Around Town

Posted: Monday, August 05, 2002

Today

Assembly Lands Committee, 5-6 p.m., City Hall Conference Rm. 224.

Assembly Human Resources Committee, 6-7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Assembly Meeting, 7-11 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

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Joint Conference Committee, 7 a.m., Administration Boardroom.

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.

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau Parks & Recreation Men's and Women's Volleyball Team Registration, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5226.

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

Friday, August 9

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.

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 10

Kids Day at the Glacier: Nature Art with Bethany Albrecht, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Covered Viewing Area. Details: 789-6640.

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.

Sunday, August 11

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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