Around Town

Posted: Friday, April 20, 2001

Today

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 Middle School 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.

West Glacier Trail Hike, 9:30 a.m., Trailhead past Skaters Cabin. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreation. Details: 586-5226.

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 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.

Juneau Earth Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. The event will feature All Nations Children Dancers 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.

Sunday, April 22

Communication Skills, Part 2, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service on breaking through misunderstandings. Details: Connie, 586-3694.

Monday, April 23

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau Library. Details: 586-5267.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH Infant Learning Room. Class and support group for parents of toddlers from 10 months to 3 years. Details: 586-8424.

English as a Second Language class, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Vincent de Paul. Classes are Monday through Friday. Details: 790-4102.

Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, room 541. Improve your speaking and evaluation skills. Visitors welcome. Details: Pamela, 586-5080.

Adult Education classes, 12:30-2:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul. Study for your GED or increase your basic skills. Classes are Monday through Friday. Details: 790-4102.

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool open house, 5-7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. A chance to ask questions, meet the teachers and see the facilities. Details: 789-2302.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 9, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

English as a Second Language class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. All levels welcome. Details: 586-5718.

Class of 1981 Reunion Planning meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Terri, 463-5317.

Author Migael Scherer, 7 p.m., Juneau Library. Migael Scherer will read from her book "Sailing to Simplicity" and show slides. Details: 586-5249.

Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

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