Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

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.

Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5278.

High School Project Team meeting, noon, School District Office conference room. Details: 586-5278.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

JDHS Teen Health Clinics, 1:30-4:30 p.m., at the Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: Kristi, 586-0456 or 586-2635.

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

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

Eaglecrest Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference room 224. Board of directors meeting follows at 5:45 p.m. Details: 586-5284.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Juneau Youth Football League 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.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Teamsters Local 959 Quarterly meeting, 7 p.m., Teamster Hall, 306 Willoughby. Details: Tim, 586-3225.

Wednesday, July 16

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.

"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.

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.

Bread Loaf School of English lecture by Alexis Easley: "Authorship, Gender and Power: Victorian Print Media and the Woman Writer," 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan Classroom Building No. 112. Details: 465-6434.

Thursday, July 17

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

Juneau Youth Football League Cheerleading Clinic, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Glacier Valley School gym. For ages 5-17. High school girls interested in becoming varsity or junior varsity cheerleaders come from 6-8 p.m. Details: Toni, 789-5983.

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

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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