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Posted: Sunday, March 18, 2001

2001: A Home Odyssey. Home show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Over 70 exhibitors, prizes (including a trip for two to Mexico), educational seminars, "food encounters." Tickets: $5. Earthlings under 12, $3.

Sunday brunch to benefit the Glory Hole, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Elks Lodge, 109 Franklin Street. Eggs, potatoes, sausage, country gravy, biscuits, pastries, juice, coffee tea. $10,adults; $25, families; elders, $5; children under six, $5.

Spring Telemark Series #3, 1-4 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area. Last week. Open to telemark skiers of all ability levels. $30/session. Details: 790-2001. Note: Eaglecrest is offering lift-ticket discounts today in return for four cans of food to be donated to the Southeast Alaska Food Bank.

Antiques and Collectibles show appraisals by visiting appraisers, Cummings & Assoc., noon to 5 p.m., Mendenhall Center. $10 for first item appraised; three items maximum per visit. Details: 789-0090.

Spring for the Arts, 3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium, second annual benefit for Juneau Community Charter School. Music, drama, silent auction and food. $12 adults; $5 for kids.

Monday, March 19

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Valley Library. Details: 789-0125.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau Library, 292 Marine Way. Details: 586-5267.

Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, Room 541. Details: Pamela Finney, 586-5080.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation's Board of Trustees holds its monthly meeting, noon, in the Juneau Empire Building. The public is welcome to attend. Details: 463-5704.

Women's Health Forum, noon-1:30 p.m., Mourant Building, UAS campus. Features Katy Goodwin, Timi Tullis and Michael Powell. Details: Dr. Alexis Easley, 465-6415.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 1, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Retired Teachers Association meets, 6 p.m., Mt. View Senior Center, 12th Street. Details: Jim: 586-6115.

Women Healers in History, 6-9 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Administrative Building Room 203. Details: 586-2611.

Spring Boating Skills and Seamanship Class, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Mall Annex. Offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. Details: 789-6911.

Foster Care Orientation and Pre-Service Training, 7 to 9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3032 Vintage Blvd., #102 (across from Carrs). Details: Candice, 465-3740; or Janna, 790-4246.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 Willoughby Avenue. A potluck dinner is planned; bring your favorite dish. Details: Alberta, 586-2602.

Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

Tuesday, March 20

The Juneau Family Birth Center is offering a New Parents Support Group, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays. Topic today is Infant Massage with Jenna O'Fontanella. Free and open to the public. 3225 Hospital Drive, Ste. 106. Details: Ami: 586-1203.

Juneau Chess Club, 6-7 p.m., Valley Library Conference Room. Sets provided. Rules taught to those who are interested. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

The JDHS Class of 1981 is having a 20-year class reunion planning meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Juneau-Douglas High School Spring Concert, 6:30 p.m., school auditorium. Sets by the jazz band, jazz choir, treble choir, intermediate band, concert band, men's choir and wind ensemble.

Gastineau Philatelic Society will meet to complete arrangements for PANEX 14, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 West 12th Street. Details: Ted, 586-6785; Virginia, 364-3188.

Twenty Years of Mule Train, 8-10 p.m., Prospector Hotel, party to honor Don Drew, host of KTOO's Mule Train show for 20 years. Live music, live remote broadcast. Jam session; bring instruments and fingerfoods to share. On-air roast.

Wednesday, March 21

Storytime, downtime Juneau library, 292 Marine Way, free parking, 11 to 11:30 a.m. Details: 586-5249.

Lecture: Women and Technology, celebrating Women's History Month, noon, Mourant Building, UAS campus. Details: Dr. Alexis Easley, 465-6415.

Public Works & Facilities Committee, Assembly Chambers, noon. Details: Beth: 586-5278.

Join Dr. Maureen Longworth for a showing of her film, "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace," 12:05 to 1 p.m., Downtown Library conference room. A discussion will follow. Details: Juneau Women's Council, 789-5942.

The Eaglecrest Executive committee will meet at noon in the Downtown Library's small conference room. Details: 586-5284.

American Association of Retired Persons, regular meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 12th and Egan. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

Juneau Chess Club, downtown library, 4-8 p.m. Youth Chess, 4-6. Adult chess, 5:30 to 8. Rules taught to interested parties. All welcome. Sets provided. Details: Brian: 790-1934.

Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Beth McEwen, Deputy Municipal Clerk, 586-5278.

Amalga launch ramp and access improvements public hearing, 7 p.m., Auke Bay School library. Conceptual design plans will be available. Details: CBJ project manager Tim Montgomery, 586-5255; or port director Joe Graham, 586-5255.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.



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