Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 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.

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.

"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 the June 3 special election ballot. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

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.

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

Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

Boys Soccer Team Benefit, 6:30 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Special benefit showing of the film "Bend It Like Beckham" to raise money for uniforms for the Juneau Reign. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Trail Mix Monthly Meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Come share ideas and concerns for Juneau trails. Details: James, 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 30

Southeast Alaska Native Veterans Memorial Service, 11 a.m., Southeast Alaska Native Veterans Memorial Park, north side of the Sealaska Plaza 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 31

Scoop the Poop Walk sponsored by Gastineau Humane Society, 9-11 a.m., Brotherhood Bridge Trail. Details: 789-0260.

How to Use Food Storage Fair, 9:30 a.m.-noon, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Details: 790-7215 or 789-5247.

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

4-H Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. There will be a small animal show at 11 a.m. and a dog show at noon.

Saturday at the Garden: "Refinishing Resin/Plastic Garden Chairs," 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Details: 364-2243.

Doctors Without Borders benefit dance, 7-10:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, Fourth and Gold Streets. Doctors Without Borders is an international medical relief group. $5 for adults, $3 for kids, and $15 per family. Details: 364-1597.

Sunday, June 1

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

Perseverance Trail Hike sponsored by Trail Mix, 10 a.m., meet at the end of Basin Road. Bring water, lunch and dress for the weather. Details: 790-6406.

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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