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Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, March 10, 2000

Friday, March 10

Discovery Southeast Fundraiser, dinner and auction. 5:30-10:30 p.m., ANB Hall. $15. Fleet Street Band performs.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Program Series, ``Adak, Alaska-Birthplace of the Winds,'' presented by Jim Lyon. 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. 789-6440.

Juneau T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Saturday, March 11

Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Alaska State Museum's Spring Lecture Series, ``The Bering Land Bridge'' and ``Dinosaurs,'' 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. respectively, Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, 9:30 a.m., meet behind Crow Hill condos. Hike to Gastineau Meadows, a moderate to slightly difficult hike depending on conditions. Wear warm clothes, bring food and water, snow shoes and cross country skis. No dogs or firearms.

Juneau Alpine Club, Dan Moller to Eagle Crest Ski, 9 a.m., Dan Moller Trailhead. Ice ax and cross country skis needed.

Annual Saint Patrick's Party, noon, Douglas library. Live fiddle music, tales from Ireland, green magic and green bread.

``Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group Meeting, 1 p.m., Airport Glacier Restaurant. 586-1701

``Minority Women: Concrete Ceiling?'' presented by Thelma Bucholdt, 3-5 p.m.,Juneau-Douglas City Museum, corner of Fourth and Main. Free. 586-3572

Great Decisions/World Affairs Discussion, ``Warriors and Diplomats.'' Free video and group discussion about U.S. military and foreign policy. 3:30-5 p.m., Downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Free

Free step aerobics classes, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Swing Dance Benefit, for Juneau Dance Unlimited. 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rites Temple. Swing lessons at 6:30. Sponsored by the Juneau Friends of Traditional Dance and Song. Rainlight Dance Band performs. $10, $8 for senior and students, kids under 12 are free.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Sunday, March 12

Habitat for Humanity Brunch, a benefit for the 2000 build. 11 a.m., Elk's Lodge, 109 Franklin. $7 for adults, $20 per family. 789-1417.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, March 13

Senior exercise classes, 10 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Northern Light United Church. Call Grace, 789-5453.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., downtown library and Mendenhall Valley library. Also, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr., #203. Donors needed. Call 463-5713 for an appointment.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation's Board of Trustees Meeting, noon, boardroom in the Administration Building. All are welcome.

Taku Toastmasters, noon, 5th floor of Federal Building, room 541. Improve your public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. Call Peter, 463-6339.

Diabetes Senior Support Group, a discussion about physical activity and diabetes. 1 p.m., conference room at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 10th and Glacier. Bring tennis shoes.

Toddler Time, 2:30-4 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Bldg. Hospital classroom. For toddlers ages 1 to 3 years and their parents. A play group for toddlers and support group for their parents. Call Bartlett Beginnings at 586-8424.

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.



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