Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2003

Today

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

The Youth Activity Board meeting, 5 p.m., Room 224 of City Hall. Review of contingency grant for the Juneau Ski Club and Glacier Swim Club. Details: 586-5226.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St., nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, canceled due to weather. Details: 463-3214.

Juneau Audubon Society monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Jim and Judy Hauck will speak about their 2002 Safari in Kenya.

Friday, March 14

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

"Subsistence Sockeye Stock Assessment Projects," Fireside Chat with Ben Van Alen, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Larry, 789-6640.

The Alaska Christian Ministries Association 10th annual convention, men's night out with Wayne Coggins, 7 p.m., Auke Bay Bible Church. Details: 790-6551 or 364-2411.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, March 15

The Alaska Christian Ministries Association 10th annual convention, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 790-6551 or 364-2411.

Peace Rally, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes pavilion. Bring warm clothes, banners, signs and kites. Details: 463-1256.

20th Annual Flannigan's Run, 10 a.m., Douglas Fire Hall. Details: Jessica, 586-2112, or Kim, 586-2113.

Kids Day at the Glacier: "Can You Dig It," 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

St. Patrick's Day for kids and families, noon, Douglas library. Guest storytellers include Margie Hamburger, Rhonda Gardinier, MJ Grande, and Carol Race. Details: 586-0434.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Tour led by Tlingit elder Agnes Bellinger in Tlingit and English. All supporters of Tlingit language are welcome. Free.

Beading Tea presented by the Juneau Bead Society, 2-4 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity's Parish Hall. Details: 586-3223.

The Alaska Christian Ministries Association 10th annual convention, family concert with Richard Allen Farmer, 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 790-6551 or 364-2411.

Coast Guard Women's Association March Charity Auction, 7:45 p.m., Treadwell Room of Baranof Hotel. Over $20,000 in merchandise to be auctioned, all proceeds go to local non-profit organizations.

Sunday, March 16

Nondenominational devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

Open Gym for GCLL baseball players, 1-4 p.m., Auke Bay School. Coaches available to supervise and assist players. Details: Lisa, 789-4486.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration, 6 p.m. for stew and brew, 7 p.m. for music and storytelling, Silverbow.

Monday, March 17

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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