Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Today

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. All women are invited to learn new skills, discover interests and meet other women. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 364-2131 or Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Luncheon with Ketchikan Wood Technology Center director Kevin Curtis, sponsored by Alaska Society of American Foresters, Juneau Chapter, and Juneau Economic Development Council, noon, Hangar on the Wharf.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 1:30 p.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Pool lessons, games and tournaments at Polaris House, 5-7 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors' meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH Administrative Boardroom. Details: 796-8900.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gastineau Philatelic Society meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Virginia, 364-3188.

Juneau Yacht Club slideshow and lecture, 7 p.m., JUC Building, Aurora Harbor. Details: Del, 789-7301.

Breast Cancer Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: 789-3826, or 586-4900.

Kucinich Supporters and Delegates to the State Democratic Convention meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library conference room. Details: Carol, 586-2410.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown public library. Rules taught if needed. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizen Advisory Group meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Laurie, 789-2768, or Anne, 465-4327.

Wednesday, April 21

Blood Bank of Alaska blood drive, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, Marie Drake Room 241. Details and appointment: 523-1626.

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

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Trails Working Group meeting, noon, City Hall, Room 224. Details: Diane, 586-0424.

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Build It Now Committee meeting, 5 p.m. every Wednesday, Bill Ray Center upstairs conference room. For those interested in supporting the immediate construction of the new Valley High School. Details: Jeff, 586-6521.

Collaboration Juneau Stakeholder meetings, 5-8 p.m., Aspen Hotel.

• 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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