Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2001


Girl Scouts of the Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council will sell cookies, noon to 4 p.m., Nugget Mall.

Spring 2001 Art Exhibit, noon to 5 p.m., Mendenhall Center. Dozens of participating artists. For details, call 789-0090 or browse the Web site at

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 School. For ages 9-16. Details: 789-9803.

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

Little League Supplemental Baseball Tryouts, 2 p.m., Auke Bay School. For ages 13-16. Details: 789-9803.

Foreign Mission Potluck, 5-6:45 p.m., Northern Light United Church, Fellowship Hall. Representatives from recent short term mission trips will be available for questions. Details: Rachel Sanders, 586-5794.

Conversations with Visiting Author Karen Cushman, 11 a.m.-noon, Juneau Public Library. For middle and high school age writers.

Conversations with Visiting Author Karen Cushman, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Geared towards adult writers. Details: Carol Race, 586-5267.

Capital Kennel Club hosts a licensed United Kennel Club All Breed Obedience Trial, beginning at 9:15 a.m. Free admission. Details about Capital Kennel Club: 364-3924.

Monday, March 12

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Valley Library. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau Library. Details: 586-5267.

English as a Second Language, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Vincent de Paul, Smith Hall. Meets Mon-Fri. Details: Paul, 790-4102.

Become a United States Citizen, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Smith Hall, St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. For advanced ESL students. Details: 790-4102.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, Infant Learning Room. Class/Support group for parents of toddlers aged 10 months to 3 years. Details: Debi Ballam, 586-8424.

American Diabetes Association, Juneau chapter, holds a meeting of the Diabetes Senior Support Group, 1-2 p.m., day room, Juneau Senior Center, Twelfth and Egan. Topics include keeping a current medication list. Details: Don, 463-8649, or Sally, 465-1240.

The Juneau Housing Trust, a non-profit housing organization, will hold its regular meeting at 4:45 p.m., at Northern Light United Church. The public is invited to attend. To receive an agenda, call 463-1276.

Adult Education classes, 12:30-2:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, Smith Hall. Meets Mon-Fri. Details: Paul, 790-4102.

Diabetes Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Don Novotney, 586-2611.

Joint Assembly Committee of the Whole & Planning Commission meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Regarding 10th and Egan Drive traffic plan. With Alaska DOT and Public Facilities officials. Details: 586-5278.

Parents Anonymous, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Free child care and dinner. Details: 790-4102.

English as a Second Language, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, downtown. Details: 586-5718.

PEO Chapter D meeting, 7 p.m., call for meeting location. Details: Marion Leque, 789-4092.

Learn to Fly Fish, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Details: Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

Spring Boating Skills and Seamanship Class, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Mall Annex. Offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, $40 includes materials. Details: 789-6911.

Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

Tuesday, March 13

Life Ring Support Group for Women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, 5th and Gold streets. Details: 586-1513.

The Pull-Tab committee will meet at 5 p.m., in the Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth McEwen, deputy municipal clerk, 586-5278; TDD, 586-5351. Sign language interpretation possible if arranged 72 hours in advance.

Joint Chief's meeting, 5:30 p.m., Hagevig Training Center. Details: 586-5278.

E-bay seminar for on-line collectors, 6-9 p.m., Electronic Adventures, Mendenhall Center. $35. Limited to 12.

Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Singles sponsors a discussion group on the topic "money-saving travel tips," 7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church library, 9161 Cinema Drive.

Public meeting to discuss new high school traffic issues, 7 p.m., Riverbend School. Details: 586-5278.

Parents for a Safe Graduation planning meeting, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Band Room. Details: Shelley Harmon, 586-9532.

Juneau Cancer Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m., SEARCH Board Room. Open to all currently being treated for cancer and family and friends of cancer patients/survivors. Details: Carole Edwards, 789-3345.

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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