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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Today

Juneau Chess Club, 4:30-8 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Sets provided and rules taught. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Introduction to Word 2000 class, part 5, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center. Free, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau All-class Reunion organizational meeting, 7 p.m., Valley library. Details: Betty (West) Miller, 364-2937.

Forum, "Religious Perspectives on Subsistence," 7 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold Streets. Featuring Rev. Robert Bruschi, Rev. J. Olsen, Most Rev. Michael Warfel and Attorney Chip Wagoner. Details: 586-1513.

Mount Juneau Chapter 865 AARP meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Mark Regan from Alaska Legal Services will discuss legal services for seniors. Details: Rosalee, 586-2873.

Bridge of Hope Foundation (formerly Mary's Inn Foundation), 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: Jean, 789-1579.

Thursday, May 16

Polaris House/Drop-in Center, 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to daily clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall (behind Nugget Mall). Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

GED Math Skills Workshop, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

High School Project Team, noon, District Office conference room.

Housing First class on no-interest, forgivable loan program for low-income homebuyers, noon-1 p.m., Gruening Park community room, 1800 Northwood. Details: 463-1276.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Admin. Building Classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

ESL Classes, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m., Even Start Family Learning Center, Gruening Park. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Tax Depreciation Schedule Task Force meeting, 4 p.m., Empire building's third floor conference room. Details: 586-5240.

Ad Hoc Capital Transit Advisory Committee, 4-5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: John Kern, 789-6903 or Sam Kito III, 586-0753.

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Make a gift for your teacher. Details: 463-3220.

Eaglecrest Ski Area CIP Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Rm. 224. Details: Gary, 586-5284.

Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 class, part 10, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Peace vigil, 6-10 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. All faiths and denominations are welcome.

American Red Cross Adult CPR class, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. Suite No. 203. Cost: $30. Details: 463-5713.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Bring your own project, free of charge. Details: 463-3220.

"Lost in Kubla Khan," by Merry Ellefsen, 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35.

Friday, May 17

Overnight retreat, "Tending our Garden of Self-esteem," May 17-18, Shrine of St. Therese. To register: Mary, 780-6112 or Community Christian Counseling Center, 789-9055.

Polaris House/Drop-in Center, 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to daily clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

Harborview Elementary School's Annual Fun Run, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Glacier Highway will be closed during this time, from Breakwater Hotel to the dead end. Details: 463-1875.

Theater Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building.

Juneau School District Program Evaluation, noon, District Office.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

Low Vision Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

Capital Transit development consultant meeting with Assembly members, 3:30-5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: John Kern, 789-6903 or Sam Kito III, 586-0753.

Board of Education Policy Committee, 4 p.m., District Office.

Opening reception for art show with David Riccio, Atelier Alaska and other artists, 5-7 p.m., Big Picture Gallery at Lyle's Home Furnishings, 2093 Jordan Ave. Refreshments provided by Di Sopra. Details: Jeanette, 789-9021.

Juneau Singles dinner and blues night, 6 p.m., Jovany's. Will attend blues concert at 8 p.m. at Marlintini's. Buy tickets early. Details: 789-9012.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Piano student recital, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Public is welcome. Details: Teacher Mary Watson, 789-2601.

Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," 7:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Dance Studio. Presented by Perseverance Theatre's Young Shakespeare Training Co. Donations accepted. Details: 364-2421 ext. 23.

"Lost in Kubla Khan," by Merry Ellefsen, 8 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at Hearthside, door or box office, 364-2421 ext. 35.

Juneau Jazz and Classics presents Little Charlie and the Nightcats, 8 p.m., Marlintini's. Tickets at Hearthside, door or www.juneau.com/music.

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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