Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 09, 2001


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

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

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

Creative Movement Classes, 12:30-1 p.m. for 2 to 3-year-olds; 1-1:50 p.m. for 3- to 4-year-olds; 1:50-2:40 p.m. for 4 to 5-year-olds. Shotokan Karate Studio. Details: 463-5327.

Discovery Southeast family auction, pasta dinner and fund raiser at 5:30 p.m. at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Includes kids' activities. Tickets at the door and at Rainy Day Books and Hearthside. Details: 463-1500.

Junior Olympic Archery Division Program, 6-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School commons. Details: Eric Lundquist, 789-3508 and Doug Bue, 586-9714.

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 Theatre, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. In honor of Women's History Month. Admission is a dessert to share. Entertainment by Terry Tibbett. 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. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.

Saturday, March 10

Juneau Archery Club, 7-11 a.m., Floyd Dryden commons. Non-members welcome. Details: Marv Walter, 789-1007; or Don Collinsworth, 789-4942.

Junk Car Roundup, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 1725 Anka Street, near Costco. Bring $50 and complete a release form, available on site. 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.

Beginning Synchro Lessons, 8:45-10 a.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Cost is $15 plus tax. Swimmers will learn various sculling techniques, novice figures and a novice routine. Details: 586-5325.

Water Safety Instructor Aide Course, 9:45-11:45 a.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Course runs through April 28. There is a $37.50 fee for the course, plus tax. Details: 586-5325.

Bountiful Birds Kids Day Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12. Children under 7 welcome with adult supervision. Details: 789-6640.

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. Free. Details: 586-8488.

Ice Rink Working Group meeting, noon, engineering conference room, third 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.

Coast Guard Women's Association 14th Annual Charity Auction, 7 p.m., T.K. Maguires. Proceeds to benefit local charities. Details: Veronica, 790-4297.

Reception for visiting author Karen Cushman, 7 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Details: Carol Race, 586-5267.

St. Patrick's community barn dance, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple, Fourth and Seward. Gustavus fiddler Ellie Sharman dazzles. Beginning dancers welcome; partners are not necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Details: 463-3214.

"City of Women" screening, 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Backroom Cinema. Details: 586-4146.

A Fifties Family Dance benefiting Tristan Quigley, 6-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 4th and Gold. Cost: $15 per family, $5 per person. Add to the fun by wearing a 50's costume. Details: Rosanne, 586-3327.

Licensed United Kennel Club All Breed Obedience Trials, 9:15 a.m., Centennial Hall Ballroom. Canine Good Citizen awards. Spectators welcome; admission is free. However, dogs not registered for the trial will not be admitted. Details about obedience trial: Sue, 789-0728.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Travelodge banquet room. Details: Nancy, 586-1701; Mary, 789-0691.

Sunday, March 11

Little League Supplemental Baseball Tryouts, 1 p.m., Auke Bay School. For ages 9-12. Details: 789-9803.

Little League Supplemental Softball Tryouts, 1 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. For ages 9-16. Details: 789-9803.

Spring Telemark Series #2, 1-4 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Series runs for two more weeks and is open to telemark skiers of all ability levels. $30/session. Details: 790-2001.

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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