Around Town

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2002


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.

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

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

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 Middle School. 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 Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development, 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, 5th 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.

Assembly Port Dues Subcommittee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Rotary Club meeting, noon, Baranof Treadwell Room. Speaker: Jeff Jesse, Executive Director, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. Details: Bill, 586-1670.

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

Deadline for applications for "Learn to Ski Weekend" at Eaglecrest, 3 p.m., Eaglecrest Business Office. Applications are available at all elementary schools, Capital Chevrolet, Foggy Mountain Shop, Nugget Alaska Outfitter and Eaglecrest. Details: 790-2001.

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 Activity Center. Details: Lily at

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. Daycare may be available.

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

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

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Prof. Lisa Guenther presents, "Motherhood and the Matrix: Womb Anxiety in Popular Culture," noon, Mourant Building, UAS campus. Part of UAS Women's History Month events. Details: 465-4937.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-1612.

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.

AARP Chapter 865 meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Jo Boehme from Bartlett Regional Hospital will discuss self-help techniques for arthritis pain. Details: Rosalee, 586-2873.

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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