Around Town

Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2001

Today

Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

Introduction to Excel 2000 Part 4, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Trails Working Group meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Review recommendations for commercial use of 19 area-wide trails. Details: 586-5226.

Southeast Music Festival, 6-10 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Group performances, featuring bands, choirs and select solos and ensembles. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Student Performance - How Night Came to Brazil, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Gym. Auke Bay Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students will perform a Brazilian legend rewritten as a musical play. Open to the community. Details: 463-1775.

The Animal Hearing Board meeting, 7 p.m., Gastineau Humane Society Animal Shelter, 7705 Glacier Highway. Reclassification hearing for the dog "Winchester Smith." Details: Gaile, 789-0694.

Friday, April 27

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Providing comprehensive free and low-cost health screenings including vision and glaucoma screenings, blood pressure checks, hearing tests and height and weight measures. Details: Valerie, 790-4072.

Music Festival Jazz Group performances, 9 a.m., JDHS Auditorium. Hear jazz bands and vocal jazz groups. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 586-3261.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Professor and poet John Reinhard craft talk, noon, UAS Lake Room. The talk is free and open to the public. Details: Alexis, 789-1456.

Eagle vs. Raven Wellness Challenge meeting, noon, ANB Hall. Registration forms and rules will be covered. Details: Andrea, 463-5850.

Southeast Music Festival, 6-10 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Group performances, featuring bands, choirs and select solos and ensembles. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Juneau Macintosh User's Group meeting, 6:30 p.m. Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Presentation on burning CDs and using iTunes. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

Visiting author reception and lecture presentation, 7 p.m. Juneau Library. Visiting Author Susan Fletcher will explore the importance of stories. Details: 586-5267.

Professor and poet John Reinhard literary reading, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Cost for the reading is $5 per adult, free to UAS students with valid ID. Details: Alexis, 789-1456.

Resolving Household Dog Problems, 7-10 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Seminar sponsored by Capital Kennel Club of Juneau. $15 individual, $25 household. Details: 364-3924.

Pioneers of Alaska meeting, 7:30 p.m. Juneau Senior Center. Details: Bob, 789-9407.

Saturday, April 28

Berners Bay/Antler river campout and wildlife viewing. Round-Trip distance 20+ miles on the water. Details: Gerry, 789-7058.

Audubon Society spring migration bird trip and nature walk, 8 a.m., from Radcliffe Road. Mouth of the Mendenhall River. Walk lasts about two hours, bring binoculars, a bird guide and rubber boots. Details: Judy, 789-9544.

ACTS Community of the Diocese of Juneau garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Parish Hall. Proceeds go to support upcoming ACTS retreats. Details, Alberta, 789-6928.

Juneau Public Health Fair, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. Providing comprehensive free and low-cost health screenings including vision and glaucoma screenings, blood pressure checks, hearing tests and height and weight measures. Details: Valerie, 790-4072.

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.

Music Festival Jazz Group performances, 9 a.m., JDHS Auditorium. Hear jazz bands and vocal jazz groups. Details: Ken, 463-1904.

Southeast Aquatic Safety Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 8345 Old Dairy Road. All proceeds benefit S.E.A.S., Juneau's volunteer dive/rescue team. Details: 790-4665 or 789-7969.

Juneau Singles Point Bridget trip and short hike, 10:30 a.m. For those wanting to carpool, meet at the Brotherhood Bridge at 10 a.m. Bring a sack lunch. Details: 789-7870.

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