Around Town

Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2002

Today

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., City Hall room 224. 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 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.

High School Project Team, noon, District Office conference room, 1208 Glacier Ave.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul. Free. Details: 789-4622.

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., City Hall room 224. 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. 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.

Saturday, May 18

Juneau Audubon Society Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge trip, 8 a.m., parking lot at the end of Radcliffe Road. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Nugget Alaskan Outfitters' Lena Loop Run and Kids' Kilometer Fun Run, 9 a.m., Lena Beach. Details: Sandy, 789-1799 or Nancy, 789-5119.

Hike for Health to Kaxdegoowu Heen Dai, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 790-6406 or Betty, 789-2849.

Beginning Sea Kayak Class, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Auke Lake parking lot. Learn basic paddling and self rescue. Details: Brock, Kerry or Nancy, 586-8220.

American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR and First Aid class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. Suite No. 203. Cost: $30. Details: 463-5713.

AARP 55 Alive driver safety course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-2493.

League of Women Voters Board of Directors meeting, 9:30-11 a.m., City Hall conference room.

Juneau Alpine Club Boy Scout trail hike, 10 a.m. Details: Ellen Pavitt, 790-2976.

Tongass Alaska Girl Scouts Court of Awards, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni. Details: 586-1710.

WalkAmerica, registration 10 a.m., walk 11 a.m., Alaskan and Proud. Details: www.marchofdimes.com/walkamerica or (800) 478-5245.

Autism Family Support Training Group, 10 a.m.-noon, Valley library. Details: Jan, 586-6171 or (888) 837-5537.

Thunder Mountain 4-H Club Pony Rides, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Swampy Acres, 10400 Glacier Hwy.

Big Brothers Big Sisters presents Juneau Appreciation Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mount Roberts Tramway. Tickets available at low price at Hearthside and event. Details: 586-3350.

Juneau Jazz and Classics presents the Chenille Sisters Kids' Show, 4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside, door or www.juneau.com/music.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir annual spring concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Reception will follow. Tickets at Hearthside and door. Details: 780-5262.

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

Midnight Theatre Festival presents "Feast or Famine," 10-minute plays by Juneau Foodies, 10 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at the door.

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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