Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2003

Today

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., the Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Free immigration consultations, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Details: 789-4622.

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

Sparkling cider "Sip-In," sponsored by NAEYC-SEA, MADD, Youth in Action, and NCADD, noon, Capital steps. Awareness of the high cost of alcohol abuse on the lives of young children. Free sparkling cider. Details: Joy, 789-1235.

Alaska Business Roundtable Lunch, "What We've Done Right..." by Rep. Pete Kott, noon, Ballroom at the Hangar on the Wharf.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Glory Hole's Open House, 4:30-5:30 p.m., The Glory Hole, 247 S. Franklin St. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Juneau Douglas Housing, Inc. and Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc. regular board meetings, 5:15-7 p.m., Green House, 225 Front St., Suite 205.

"The Impact of 9/11 on Foreign Nationals" by Robin Bronen, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, Dimond Courthouse. Presented by the Juneau World Affairs Council.

The Juneau Golf Club's Annual Meeting, 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner, the meeting follows, Elks Lodge downtown.

"Tales of Old Juneau" presented by Linda Daniel, 6-9 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Pre-registration is required and there is a workshop fee. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Long-range Waterfront Plan meeting, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-2994.

Separation, divorce and blended families seminar, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church. Details: 789-2299 or 789-7348.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly fly tying demonstration meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Warren Van Sickle will be tying a shrimp pattern for steelhead. Materials will be provided. Details: Tony, 789-9158, or Steve, 790-2206.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: James, 790-6406.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Friday, April 25

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

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

The National Academies' special town meeting on marine research funds, 7-9 p.m., Travel Lodge, 9200 Glacier Hwy.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, April 26

University of Alaska student garage sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 4300 University Drive. Details: Jeff, 465-6953.

The Ravenstail Weavers Guild and Northwest Coast Basketry Weavers display weavings and demonstrate weaving techniques, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Details: Larry, 789-6637.

Women's Self Defense Weekend Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., AWARE shelter. Details and registration: Cyd, 586-6623.

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Girl Scouts Early Registration Event, 10 a.m.-noon, Floyd Dryden Middle School. Girls ages 5-17 can register for next fall. $10 membership fee. Details: 586-1710.

"How to Prepare Plants to Show," presented by the American Primrose Society, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Monthly business meeting will follow. Details: Lee, 586-3402.

Gastineau Philatelic Society, Panex 43 Exhibition, sale and auction, celebrating the centennial of settlement of Alaska-Canada border, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 364-3188 or 586-6785.

Free non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screenings, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Laura, 796-8918.

Book signing with former Sen. Bill Ray, 1-3 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Details: Katrina, 789-2750.

Juneau Singles progressive dinner, 5:30 p.m. salad course, 2513 Sunset Dr., 6:45 p.m. dinner course, 3649 Portage Blvd., 8 p.m. dessert course, 4129 Birch Lane. Details, RSVP and/or map: 789-7870.

Sunday, April 27

Women's Self Defense Weekend Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., AWARE shelter. Details and registration: Cyd, 586-6623.

The Ravenstail Weavers Guild and Northwest Coast Basketry Weavers display weavings and demonstrate weaving techniques, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Details: Larry, 789-6637.

Shrine of St. Therese Annual Volunteer Work Half-day, noon-4 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Dress with "grubbies" and wear gloves. Help needed from all ages. Details: 780-6112.

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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