Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2003


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.

Waterfront plan alternatives generation workshop, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Aspen Hotel. Details: 586-2994, or

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 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.

Juneau Veterans for Peace, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St. Details: 723-2538.

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.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium, use 6th St. entrance. Band is Happy to Be Here, dance caller is Tom Paul. Call 463-3214.

End of year for student recognition, hosted by UAS, 7 p.m. Egan Library.

Register for Juneau Co-op Preschool, 6 p.m. Deadline for Fall 2003 session. Forms at Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-2656.

Waterfront plan alternatives generation workshop, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-2994, or

Friday, May 16

Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge 2003 registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gruening Park Recreation Center. Details: 463-5850.

Subdivision Review Committee meeting, noon, fourth floor conference room, Marine View Center. Subject: Benson zero lot variance. Details: 586-0789.

Kimball Theatre Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Southeast Alaska Independent Living low-vision peer support group, with Dr. Timothy Strand, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Trish, 586-4920.

Deadline for Juneau Arts and Humanities Council student scholarship applications, 5 p.m., 206 N. Franklin St. Details: 586-ARTS.

Saturday, May 17

Little People's Hike on Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei Trail, sponsored by Trail Mix, 10:30 a.m. Meet at Brotherhood Bridge parking lot. For families with young children toddlers to preschool age. Details: 790-6406.

Saturday at the Garden: Preparing soil for planting, 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden shelter, Montana Creek Road. Details: 364-2243.

Arbor Day in Douglas, planting replacements for damaged trees along Third Street, Douglas 4th of July Committee and Douglas Volunteer Department, meet at Douglas Fire Station, 10 a.m. Bring shovel and gloves. Details: 364-3707.

Sunday, May 18

Dedication of a Habitat for Humanity home, 4 p.m., 4448 Kanat'a St. Details: 789-2501.

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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