Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2003


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. 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 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.

Eagles vs. Ravens Wellness Challenge 2003 opening ceremony, noon, ANB Hall. Registration 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 463-5850.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Building third floor conference room. Details: 586-5284.

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.

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

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

End of year for student recognition, hosted by University of Alaska Southeast, 7 p.m. Egan Library.

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. 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.

Friday, May 16

National Bike To Work Day. Valley riders meet 6:30-7 a.m. at Super Bear. North Douglas riders meet at 7:15 a.m. at Bonnie Brae. Douglas riders meet at 7:15 a.m. at library. All gather at 7:45 a.m. at Dimond Courthouse for food and drinks. Downtown riders head to Lemon Creek at 6:45 a.m. from A&P. Sponsored by Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club, Silver Bow Bagels, Super Bear. Details: 790-7249.

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

Rhonda Boyles, Fairbanks North Star Borough mayor, Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel, $14 lunch.

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.

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. 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.

Saturday, May 17

Governor's Prayer Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Centennial Hall, $15. Details: 790-3207.

Annual plant sale by Juneau Garden Club, Juneau Primrose Chapter, 4-H, master gardeners, 9 a.m., Mendenhall Mall.

Scoop the Poop Walk, Airport Dike Trail, 9 a.m. First in a series of Saturday cleanup walks sponsored by Gastineau Humane Society. Details: 789-0260.

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 Hall, 10 a.m. Bring shovel and gloves. Details: 364-3707.

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Floatplane noise test, from downtown Seadrome starting at 10 a.m. Details: Steve Gilbertson, 586-5252.

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.

American Primrose Society 53rd National Show and plant sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mendenhall Mall. Workshops: primrose cultivation at 1:30 p.m., Juliae primroses at 2:30 p.m., judging and showing at 3:30 p.m. Details: 463-3155 or 586-3469.

Arbor Day tree-planting, Millennium Grove on Calhoun Street above Fireweed Place, 4 p.m., by Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership. Details: 364-2536.

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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