Around Town

Posted: Sunday, May 25, 2003

Today

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.

Memorial Day activities at the Shrine of St. Therese, 11 a.m. Rosary on the Good Shepherd Trail and noon Mass at the Columbarium, followed by annual luncheon. Those attending are asked to bring finger-food dessert. Details: 780-6112.

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.

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

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.

Downtown Juneau Tourism Transportation Impact Study informational meeting, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-0753.

Alaska Youth Choir 2003/2004 season auditions, 4:30-6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Shelly, 780-5262.

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 drunk driving tell their stories. Details: 463-2562.

JDHS 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.

Alaska Youth Choir 2003/2004 season auditions, 4:30-6 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Shelly, 780-5262.

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.

Alaska HEMP (Help End Marijuana Prohibition) - Juneau meeting, 6 p.m., 217 Seward Street. For those interested in helping to end marijuana prohibition and those wishing to help implement the medical marijuana law. Details: Alvin, 790-4367.

"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.

Thursday, May 29

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.

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

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. Notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They also can 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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