Around Town

Posted: Sunday, May 18, 2003

Today

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.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily starting today. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

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 Retired Teachers meal, 4 p.m., Auke Rec large shelter. Bring a dish, meat and roll provided. Details: 586-6115.

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.

Natural birth advocate Suzanne Arms presents video documentary "Giving Birth Challenges and Choices," 6-9 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow.

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

Juneau Chess Club, 7-9 p.m., downtown library. Details: 790-1934.

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.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 170 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 10 a.m., central office, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Teamsters Local 959 meeting, including health, welfare and pension issues, 7 p.m., 306 Willoughby Ave. Details: 586-3225.

Wednesday, May 21

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Blood Bank of Alaska blood donations, noon-5 p.m. AEL&P crew room, 5601 Tonsgard Court. Appointment and details: 463-6340.

"Transforming the Lives of Young People in Juneau" with Suzanne Arms, author and activist. Noon-3 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library auditorium. Sponsored by Juneau Family Birth Center and NAEYC-SEA. Details: 789-1235.

Former U.S. assistant secretary of state and ambassador to Brazil Tony Motley will address the Juneau World Affairs Council on the topic "After 9/11 and Iraq: New Directions in our National Security Policy." A reception is at 5:30 p.m., speech at 6 p.m., at the Dimond Courthouse.

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

Fund-raiser for Juneau Family Birth Center New Building Project, 6 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Five-course meal by chefs Ben Bohen and Nick Kourtis. $100 per person plus silent auction. Talk by natural birth advocate Suzanne Arms. Details: 586-1203.

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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