Around town

A community calendar

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2000

Friday, March 24

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. Non-denominational convention with educational workshops and 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, 9:30 a.m., meet at Dupont Trailhead at end of Thane Road. Hike to Dupont, an easy tour, four 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.

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

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre Auditions, 1 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Seeking actors, designers and technicians for ``Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet.'' 364-2734.

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

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.

Basic Auto Maintenance for Women, 3 p.m., Les Schwabb, 8555 Airport Blvd.

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 Class, 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.

Sunday, March 26

Gastineau Channel Little League Baseball Winter Clinic, 6 to 8 year-olds, noon-1 p.m., Auke Bay School; 9 to 12 year-olds, 1-3 p.m., Auke Bay School. Baseball players 13 and older, noon-4 p.m., Mendenhall River School. Tennis shoes and baseball mitts required. 789-9806.

Gastineau Channel Little League Softball Winter Clinic, 8 to 10 year-olds, noon-1:30 p.m, 11 to 12 year-olds, 1:30-3 p.m., 13 to 14 year-olds, 3-4:30 p.m., 15 to 16 year-olds, 4:30-6 p.m., Riverbend School. Tennis shoes and baseball mitts required. 789-9806.

Juneau Raptor Center Annual Meeting and Open House, 1:30-4 p.m., DIPAC. Open to the public. Meet Liberty (bald eagle), Hootie (great horned owl), and Kira (peregrine falcon). 364-3389.

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

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre Auditions, 1 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Seeking actors, designers and technicians for ``Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet.''

Kibbles and Chefs, benefit for the Gastineau Humane Society, 7 p.m., Fiddlehead Restaurant, upstairs at Di Sopra. $85 per person/$95 at the door.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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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