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Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2000

Tuesday, April 18

American Red Cross Bloodmobile, 9:30-3:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, #203. Donors Needed. Call 465-5713 to arrange an appointment.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Call Colena 789-1670.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

English Language and Citizenship Classes, 4-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. GED preparation also available. Call 586-5718.

Social Services Advisory Board, 5-7 p.m., downtown library conference room.

``Introduction to Word'' Computer Lab, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.

Witnessing Our Lives,'' Poetry Series, poet and author Ann Chandonnet will read her own work, followed by an open mike forum. 6-8 p.m., Juneau Arts Council Gallery, 206 N. Franklin Street. Free.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. Free. Call Andrea, 463-5846.

Foster Care Training and Orientation, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, 3032 Vintage Boulevard (across from Carr's). 465-1659.

Capital City Emergency Planning Committee, 7 p.m., new Juneau Police Station. 586-2820.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, 7 p.m., Residential Mortgage, 3025 Clinton Drive, Suite 201. 586-6785.

Breast Cancer Support Group, guest speaker Judy Graves will talk about ``Touch Healing.'' 7 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery conference room. Newly and formerly diagnosed women welcome. Call Linda, 790-3225.

Author presentation, Robin Walz discusses ``Pulp Surrealism,'' 7:30 p.m., Juneau Public Library.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.

Wednesday, April 19

Alaska Committee Meeting, 7 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council conference room. 463-7201.

Wednesday Breakfast Club, 8 a.m., Silverbow Back Room. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meets to discuss local and global social issues. Call 586-3694.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support provided. Call: 586-6623.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Call 586-5259.

JDHS Student Recognition, noon, high school library. 22 students will be honored.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance/Executive Meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom at the hospital.

``Introduction to Word'' Computer Lab, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.

Home Buyer Education Seminar, 6-9 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F Street, Room 154. Pre-registration required. 800-459-2921.

Free Step Aerobics Classes, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon center. Sponsored by SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Alaska Women in Travel, 6:30 p.m., Cafe Myriad. All travel industry professionals welcome.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. call 463-3113.

Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Hospital, administration building. 780-4949.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Duplicate bridge, all welcome. Call Barbara, 789-7218.

Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, upstairs conference room. For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related disorder. Call Glenn, 586-6044.

Thursday, April 20

Introduction to Word Computer Lab, 7-9p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.

English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Literacy. 586-2718.

Home Buyer Education Seminar, 6-9 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F Street, Room 153. Pre-registration required. 800-459-2921.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., FIreweed Place, 415 Willoughby Avenue. 463-3220.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 21

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

``Alaska's Shellfish and Groundfish Observer Programs,'' 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway, Anderson Building, Room 221. Sponsored by UAF and Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

St. Brendan's Fun Night, 6 p.m., St. Brendan's Parrish. Everyone is welcome.

26th Annual Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free.

Open Badminton Gym, 7-9 p.m., Gastineau School. $2.50 per person, $5 family rate. All skill levels welcome.

T & H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Call 463-5680.

Saturday, April 22

League of Women Voters Board of Directors Meeting, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Catholic Community Service's conference room, 419 6th Street. 463-2501.

``Seward's Folly:1867 and the Early Days of Alaska's American History,'' 9 a.m., Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street. Free.

Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

7th Annual Norwegian Breakfast, 9:30-1:30, Juneau Yacht Club. sponsored by the Sons of Norway. $10 adults, $6 children under 12.

Juneau Ski Club Alpine Race, Eaglecrest Challenge, 10 a.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Eaglecrest Treasure Hunt, all ages, 11 a.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, exploratory hike to the rocks in front of Mendenhall Glacier, 9:30 a.m., West Glacier trailhead. Wear warm clothes, waterproof hiking or rubber boots and bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.

Eaglecrest Human Croquet, all ages, 1 p.m., Eaglecrest Ski Area.

Great Decisions/World Affairs Discussion, ``'' 3:30-5 p.m., Downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Free

Free Step Aerobics Class, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

26th Annual Folk Festival, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays

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