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Around Town

Posted: Sunday, March 17, 2002

Today

Jehovah's Witnesses annual Circuit Assembly, 9:55 a.m.-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.

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 Middle School. 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 Middle School. Fee is $4. Details: 463-1700.

Monday, March 18

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities 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.

Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Indian Studies Program Parent Board Meeting, 5-6 p.m., conference room of district office, 1901 Glacier Hwy.

Free Intro. to Word 2000 class: Part 10, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

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

Retired Teacher's Association, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Bonnie, 789-1848.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Retired Teachers meeting, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Jim, 586-6115.

Human Resources Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 potluck and meeting, 6 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. meeting, ANB Hall. Details: Alberta, 364-2992.

Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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.

Adult badminton open gym, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

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

Tuesday, March 19

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Employer Security Tax Information with Bruce Garrison of Department of Labor, 10-11:30 a.m., Juneau Job Center, 10002 Glacier Hwy., third floor. Details: Michael Hutcherson, 465-2958.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Robin Walz, UAS history professor, presents "The Origin of Love: Hedwig, Plato and Freud on Sex and the Sexes," noon, UAS Mourant Building Lake Room. UAS Women's History Month Event. Details: Abigail, 465-4937.

School District Facilities Committee, noon, School District central office board conference room, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Free Intro. to Excel 2000 class: Part 5, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

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

"Honoring Diversity," a program about ending racism, 6-8 p.m., Valley library. Sponsored by the Women's Leadership Institute for Women's History Month. Details: Mary, 790-2402.

Free "Almost Spring" Concert with the Juneau-Douglas High School Orchestra and Choir, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Led by Julia Bastuscheck; donations accepted.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizen Advisory Group, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Topics include the Airport EIS status and proposed Coastal Trail. Public is invited.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Wednesday, March 20

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

Grant writing workshop, "Writing Winning Proposals," 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by Central Council Tlingit and Haida. Runs March 20 and 21. Details: Jodi, 463-7123.

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

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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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