Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 01, 2001


Introduction to Excel 2000 Part 5, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library, Large conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: 586-5226.

Senior Safety Night, 6:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Presentations will be given by Adult Protective Services, the District Attorney's Office, Adult Probation and the Juneau Police Dept. Open to all senior citizens free of charge. Sponsored by the Juneau Community Policing Program. Details: Community Services Unit of the JPD, 586-2780.

Bereavement Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. For women who have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy or early infancy. Group meets for four Tuesdays. Pre-registration is necessary. Details: Wendy, 789-8833.

Learning to Live Well With Diabetes, 7 p.m., SEARHC Administration Building, WIC Classroom, 3245 Hospital Drive. Alaska Native Diabetes Support Group. Details: Emma, 465-8746.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley Home, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Details: 789-7058.

Wednesday, May 2

Household Recycling, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek. For glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper. Attendance is mandatory. Details: 586-5274.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Valley Senior Center and Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 586-6231.

English as a Second Language class, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Vincent de Paul. Classes are Monday through Friday. Details: 790-4102.

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5249.

New Parents Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive Ste 106. Topic: "Moms & Dads Chat Group." Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Adult Education classes, 12:30-2:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul. Study for your GED or increase your basic skills. Classes are Monday through Friday. Details: 790-4102.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 12, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau World Affairs Council's Speaker, Yossi Amrani, 6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Yossi Amrani, Israeli Consul General to the West Coast will speak. A reception with precede the talk at 5:30 p.m. Details: Susan, 463-6421.

English as a Second Language class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Bible Talk, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Mall conference room (entrance closest to Riverside Drive). Conducted by Julie Raab and Marian Thorburn. Talks will be for all those who wish to learn more about the Bible. Non-denominational. Details: 789-3462.

Thursday, May 3

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 364-2378.

National Day of Prayer, noon, Capitol steps. Details: Pat Stringer, 780-4434.

Ryan White Consortium meeting, noon-1 p.m., Alaskan Aids Assistance Association, 318 Fourth St. New members are welcome. Details: 586-6089.

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Business and convention preparation. Details: Sue, 789-0892.

Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads. Details: Salty, 463-3220.

Introduction to Excel 2000 Part 6, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Asthma and Allergy Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital board room. Dr. Charles Jackson will present "Severe Asthma: Update on Risk Factors and Optimal Management." Details: Cathy/Tom, 789-7936 or Judy, 789-0317.

Parents for a Safe Graduation 2001, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middel School library. For all parents of JDHS Seniors for planning the Celebrate Safely Graduation Party. Details: Shelley, 586-9532.

Friday, May 4

Alaska Independent Blind Seminar, 1-4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Seminar will cover topics including diabetes, Social Security concerns and adaptive computer equipment. Details: 1-800-478-9998.

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