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Around Town

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2003

Today

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 child care 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 salt water on a fly rod. Details: 789-9159 or 7902206.

Friday, March 21

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.

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.

Saturday, March 22

Pet Festival sponsored by the Gastineau Humane Society, noon-5 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Hamster Ball Races, Balloon animals, dog walking techniques, vendors and more. Details: 789-0260.

"Shank, Ship and Shutter Club," slideshow of Caroline Jensen outdoor photos from 1940s-70s, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Sponsored by the Gastineau Channel Historic Society. Details: 586-6790.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited.

Juneau Singles dinner at Mike's Place, 6 p.m., 1102 2nd St. in Douglas. Meet friends and welcome in the spring equinox. Contra dancing afterwards at St. Ann's.

Sunday, March 23

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

Open Gym for GCLL baseball players, 1-4 p.m., Auke Bay School. Coaches available to supervise and assist players. Details: Lisa, 789-4486.

Dedication of church building, 3-5 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church. Details: 789-3012.

Annual Meeting of Juneau International Folkdancers, 5 p.m., Dr. John Laskey's office in the Foodland Center. Dancing will follow at the downtown Juneau Racquet Club. Details: 364-2334.

Monday, March 24

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.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

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

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

Douglas 4th of July Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Douglas library meeting room. Details: 364-3329.

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

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

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

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.

Tuesday, March 25

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

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.

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

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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