Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2003


Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library small conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

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

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gastineau Channel Little League regular board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Preparations for Panex XXXI exhibition and auction sale to be held April 26. Details: 364-3188 or 586-6785.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

"Peace and Justice After 9/11: A Victim's Brother Responds" by Andrew Rice, sponsored by Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 7-9 p.m., Chapel by the Lake.

Wednesday, March 19

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

Storytime, 11 a.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

JDHS March Student Recognition, noon, JDHS library. Rep. Beth Kerttula will be the presenter.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends & Others Opposing War in Iraq, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

AARP Chapter No. 865 monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Rosalee, 586-2873.

Infant Swimming with Kathy Milhorn, hosted by the Juneau Family Birthing Center, 1:30-3 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

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

Experimental Aircraft Association meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 790-3349.

Thursday, March 20

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

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

The Juneau Commission on Aging meeting, 9:30 a.m., second floor dining room of Fireweed Place. Details: 586-5278.

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

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

Bill Egan Forum presents "Murkowski's Credibility Gap: It Just Keeps Growing and GROWing and GROWING," by Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis, noon, Baranof Hotel. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

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

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

Tlingit and Haida Community Council annual meeting, 5:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680.

Life in the Spirit Seminar, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church Hall. Presented by the four Catholic Charismatic Prayer Groups of Juneau. Free childcare in room No. 2. Details: 789-0624.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Raincountry Flyfishers presents author and fisherman Rich Culver, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Presentation on fishing for Coho Salmon in slat water on a fly rod. Details: 789-9159 or 7902206.

Friday, March 21

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

Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau Open House, noon-4 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-2201 ext. 202.

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

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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