Out and About

Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2003

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

June 1: Public trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek Road, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 789-9844.

June 1: Willette Janes, author of "In the Miner's Footsteps," leads hikers up Perseverance Trail into Silverbow Basin. Meet at the end of Basin Road, 10 a.m. Details: or 790-6406.

June 1: Juneau Yacht Club Spring Harbor Races, Round 4, Juneau Harbor Turning Basin, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Details:

June 1: Auke Rec. Long Course, 37.5 miles, start at Auke Recreation Area. Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club event. Details: Scott and Betsy Fischer, 789-2033.

June 3: Juneau Alpine Club monthly public meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. Includes brief knot-tying workshop. Details: Don Larsen, 789-2036.

June 4: Juneau Yacht Club Sail Squadron meeting, 7 p.m., at the club's Graham Room. Details:

June 4: Juneau Parks and Recreation Hike Program annual meeting, 6 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Details: 586-2635.

June 4: Parks and Rec Wednesday hike. For age 18 and older, no dogs or firearms. Details: 586-0428.

June 4: Public trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club on Montana Creek Road, 6-9 p.m. Details: 789-9844.

June 6-8: Juneau Alpine Club Grandchild Peaks climb, bring ice ax, harness, crampons and camping gear. Details:

June 7: Family Fishing Day at Twin Lakes, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Gear, boats and bait provided. Games and food. Sponsored by Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club, others. Details: Carl, 789-6319.

June 7: National Trails Day events: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. work day on the Fish Creek Trail, mile 8.3 North Douglas Highway; 1:30 p.m. grand opening of Rainforest Trail, mile 12 North Douglas Highway; 2:30 p.m. picnic at Outer Point beach with healthy salad contest. Details:, 790-6406.

June 7: Senseless tracking, Kids Day at the Glacier program, 11 a.m.-noon. Details: 789-6635.

June 7: Gastineau Humane Society "Poop Scoop" day, 9 a.m., Cope Park. Details: 789-0260.

June 7: Juneau Audubon Society spring migration bird walk, 7:30 a.m., Dredge Lakes, meet at Mendenhall River Bridge on back Loop Road. Details:

June 7: Steel plate handgun speed shoot, registration 9 a.m. Divisions for DA revolvers, SA revolvers and semi-autos. Bring 100-plus rounds. Details:

June 7: Wes Coyner Memorial Duathlon, Juneau Road Runners Club event, 9 a.m., False Outer Point. 2-mile run/16-mile bike/2-mile run. Details: Reed Stoops, 463-3223 or

June 10-11: Skateboard and inline skate clinic at The Pipeline, 2400 Mendenhall Loop Road, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., for ages 6-15, $15. Registration suggested. Details: Zach Gordon Youth Center, 586-2635.


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