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Posted: Friday, June 13, 2003

Today

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.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel. Details: Jamie, 463-3486.

Organ Concert Friday, featuring J. Allan Mackinnon, noon, State Office Building.

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 & a Movie Friday, 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 Friday, 4:30-7 p.m. Details: 586-9363.

Sandy Beach Cleanup, 9 a.m., Sandy Beach picnic shelter. Sponsored by the Gastineau Humane Society. Details: Amy, 789-0260.

Scoop the Poop Walk, 9-11 a.m., Sandy Beach. Sponsored by Gastineau Humane Society. Details: 789-0260.

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.

American Primrose Society Slideshow of Monet's garden and monthly business meeting, 10 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Lee, 586-3402.

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Juneau Garden Club's Saturday at the Garden, 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Question and Answer. Details: 789-9724.

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.

"Poop Has Been Scooped Extravaganza" picnic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sandy Beach. To celebrate the end of the Gastineau Humane Society "Scoop the Poop" Campaign. Details: 789-0260.

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.

Family Festival of Fun and Music, 4-6:30 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church across from Engineer's Cutoff. Games, food, Alford Family Concert. Free. Details: Earl, 789-3012.

Juneau Singles dinner and evening at the concert, 5:30 p.m., Fiddlehead Restaurant. Details: 789-7870.

Douglas 4th of July Committee decoration judging, 7 p.m., Douglas Island. Judging is by the Douglas Volunteer Fire Department, with awards for singles, condos, apartments, businesses and nonprofit. Details: Susanne, 364-2243.

Juneau Symphony Orchestra "Upcoming Summer Pops Concert", 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Jamie, 463-3486.

Monday, June 16

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

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

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.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt, 364-2222.

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lakeside classroom, 9290 Hurlock Ave. Details: Billie, 796-4125.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Retired Teachers Potluck and Social, 6-7:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Will discuss travel in China during SARS. Details: Bonnie, 789-1848.

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

"Support the CBJ Mining Ordinance No. 2003-27" by mining entrepreneur Neil MacKinnon, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: Jamie, 463-3486.

Tuesday, June 17

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice paper crane folding for the 4th of July, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. They also meet 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

• 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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