Around Town

Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2003

Today

Capital City Fire/Rescue live fire training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 12300 Glacier Highway. The public should use caution and watch for emergency vehicles and personnel.

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 Visitor 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.

Sourdough Rendezvous preview show, cancan dancers and others from Whitehorse, 1 p.m., Nugget Mall.

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.

Alaska State Employees Association informational meeting, 5-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 463-4978.

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.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Docks and Harbors Operations Meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office. Details: 586-5255.

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.

High School Freshman Orientation Evening, 6 p.m., JDHS Main Gym. Details: 523-1650.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

MADD Victim Impact Panel, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Details: 463-2562.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, April 30

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

"Making Your Own Baby Food," with Jeanette Lacey, 1:30-3 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

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

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

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

Thursday, May 1

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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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