Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Today

Polaris House weekday hours, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Native Issues Forum about subsistence, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Open to the public. Details: Dana, 463-7105.

"Good Grief Walk" noon-1 p.m. at Perseverance Trail, sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Meet at Hospice and Home Care of Juneau office, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mary, 463-6134.

Foster care orientation, noon-2 p.m., Alaska Foster Parenting Training Center, 3032 Vintage Blvd., No. 102, across from Safeway. Sponsored by the state and the Alaska Foster Parent Training Center. Details: Candice, 465-3740.

Polaris House arts and drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC conference room. 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.

"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, June 12

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

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

"Finish the Job: Yes for High Schools" meeting, noon-1 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 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.

Polaris House crochet and needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre annual meeting, 6:15 p.m., downtown library. Open to anyone interested in the revitalization and future of the Juneau-Douglas Little Theatre. Details: Mary Lou, 780-4340.

Pre-course lifeguard training session, 6:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Sponsored by Augustus Brown Pool and the American Red Cross. Bring a suit and be prepared to take a swimming test. Session is mandatory to take lifeguard training class. Details: 586-5325.

Parks and Recreation final planning meeting for Amalga Meadows, 7-9 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: 586-5226.

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, June 13

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

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.

Polaris House snack and a movie, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, June 14

Habitat for Humanity garage sale, 7 a.m.-noon, Northern Light United Church. Drop off donation items at the church Fri., June 13, 4:30-7 p.m. Details: 586-9363.

Summer Fun for Kids workshops: puppet making, 9-11 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For kids 8 and older. Details: Jane, 586-3572.

Tlingit & Haida Housing Forum, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tlingit & Haida Community Center at Salmon Creek. Brunch catered by Goldbelt Hotel, questions and answers and door prizes.

Kids Day at the Glacier, "Best of Bears" by Michael Kazmac, 11 a.m.-noon, covered viewing area in the first parking lot of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Sponsored by Tongass National Forest Service, for children ages 7-12. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group meeting, 1-3 p.m., downtown library meeting room. Family members and friends are welcome. Details: Janie, 789-4867.

Polaris House Saturday hours, 1-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Outing as weather permits. Details: 780-6775.

Girl Scouts' Step-Ahead Program, 2-4 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Multi-purpose room, 8617 Teal St. Women who have been incarcerated or on probation and their school-aged daughters are invited. Details: 586-1710.

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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