Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2001


Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

Juneau International Relations Advisory Board meeting, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5278.

Juneau Shooting Range Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Details: 586-5278.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 16, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Raincountry Flyfishers meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Topic: Clothing for flyfishing. Everyone is invited. Details: Brent, 586-1454.

Author Sally Pollen, 7 p.m., Juneau library. Sally Pollen will talk about her life growing up in bush Alaska during the 1940s and '50s Details: 586-5249.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Live music with Juneau's "Jig is Up" and dance caller Odette Foster. Beginners welcome. Details: 463-3214.

Juneau Audubon meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library (second floor). Program will include Roman Motyka sharing photos from his travels to some of Southern Africa's game parks.

Friday, April 13

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Shrine of St. Therese Outdoor Stations of the Cross, 2 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Any interested person is welcome to join others moving from Station to Station on Shrine Island praying the prayers commemorating the last hours of Christ's life. Details: Thomas, 780-6112.

Saturday, April 14

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.

International Bowhunter Education Program, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 1340 Fritz Cove Road. Hunters who participate in "archery only" hunts must successfully complete an ADF&G approved bow hunter education course. Cost is $10 which covers materials and refreshments. Details: Polly, 465-4359; Marv, 789-0942; or Lon, 789-0358.

JDHS Dance Drill Team Clinic, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., JDHS gymnasium. Cost: $30. For girls in Kindergarten through high school and boys from sixth grade through high school. Two sessions for Kindergarten and first grade girls, 8-11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Details: Judy, 789-5920.

Easter Egg Hunt, 9:30 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park. More than 1,000 eggs will be hidden throughout the park. $3 per participant, sponsored by the Zach Gordon Youth Center and Taku 105. Details: 586-2635.

Al Herbeck Clinic for Little League Managers and Coaches, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., All coaches and managers, tee ball through majors for baseball and softball, are expected to attend. Details: 789-9803.

Gear Head's Swap and Shop fundraiser, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., event includes Sports Gear Swap and Shop, carnival games and a Bike Rodeo. $3 for kids and adults, $10 for families. Glacier Valley Elementary School. Details: Bernie, 790-2252.

Juneau Singles planning meeting, 11 a.m., Tabby's. For planning the months of May and June. Details: 789-7870.

Juneau Singles Easter Egg Dying Potluck, 6 p.m., 1805 Mark Alan Drive. Bring one-half to one dozen eggs for coloring. Details: 780-4426.

Spring Fling Dance, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Admission: $3 single, $5 double. Benefits Senior Nutrition and the JDHS Jazz Band. Details: Ellen, 586-6231.

Sunday, April 15

Community Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., Marine Park. Downtown churches are planning the open-air event. The service will include songs, scripture and a message. Refreshments will follow. Details: 789-4604.

Easter Egg Hunt, 9:30 a.m., Adair Kennedy Park. Over 1000 eggs will be hidden throughout the park. $3 per participant, sponsored by the Zach Gordon Youth Center and Taku 105. Details: 586-2635.

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