Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 14, 2003

Today

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. Free. 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.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike of Gastineau Meadows, 9:30 a.m., meet at gate behind Crow Hill Condos on Crow Hill Drive. No dogs or firearms please.

The League of Women Voters Board of Directory meeting, 9:30-11:30 a.m., CBJ Conference Room. Details: 789-1253.

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. Special 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.

Juneau Community Garden Board meeting, 3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-3856.

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.

Human Rights Commission meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall room 224.

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

Eaglecrest Board of Directors special meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Juneau Retired Teachers St. Paddy's Party, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jim, 586-6115.

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

Foster Care Orientation, 7-9 p.m., 3032 Vintage Blvd. No. 102 (across from Safeway). Details: 465-3740 or 790-4246.

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.

Tuesday, March 18

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, 1208 Glacier Ave., Board Conference Room. Details: 463-1750.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Preparations for Panex XXXI exhibition and auction sale to be held April 26. Details: 364-3188 or 586-6785.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

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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