Juneau Chess Club, 4-8 p.m., Downtown Library, Youth Chess, 4-6 p.m. Adult chess, 5:30-8 p.m. 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.
Introduction to Word 2000 part 2, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.
Parents Anonymous meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snack provided. Details: 790-4102.
Harborview Elementary Talent Show, 6 p.m., Harborview School. A fundraiser for the music department. Pizza, popcorn and fun for the whole family. Details: 586-8333.
English as a Second Language Class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.
Mendenhall Watershed Partnership meeting, 7-9:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Discussion on proposed rifle range improvements. Details: Cheryl, 586-6853.
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.
Thursday, March 22
Storytime, Douglas Library, 11-11:30 a.m. Details: 364-2378.
Lecture: "Men's Perspectives on Women's Movement," noon, Mourant Building, UAS campus. Details: Dr. Alexis Easley, 465-6415.
Eaglecrest Marketing Committee meeting, noon, downtown library's small conference room. Details: 586-5284.
Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Rep. Eric Croft will present "The year that the locust hath eaten."
Alaska Business Roundtable Lunch, noon, Ballroom at the Hangar on the Wharf. Mike Burns of Key Bank will speak on Alaska's Economy. Lunch: $13.
Lenten Lunch, noon-1 p.m., with speaker Joni Overton-Jung. McPhetres Hall. Sponsored by Juneau Cooperative Church Council. Details: Marie Helm, 789-3218.
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administrative Building Classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Details: 586-8424.
MS FrontPage 2000 for Windows Web Design workshop, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center. Basic web page creation and site management; limited space. Details: 586-5718.
Centennial Hall Convention Center workshop on their house sound system, 3-10 p.m., in the Sheffield Ballrooms. Details: 586-0485.
"Women, Politics and Apple Pie," reception, 5-6:30 p.m., House of Wickersham, 213 Seventh Street. The reception honors Alaskan women who are appointed or elected officeholders. Apple pie, tea and coffee served. Details: Eleanor Vinson, 789-4336.
Introduction to Word 2000 part 11, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance/Exec Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administrative Boardroom. Details: 586-2611.
"Starting Your Own Small Business," 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Presented by the Small Business Development Center. Details or to pre-register: 463-3789.
Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.
Childbirth Preparation, 6:15-8:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administrative Building Classroom. Learn what to expect in labor and coping strategies. Details: 586-8424.
Raincountry Flyfishers monthly flytying session, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Flies for spring Dolly Varden, materials will be provided. Details: Brent, 586-1454.
Juneau Master Gardeners class, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Hendrickson Annex, UAS, room 101. Subject is fruits and berries, lawns and moss control. $5. To enroll: Jim Douglas, 465-8749.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown screening, 7:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn Back Room. Details: 586-4146.
Friday, March 23
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.
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