history month.
Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.
World Readers Club, 7 p.m., downtown library. For kids 7 and up. Call 586-5303.
Caregiver support group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Kitty, 586-6044.
Thursday, March 9
Juneau Remembers WWII, 10 a.m., ANB Hall.
Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. Call Sue at 364-3193.
All-Age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.
JDHS Parent Discussion Group, noon, JDHS library. Guest speaker, Alan Digner, talks about construction/homebuilding courses.
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.
Bill Egan's Forum, noon, Barnanoff Hotel. Guest speaker, chief of staff Ayers, talks about ``Truth For It's Own Sake.''
Alaska Business Roundtable Lunch, Jon Carter discusses `The Alaska Fishing Industry Meets the New Millennium.'' Noon, Prospector Hotel.
Juneau Garden Club, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Discussion about plans for landscaping St. Paul's. Call 586-2729
Free Evening Computer Classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Edu- cation Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.
JAMI-Douglas/JAMI Board Meeting, 5:15 p.m, 201 North Franklin Street. All interested members of the community invited.
English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by South East Alaska Literacy. Call 586-5718.
Juneau Parks and Recreation, Tree Committee Meeting, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni, room B121.
Raincountry Flyfishers Monthly Meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden library. Flyfishing for steelhead in Southeast Alaska. Everyone is invited.
Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Call 463-3220.
Hambo Class I,, 7 p.m, McPhetres Hall. First of two classes, all are welcome. $3 donation.
Juneau Audubon March Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Rod Flynn will talk and show slides of marten and their habitat.
Contra Dance Thursday, 8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Music by The Jig Is Up with Charli Meacham. Everyone welcome. $3 donation.
Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.