Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 08, 2001


Gastineau School Library Scholastic Book Fair Fundraiser, afternoon, Gastineau School Library. Open to the public. Details: 463-1972.

DemandStar Presentation for CBJ Online Bid Services, 2-4 p.m., City Hall Conference Room. Details: 586-5278.

New High School Planning and Design meeting, 2:30-5 p.m., JDHS Library. Details: 586-5278.

Housing First, a non-profit housing organization, will hold its regular meeting, 6 p.m. at Northern Light United Church. The public is invited. To receive an agenda, call 463-1276.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Northwest Sectional Archery competitions, 6-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Commons. Details: Marv Walter, 789-0942.

New High School Project Public Open House, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverbend School Library. Details: 586-5278.

Free Marine Climate Home-building Techniques Workshop, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden, Room 202. Registration required. Details: 465-8749 or Emma Widmark, 465-8746.

Mayor's Task Force on Sobriety, 7 p.m., downtown Library. Details: 586-5278.

Restoration process lecture, 7 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Carmen Bria, chief conservator at the Western Center of Fine Arts, will lecture on the process of restoration planned for the paintings of Juneau pioneer Frances Carolyn Davis. Free, but donations requested to be used toward restoration costs. Details: 586-ARTS.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Topics include flyfishing leaders and knots and saltwater flyfishing in the Juneau area. Everyone is invited. Details: Brent Pristas, 586-1454.

Gardening Class, 7-9:30 p.m., Hendrickson Annex Room 101. Fertilizer knowledge; soil building; composting; perennials. Limited room. Details: 465-8749.

Audubon Society meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Bill Brown and Joan Thompson show slides from their trip to Mongolia. Details: Deborah, 789-4260; Linda, 790-2281.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Joint Conference meeting, 7 p.m., administrative board room. Details: 586-2611.

Friday, March 9

Free Blood Pressure Screenings, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wellspring Healthcare Center, 2231 North Jordan Ave. Details: 789-1812.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library, Mendenhall Mall. Details: 586-5267.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 586-8228.

First Meeting of the Juneau Tree Committee, noon, Downtown Library conference room. Details: Christopher, 586-1070; Dan, 796-2326.

New High School Project Team meeting, noon, Downtown Fire Hall. Details 586-5278.

Gastineau School Library Scholastic Book Fair Fund Raiser, afternoon, Gastineau School Library. Open to the public. Details: 463-1972.

Discovery Southeast Family Auction, Dinner and Fund Raiser, 5:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Tickets at the door $15 for adults, $5 for children and $35 for families.

Junior Olympic Archery Division Program, 6-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School commons. Non-members are invited. Details: Eric, 789-3508 .

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de los nino y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

Unitarian Fellowship Games Night, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jetta Whittaker, 463-3507.

Girl Scouts Mother-Daughter Dessert, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. All are welcome. Details: 586-1710.

Sailing in the Bahamas and Tortugas Fireside Program, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Kim and Bob Turley describe two sailing trips in the islands where Europeans first encountered the New World. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.

Saturday, March 10

Junk Car Roundup, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 1725 Anka Street, near Costco. Bring $50 and complete a release form, available on site. Junk vehicle must be free of trash. Details: 586-5230.

Household Recycling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek. For glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper. Details: 586-5274.

Free Health Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Bartlett Regional Hospital will provide non-fasting cholesterol checks, random glucose screens, blood pressure testing and glaucoma screening. Details: 586-8488.

Ice Rink Working Group meeting, noon, Engineering Conference Room, 3rd floor Marine View Building. Details: 586-5278.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids sign up, noon-1:30 p.m., Nugget Mall. Families, organizations and businesses invited to sign up. Teams consist of four or five friends who raise money for the program. Details: 586-3350.

Design workshop, "Patterns in the Neighborhood: Some Thoughts about Design," by weaver Marcia Stier, 1-2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. To register: 586-3572.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, drop notices off at 3100 Channel Drive, fax them to 586-3028 or e-mail through March 15. Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.

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