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.
"The Joy Luck Club" screening, 7:30 p.m., The Silverbow Back Room. In celebration of Women's History Month. Details: 586-4146.
Tuesday, March 27
Life Ring Support Group, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity, basement, Fifth and Gold St. 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, Third 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. A reception precedes the talk at 5:30. Details: Joe, 463-2624.
Juneau Chess Club, 6-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Sets Provided and lessons for those interested. Details: Brian, 790-1934.
Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. Election of officers, design of club jerseys, racing schedule and advocacy activities. Details: Dave, 790-7249.
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.
Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel. Speaker Georgianna Lincoln will present "Those People!" Details: Cindy, 790-3931.
"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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