Around town

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2000

Thursday, March 23

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. Call Sue at 364-3193.

All-Age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

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. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Alaska Business Roundtable Lunch, noon, Prospector Hotel. presents ``'' Sponsored by Juneau Chamber of Commerce. $13. 586-2323.

Bill Egan's Forum, noon, Barnanoff Hotel.

CBJ Docks and Harbors Board, CIP Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's office.

Free Evening Computer Classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Call 586-5718 to reserve a spot. Additional spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by South East Alaska Literacy. Call 586-5718.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Public Meeting, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Topic: Commercial Use of Trails. 586-5226.

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

Friday, March 24

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Transportation Committee Meeting, noon, Chamber boardroom, third floor, 3100 Channel Drive. Sponsored by Juneau Chamber of Commerce.

``Mary Parker Follett: Feminist, Postmodernist and Management Consultant,'' noon, UAS Campus, Mourant Building. Part of Women's History Month series. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Anderson. 463.6415.

``Sex, Tides and Video Tape,'' 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway, Anderson Building, Room 221. Seminar by Brad Stevens of National Marine Fisheries Service.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Program Series, ``Watery Trails,'' presented by Scott Foster, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. 789-6440.

Juneau T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Saturday, March 25

Alaska Christian Ministries Convention, 8:30-4:40 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. This non-denominational convention will feature numerous educational workshops and provide lunch. $40. 586-4008.

``Exploring Alaska's Cultural Geography,'' 9 a.m, Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street. Part of Spring Lecture series sponsored by the museum.

Primrose Society Meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Library Meeting Room. Everyone welcome. 780-4489.

Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Juneau Alpine Club Climb, Mount McGinnis, ice ax and crampons needed. Call 789-7058 for details.

Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, 10 a.m., meet at the end of North Douglas Highway. Hike to Peterson Creek, an easy tour at sea level. Five miles roundtrip. Wear warm clothes and bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. 586-3695.

Renaissance Fair, 1-7 p.m., UAS Student Activities Center, $5 general admission, UAS students and SAC members free.

Rabies Clinic, noon-2 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway. $5 per shot. 789-0260.

Perseverance Theatre Playreading Festival,``The Wooden Breeks,'' 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre, 914 Third Street, Douglas. Free.

``Women of the 20th Century - Gone but not Forgotten,'' sponsored by Gastineau Channel Historical Society, 2-4 p.m., Assembly Chambers. 586-3637. Short sketches of 20 women who played a part in the history of Juneau and Douglas.

Great Decisions/World Affairs Discussion, ``The Euro and the Dollar,'' 3:30-5 p.m., Downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Free

Free step aerobics classes, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Alaska Orthodox Aid Society Endowment Dinner, 6-9 p.m., House of Wickersham. Silent auction, food, refreshments and music. Free. All are welcome. 586-6398.

American Methodist University/American Pacific University Reunion, 6:30 p.m., 3290 Nowell Avenue. 790-3639.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.

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