Out and About

Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2002

In season: Salt and freshwater king salmon (peaks May-July), halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), Dolly Varden (June-Aug.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), and freshwater northern pike (peaks July-Aug.).

July 25: Trail Mix meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Details: 790-6406.

July 27: Gold panning, children's program with naturalist Dale Knollenberg, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

July 28, 29: Project HomeSafe, nationwide firearms safety education program, at Super Kmart 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 28, at Outdoor Headquarters 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29. Watch a safety video, view a display of safe storage equipment and get a free firearms safety kit with a cable gun lock.

Aug. 3: Southeast Road Runners Dimond Park/Brotherhood Bridge Long Course, 10 a.m., start at Dimond Park. Details: 790-7249.

Aug. 3: Glacier critters, children's program with naturalist Jacci Airhart, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Aug. 6: Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., 1136 Slim Williams Way. Details: 789-7058.

Aug. 10: Granite Creek Basin Trail maintenance day, Juneau Alpine Club and Trail Mix. Details: 463-3211.

Ongoing: Paint ball games, starting between 10 a.m. and noon most Saturdays at the Dredge Lake area near the Mendenhall River Bridge. Bring your own markers (guns), paint and Co2. Call to confirm. Details: Micah, 790-4523.

Ongoing: Guided nature hike on the Trail of Time, Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m. daily. Meet at the flagpoles. Details: 789-6640.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Ongoing: Guided hikes through Juneau Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Details: 586-0428.

Ongoing: The Mendenhall and Auke Village campgrounds are open for the summer. Fee is $8 a night. Details: 586-8800.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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