Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 04, 2004

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. All women are invited to learn new skills, discover interests and meet other women. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 364-2131 or Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

"Code Pink - How Women Are Waging Peace," lecture by human rights activist Medea Benjamin, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 A St. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Pool lessons, games and tournaments at Polaris House, 5-7 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Friends of Recycling monthly meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Douglas library conference room. Details: 364-2536.

"Building a Movement Against Empire: From the WTO to the Occupation of Iraq," lecture by human rights activist Medea Benjamin, 7-8:30 p.m., UAS Egan Auditorium. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Dimond Park Community Center meeting/workshop, 7-9 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School gym. Details: 586-0885.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Rules taught if needed. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, May 5

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

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

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Build It Now Committee meeting, 5 p.m. every Wednesday, Bill Ray Center upstairs conference room. For those interested in supporting the immediate construction of the new Valley High School. Details: Jeff, 586-6521.

Kucinich delegates and supporters meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the downtown library conference room. Details, Carol, 586-2410.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details and/or free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

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

Dimond Park Community Center public workshop, 7-9 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Details: Diane, 586-0424.

Thursday, May 6

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Healthcare and Human Services Career Fair, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Tlingit Haida Community Center, 3235 Hospital Drive.

• 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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