Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 08, 2002

Today

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, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery 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.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Granite Creek Trail Improvement Work Day, 9 a.m., meet at Perseverance Trailhead. Everyone is welcome, please call and let us know you are coming. Details: 790 6406.

NAEYC-SEA, 10 a.m.-noon, 2nd Floor of Juneau Empire Bldg. Contract and Policy workshop for new family child care providers seeking assistance in developing a professional childcare service.

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

The Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group Monthly Meeting, 1 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant . Details: Janie, 789-4867, or Rick, 789-3678.

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

Tongass Centennial Tours of Ranger Boats, noon-6 p.m., Aurora Harbor.

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

Monthly All-faith Silent Vigil for World Peace, 7-9 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Look Road. All faiths are invited to unite in prayers for world peace. Details: 586-1741.

Monday, August 12

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 13

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.

Juneau Feet First, 9-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Professional routine footcare by appointment. Details: Fred, 463-6177.

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.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Exec/Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom.

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

Juneau Cancer Support Group's Potluck/BBQ, 6:30. For address and details: Carole, 789-3345.

CFI/Pilot Meeting, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Flight School. Details: 586-7532 or 1-800-478-2231.

Hunter Education Course, 7-9 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church. Ages 10 to 100 are welcome. Details: 465-4267.

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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