Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2003

Today

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 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., Capitol.

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.

"Child Lures Prevention and Community Awareness and Prevention" by Ken Wooden, 7-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by the Coast Guard Family Advocacy Program. Details: 463-2125.

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

Friday, May 2

"Child Lures" In-service training seminar by Ken Wooden, 9-11 a.m., Centennial Hall. Sponsored by the Coast Guard Family Advocacy Program. Details: 463-2125.

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.

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

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

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.

"Beading Tea" hosted by the Juneau Bead Society, 2-4 p.m., Cathedral's parish, Fifth and Harris. Details: Chris, 586-3223.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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