Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, July 03, 2002

Today

ESL Classes, every Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Pre-Fireworks Contra Dance, 8-11:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 463-3214.

Thursday, July 4

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club 3rd Annual Pancake Feed Fundraiser, 7-11 a.m., National Guard Armory.

Alaska Boat and Kayak's 1st Annual Boat Trailer Backing Contest, 8:30 a.m., Douglas Harbor. Details: 321-5026. Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Downtown Parade, 11 a.m., Parade will start this year from Princess dock on S. Franklin, end at Juneau-Douglas Bridge.

Annual Sandcastle Challenge, noon-4:30 p.m., Sandy Beach. Details: Gerald, 586-1371.

Douglas Parade, 1:30 p.m. Free shuttle to Douglas from downtown until 6 p.m.

Dog Agility Trials, 2 p.m., Savikko Park Field #3.

Douglas 4th of July Horse Barrel Racing, 2:30 p.m., Savikko Park Field #1.

Dog Frisbee Contest, 3 p.m., Savikko Park Field #3.

Make & Break Olde Time Firemen's Hose Race, 3:30 p.m., in front of Douglas Fire Hall.

Beach Dance: featuring Soul Pimp, 5-8 p.m., Savikko Park Field #4.

Juneau Singles BBQ, 5 p.m., 415 I Street in Douglas. Details: 364-2476.

Friday, July 5

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

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

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

JAHC Exhibit Opening Reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., JAHC Gallery at 206 North Franklin Street. Details: 586-ARTS.

Juneau Pow-Wow, 6-midnight, Centennial Hall. Details: 790-2964.

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.

Saturday, July 6

Governor's Cup Race, 9:30 a.m., Dimond Courthouse. Details: Caro, 789-2181.

Traditional Canoe Race, 10 a.m., Twin Lakes. Details: Jade, 463-6604.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Bears, 11 a.m., Covered Viewing Area at the Glacier. Details: 789-6640.

Juneau Pow-Wow, noon, Centennial Hall. Details: 790-2964.

U.S. Postal Service and the Juneau Free Wheelers Cycle Club special flag raising, 1:15 p.m., bike ride from the Federal Post Office downtown to the Mendenhall Post office.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Fundraiser for XAN Woods Medical Fund, 6 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake, 1063 Salmon Lane.

Sunday, July 7

Juneau Pow-Wow, noon-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 790-2964.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Monday, July 8

Yoga Club, Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Details: Lily at jsllh6@uas.alaska.edu.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and operated program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

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 aged 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.

Diabetes Senior Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 796-8649 or 465-1240.

ESL Classes, every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m., Even Start Family Learning Center, Gruening Park. Free. Details: 780-6706.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Juneau Housing Trust Orientation Meeting, 5 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Details: 463-1276.

The American Red Cross CPR & First Aid Instructor Training Class, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 3200 Hospital Dr. Suite #203. 2 part class, second part of class is on Wednesday.

Juneau Youth Services Board of Directors Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Lakeside Classroom 9290 Hurlock Ave. Details: 796-4123.

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.

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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