Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2004

Today

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

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

Chamber Lunch with guest speaker Alan Hantman, 11:30 a.m. Hangar Ballroom. Details: 463-3488.

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.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

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.

City and Borough of Juneau Waterfront Development Committee meeting, 4 p.m., City Hall Chambers.

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.

AFS Information Dessert Night, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Jane, 586-6862.

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.

"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.

Friday, March 19

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

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

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Gardening at Noon: Perennials, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Centennial Hall, JCVB meeting room.

Low Vision Peer Support Group meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Fireside Chats: "Smaller can be better - Travels to the less familiar parks of Southern Africa," 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-0097.

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

Juneau Jumpers Performance, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Adults $3, families $5. Details: Judy, 789-0317.

Smash'n Fash'n Show fundraiser for Helping Hands, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Bring $5 or five cans of food. Details: Barb, 523-1507.

Cambalache Salsa Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall. General $20, student/seniors $15, family $65. Free Salsa lessons also at 7 p.m. Details: 586-2787.

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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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