Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2001


Household Recycling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court. Glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper. Details: 586-5274.

Special Assembly Meeting immediately preceding the Assembly Finance Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., assembly chambers. The special meeting will be to address donation of a surplus fire truck to Delta Junction. Details: 586-5278.

Setting up and using a Hotmail E-mail Account Part III, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., administrative boardroom. Details: 586-2611.

Consul General Rajendra Madhukar Abhyankar Reception and Talk, 5:30 p.m., 2nd Floor, Dimond Court Building. Talk on India and her neighbors begins at 6 p.m. Details: Susan, 463-6421.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snack provided. Details: 790-4102.

Home Buyer Education Seminar, 6 to 10 p.m., with second session Thursday, same time. University of Alaska, Bill Ray Center, room 153. Free. Preregistration: 1-800-459-2921.

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

Juneau Diabetes Association Chapter meeting, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Administration Building, Room 204. Patrick Ripp will discuss and demonstrate low impact exercise. Details: Don, 463-8649.

Thursday, March 15

Street closures: Between 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., Fourth Street between Main and Seward streets at the Capitol will be closed. The closure is the result of the Key Coalition of Alaska Rally. Details: Robert Locke, 789-9026.

The Alaska Business Roundtable features Chris Phillips, BP's vice president for technical and engineering services, discussing growth plans. Noon, $13. Details: 586-2323.

Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Sen. Bettye Davis speaks on "Women in History - She's Back!" Details: Cindy, 790-3931.

Women's Volunteer Achievement Awards, 4:30-6 p.m., Governor's Mansion. Hosted by first lady Susan Knowles and the Juneau Women's Council.

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

Territorial Sportsmen sponsor a fundraiser banquet to benefit the Juneau chapter of the Alaska Outdoor Council, 6-10 p.m., at Centennial Hall. For banquet tickets, call 463-3830.

Senior Investment Club, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jim & Bev Rodewald, 789-7543.

Gardening Class, 7-9:30 p.m., Hendrickson Annex Room 101, UAS. Vegetables; Garden pests and control. $5. Limited room. To enroll: 465-8749.

Second annual Teen Health Fair, 3-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Free. Topics covered inched sports medicine, skin care, eating disorders, smokeless tobacco, teen parenting, healthy relationships, stress management and personal safety. Door prizes. Details: Bridget Easaw, 463-KIDS.

Friday, March 16

JDHS Students for Social Responsibility and Mediation hunger banquet, 5-8 p.m., Northern Light Church, downtown. The meal is $1 or a canned food donation to be given to local food banks. Details: Amy, 463-1900 ext. 400.

Ye Olde Renaissance Faire, 5-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Food, crafts, plays and puppet shows, Stroller White Pipes and Drums, Daughters of the New Moon, SCA Dueling Knits and Grateful Celtics.

Trails of the Unseen Fireside Program, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Alaskan author and photographer Nick Jans will present a slide show and reading from his new book, "Trails of the Unseen." Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.

Saturday, March 17

Mt. McGinnis Winter Climb. Meet at 6:45 a.m. at West Glacier Trail. Details: Kim and Bob Turley, 789-7058.

Final Junk Car Roundup, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1725 Anka Street. Bring your vehicle and $50 in cash or check made out to the CBJ. Details: 586-5230.

A sit-down dinner in celebration of St. Patrick's Day for Juneau Singles club members. The dinner will be at the home of Suzanne, 8617 Marilyn Avenue, beginning at 6 p.m. Festivities include corned beef, cabbage, and Irish soda bread. Please bring salads or desserts and BYOB. Details, reservations: 789-7870.

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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