Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2002

Today

Free Introduction to PowerPoint class, Part 4, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

AARP 55 Alive driver safety course, 5-9 p.m., Northern Lights United Church, room 6. Also held April 26; participants must attend both classes. Details: Linda, 789-9807.

Juneau Douglas Housing, board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Green House, 310 Second St.

Board of Education Student Grievance Sub-committee, Student No. 02-02, 5:30 p.m., Student No. 02-03, 7 p.m., District Office.

Juneau Alliance for Mental Health board meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Green House, 310 Second St.

Bow hunter safety course, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 5322 Commercial Blvd., above Douglas Electric across from Costco. Must have attended April 18 class. Bring bow, arrows and broadheads.

Juneau World Affairs Council presents Gerri Haynes, president of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, 6 p.m., Dimond Courthouse. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Topic: "The Political Response of Iraqi Civilians to More Than a Decade of Sanctions."

Mandatory pre-season meeting for all softball managers and coaches, 6 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School library.

Internet Tips and Tricks class, 6-7:30 p.m., downtown library. To register: 586-5267.

Childbirth Preparation Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital admin. building classroom. To register: 586-8424.

Juneau History and Culture Workshop: "Tales of Old Juneau," 6-9 p.m., city museum, Fourth and Main streets. Fee: $26.25. Details: 586-3572.

Beginning Springboard Diving class, 6:15-7:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday until May 23, Augustus G. Brown pool. Cost is $52.50 for first family member, $47.25 for additional members. Details: 586-5325.

"The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor," 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Auke Bay fifth grade music and dance production, $4. Also runs April 26.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Steve Bradford will talk about fly fishing in New Zealand and Tony Soltys will talk and show a video about fly fishing south of Cancun. Details: Roger Harding, 465-4311.

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

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

Thursday Night Contra, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Bldg., Fourth and Main streets. Band is Full Circle, caller is Tom Paul. Details: 463-3214.

Free preview of "Lost in Kubla Khan," by Alaska playwright Merry Ellefson, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 364-2421 ext. 35. Runs until May 19.

Mandatory pre-season meeting for all majors, juniors and seniors baseball managers and coaches, 7:30 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School library.

Friday, April 26

Library story time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Theater organ concert, noon, State Office Building.

High School Project Team meeting, noon, Juneau Fire Hall.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available. Free.

Seminar: "Gene Markers Provide Conservation Opportunities for Highly Exploited Fishes" by Geneticist James E. Seeb, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Hwy.

Reception to meet Alaska Humanities Forum Board of Directors, 4:30-6:30 p.m., UAS Mourant Building Lake Room. Details: (907) 272-5341.

Art show opening reception for Rick Claire and Michael Hunter, 5-9 p.m., Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine behind Paradise Lunch. Details: Leah Sturgis, 586-5701.

Juneau Freewheelers Cope Park Mountain Bike Race, 6:30 p.m. Details: 463-3095.

Juneau Macintosh Users Group, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Presentation on Salmon Derby database. Details: Tim Nugent, 789-8470.

"The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor," 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. Auke Bay fifth grade music and dance production, $4.

Open house for Otto and Verma Whitfield, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 9407 Long Run Dr. The Whitfields have recently moved back into their house, which burned during the winter. A money tree will be provided for donations. Details: Rev. Earl Midkiff, 789-3012.

"The Man Who Wasn't There," 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre in Emporium Mall. Sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-ARTS.

UAS ballroom dance class hosts their graduation dance, 7-10 p.m., Elks Hall. Free with UAS ID and $5 per person for public. Details: 790-4997.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Opera to Go presents "Madama Butterfly," 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 586-4991.

"La Fabulous Femme Fatales," 8 p.m., Baranof Treadwell Room. Proceeds go to Shanti of Southeast Alaska. Details: 463-5665.

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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