Around Town

Posted: Friday, May 14, 2004


Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Native Women's 12 Step Talking Circle, noon-1 p.m., "The Little Brown House" next to the ANB Hall.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m. every Friday, Assembly Building, 211 Fourth St., Suite 102.

"A Reflection on the 150th Anniversary of US Japan Relations and the Japan-Alaska partnership," lecture by Japanese Consul General Akihiro Aoki presented by the Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, Dimond Court House.

"Winged Migration" movie, sponsored by US Forest Service, ADF&G and US Fish and Wildlife Service, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. There will also be bird information, prizes and refreshments. Details: Gwen, 790-7425.

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

Popcorn and a movie at Polaris House, 7-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. 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.

Burlesque Dyke Ball, 8 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Open mic and costume ball. $5, all proceeds go to Miah Lager, a Juneau resident going to college in Chicago whose apartment burnt down. Details: 586-8999.

Saturday, May 15

Juneau Aurora Knights Synchronized Swimming Team annual water show, 10 a.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Bring a swimsuit and join the team in the water after the show to learn some moves.

Juneau Primrose Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Entries will be taken from 5-7 p.m. Friday, and 7-9 a.m. Saturday. Details: 586-3402.

Family Fun Day at DIPAC, noon-5 p.m., 2697 Channel Dr. Details: Rob, 463-4810.

Tlingit Language Circle, 2-4 p.m. every Saturday, Naakaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Gather to speak Tlingit, share stories and learn from one another. Details: 790-4990.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m. every Saturday, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Care Net fund-raiser: "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made," 6-8:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Steak dinner with all the trimmings and an auction. $30 a plate. Details and tickets: 789-9599.

Sunday, May 16

Interfaith Gathering, presented by Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the Juneau Baha'i Community, noon, Auke Village Recreation Area main shelter. Includes worship service, storytelling, and potluck. Backup location is Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. Details: 789-9068.

West Coast Swing Dancers, noon-1 p.m., UAS Student Activities Center.

Northern Nights Ballroom Club, 1-3 p.m. every Sunday, UAS Student Activities Center. Ballroom dancing practice.

Thane Neighborhood Association's annual potluck and meeting, 5 p.m., 6000 Thane Road. Details: 586-9768.

Monday, May 17

Docks and Harbors Finance Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Aurora Harbor Office. Details: Fran, 586-5240.

Healthy Pregnancy Class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Hospital Classroom. Details: 796-8972.

Slideshow by professional photographer Dan Kiley, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall, Hickle Room. Five years of paddling and photographing Southeast Alaska and Prince William Sound. Details: Kerry, 321-5026.

• 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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