AroundTown

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2003

Today

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 Southeast 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 Visitor 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-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

Capital City Fire/Rescue live fire training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 12300 Glacier Highway. Members of the public are encouraged to use caution and watch for emergency vehicles and personnel if traveling in this area.

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

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

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.

Monday, April 28

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

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

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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

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.

Tuesday, April 29

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

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

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

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

• 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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