Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Today

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.

Native Issues Forum with speakers Rep. Reggie Joule and Sen. Donald Olson, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall. Details: Dana, 463-7105.

"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.

"Finish the Job: Yes for High Schools" meeting, noon-1 p.m., Bill Ray Center's upstairs conference room. A citizens committee supporting passage of the educational bonds on the June 3 special election ballot. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Juneau Law Day public panel discussion, 5-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Bob, 586-1627.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska meeting, 11:30 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Rosemary Hagevig, Catholic Community Services will speak. Details: Doris, 364-3267.

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

National Day of Prayer Observance, 12:05 p.m., State Capital.

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

Veterans For Peace meeting, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Organizational issues and operational plans will be discussed.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Hypnotist Arlow Moreland, 8 p.m., UAS Student Activity Center. $5 donation at door. Details: Toby, 465-1220.

Friday, May 2

Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Juneau SDA Christian School annual fund-raising garage sale, 1-5 p.m., 4890 Glacier Highway.

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

The Juneau Jumpers end of the season performance, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley School Gym. Details: 790-2311.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Saturday, May 3

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Juneau Travel Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 586-2201.

"Saturday at the Garden" hosted by Juneau Community Garden Association, 11 a.m., In the Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Membership meeting, fence project planning and potluck picnic at noon.

Juneau Singles dinner, 5:30 p.m., Airport Lounge. Will go to the Juneau Symphony Showcase after dinner. Details: 789-7870.

Sunday, May 4

Juneau SDA Christian School annual fund-raising garage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 4890 Glacier Highway.

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

"Grandma's Treasures" Silent Auction and Spring Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 895 W 12th Street. Fundraiser benefits Meals on Wheels/Senior Meal Program. Details: 463-6175.

King and Queen Regents Tea to honor Maurice and Angie Long, hosted by Pioneers of Alaska No. 6, 2-4 p.m., Pioneers Home. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Music Recital by students of Mary DeSmet and Greg Burger, 3 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Will perform on piano, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo. Details: 789-3933.

Monday, May 5

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.

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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