Out and About

Posted: Sunday, May 05, 2002

May 5: Southeast Road Runners Club Kids Rotary Park Run, 1 p.m., three distances (one, two or three laps around the Duck Pond). Rotary Park off Riverside Drive. For details call Shelly Saviers, 790-2566 or email saviers@gci.net.

May 7: Juneau Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., JAC Headquarters, 1136 Slim Williams Way, near Skaters Cabin. For more information, call 789-7058.

May 9: Jack Hodges slide show about 44-day trip by water bike from Seattle to Juneau at Juneau Audubon Society meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School.

May 10: Tee Harbor Road Race, 6:30 p.m., Tee Harbor Fire Station to Eagle Beach turnaround, 20.5 miles. Contact John McConnochie, 586-3641. Juneau Freewheeler Bicycle Club event. Helmets required.

May 11: International Migratory Bird Day guided bird walk at the Mendenhall Wetlands starting from Radcliffe Road at 9 a.m. Juneau Audubon Society event.

May 11: Southeast Road Runners Club Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet, 9 a.m., 10 miles, meet at UAS parking lot. For details call Glenn Frick, 789-7279.

May 11: Hike for Health, Moraine Trail, 1.5 mile loop; Treadwell Historic Mine Trail, less than 2-mile loop. Call 790-6406, Trail Mix office, for details.

May 11: Juneau Alpine Club Hawthorn Peak climb with ice ax and crampons, 12 hours. Call Dave at 789-4099 for more information.

May 11: Juneau Alpine Club East Glacier Trail hike, 3 miles. Adults with children are welcome. For more information, call Steve Kocsis at 790-3175.

May 16: Juneau Audubon Society program on birds with Bob Armstrong, 7-9 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

May 17: Bike to Work Day, call Dennis Harris, 586-2384, for details. Helmets required.

May 18: Bike to Hike (former Tour de Cure), 8 a.m., Twin Lakes parking lot, 100 km. Contact Jessica Menendez, 586-2246. Juneau Freewheeler Bicycle Club event. Helmets required.

May 18: Juneau Alpine Club Boy Scout Trail hike. Call Ellen Pavitt at 790-2976 for details.

May 18: Hike for Health, Kaxdegoowu Heen Dai, 2.1 miles one way; Treadwell Ditch, Blueberry Hills to Eagle Creek, about 2 miles one way. Call 790-6406, Trail Mix office, for details.

May 19: Juneau Alpine Club Bullard climb with ice ax and crampons. Call Bill Forrest at 321-3144 for more information.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Call 789-9844 for details.

Ongoing: Spring King Salmon Derby, through May 31. Benefits Tlingit-Haida Central Council Alumni Scholarship Assistance Program. Rules available at ticket sale locations. Weigh-in stations are Jerry's Meats and Seafoods, Taku Fisheries, Alaska Seafoods.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

In season: Brown bear (March 15-May 31), black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), freshwater smelt (peaks in May), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July).

May: Fifth Annual Spring Salmon Derby runs through May 31. Tickets are $30. Weekly prizes and prizes for the top 30 salmon, including a $13,000 Dodge Neon for the winner. Weigh-ins at Alaska Seafoods, Taku Fisheries and Jerry's Meats and Seafoods. For details call 463-7375.

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