Out and About

Posted: Sunday, June 09, 2002

In season: Black bear (until June 30), freshwater steelhead trout (peaks April-June), cutthroat trout (peaks May-June), freshwater smelt (peaks in May), salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July).

June 9: Juneau Youth Sailing Foundation practice race and open sail, noon to 4 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club by Aurora Harbor. Call 789-3546 or check www.juneausailingclub.org/jysf.

June 15: Nature's Food Web, children's program with naturlaist Jen Sawyer, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Call 789-6640 for details.

June 15: Kluane-Chilkat Bike Race, two- to eight-person bicycle relay race from Haines Junction, B.C., to Haines, 156 miles. Call Dave Ringle, 790-7249, for details.

June 15-23: 'Round-Admiralty "Spirit of Adventure" Sailboat Race. 200 miles, leaving Auke Bay and circling Admiralty Island with layover in Baranof Warm Springs and a return to downtown Juneau. "Cruiser" class will race seven day legs with overnight stops, allowing family and short-handed crews to participate. Contact www.juneauyachtclub.org, or Damon Cruz, 790-4564 or dcruz@gci.net.

June 17-21 and 24-28: Juneau Youth Sailing Foundation Level 1 beginning dinghy sailing class, 8:15 a.m.-noon; Level 2 continuing dinghy sailing 1-4:45 p.m. Juneau Yacht Club building by Aurora Harbor. Call 789-3546 or check www.juneausailingclub.org/jysf.

June 22: Owl pellets, children's program with naturalist Michelle Warrenchuk, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Call 789-6640 for details.

June 23: MDA Fools Run/Walk, 3 p.m., 5K run or 1 mile walk, register at Juneau Racquet Club. Contact Jeff at alaskadistrict@mdausa.org.

June 27: Fourth Annual Yukon River Quest Canoe Race, 460 miles from Whitehorse to Dawson City begins at 12:15 p.m. Check www.polarcom.com~riverquest for details.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Call 789-9844 for details.

Ongoing: Guided hikes through Juneau Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 586-0428 for details.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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