Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 15, 2002

Today

Finance Subcommittee on Boat Taxation Equity, 3-5 p.m., City Hall conference room 224.

Opening reception for All Alaska Juried Exhibition XXIX, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.

Alaska-approved Real Estate Prelicensing class, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Location TBA. Details: 586-3540.

Under the Rainforest Canopy, Discovery SE Auction and Dinner Fund-raiser, 5:30-9:30 p.m., ANB Hall. Tickets: Hearthside, Rainy Day and door. Details: 463-1500.

St. Patrick's Day party, 7 p.m., Douglas Library. Storytelling, magic and music. Details: Carol, 586-0434.

Free lecture with Ted Schettler, M.D., 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Topic: "Protecting Future Generations: Health Effects of Contaminants in Our Environment." Details: Irene, 586-2751.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Fireside Series presents "Going Alone: Journeys Into Wild Alaska" with Nick Jans, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Free youth open gym, 8-11 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Grades 5-12. Details: 463-1700.

Adult volleyball/basketball open gym, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Fee is $4. Details: 463-1700.

Saturday, March 16

Juneau Community Charter School Gala Concert, 7:30 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Details: 586-2526.

Juneau Alpine Club Mount McGinnis climb. Details: Greg, 463-3122 or Bill, 321-3144.

Alaska-approved Read Estate Prelicensing class, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Location TBA. Details: 586-3540.

Ethics Training, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau Senior Center. Part of the National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter Spring Continuing Education Series. Register on site at 8:30 a.m. Details: (800) 478-NASW or www.naswak.org.

Bible training, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall, ballroom three. White Horse Christian Training Center offers six days of intensive Bible training with four classes daily. Details: Margaret, 586-3396.

Jehovah's Witnesses annual Circuit Assembly, 9:55 a.m.-4 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Parks and Recreation hike/ski/snowshoe trip from Herbert River Beach to Crow Point, 10 a.m., parking area at mile 27.3 of Glacier Hwy. Wear warm clothing and bring water and food. Dogs and firearms prohibited.

Cowboy action shooting demo. and fun match, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Gun Club. Details: Oracle, 586-3737 rm. 209. Sponsored by Juneau Rifle and Gun Club and Juneau Gun Club.

Quilting Class with MaryAnn Vaughan, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Quilters bring their own materials. Create modern versions of the "Soldier's Quilt." To register and for list of supplies: 465-2901.

Kids Day Program presents "Terrific Trees" with naturalist Mary Ellen Ergle, 11-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Polaris House, 1-2 p.m. NAMI Juneau consumer directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to weekly clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

Women's History Month: Women of Juneau with Renee Guerin and Marie Darlin, 1-2 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Juneau Bead Society meeting, 2-4 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity parish hall, Fifth and Harris. Will discuss arrangements for upcoming beadwork exhibit at downtown library. Details: Chris, 586-3223 or beadgal@ptialaska.net.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Singles St. Patrick's Day Celebration, 6 p.m., Suzanne's house, 8617 Marilyn Ave. Corned beef and cabbage dinner; bring beverage and salad. Details: 789-7870.

Coast Guard Women's Association 15th Annual Charity Auction, 7-10 p.m., Baranof. All proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations. Details: Jennifer, 463-3221.

Free youth open gym, 8-11 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Grades 5-12. Details: 463-1700.

Sunday, March 17

Jehovah's Witnesses annual Circuit Assembly, 9:55-3:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Public address at 1:30 p.m. entitled "Fear God and Keep His Commandments," delivered by Charles Johnson of Anchorage, Alaska.

Juneau Community Charter School Gala Arts Auction, 6 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Details: 586-2526.

Adult soccer open gym, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden. Fee is $4. Details: 463-1700.

"Trio Voronezh," presented by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Details: 586-ARTS.

Adult volleyball/basketball open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Fee is $4. Details: 463-1700.

Monday, March 18

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activity Center. Details: Lily at jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

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

Planning and Policy Committee, noon, Assembly Chambers.

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

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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