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Around Town

Posted: Sunday, August 04, 2002

Today

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 age 18 months to 3 years and their adult partners.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Designed as a "lapsit" storytime for children age 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.

Juneau Assembly, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers.

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.

Wednesday, August 7

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.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley library. Details: Dixie, 789-0449.

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

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

New Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr. Suite 106. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace vigil held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Marine Park. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

"Good Grief Walk" sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. Details: 463-3113.

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

Juneau Dance Unlimited general board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Public Library.

Eating Disorder Support Group, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Details: Lindsay, 789-2912.

Thursday, August 8

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, Douglas Public Library. Stories plus crafts.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Juneau Garden Club's "Sharing the bounty" potato potluck, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center.

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

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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