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Posted: Thursday, May 04, 2000

Thursday, May 4

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee Meeting, 7 a.m., Administration Boardroom.

Life Ring, A Support Group For Women, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. 364-2131.

All-Age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Introduction to Word Computer Lab, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.

English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-2718.

Parents Anonymous Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.

Parents of Children with Special Needs Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.

Alaska Gardening Conference Opening Reception, 7 p.m., Glacier Gardens Rainforest. 465-5749.

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

``The Exciting World of Recreational Scuba Diving,'' 7-8 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, 50 Main Street. Presentation and slide show.

``Why Race?'' presented by Juneau Sailing Club, 7:30 p.m., Breakwater Inn, Harbor Room. 586-5856.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friday, May 5

Alaska Gardening Conference, 8 a.m., Chapel by the Lake. Workshops will take place all day. Call 465-5749.

All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Spring Strawberry Luncheon and Celebrity Thrift Store Fashion Show, 11:30-1:30 p.m., Salvation Army Corps, 429 Willoughby Avenue. $8 for adults, $4 for children.

Million Mom March Planning Meeting, noon, Northern Light United Church. 465-3329.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Lunch, noon, Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. CBJ Harbor Master, Joe Graham, speaks.

Cinco De Mayo Wine Tasting and Auction, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mount Roberts Tram. Benefit for Bartlett Regional Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit. $50 per person.

``Alaska's Natural Wonders,'', 7-8 p.m., Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, 50 Main Street. Presentation and slide show presented by Bob Armstrong.

``Where is Dinah Diatom,'' authors Rita O'Clair and Kathy Hocker talk about their new children's book, 7-9 p.m., downtown library, free family program and booksigning.

T& H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. 463-5680.

Saturday, May 6

Audubon Bird Trip, 8 a.m., Mendenhall Wetlands, meet at Radcliffe Road. Bring binoculars and rubber boots. 789-1633.

Alaska Gardening Conference, 8 a.m., Chapel by the Lake. Workshops will take place all day. Call 465-5749.

Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, 8:30 a.m., meet at end of Douglas Highway. Hike to Shaman Island and across Outer Point, seven miles at sea level. Wear warm clothes, waterproof hiking or rubber boots and bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.

Museum Volunteer Training and Season Preview, 9-noon, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, 155 South Seward Street. People interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend.

Multiple Sclerosis Walk, register at 9 a.m., walk at 10 a.m., Brotherhood Bridge. 790-4467.

Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.

Car Seat Safety Checks, 10-2 p.m., Lewis Motors, 5245 Glacier Highway.

Blessing of the Fleet, 10 a.m., Alaska Commercial Fisherman's Memorial near the tram.

Kayak Play Day, 10-4 p.m., Twin Lakes. Kayaking on the lake, demonstrations, obstacle course and rubber duckie race. Free. 586-1281.

Annual Indian Studies Annual Family Picnic, 11-2 p.m., Sandy Beach. Main course provided, please bring salad or desert.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Meeting, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room

Free Step Aerobics Class, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays

Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.



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