Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 06, 2003


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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Salmon Feed Fundraiser, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., ANB Hall. $10 a plate. Funds go toward medical care for premature boy with heart problems. Details: 463-7105.

Juneau Energy Advisory Committee meeting, noon, downtown library. Details: 586-5278.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

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

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

The Wetlands Review Board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Fourth Floor Conference Room of the Marine View Building. Details: 586-0789.

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 meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Details: 364-2536.

Ursa Major, a youth string ensemble, spring recital, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9055 Atlin Drive.

Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas library. Will make plans for an Arbor Day celebration. Details: 364-2536.

Wednesday, May 7

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

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

Special Meeting of the Juneau Assembly, noon, city hall Conference Room 224. Regarding city attorney recruitment. Details: 586-5278.

Head Injury Focus Group informational meeting, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center, 10002 Glacier Highway. Details: Margie, 465-3199.

Fraud prevention training seminar for business owners, presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Airport, Aurora Room. Space is limited, so RSVP at your nearest First Bank office or call 790-2929 or 586-8001.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

ANS Camp 70 and ANB Camp 70 joint potluck, 6 p.m., THHA rear ground floor conference room. Will feature two guest speakers. Details: Kay, 790-2966.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

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

Thursday, May 8

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

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

JDHS Parent Discussion Group meeting, noon, JDHS upper library. Parents of incoming Freshman are especially invited to attend. Details: Gaye, 789-7634.

"Finish the Job: Yes for High Schools" meeting, noon-1 p.m., Bill Ray Center's upstairs conference room. A citizens committee supporting passage of the educational bonds on the June 3 special election ballot. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau Democrats, 5:30 p.m., Mike's Place. Details: 790-3931.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Raincountry Fly fishers fly casting clinic, 7 p.m., Twin Lakes. Free instruction, tips, pointers. Details: 789-9159 or 790-2206.

Amalga Meadows-Eagle Beach Area Public Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickel Room. Details: 586-5226.

"Bicycle Touring in Chile and Argentina: Top to Bottom," by Mike Blackwell, Juneau Audubon monthly membership meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library.

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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