Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2001

Today

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 9, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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 St. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Territorial Sportsmen's fund-raiser banquet to benefit the Juneau chapter of the Alaska Outdoor Council, 6-10 p.m., at Centennial Hall. Surf and turf dinner. Tickets: 463-3830.

E-bay seminar for collectors, 6-9 p.m., Cummings & Assoc., Electronic Adventures, Mendenhall Center. $35. Limited seating.

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.

"How to Make an American Quilt" screening, 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Backroom Cinema. Details: 586-4146.

Second annual Teen Health Fair, 3-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons. Free. Topics covered include 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

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Parents Anonymous group for parents of special needs children, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., REACH Inc., 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 585-8228.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors special board meeting, noon, Administrative Boardroom. Details: 586-2611.

Creative Movement Classes, 12:30-1 p.m. for 2 to 3-year-olds; 1-1:50 p.m. for 3- to 4-year-olds; 1:50-2:40 p.m. for 4 to 5-year-olds. Shotokan Karate Studio. Details: 463-5327.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 412 Willoughby Avenue. Details: SAIL, 586-4920.

Eaglecrest Friday Night Skiing, 4-9 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Details: 790-2001.

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

The Juneau Soccer Club holds a chili and cornbread feed from 5-8 p.m., at the JDHS commons. $5 per person; $20 per family. Silent auction from 5-7. To volunteer to help: Dorie, 789-3504 or 780-8671.

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.

Spring Art Exhibit, Mendenhall Center. Artists' Reception, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Exhibit continues through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Commissions on all sales donated to the Meals on Wheels Senior Nutrition Program. Details: Lisa Peterson, 789-0090.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal St. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 90-4102.

Fireside Program, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Alaskan author and photographer Nick Jans will show slides and read 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 City and Borough of Juneau. Complete a release form, available on site. Details: 586-5230.

Beginning Synchro Lessons, 8:45-10 a.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Cost is $15 plus tax. Swimmers will learn various sculling techniques, novice figures and a novice routine. Details: 586-5325.

AARP 55 Alive Driving Class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Valley Senior Center. $10 charge for workbook. Details: Norma McCorkie, 586-2493.

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 bee, cabbage, and Irish soda bread. Please bring salads or desserts and BYOB. Details, reservations: 789-7870.

St. Patrick's Day barn dance, 7 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple. Contra dance to Gustavus fiddler Ellie Sharman, Juneau musicians and caller Tom Paul. No partners necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Juneau Job Center's third annual Juneau Job Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 465-2964.

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