Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Today

HIV testing offered by Shanti and Juneau Public Health, 3-5 p.m., Shanti, 222 Seward St. Suite 200, above Olivia's. Free and confidential.

Reception to meet candidates for Treadwell Arena Ice Rink manager position, 4:30-6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.

Introduction to PowerPoint class, Part 5, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Free. Details: 586-5718.

MADD Victim Impact Panel, 5:30-7 p.m., Hospital Administration Building.

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

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, 6 p.m., 3rd floor of Empire building. Topic: "Psychological Limits of Alzheimer's Disease and Caregivers."

Introduction to Synchronized Swimming class, 6:15-7:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday until May 9, Augustus Brown swimming pool. Details: 586-5325.

United to End Racism Listening Project, 6:30-9 p.m., Valley library. Discussion and training session. Details: 790-2402.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizen Advisory Group, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni library. Topics: Proposed study of toxins in the Refuge, status of Airport EIS. Public is invited.

Wednesday, May 1

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

Law Day events, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Dimond Courthouse.

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall. Free. Details: 789-4622.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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

GED Writing Skills Workshop, Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Downtown Library.

New Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr. Suite 106. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Good Grief Walk, every Wednesday through August, noon-1 p.m., meet at HHCJ office, 3200 Hospital Dr. Suite 100 to walk Twin Lakes trail. Details: Jamie McLean or Mary Cook, 463-3113.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-1612.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

High School Project Team, 2 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall.

Juneau Chess Club, 4:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Sets provided, rules taught, beginners welcome. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Introduction to Word class, Part 1, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Free. Details: 586-5718.

ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

"Customer Service Excellence" seminar, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire. Presented by Juneau Small Business Development Center. Cost: $25. To register: 463-3789.

American Diabetes Assoc., Juneau Chapter, 7-9 p.m., room 204, Bartlett Hospital admin. building. Topic: Preparation for Juneau Hike 'n' Bike on May 18. Details: Don, 796-8649.

Thursday, May 2

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall. Free. Details: 789-4622.

GED Math Skills Workshop, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. All members are welcome.

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

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul. Free. Details: 789-4622.

ESL Classes, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m., Even Start Family Learning Center, Gruening Park. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St.. Details: 463-3220.

Committee of the Whole Assembly meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall Chambers. Agenda item: Presentation of draft tourism plan by Egret Communications.

Introduction to PowerPoint class, Part 6, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Free. Details: 586-5718.

American Red Cross First Aid class, 6-10 p.m., SE Alaska Chapter, 3200 Hospital Dr., No. 203. Fee is $30. To register: 463-5713.

Introduction to Synchronized Swimming class, 6:15-7:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday until May 9, Augustus Brown swimming pool. Details: 586-5325.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., classroom at Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Details: 586-8424.

National Day of Prayer Observance, 6:30 p.m., Capitol Building. Details: Pat Stringer, 780-4434.

Asthma and Allergy Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Hospital cafeteria. Dr. Charles Jackson of Seattle will present, "Asthma Basics and Latest Treatment Guidelines." Details: Cathy or Tom, 789-7936.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

Gardening Conference 2002 Reception, 7-9 p.m., Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventures, 7600 Glacier Hwy. Tickets at door. Details: 465-8749.

Teacher's Appreciation Night: "Lost in Kubla Khan" by Merry Ellefson, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets are half-price for Juneau School District teachers at Hearthside, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35. Runs until May 19.

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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