Around Town

Posted: Friday, March 28, 2003

Today

Rally in support of the U.S. troops, 4:30 p.m., on the front steps of the Capitol. Sponsored by the House Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Concert for Peace, Fun, Joy and Justice, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Bring a treat to share.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Ballroom Dance with UAS dance instructor Shane Wirtz, 7-10 p.m., Elks Lodge. An hour of New York Hustle instruction followed by two hours of dancing with DJ.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

"Cheeseburgers in Paradise: A Journey to Dutch Harbor/Unalaska," with local author and photographer Nick Jans, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Part of Fireside Chat series. Details: 789-6640.

Saturday, March 29

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. No-cost and low-cost medical screenings. Details: 790-3339.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike: Windfall Lake Trail, 9:30 a.m., meet at trailhead at 27.3 mile Glacier Hwy (right turn on gravel road, it's less than half a mile). No dogs or firearms.

Rabies Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, Gastineau Humane Society, 7705 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-0260.

American Primrose Society educational program and business meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Educational program on auriculas. Details: Lee, 586-3402 or 465-4424.

Crafter's Anonymous, 11 a.m., 3701 Sanders. Bring a craft to share, with directions and supplies for 10 people. Details: June or Nila, 586-2136.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited.

Ice skating for Ray Bradley Jr.'s medical expenses, 2:45-5 p.m., Treadwell Arena. Details: Carrie, 789-1972.

Juneau Singles dinner at Mi Casa, 6 p.m., 9200 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-7207.

Sunday, March 30

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

Open Gym for GCLL baseball players, 1-4 p.m., Auke Bay School. Coaches available to supervise and assist players. Details: Lisa, 789-4486.

Folkdance, 6-8 p.m., Juneau Racquet Club Downtown.

Monday, March 31

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, April 1

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

JDHS parents Safe Graduation Group meeting, 5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: Janet, 789-0657.

Seeking Peace With Iraq, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Connie, 586-1477.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-5226.

"Advanced Directives, Guardianship and Alternatives," by Edie Zukauskas, staff attorney Disability Law Center of Alaska, Inc., 6 p.m., JAMHI "Green Doors" office, Miner's Mercantile Building, second floor, 225 Front St. Details: 586-5820.

Friends of Recycling meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 364-2536.

Gastineau Channel Little League board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Details: 789-9803.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., Downtown library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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