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Around town

Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2001

Today

Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads. Details: 463-3200.

Juneau Docks and Harbors C.I.P. Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office. Details: Harbor Master, 789-0819.

Lazer Vaudeville Juggling Workshop, 5-6:30 p.m., Front Lobby of Centennial Hall. Learn the basic moves, methods and patterns from three of the nation's top jugglers. Cost: $15 per person. Details: 586-2787.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 2, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Little League Umpire Training, 6 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Gym. Local volunteer officials are urged to attend every session running through Saturday. Details: Jim, 790-3378.

Housing First Inc. meeting, 6 p.m., Northern Light Church. Public is invited. Details: 463-1276.

Juneau Douglas Dance Team Show, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School gymnasium. Nationally acclaimed JDHS Dance team will perform their routines for the public. $10 prior to event, $12 at the door. Details: Judy, 789-5920.

Friday, April 20

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

Spring Strawberry Luncheon and Celebrity Thrift Store Fashion Show, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 Willoughby Ave. Cost: $8. Strawberry shortcake, soup, rolls, coffee and tea. Details: 586-3046.

Clicks for Licks, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Bring your pets for portraits by David Jensen of Alaska Photography. Proceeds will benefit the animal shelter. Reservations can be made. Details: Gastineau Humane Society, 789-0260.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

How Oil Spills Cause Long-Term Impacts on Populations, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway. Seminar will be led by Ron Heintz of Auke Bay Labs. Sponsored by University of Alaska Fairbanks Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

Montessori School Taco Feed, 5-7 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Proceeds used for classroom materials for the Juneau Montessori School. Cost: $7 per person, $25 for a family of 4. Sponsors include: El Sombrero, Fernando's and The Armadillo. Details: 364-2198.

Little League Umpire Training, 6 p.m., Floyd Dryden gym. Local volunteer officials are urged to attend every session running through Saturday. Details: Jim, 790-3378.

Saturday, April 21

Juneau Alpine Club Mt. Bullard Climb. Expected to take approximately 10 hours. Bring crampons and an ice ax. Details: Bill, 789-3008.

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.

Audubon Society Spring Migration Bird Trip and Nature Walk, 8 a.m., from Radcliffe Road. Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. Walks last about two hours, bring binoculars, a bird guide and rubber boots. Details: Judy, 789-9544.

Habitat for Humanity Walkathon, 10 a.m., 10-mile walk loop starts from the Fred Meyer parking lot and runs to the glacier and back. Pledges for each mile walked will raise funds for the start up of Juneau's third Habitat House. Details: 789-1417.

Jordan Creek Landowners Forum, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Share ideas about the future of Jordan Creek. Details: Carl, 586-6544.

Shrine of St. Therese Jubilee Log Cabin Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come visit the new Jubilee Log Cabin finished this spring. Details: Thomas, 780-6112.

Little League Umpire Training, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Floyd Dryden gym. Local volunteer officials are urged to attend. Possible outside sessions. Details: Jim, 790-3378.

Clicks for Licks, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Bring your pets for portraits by David Jensen of Alaska Photography. Proceeds will benefit the animal shelter. Reservations can be made. Details: Gastineau Humane Society, 789-0260.

Juneau Earth Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. The event will feature All Nations Children Dancer's and Kid's Day activities with Forest Service Naturalist, Denise Woldin. At noon, Alaskan & Proud market has donated trash bags for a trash pick-up around the Visitor Center. There are prizes for those who volunteer. Details: Kevin, 463-1244.

Gastineau Historical Society meeting, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Business meeting and preview of the family stories in the upcoming Gastineau Channel Memories Book. Details: Marie, 586-3637.

Juneau Singles Dinner and Dance, 6 p.m., El Sombrero, 9 p.m., dance at the Folk Festival, Centennial Hall. Details: 789-7870.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.



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