Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2003

Today

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.

Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge 2003 registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lobby of the new SEARHC Juneau Medical Center, Building One. Details: 463-5850.

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.

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.

JDHS parent Safe Graduation Group meeting, 5 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Baccalaureate subcommittee meets afterward. All parents of the Class of 2003 urged to attend; volunteers needed to organize graduation event. Details: Janet Rider, 789-0657.

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

Douglas Fourth of July Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Douglas library. Arbor Day planning. Details: 364-3707.

Housing First monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 463-1276.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) monthly Board of Directors' meeting, 5:45 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300. Details: 586-4920.

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.

"Spring to Music," concert with Juneau-Douglas High School bands, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Free.

Juneau Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., Dr. Singsass' office in the Salmon Creek Medical Center. Details: Carole, 789-3345.

Final JDHS Band Concert of the year, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Details: 523-1531.

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Some chess sets provided, rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Wednesday, May 14

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

Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge 2003 registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Details: 463-5850.

"Budgeting for a Bigger Family" with Mandy Judy, presented by the Juneau Family Birth Center, 1:30-3 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Details: 586-1203.

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

"Smart Staffing Seminar" presented by the Juneau Small Business Development Center, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third floor conference room. Employers will learn about local recruiting sources, hiring techniques and employee retention. Details: 463-3789.

"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.

Sign up for Juneau Co-op Nursery School Fall 2003 session, 6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-9421.

Thursday, May 15

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.

"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.

Asthma and Allergy Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building boardroom. Details: Cathy, 789-7936.

Home Builders Association of Juneau guest speaker Dale Pernula, 6:30 p.m., Coast Guard Buoy Deck. Details: 463-5774.

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.

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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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