Around Town

Posted: Friday, June 01, 2001

Today, June 1

Totem Pole Naming Ceremony, noon, Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-7375.

Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building. J. Allan MacKinnon will play the Kimball Theatre Organ.

Juneau Pride Chorus Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Northern Lights Church. Tickets sold at Hearthside Books or by chorus members.

Saturday, June 2

Juneau Singles, 8:30 a.m., Switzer Creek Trailhead. The group will join with the Trail Mix Group to participate in National Trails Day.

National Trails Day celebration. Trail Mix and SAGA will be hosting a volunteer workday, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Switzer Creek Loop Trail. Picnic at Auke Village Recreation Area will follow from 1 to 3 p.m.

Outer Point Duathalon, 9 a.m., False Outer Point turnout. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Details: Reed, 463-3223.

"Keeping a Nature Sketchbook" with Kathy Hocker and Richard Carstensen, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Details: 463-1500.

March of Dimes WalkAmerica, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Mall. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Details: Kayce, 1 (800) 478-5245.

Community Sundial Painting, noon to 2 p.m. Local organizations and school that are scheduled to paint the numbers on the sundial should meet at the sundial at noon. Details: 586-3034.

Farewell Reception for Linda and Alan Wood, I p.m., Woodsy's Station, 1115 3rd Street, Douglas.

African Rain Hand Drumming Circle, 2 p.m., The Alaskan Hotel. Details: Josh, 586-1000.

Second Annual Russian Art Exhibition, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mendenhall Mall. Presented by the Juneau International Relations Advisory Committee. Details: Susan, 790-2177.

Sister Cities Carnival Night, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mendenhall Mall.

Celebrate Safely Graduation Party, 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Shelly, 586-9532.

Sunday, June 3

Running with the Pack, 10 a.m., Brotherhood Bridge. 3-mile run/2-mile walk, with or without your dog. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and pledge forms are at the Gastineau Humane Society or Wee Fishie Shoppe. Details: 789-0260.

Juneau Housing Trust Ground-breaking, noon to 3 p.m., Crow Hill Drive, Douglas. Details: Stephen, 586-1400.

Home Builders Association Golf/Dinner Cruise. The $130 fee includes transportation, breakfast and dinner, 18 holes of golf and prizes and awards. Details: 463-5774.

Monday, June 4

Tlingit storytelling by Cecelia Kunz, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.

Juneau Assembly Lands Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., Conference Room #224.

Juneau Assembly Human Resources Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers.

Juneau Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers.

Doyle Baseball School begins. Details: Chip, 789-9806.

Tuesday, June 5

First Deadline for reporting team points in Eagles vs. Ravens Walk Contest. Details: 463-5850.

Free Step Aerobics class, 6 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Details: Andrea, 463-5850.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at

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