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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, July 09, 2003

Today

Mount Bradley (Mt. Jumbo) hike, 9:30 a.m., meet at the trailhead at the 300 block of Fifth Street in Douglas. 5.5 miles round-trip, with a 3300-foot elevation gain. Bring plenty of food and water, and no dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

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

Port Development Committee meeting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

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

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

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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Executive Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., in administrative boardroom. Details: Robert, 796-8900.

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

"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.

Thursday

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

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.

JYFL Cheerleading Clinic, 6-8 p.m., Glacier Valley School gym. For high school girls interested in becoming varsity or junior varsity cheerleaders. Details: Toni, 789-5983.

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

Organ Concert by J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building. Details: 723-3644.

Saturday

Summer Fun for Kids' workshops, "Trade Beads" with Salty Hanes, 9-11 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. For kids eight and older. Registration and materials fee required. Details: Jane, 586-3572.

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

Saturday at the Garden: "Container Plants," 11 a.m., Juneau Community Garden Shelter, 05669 Montana Creek Road. Details: 364-2243.

Kids Day at the Glacier "Nature's Sticky Glue Stuff" by Forest Service Naturalist Nick Nixon, 11 a.m.-noon, covered viewing area in the first parking lot of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Alaska Youth Choir Aloha Concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Concert also features the Tongan Community Dancers. Free. Details: AYC, 780-5262.

Monday, July 14

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.

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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