Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2004


Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Trails Working Group meeting, noon, City Hall Room 224. Details: 586-5226.

Alaska Capital Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants monthly luncheon, noon, Goldbelt Hotel's Cedar Room. Juneau City Mayor Bruce Botelho will be the guest speaker. Details: Karen, 465-4178.

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

Time for the Tongass Series: Damsels and Dragons, 6-7 p.m., Friendly Planet, 175 S. Franklin St. Details: 586-6942.

Early Pregnancy Classes, 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday, Juneau Family Birth Center upstairs. Six-week session. Free. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

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

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 364-2536.

Capitol Planning Committee presents architect of the U.S. Capitol Alan Hantman, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0203.

Tourism Best Management Practices meeting, 7-8:30 p.m., Dzantik'i' Heeni Middle School commons. Details: 463-3900.

Thursday, March 18

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

Bill Egan Forum with Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, noon-1 p.m., Baranof Hotel. Details: 463-2624.

Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Speaker will be Ellen Campbell of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Music by Bill Diebels, Jesse Miller and Linda Miller.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Native Issues Forum, 2-3 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 West Willoughby Ave. Guest speaker Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Details: Dana, 463-7105.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich will speak on Civil Liberties and the Patriot Act, 4:30 p.m., Hangar Ballroom in Merchants Wharf. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

Juneau-Douglas High School Safe Graduation Party planning meeting, 5 p.m., JDHS library. Details: Cricket, 523-1614.

Childbirth Preparation, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. Details: 796-8972.

JDHS Choral and Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Details: 523-1583.

"The Role of the US in the Global Community" by Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich, sponsored by the UAS Global Connections Club, 7:30 p.m., UAS Auditorium. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building Gym. All dances taught, beginners welcome. Wear cool clothing and clean, soft-soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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