Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2001


Recycle glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard and newspaper, 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Capital Disposal, Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek. Details: 586-5274.

Sea Week Open House, 1-4:00 p.m., NMFS Auke Bay Lab. Details: Bonita, 789-6071.

Juneau Chess Club (youth) 4:40-6:00 p.m. and (adult) 5:30-8:00 p.m., sets provided, beginners welcome, downtown public library. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Juneau Housing Trust Public Meeting, 4:45 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

Introduction to Word 2000 Part 14, 4:45-7:00 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Historic Resources Advisory Committee meeting, Historic Preservation Awards, 5:00 p.m., Marine View, Fourth floor conference room. Details: 586-2536.

BRH Planning Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., BRH administrative boardroom. Details: 586-5718.

English as a Second Language class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Chapter American Diabetes Association presents nurse Don Novotney, talking about the results of Blood Glucose Fingerstick Tests and adjusting medications to the pattern established, 7-9:00 p.m., Bartlett Hospital, administration building, Room 204. Details: Don, 463-8649 or Sally, 465-3353.

Bible Talk, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Mall conference room. Conducted by Julie Raab and Marian Thorburn. For all those who wish to learn more about the Bible. Non-denominational. Details: 789-3462.

"Native Culture and Its Interpretation," lecture for cruise guides and others by Dick and Nora Dauenhauer, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau City-Borough Museum, 155 South Seward Street. Details: 586-3572.

Airport Board meeting, 7-9:00 p.m., Juneau Airport, Aurora Room. Details: 586-5718.

Thursday, May 10

The Juneau Division of Motor Vehicles offices, at 2760 Sherwood Lane and on the eighth floor of the State Office Building, will open late today to conduct staff training . Doors open at 10 a.m.

Dr. John Stoessinger, political analyst and author, lectures in the Pillars of America Freedom Series, 11:30 a.m., Centennial Hall. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Friday, May 11

Reception for wrap artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 4:30 p.m., Governor's Mansion, Calhoun Avenue. For invitation, call 586-2787.

Wrap artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, lecture, Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, 6:30 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside Books or call 263-ARTS.

Saturday, May 12

Annual pansy sale, Auke Bay School, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Flowers grown by Glacier Gardens. Proceeds help classes at Auke Bay raise money for field trips, supplies and books.

"Connections for Independent Living: A Public Forum on Juneau's Home- and Community-Based Services," 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tlingit-Haida Community Council Building, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Glen, 463-6164.

Students 10 to 14 make sampler quilts using the string piecing method. Two workshops, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier Street. Details: Lisa Golisek, 465-2901.

"South: Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition," a presentation of the Juneau Film Festival, 2 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Nickelodeon Theater, Emporium Mall.

Fairweather Equitation Center 4-H group pony rides with a bake sale and hot dogs, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Ann Maloch, 586-8411; 789-7426.

Sunday, May 13

International Museum Day, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special events planned at the Juneau-Douglas Museum, Alaska State Museum, Last Chance Mining Museum and St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. Free shuttle service. Details: Beth, 5l86-5278.

Quilts exhibit, guest curator June Hall will present opening remarks at the Alaska State Museum, 1:30 p.m. Details: Lisa, 465-2901.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.

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