Around Town

Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2002


Rotary Park Kids' Fun Run, 1 p.m. Details: Shelly, 790-2566.

University of Alaska Southeast commencement, 2 p.m., Centennial Hall.

DeSmet Music Studio Student Recital, 3 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Reception following; public invited. Details: 789-3933.

Teacher's Appreciation Night: "Lost in Kubla Khan" by Merry Ellefson, 6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets are half-price for Juneau School District teachers at Hearthside Books, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35. Runs until May 19.

African American Worship Service, 6:30 p.m., Restoration Grace Outreach Center. Details: 780-5121.

Monday, May 6

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Valley Library.

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

GED Writing Skills Workshop, Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

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.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

Tlingit storytelling, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

ESL Classes, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m., Even Start Family Learning Center, Gruening Park. Free. Details: 780-6706.

"The Art and Practice of Getting Things Done: Lessons in Constructive Living" workshop, 1-4 p.m., DHSS conference room, first floor DEC building, 410 Willoughby across from ANB Hall. Onsite registration at 12:30 p.m. Details: (800) 478-6279.

Open house with Arthur Hart, 4 p.m., 20th Century Theater. Slide show and discussion at 5 p.m. Hart is assessing potential renovation of theater. Details: Judy, 780-6248 or Bob, 586-2187.

Introduction to Word class, Part 2, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m. Free. Details: 586-5718.

ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., classroom in Bartlett Hospital's admin. building. To register: 586-8424.

"Naikan and Substance Abuse" workshop, 6-9 p.m., DHSS conference room, first floor DEC building, 410 Willoughby across from ANB Hall. Onsite registration at 5:30 p.m. Details: (800) 478-6279.

Potluck dinner with Arthur Hart, 7 p.m., Park Shore Condominiums Recreation Hall. Hart is assessing potential renovation of 20th Century Theater. Details: Judy, 780-6248 or Bob, 586-2187.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Monthly Meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall. Details: Alberta 364-2992.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, May 7

"Starting Your Own Business," presented by local professionals and the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m. May 7-8, 3rd floor conference room of the Juneau Empire building. Cost is $25; pre-registration is required. Call Juneau SBDC at 463-3789.

The Home Opportunity Program of Housing First, orientation session on its no-interest, forgivable loans to low-income homebuyers, 7-8 p.m. at the Gruening Park community room at 1800 Northwood. Call Housing First at 463-1276.

Public workshop on alternatives for reconstructing Egan Drive between Whittier and Main streets, 7-9 p.m. in the Hickel Room at Centennial Hall, sponsored by the state Department of Transportation.

"Learning How to Live With Diabetes," 7-9 p.m. sponsored by SEARHC and the UAF Cooperative Extension, held at the SEARHC WIC classroom, 3245 Hospital Drive. Call Joni at 463-4092 or Emma at 465-8746.

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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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