Around town

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2000

Thursday, April 27

Life Ring, A Support Group For Women, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. 364-3193.

All-Age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Rainbow Foods 20th Anniversary Open House, 5-7 p.m., Second and Seward.

Juneau Docks and Harbors CIP Committee, 5 p.m., Aurora Habormaster's Office. 586-5255.

Introduction to Word Computer Lab, 5 -7p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.

Capital Community Broadcasting Board of Directors Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 360 Egan Drive, conference room.

English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Literacy. 586-2718.

``Achieving Sustainable Communities,'' presented by National Wildlife Federation's Alaska Women's Environmental Network, 6-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold Street. Lecture and workshop presented by guest speaker, Dr. Riki Ott, founding director of the Copper River Watershed Project.

2000 Juneau School District Academy for Excellence in Education, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni's gym. Annual celebration and recognition of staff and community members that have made outstanding contributions to education.

Juneau Golf Club Annual Meeting and Banquet, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge. New members are welcome.

Raincountry Flyfishing casting session, 7 p.m., Twin Lakes. Casting tips and opportunities to cast different rods. Everyone is invited. 789-9159

``The Juneau Goldbelt and its Great Mines,'' 7-10 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 155 South Seward Street. Discussion and slide show of mineral deposits, great mines and mining history. Program is designed to educate tour operators but is open to the public. $21.

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

Contra Dance, 7:30 waltzing, 8 p.m, contras, Terry Miller Legislative Building. No partners or experience necessary. $3.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 28

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Spring Hat Luncheon, noon, Baranof Hotel. Benefit for Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation. $25.

Million Mom March Planning Meeting, noon, Northern Light United Church. 790-4943.

``Bering Sea Crab,'' 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway, Anderson Building, Room 221. Presented by UAF, Juneau Center and School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

Juneau Alpine Club Send-Off Party For Denali Climbers, 6:30 p.m., Echo Cove.

Juneau Children's Peace Choir Spring Concert, 7 p.m., Aldersgate Methodist Church.

T& H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. 463-5680.

Saturday, April 29

Twitter and Litter Family Bird Walk and Litter Clean-up, sponsored by Discovery Southeast, 7:30-9:30, meet at Brotherhood Bridge parking area. Join naturalists for a fun morning of birding, picking up litter and celebrating local spring migrants.

Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Litter Free Clean Up Day, trash bags can be picked up 9 a.m.noon at Foodland, Grants Plaza, Fred Meyer, Duck Creek Market, Super Bear and Oh Bryan's at Auke Bay.

``Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Ravens, Magpies and Jays,'' 9 a.m., Alaska State Museum Spring Lecture Series, 395 Whittier Street. Free.

March of Dimes Walk, registration 9:30 a.m., Mendenhall Mall. Part of Walk America campaign to support March of Dimes programs of research, community services, education and advocacy. 5 miles.

Southeast Alaska Regional Airshow, 10-6 p.m., Juneau International Airport. Free.

Big Brothers - Big Sisters Bowl For Kid's Sake, 11-11p.m., Channel Bowl. Registration, 586-3350.

Healthy Nations Sobriety Rally Celebration, 12:30 p.m., ANB Main Hall. Dancers, elder message and prayer, door prizes and food.

Spring Tea and Silent Auction, 2:30-4:30 p.m.,Holy Trinity Church,325 Gold Street. $5 admission or donation to the church's store.

Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, 9:30 a.m., Glacier Visitors Center. Wear warm clothes, waterproof hiking or rubber boots and bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.

Great Decisions/World Affairs Discussion, ``'' 3:30-5 p.m., Downtown library. Sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Free

``Eat or Be Eaten: A Look At Predators,'' with author Candace Savage and Raptor Center falcon, Kira, 3 p.m., Valley Public library.

Litter Free Clean Up Picnic, 3-5 p.m., Riverbend School Commons, rain or shine.

Free Step Aerobics Class, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays

Sunday, April 23

Mobile Shooting Sports: Dart Laser Shooting Gallery, Alaska Department of Fish and Game present virtual hunting. 1-7 p.m., Nugget Mall parking lot. 465-4359.

Big Brothers - Big Sisters Bowl For Kid's Sake, noon-5 p.m., Channel Bowl. Registration, 586-3350.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m. Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.

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