Around Town

Posted: Friday, April 12, 2002


Seminar, "Connections Between Climate and Ecosystem Control in the Eastern Bering Sea: The Oscillating Control Hypothesis" by George L. Hunt, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy.

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 Middle School. 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.

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

Free youth open gym, 8-11 p.m., Floyd Dryden MIddle School. 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 Assoc. event, registration 9 a.m., shooting 10 a.m. Details: 789-9844.

Ski/snowshoe trek to Auke Mountain via the Auke Nu Trail, 9:30 a.m., Spaulding Meadow trailhead. Tour is strenuous to difficult; no dogs or firearms. Details: Parks and Rec, 586-5226.

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. 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., Mendenhall Valley library. Free for lower, middle income taxpayers, especially age 60+; first come first served. Sponsored by the AARP Foundation.

Mandatory coaches school for majors, juniors and senior baseball division volunteers, 1-5 p.m., Marie Drake gym.

Bible Talks, 4 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, City Hall. Details: Marian Thorburn, 789-2088.

Adult soccer open gym, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden. Cost is $4. Last soccer open gym at Floyd Dryden until August. Details: 463-1700.

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

Monday, April 15

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will be open from 2-4 p.m. April 15-19, due to first-grade Sea Week activities. Admission is free.

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

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

Free GED Writing Skills Workshop, Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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.

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

Youth on the Street meeting, 4:45-6 p.m., Marie Drake Room 316. Details: Ric Iannolino, 463-5226 or 789-2728.

Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Indian Studies Program parent board meeting, 5-6 p.m., district office conference room, 1801 Glacier Hwy.

"How to Start from Nowhere Introduction to Internet and E-Mail" class, Part 3, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718. Free.

Juneau Youth Services board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lakeside classroom. Open to the public.

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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