Around Town

Posted: Friday, April 26, 2002

Today

Reception to meet Alaska Humanities Forum Board of Directors, 4:30-6:30 p.m., UAS Mourant 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, 586-5701.

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

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

"The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor," 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay Elementary School. 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. 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 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. Details: 586-4991.

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

Opening night of "Lost in Kubla Khan" by Merry Ellefson, 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35. Runs until May 19.

Theatre in the Rough presents "The Trojan Women," 8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at Hearthside and door.

Saturday, April 27

Big Brothers/Big Sister Bowl for Kids' Sake, Channel Bowl. Details: 586-3350.

Juneau Audubon Society trip to Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge, 8 a.m., parking lot at end of Radcliffe Rd. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Parks and Recreation ski/snowshoe trek, 9:30 a.m., Eaglecrest parking lot. No dogs or firearms.

PANEX-42, Annual Exhibition and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Gastineau Philatelic Society. Theme: Centennial of Sentinel Island Lighthouse. Details: Virginia, 364-3188.

Art show opening reception for Rick Claire and Michael Hunter, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Rock Paper Scissors, 245 Marine behind Paradise Lunch. Details: Leah, 586-5701.

Habitat for Humanity Walk for Habitat, 10:30 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church parking lot. Registration at 10 a.m. Details: 789-1417 or 790-3304.

Bow hunter safety course, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 5322 Commercial Blvd., above Douglas Electric. Bring bow, arrows and broadheads.

May Day Mud Run, 8:30 a.m., registration at 7:30 a.m., Fish Creek Park, Douglas. Sponsored by the Southeast Road Runners. Details: Clayton, 790-4388.

American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR and First Aid class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., SE Alaska Chapter, 3200 Hospital Dr., No. 203. Fee is $30. To register: 463-5713.

Steezy 2002 Skateboard and Rollerblade Competition, 12:30 p.m., Pipeline Skate Park. Warm-ups and registration, 11:30 a.m. Details: 586-2635.

Gastineau Genealogical Society, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Hwy. Details: 586-3695.

Polaris House, 1-2 p.m. NAMI Juneau consumer directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to weekly clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

Thunder Mountain Academy open house, 1-3 p.m., 3017 Clinton Dr. in Vintage Park. Serves students in grades 5-8. Details: 790-1655.

"The Man Who Wasn't There," 4, 7 and 9 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre in Emporium Mall. Sponsored by Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-ARTS.

Juneau singles walk, 5 p.m., Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Dinner afterwards at JR's Cafe in Frontier Suites, 6:30 p.m. Details: 789-2849.

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

Girl Scouts early registration and free swim party, 7:15 p.m., Augustus Brown swimming pool. Details: 586-1710.

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

"Lost in Kubla Khan" by Merry Ellefson, 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35. Runs until May 19.

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

Theatre in the Rough presents "The Trojan Women," 8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Tickets at Hearthside and door.

Thunder Mountain Big Band Concert/Dance, 8-11 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Cost: $7.50. Alcohol and smoke free.

"Money" by Dick Reichman, 10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Part of Midnight Theatre Festival.

Sunday, April 28

PANEX-42, Annual Exhibition and Sale, noon-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Sponsored by Gastineau Philatelic Society. Theme: Centennial of Sentinel Island Lighthouse. Details: Virginia, 364-3188.

"Money" by Dick Reichman, 2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Part of Midnight Theatre Festival.

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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