Around Town

Posted: Friday, April 30, 2004

Today

Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., ANB Hall.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

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

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Gardening at Noon: Fruits for Juneau, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Centennial Hall, JCVB meeting room.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth Street Suite 102.

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

Juneau Raptor Center wine tasting and silent auction, 6:30-9 p.m., Silverbow Inn. $15. Details: 586-8393.

The Birds of Berners Bay by Brian Marston, presented by Juneau Audubon Society, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: Matt, 586-5816.

Popcorn and a movie at Polaris House, 7-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. 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 1

Southeast Alaska Native Women's Conference, 8-11 a.m., ANB Hall.

Audubon Spring Wildlife Cruises to Berners Bay, 8:30 a.m., Auke Bay Harbor. $35 adults, $5 children, tickets available at Hearthside Books.

Arbor Day with the Douglas Fourth of July Committee, 9 a.m., Douglas Fire Station. Prune and fertilize young trees along Third Street. Details: 364-3707.

Scoop the Poop with Grateful Dogs of Juneau, 9-10 a.m., at the Airport Dike Trail. Followed by a meeting at the SE Waffle Shop in Auke Bay.

Ad Hoc Recycling and Waste Reduction Task Force meeting, 9-11 a.m., Juneau Economic Development Council Boardroom, 612 W. Willoughby. Details: 586-5278.

Annual Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names, 10 a.m., Alaska Commercial Fisherman's Memorial in Juneau. The Twisted Fish will host a community reception following the blessing. Details: Bruce, 463-5566, or Tom, 586-4016.

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) monthly business and support/social meeting, 10-11 a.m. business meeting, 11 a.m.-noon support/social meeting, Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: 463-4203.

Third Annual American Cancer Society's Relay For Life team registration and information, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 586-4900 or 789-3826.

Saturday at the Garden: Getting Started at the Community Garden, 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Details: 586-3856.

Free non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screening provided by Bartlett Regional Hospital, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Nutritional counseling will be provided. Details: Laura, 796-8918.

Juneau Chapter of the American Primrose Society monthly meeting, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. The meeting will start with a slide program titled "Spring in the Chinese Garden." Details: Carol, 789-3609.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m. every Saturday, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Full Circle Music Studio's Annual Recital, 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. A reception will follow.

Slideshow and lecture with nature writer Richard Nelson, sponsored by the Juneau Audubon Society and Audubon Alaska, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. Free tickets available at Hearthside Books. Details: Laurie, 789-2768.

• 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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