Thursday, May 18
Life Ring, A Support Group For Women, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. 364-2131.
All-Age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas library.
Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.
Introduction to Word Computer Lab, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.
Introduction to the Internet, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens at 4 p.m. 586-5718. Free.
English Language and Citizenship Classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-2718.
Parents Anonymous Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.
Parents of Children with Special Needs Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.
``A Talk on Long Term Care,'' by Reuben Willis and hosted by AARP, 7 p.m., CBJ Assembly Chambers. 586-2138.
Juneau Shooting Range Advisory Committee Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library.
Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Avenue. 463-3220.
Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Friday, May 19
Bike To Work Day, sponsored by Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club, Super Bear Supermarkets and Silverbow Bagels. Valley bicyclists can meet 6:30-7 a.m, at Super Bear for a free breakfast. A mass ride into town will begin at 6:45 a.m. Lemon Creek bicyclists, 7-7:15 a.m., meet at Fred Meyer, Western Auto and Twin Lakes. In North Douglas, 7:15 a.m., meet at Bonnie Brae. Douglas, 7:15 a.m., at the Douglas Library. Once downtown, riders can meet at 7:45 a.m., at the Dimond Courthouse for food and drinks provided by Silverbow Bagels.
All-age Story Time, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.
Parents of Children with Special Needs Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 11-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. 586-8228. Free lunch and childcare provided. 790-4102.
Juneau Chamber of Commerce Lunch, noon, Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room. Guest speakers will be Jackie Stewart, Juneau Small Business Development Center, and Charles Christy, Alaska Technology Transfer Center.
Miniature Golf, 6-10 p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church.
Juneau-Douglas Track and Cross Country Teams Fund Raising Pasta Dinner, 7-9 p.m., JDHS commons. $6 for adults, $3 for 12 and under. Funds will support state travel for the two teams.
T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. 463-5680.
Saturday, May 20
Juneau Audubon Society Bird Walk, 8:30-10:30 a.m., meet at Eagle Beach picnic table area. Paul Suchanek will lead the walk.
Juneau-Gastineau Rotary Club's Customer Service Seminar, 9-1 p.m., Centennial Hall. $49 per person. 586-3540.
Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike, 9 a.m., meet at the west end of the airport runway on the end of Ratcliff Road, then car pool to the trail head. Hike from Sunny Point to the Airport Dike trail. Easy 3.5 mile tour. Wear warm clothes, rubber boots and bring food and water. No dogs or firearms.
Friends of Recycling Glass Crushing, 9-11 a.m., DOT lot at 7 mile of Glacier Highway.
Plant Sale, 9-noon, Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third Street, Douglas.
Trail Mix Workday: Treadwell Mine Historic Trail, 9 a.m., Sandy Beach parking lot, bring lunch, gloves, water, call 790-6406.
Pacific Northwest Citizen Advocacy Panel To Improve IRS Service, 9-noon, Westmark Hotel, 127 North Franklin Street. Individuals interested in addressing the panel, call 1-888-912-1227.
Pony Rides, 10-1 p.m., Swampy Acres. Thunder Mountain 4-H Club fund raiser.
Miniature Golf, 10-10p.m., Glacier Valley Baptist Church.
``Live Your Life As A Spiritual Adventure Seminar,'' 10-9 p.m., Centennial Hall. $35 for two day seminar or $10 per session. 789-5781.
Eagle vs. Raven Challenge Mid-way Potluck, 12:30-2 p.m., ANB Hall. Native dance groups will perform, native food contest and door prizes. Bring a dish to share with more than 350 Eagles and Ravens. 464-5850.
Gastineau Genealogical Society Meeting, 1p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Beginners welcome. A short talk on genealogy and medicine will be presented. 586-3695.
Free Step Aerobics Class, 4-5 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Health Promotion Dept. To sign up, call Andrea at 463-5846.
Friends of El Puente Mission Mexican Fiesta Dinner, 6:30 p.m., St. Ann's Hall. All proceeds benefit the El Puente Mission in Mexico.
Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp No. 2 Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Tuesdays and Saturdays
Around Town is for nonprofit groups and all events listed are open to the public. Political fund raising and events restricted to club members will not be listed. Contact recovery groups directly for meeting times. Deadline is noon, two business days before publication. Fax items to 586-3028 or take them to 3100 Channel Drive.