Around Town

Posted: Friday, August 09, 2002

Today

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

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.

JYFL Cheerleading Clinic ages 8-10, 9 a.m.-noon, Glacier Valley Elementary School. Fee: $10. Details: Debbie, 789-3775, or Laurie, 364-3116.

JYFL Cheerleading Clinic ages 11-15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School. Fee: $10. Details: Debbie, 789-3775, or Laurie, 364-3116.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Hike, 9:30 a.m., meet at the trailhead at 12.3 mile Glacier Highway. Group will decide exact destination, either Spaulding Meadows trail or/and Auke View trail.

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 child care 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.

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.

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.

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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