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Posted: Friday, May 16, 2003

Today

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 Fourth 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.

Sunday, May 18

Nondenominational Devotions, 10 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: 789-0808.

American Primrose Society 53rd National Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mendenhall Mall. Garden tour also planned. Details: 463-3155 or 586-3469.

Weeding, other cleanup sponsored by Alaska Soil-Water Conservation District, 1-6 p.m., starting at Fireweed Place. Details: 586-8800.

Juneau Youth Services Annual Membership Meeting, 2 p.m., Lakeside Classroom, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Details: 796-4125.

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

Monday, May 19

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom A. Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building Room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

Juneau Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m. Room 224, City Hall. Details: Dean, 789-0413.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

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

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.

Tuesday, May 20

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

• 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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