Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2003


Juneau Parks and Recreation's Wednesday hike: Hidden Lake, 9:30 a.m., 35 mile near Sunshine Cove. Look for a blue Jeep Cherokee parked on the road. No dogs or firearms please.

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 Public Library. Details: 586-5303.

Special Meeting of the City and Borough of 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 International 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., The 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 Public 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.

The 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.

Friday, May 9

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

Alaska Travel Industry Charity Walk, 6 p.m., Mount Roberts Tram parking lot. Details: Linda, 586-3773.

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

Saturday, May 10

Annual 4-H tree sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Safeway parking lot. 37 different trees, shrubs, and fruiting plants will be sold. Details: Jim, 465-8756.

Auke Bay School's annual pansy sale, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Auke Bay School.

Juneau Appreciation Day on the Mount Roberts Tram, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Mount Roberts Tram. $5; all proceeds go to the Juneau Raptor Center. Details: Sandy, 465-8791.

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

"Potting up Plants" presented by the Juneau Garden Club, 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden, 05669 Montana Creek Rd. Details: 789-9774.

National Cancer Survivor's Day Walk, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall. Will walk to Capitol steps in celebration of life. Details: Tish, 465-6529.

"A Mother's Day Wish: Adequate Funding for Education" teacher's rally, 11:30 a.m., Dimond Courthouse Plaza. People who attend will receive a free flower. A picnic for participants is scheduled for noon at Sandy Beach. Details: Dirk, 463-6751.

Juneau Boys and Girls Club Open House, noon-4 p.m., 8825 Mallard. Details: 790-4535.

Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group meeting, 1-3 p.m., downtown library meeting room. Details: Rick, 789-3678.

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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