Around Town

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2002

Today

Southeast Alaska Friends of Montessori Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Sale, 5:30 and 7 p.m. seatings, Elks Hall.

Bald Eagle Release, 7 p.m., Brotherhood Park. Community is invited.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple.

Juneau Jazz and Classics presents mezzo soprano Lisa Fedkenheuer, 8 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Tickets at Hearthside Books, door or www.juneau.com/music.

Saturday, May 25

Jazz and Classics on Campus Day, UAS Auke Lake Campus. Free lectures, workshops, demonstrations and concerts.

Juneau Alpine Club kayak trip around Douglas Island, will return May 27. Details: Larry Musarra, 586-0152.

Juneau Audubon Society Mendenhall Moraine nature walk, 7:30 a.m., parking lot near trail at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

False Outer Point Duathlon, 9 a.m. Details: Reed, 463-3223.

Two Trail Mix and Southeast Alaska Guidance Association Hikes, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Auke Nu Trail at 12.6 mile Glacier Highway, or Dan Moller Trail on Pioneer Avenue in Douglas.

Serving Safe Food class, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Cooperative Extension Service-UAF, 3032 Vintage Blvd., Suite 104. Fee: $8 book required for class. Details: 465-8749.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Hike, 10 a.m., meet at trailhead at the Cowee Creek Bridge.

Forest Service Kids Day Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Forest Service naturalist will present "Beavers and Friends." Details: 789-6640.

Gastineau Genealogical Society presents "The New Computer Programs of the FHL," 1 p.m., Church of the Latter Day Saints.

Juneau Singles Potluck, Dance and Game Night, 6 p.m., 3540 Tongass Blvd. Bring a potluck, beverage and your best dancing shoes. Details: 789-7870.

Juneau Jazz and Classics presents the Bob Mintzer Quartet, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, door or www.juneau.com/music.

Sunday, May 26

Juneau Jazz and Classics presents a capella group m* pact, 8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books, door or www.juneau.com/music.

Monday, May 27

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

Polaris House/Drop-in Center, 9-10 a.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to daily clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

GED Writing Skills Workshop, Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

VFW Taku Post 5559 Memorial Service, 11 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery. Chili feed will follow at the VFW Hall, 1st and Gold St.

American Legion Auke Bay Post 25 Memorial Service, 11 a.m., Alaska Memorial Park, Riverside Drive.

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.

GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

ESL Classes, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m., Even Start Family Learning Center, Gruening Park. Free. Details: 780-6706.

ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, May 28

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Polaris House/Drop-in Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program invites mental health consumers to ongoing clubhouse development meetings. Details: 780-6775.

ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, St. Vincent de Paul Smith Hall. Free. Details: 789-4622. Day care may be available.

GED Math Skills Workshop, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

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

Alaska State Employees Association Chapter Meeting, noon, 10th Floor State Office Building.

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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