Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Today

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.

June 3 city school bond election Native Issues Forum with former Mayor Jamie Parsons, former School Board President Sally Rue and architect Paul Voelckers, ANB Hall. Lunch served at 11:45 a.m., program at noon. Details: Dana Ruaro, 463-7105.

"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.

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

"After 9/11 and Iraq: New Directions in our National Security Policy," by Tony Motley, former U.S. assistant secretary of state and ambassador to Brazil, sponsored by Juneau World Affairs Council. Reception at 5:30 p.m., speech at 6 p.m., Dimond Courthouse.

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.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

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

Greens Creek Tailings Disposal DEIS, open house and public information meeting, 7-9 p.m., Hickel Room, Centennial Hall. Details: 463-3171.

Thursday, May 22

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. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Blood Bank of Alaska blood donations, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Centennial Hall. Appointment and details: 790-4072.

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

"Finish the Job: Yes for High Schools" meeting, noon-1 p.m., Bill Ray Center's upstairs conference room. A citizens committee supporting passage of the educational bonds on June 3 special election ballot. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Ryan White Consortium meeting, noon-1 p.m., 5584 Aisek St., Gastineau Human Services administrative office. Bring ideas for services to people with HIV. Details: 586-6089.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Meet natural birth advocate Suzanne Arms, an evening for families. 6-9 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: James King, 790-6406.

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. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Friday, May 23

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 24

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

Sunday, May 25

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

Allen Marine Whale-Watching Cruise to benefit Big Brothers-Big Sisters, 3-6 p.m. Tickets at BB-BS office and Foggy Mountain Shop. Details: 586-3350.

Monday, May 26

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

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. 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.

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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