Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2002


Free Introduction to Excel 2000 class, Part 11, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

Dzantik'i Heeni After School Program evening of community service, 5-7 p.m., DZ commons. Details: Angie Abel or Kimberly Homme, 463-1899, ext. 210 or

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. To register: 586-8424.

American Red Cross Adult CPR class, 6-10 p.m., SE Alaska Chapter, 3200 Hospital Dr., No. 203. Fee is $30. To register: 463-5713.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Topic: Fishing and snorkeling vacations in Bahamas. Details: Roger, 465-4311.

Southeast Alaska Gardeners and Juneau Primrose Society meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Topic: Historic gardens of Williamsburg, Va. Details: 364-2243.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau Audubon Society monthly membership meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Topic: Stellar sea lions and forage fish in Southeastern Alaska, by Jamie Womble.

Adult badminton open gym, every Monday and Thursday, 8-10 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Teen-agers and adults encouraged to attend. All skill levels welcome. Gym fee is $3, shuttlecocks provided. Details: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Friday, April 12

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available. Free.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Assembly Port Dues Subcommittee meeting, 11 a.m.-noon, City Hall Conference Room 224.

Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building.

Gardening at Noon series, noon, Centennial Hall. Topic: Vegetable growing. Details: 465-8756.

Assembly Subcommittee on Manager Hire, noon, City Hall Conference Room 224. Details: 586-5278.

Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen Northup, 463-6196.

Crisis intervention team training discussion with Steve Montooth of Anchorage Police Department CIT team, 1:30-2:30 p.m., NAMI Juneau office, 5584 Aisek Suite 1. Community and family and consumers of mental health services welcome. Details: 780-6775.

City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Board meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers. Committee of the Whole - agenda action item: Steamship Wharf convertible use project. Details: 586-5255.

Adult volleyball/basketball open gym, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Cost is $4. Details: 463-1700.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

"Madama Butterfly," 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Produced by Opera to Go! and Juneau Lyric Opera. Tickets at Hearthside. Details: 586-4991.

Free youth open gym, 8-11 p.m., Floyd Dryden. Grades 5-12. Details: 463-1700.

Saturday, April 13

American Cancer Society Relay for Life team recruitment, Nugget Mall. Also held Sunday, April 14. For event of July 27.

Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Team Clinic, JDHS gym. Girls grades K-1, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or noon-3 p.m.; girls grades 2-12 and boys grades 5-12, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $25 half day, $30 full day. Register 30 minutes before session.

Juneau Gun Club monthly Amateur Trapshooting Association event, registration 9 a.m., shooting 10 a.m. Details: 789-9844.

Greater Juneau Biennial Democratic Precinct Caucus, 10 a.m., Frontier Suites, 9400 Glacier Hwy. Details: Doug, 586-3500.

Juneau Chapter of American Primrose Society meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Topic: Preparing plants for show."

Juneau Singles planning meeting brunch, 11 a.m., JR's Cafe in Frontier Suites. Details: 789-7870.

Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group meeting, 1 p.m., MiCasa. Details: Janie, 789-4867 or Rick, 789-3678.

Polaris House, 1-2 p.m. NAMI Juneau consumer directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to weekly clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

Shepherd of the Valley Open House, 1-4 p.m., 4212 Mendenhall Loop Rd. Details: 789-4093.

Juneau Singles at the Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 789-7870.

Opera to Go presents Madama Butterfly, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets at Hearthside. Details: 586-4991.

Sunday, April 14

American Cancer Society Relay for Life team recruitment, Nugget Mall. Also held Sunday, April 14. For event of July 27.

Juneau Alpine Club Benjamin Island kayak trip. Details: Larry, 586-0152.

Volunteer income tax assistance, noon-4:30 p.m., Valley library. Free for lower, middle income taxpayers, especially age 60+; first come first served. Sponsored by the AARP Foundation.

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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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