Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Today

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

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

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

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

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

Juneau Rotary Club, noon, Baranof Treadwell Room. Speaker is Bob Poe, executive director of Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority. Details: Bill, 586-1670.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors Finance Committee meeting, noon, T.K. Maguires.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

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

AARP Chapter 865 monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Rosalee, 586-2873.

Drunken driving crash project meeting, 2:30 p.m., JDHS upstairs library. Details: Cindy/MADD, 463-2562.

Juneau Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor office.

Free citizenship class, 5-6 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul. Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays through April. Details: Joyanne, 789-4622.

Free Intro. to PowerPoint class, Part 1, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Hospital admin. boardroom. Details: 586-2611.

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

Mandatory coaches' school for farm and minor softball division volunteers, 6-7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School gym.

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.

Dzantik'i Heeni Beginning Band Concert for Cedar House, Alder House and 5th period Hemlock, 7 p.m., DZ Middle School commons.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Free public talk with eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Music by Curt Terrell. Topic: "Taking Heart in Tough Times," applying deep ecology to guide and sustain us in our work for the world.

Child care licensing orientation, 7 p.m., 150 Third St., Juneau. Sponsored by Dept. of Education. Details: Paula, 465-8441.

City public workshop No. 1, 7-9:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Topic: downtown Juneau transit center. Details: Alicja, 586-0885.

Mandatory coaches' school for majors, juniors and seniors softball division volunteers, 7:30-9 p.m., Riverbend gym.

Wednesday, April 17

The 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 jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

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

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

UAS ceramics sale, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., UAS Mourant building. Throwing demonstrations at 2 p.m. Hosted by UAS students. Details: Maggie, 586-2029.

New Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr. Suite 106. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Juneau-Douglas High School Student Recognition, noon, JDHS library. Speaker is Lynne Johnson, development director at UAS and Rotarian.

Juneau Docks and Harbors CIP Committee meeting, noon, Marine View building, suite 325.

Free lecture with Rita Gross, professor emeritus of religion, University of Wisconsin, noon, UAS Mourant building Lake Room. Topic: "Where Did We Go Wrong? Feminism and the Prison of Gender." Details: Abigail, 465-4937.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-1612.

Public Works and Facilities Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers.

Art sale during CCTHITA General Assembly, noon-4 p.m., ANB Hall. Details: Carrie, 463-7180.

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

AARP Chapter 865 meeting featuring Judy Parrish, president of Juneau Commission on Aging, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Topic: CBJ relationships with seniors. Details: Rosalee, 586-2823.

Free How to Start from Nowhere Intro. to Internet and E-Mail Class, Part 4, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Finance Committee meeting, 5-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Free ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

"The Man Who Wasn't There," Juneau Arts and Humanities Council film series, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Tickets at door.

Bible Talks, 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Floyd Dryden Middle School. Details: Marian, 789-2088.

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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