Around Town

Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2002

Today

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

The Juneau Democratic District, 5:30 p.m., 124 Front Street. Details: Cindy, 790-3931.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

The Comfort of Strangers, 8:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room Cinema.

Friday, June 7

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.

Summer Reading Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Public Library. Stories plus crafts.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, 11:45 a.m., Aurora Room - Juneau International Airport.

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

Opening Reception for "The Town is Changing": Paintings by Jane Terzis, 4:30-6 p.m., JAHC Gallery, 206 N. Franklin. Details: 586-ARTS.

Friday Night Concert in Marine Park, 7 p.m., Marine Park. Details: 586-ARTS.

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.

Imperial Saloon Pajama/Lingerie Party, 10 p.m., Imperial Saloon. Cash prizes for best p.j.'s and lingerie. Details: 586-1960.

Saturday, June 8

Celebration 2002 Parade, 8-10:30 a.m., Mount Roberts Tramway to Centennial Hall.

Fund-raiser for the Juan MacFarlane Family, 8-11 a.m., Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10300 Glacier Highway. Details: Jill, 789-1831.

Summer Sale Extravaganza, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Douglas Community United Methodist Church.

Douglas Treadwell Ditch Trail Run, 9 a.m., Sandy Beach. Details: Steve, 586-9099.

American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Basics Course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. Suite 203. Details: 463-5713.

2nd Annual Great Alaskan Garage Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: 364-2421 x42.

Dredge Lake Mountain Bike Race, 10 a.m., Dredge Lake entrance. Details: Dennis, 789-7456.

The Comfort of Strangers, 8:30 p.m., Silverbow Back Room Cinema.

Sunday, June 9

Celebration 2002 Canoe Races, 1 p.m., Sandy Beach.

Monday, June 10

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 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.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Public Library. Designed as a "lapsit" storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years and their adult partners.

Indian Studies Program Application Draft, noon, Juneau School District Board Room. Open to public for discussion and comment on the grant application being drafted for the 2003-07 school years.

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.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Designed as a "lapsit" storytime for children age 18 months to 3 years and their adult partners.

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, June 11

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.

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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