AroundTown

Posted: Friday, May 23, 2003

Today

Consumer Product Safety presentation, noon, Juneau Assembly chambers. Learn how to be a better consumer and prevent an injury or fire. Details: Karen, 465-8632.

Organ Concert with J. Allan MacKinnon playing the Kimball Theatre Organ, noon, State Office Building.

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.

Saturday at the Garden, 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road, Juneau Primrose Society. Topic: "Care and Feeding of Primroses." Details: 586-5080.

Sunday, May 25

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

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

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 27

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.

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.

MADD Victim Impact Panel, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Fourth and Gold. Victims of drunken driving tell their story in hopes of preventing future drunken driving. Details: 463-2562.

Juneau-Douglas High School Solo and Ensemble Concert, 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium. Performances by choir, orchestra and band students. Free, donations accepted.

Wednesday, May 28

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

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC conference room. New volunteers are encouraged to attend to form a team, be a member or help at the event. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

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

"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.

• 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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