Juneau Raptor Center Open House, 1-4 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery. Cake and ice cream and children's door prizes. Details: Sandy 586-8011 or 586-2207.
Thane Neighborhood Association meeting and pot luck dinner, 6 p.m., 5500 Thane Road. Board election and discussion of road-related issues. Details: 586-9768.
The Back Room Academy Awards Party, 7 p.m., Sliverbow Back Room. $3 cover charge benefits the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-4146.
Monday, March 26
Living with Schizophrenia and other Mental Illnesses, 10 a.m.-noon or 7-9 p.m., Northern Light Church. Leadership training by Beth LeCross, President of NAMI Alaska. Details: Susan, 586-9849.
Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH Infant Learning Room. Class and Support group for parents of toddlers from 10 months to 3 years. Details: 586-8424.
Senior Nutrition Program All You Can Eat Chili & Spaghetti feed, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th. Cost: $7. Details: 586-6231.
Taku Toastmasters meeting, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, downtown room 541. Details: Pamela, 586-5080.
Women and Politics: Barriers and Opportunities in the 21st Century, 3-4:30 p.m., UAS Lake Room. Presented by Dr. Virginia Mulle.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer Information Night, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Amber, 586-3350.
Early Pregnancy Classes, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, Administrative Building Classroom. For expectant parents up to 5-6 months along: Learn about nutrition, exercise, fetal development and how to have a healthier pregnancy. Details: 586-8424.
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Literary Reading Series, 7 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. Features female poets celebrating Women's History month. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Details: Alexis, 789-1456 or JAHC, 586-2787.
Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: Salty, 463-3220.
Living with Schizophrenia and other Mental Illnesses, 7-9 p.m., Northern Light Church. Leadership training by Beth LeCross, President of NAMI Alaska. Details: Susan, 586-9849.
Tuesday, March 27
Life Ring Support Group, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, basement, 5th and Gold sts. All women are invited to attend to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Details: 586-1513.
Ice Rink Working Group Meeting, noon, Marine View Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Details: 586-5278.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administrative Boardroom. Details: Robert, 586-2611.
Juneau World Affairs Council, 6 p.m., 2nd Floor of the Dimond Court Building. Dian Martin will speak on her experiences as a participant in the "Witness for Peace Delegation" to Colombia. Reception at 5:30. Details: Joe, 463-2624.
Juneau Chess Club, 6-7:30 p.m., Valley Library Conference Room. Sets provided and lessons for those interested. Details: Brian, 790-1934.
Juneau Singles Discussion Group, 7 p.m., Aldersgate Church Library. Topic: Things that go bump in the night fears. Details: 463-6933.
Planning Commission Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.
The International Union of Operating Engineer's Local #302 meeting, 7:30 p.m., Operating Engineer's Meeting Hall, 214 North Franklin Street. Details: Terry, 586-3850.
Living with Schizophrenia and other Mental Illnesses, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light Church. Leadership training by Beth LeCross, President of NAMI Alaska. Details: Susan, 586-9849.
Wednesday, March 28
Household Recycling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek. For glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper. Details: 586-5274.
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Juneau Library. Details: 586-5249.
Juneau Chess Club, 4-8 p.m., Youth 4-6 p.m.; Adults 5:30-8 p.m., Downtown Library Conference Room. Sets provided and lessons for those interested. Details: Brian, 790-1934.
Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.
Thursday, March 29
Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas Library. Details: 364-2378.
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.
Introduction to Word 2000 Part 12, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.
Joint Public Works & Facilities Committee and Lands Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Regarding Lena Point Access for NOAA/NMFS. Details: 586-5278.
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.
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