Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2001


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 Middle School library. For all parents of JDHS Seniors for planning the Celebrate Safely Graduation Party. Details: Shelley, 586-9532.

Juneau Sailing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., Graham Room, Juneau Yacht Club. Business meeting to vote on the proposed merger with the Juneau Yacht Club, and a presentation by Chris Stockard on the Southern Straits race. Open to anyone interested in sailing. Details: Damon, 790-4564.

Friday, May 4

Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 789-0125.

Kimball Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building atrium, 8th floor. Alice Branton will be presenting a variety of music. The program is free to the public.

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.

Juneau Jumpers End-of-the-Year-Show, 7 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School gymnasium. Details: 789-7485.

Saturday, May 5

Juneau Alpine Club Mt. Jumbo (Mt. Bradley) Climb. The round-trip is approximately 6 miles and is expected to take about 4 hours. Details: Dave, 586-6672 or 465-5552.

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.

Berners Bay Cruises with birders from the Juneau Audubon Society, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: Judy, 789-9544.

Volunteer Training and Season Preview, 9 a.m.-noon, Juneau City-Borough Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names, 10 a.m., Alaska Fishermen's Memorial. Blessing will be broadcast on VHF channel 10. Details: Bruce, 463-5566 or Bob, 586-5230.

KTOO-FM Spring Radio Auction, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Live on KTOO-FM. Featuring over 160 items. Details: 586-1670.

Community Sundial Painting, noon-2 p.m. Local organizations and schools that are scheduled to paint the numbers on the sundial should gather at the sundial at noon. Brushes and paint will be provided. Weather permitting. Details: 586-3034.

Kindergarten Registration, noon-3 p.m., Big Kmart entrance. Parents are encouraged to bring a copy of their child's birth certificate, immunization records and social security number. Details: Susan, 463-1700, ext. 218.

Gastineau Humane Society Pet Adoptathon, noon-8 p.m., Gastineau Human Society, 7705 Glacier Highway. Help find loving homes for Juneau's orphan animals. Details: 789-0260.

Juneau Dance Unlimited's "Sound of Music", 4 p.m., Masonic Temple. Tickets available from JDU or at the door. Details: 463-5327.

Juneau Singles Cinco de Mayo Celebration, social hour 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., Mi Casa, 9200 Glacier Highway. Details: 780-2525.

Shanti of Southeast Alaska Cinco de Mayo Dinner and Auction, 6 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Tickets on sale at Hearthside Books. $15 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Details: 463-5665.

Sunday, May 6

The Hunt for the Lost Treasure of Purplebeard the Pirate, noon, Marine Park. Participants must be between 4- and 12-years-old and be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Pre-registration is encouraged. Details: 465-2901

Gastineau Humane Society Pet Adoptathon, noon-8 p.m., Gastineau Human Society, 7705 Glacier Highway. Help find loving homes for Juneau's orphan animals. Details: 789-0260.

DeSmet Music Studio Student Recital, 2 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Open to the public. Details: 789-3933.

Gastineau Channel Little League Scorekeepers Clinic, 2-4 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. For all Little League volunteers. The clinic will be led by Cindy Fairchild and Bonnie Lanz. Details: Jim, 789-7400.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.

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