Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2000

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts bowling event to raise funds

The 20th annual Bowl for Kids' Sake is scheduled April 29 and 30. Bowling times are now being reserved for teams interested in raising pledges and participating.

Teams must obtain a minimum of $125 per bowler in pledges, either in flat-rate or per-pin donations. Big Brothers Big Sisters, which is hosting the event, will bill listed sponsors.

Participants receive 2 hours of free bowling and shoe rental, a free t-shirt, and food and drink during the event. Prizes will be awarded. All participants will also receive gifts from the Broiler and Breeze In.

Time slots are available on a first-come first-served basis between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information call Big Brothers Big Sisters at 586-3350.

Audubon plans May wildlife cruise

The Juneau Audubon Society's fifth annual Berners Bay wildlife cruise is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. May 13.

Tickets for the four-hour cruise are $25 for adults and $5 for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at Hearthside Books.

For more information call Judy Shuler at 789-9544 or Mary Lou King at 789-7540.

Seminar focuses on mining history

A presentation on mineral deposits and mining history in Southeast Alaska is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. April 27 at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Historian David Stone, author of ``Hard Rock Gold,'' will show slides and summarize the heyday of the mining era. The cost of the session is $20. Pre-registration is required.

For more information call 586-3572.

Child care course for Girl Scouts

The American Red Cross Babysitting course is being offered by Tongass Alaska Girl Scouts for all youth between the ages of 11 and 17. The registration deadline is April 26.

The interactive class focuses on characteristics of different-aged children, how to change a diaper, basic first aid and other skills.

The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 6 and 13 St. Brendan's Episcopal Church. Cost is $17 for currently registered Girl Scouts and $25 to become a member and take the class. For more information and registration call 586-1710.

Workshop to focus on youth asthma

A workshop for parents of school-age children titled ``Healthy Air, Healthy Lungs, Healthy Schools'' is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at Dzantik'l Heeni Middle School.

The American Lung Association is bringing Dr. Thad Woodard from Anchorage, Shawnie Albright from the American Lung Association in Anchorage and Marquam George from Juneau for the workshop, which will address issues such as indoor air quality, the basics of asthma, how to help children manage asthma and environmental controls for asthma.

Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Call Cathy at 463-1899 during the school day or 789-7936 during the evening.

Legal issues focus of open house

Local judicial officials will conduct presentations and preside over mock hearings on issues such as delinquency, drug use and appellate proceedings during a Law Day Open House starting at 9:15 a.m. May 1 at Dimond Courthouse Courtroom A.

Topics include alcohol, tobacco and other drugs at 9:15 a.m.; criminal proceedings at 10:15 a.m.; appellate proceedings, mediation and settlement at 11:15 a.m.; small claims at 1:15 p.m.; and delinquency, neglect and abuse, alcohol and mental commitments at 2:15 p.m.

For more information call Sheri Hazeltine at 465-2688, Superior Court Judge Larry Weeks at 463-4742 or District Court Judge Peter Froehlich at 463-4730.

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