Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 01, 2002

Today

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Docks & Harbor Board meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Joe, 586-0294.

"The Men Who Dance the Giglio": the Work of Ethnicity in Italian-American Brooklyn, 7 p.m., UAS Student Activities Center. A 30-minute documentary film on Brooklyn's annual St. Paulinus Festival. Details: Eileen, 465-6434.

Friday, August 2

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.

Organ Concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building. MacKinnon will play the Kimball Theatre Organ.

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

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, August 3

Benefit Event for Fiscally Responsible Alaskans Needing Knowledge (FRANK) Committee, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Juneau Gun Club: 1/2 Mile Montana Creek Road. BBQ, cowboy action-shooting and shotgun shooting events. Prizes. Free. Details: Tom, 789-7936.

Dads 'N Babies Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH. For fathers and children age 0-24 months.

The Mayor's Task Force on Youth work session, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Hall in the Egan Room. Details: 463-5845.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Glacier Critters, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier covered viewing area. Details: 789-6640.

Juneau area U.S. Coast Guard Day Picnic 2002, noon-4:30 p.m., Sandy Beach. Open to all CG active duty and dependents, retired personnel and their families. Details: 463-2113.

Juneau Community Garden New Shelter Grand Opening/Chili Feed, 1-4 p.m., Shelter is on Montana Creek Road. Chili must be there by 12:30 p.m. for judging. Details: Linda, 586-2546.

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

Tlingit Language Class, 2:30-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Free.

Juneau Singles dinner at Mike's Place in Douglas, 6 p.m., 1102 2nd Street. Details: 789-2432.

Sunday, August 4

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

United Pagan Alliance picnic, 5 p.m., Auke Rec. Look for signs.

Monday, August 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Tuesday, August 6

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

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.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

StoryTime at Hearthside Books, 11-11:30 a.m., Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall. Stories read aloud from books for ages 3 to 5. Free. Parents must remain in the bookstore during StoryTime. Details: Susan, 789-2750.

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

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

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

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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